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By | Jen Emerson

Last Thursday, Onion The Man dropped by to hand out on Sounds of PDX to talk about new music and their upcoming shows. The band has an infectious positivity to their outlook on connecting with a … Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist welcomed Pete Krebs to PRP’s new home at the New Day Center for the Arts. This is an artist that has covered every genre in the 30 years he’s been performing and to celebrate, he’s releasing a … Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist’s last show before the big Portland Radio Project studio move featured an artist that mixes the classical with the electronic, GLASYS (Gil Assayas). Gil is a pianist, synthesist, producer and vocalist who relocated to Portland from Jerusalem, … Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist welcomed members from Alt/Classic Rock band, The Lovely Lost. Self-described by founder, Michael Collins, they are a “Craigslist band,” of solitary wayward souls that formed a cohesive unit, The Lovely Lost in 2012. While their music … Continue Reading

What do you do when technical difficulties strike? At The Portland Playlist, you make a plan in the elevator to borrow your co-host’s phone because yours and Facebook Live aren’t speaking the same language, you pay The Get AheadContinue Reading

Skip von Kuske has spent many days and nights on the road this summer so The Portland Playlist was extremely grateful that he had a brief overnight in Portland which allowed him to come on the show. Skip is a … Continue Reading

It was a dance party Wednesday night on The Portland Playlist because one of Portland’s premier bands for getting the party started, Hit Machine, stopped by for a Drop-In Session. Fronted by Bart Hafeman, this is a band … Continue Reading

Last week’s The Portland Playlist, featured a special playlist and Drop-In Session. We’ll tell you more about that playlist, but first, let’s talk about the Drop-In Session. We first heard Lilla years ago when she would sing with Nahko & Continue Reading

Wednesday night brought a fun duo to The Portland Playlist, “When We Met‘s,” Bryan Casey and Melissa Dorres. A chance meeting at a James concert led to bonding over music and a mutual love of Ween. Live Continue Reading

 

The Portland Playlist welcomed the IanJames Band to Portland Radio Project Wednesday night for an evening filled with conversation and music. The band is described as the “love child of Michael Jackson and James Taylor. Ian James is an … Continue Reading

Singer Songwriter Matthew Zeltzer of The American West, stopped into the PRP studio on Sunday, May 15th, to talk with Rob Rainwater about Songwriting, European Tour, and this weeks residency at McMenamin’s Al’s Den.  Click below to listen … Continue Reading

When the spectral horde visits Portland during a wild hunt (or to be extras on “Grimm”), they make a special effort to visit their favorite food cart, The Wild Hunt (which is the namesake of their nocturnal raves). … Continue Reading

Three Portland sisters (Natalie, Allison and Meegan) known as THE BAND JOSEPH, who made their first appearance on PRP.FM in November 2013, are, as people often say these days, “Blowing Up.”

JOSEPH’S first interview with PRP.

JOSEPH with Inessa … Continue Reading

Today on a special edition of ‘Songs from the Source’ Tyler Stenson and Rob Rainwater traded songs and talked in depth about their songwriting process. Part Songwriter-in-the-round and part two-way interview, this was a conversation that pushed to the core … Continue Reading

Singer Songwriter and rocker Teresa Topaz, stopped into the PRP studio on Sunday, April 24th, to talk with Rob Rainwater on Songs from the Source.  Click below to listen to the full interview and live performance.

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Singer Songwriter Holly Ann, stopped into the PRP studio on Sunday, April 10th, to talk with Rob Rainwater on Songs from the Source, and play some tunes off her recent release Light & Bloom.  Click below to listen … Continue Reading

Northwest favorite Stephanie Schneiderman was in the Studio to talk songwriting with Rob Rainwater at the PRP studio on Sunday, March 13th.  Click below to listen to the full interview including live performances.

Songs from the Source is a weekly … Continue Reading

Each and Every Thing, the newest solo show from award-winning actor/playwright Dan Hoyle, is all about how we experience our sometimes crazy world in the digital age.

For 80-thought-provoking-minutes, Hoyle takes the audience in the Ellen Bye Studio … Continue Reading

They were Heart. They were Hot.

Founded in the early 1970’s by Pacific Northwest sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson, Heart was all over American airwaves and arenas after two tracks from their debut album Dreamboat Annie, blew minds Continue Reading

Hot dogs are the quintessential American street food. So ubiquitous are hot dogs that every major city and nearly every region of the U.S. has its version of the hot dog. Except Portland. The #1 food city in America does … Continue Reading