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It’s July. Most of us are still holed up indoors, isolated, for the most part, from friends and family. We’ve delayed vacations, been laid off, and some of us are already counting the days until the ball drops in Times … Continue Reading

Currently touring in support of their newest “Open Seas” release, Portland’s The Resolectrics are a rock and soul power trio you’ll want to catch live.

What’s their specialty? Exploring roots-music landscapes via layered harmonies, multi-tonal guitar tracks and ambitious arrangements.Continue Reading

Ace blues musician Hamish Anderson is a very busy guy these days.

Last year, he was named one of Total Guitar’s Top 10 New Guitarists. 

And, this year – having just finished his new, superb “Out of My Head” release Continue Reading

Smoking hot, blues-inspired musician Jonah Tolchin deserves a wider audience.

Not only are there no bad tracks on his new folk-rock “Thousand Mile Nights” release, he also journeyed all the way to Alabama to record most of the new release … Continue Reading

Wednesday’s ‘The Portland Playlist’ was a Bluesy good time because Ty Curtis, Jerry Jacques, and Jeff Gray paid a visit to the studio to share music influences and original tracks, (recorded and live), off Ty’s latest album “Blame … Continue Reading

Earlier this year outstanding blues musician Hamish Anderson returned with his debut studio album “Trouble.”

The new release is a robust compilation of blues rockers from the smoking hot L.A.-based performer who hails from Melbourne, Australia.

A testament to his … Continue Reading

Whether you’re on the lookout for music to lift your spirits on into the New Year, or making your holiday gift list, a few of us have been poring over the works of 2016’s finest music-makers to help make things Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist welcomed award-winning mega talent, Lisa Mann, to the studio Wednesday night. This lady is one mean machine on the Bass and she has the awards to prove it: winner of the 2014 Sean Costello Rising Star … Continue Reading

After Liv Warfield’s performance at the Waterfront Blues Festival on July 3, she may deserve the moniker of hardest-working woman in show business.

Beyond her powerhouse performance and her impossibly fluid singing, she conjured up a massive mix of musical … Continue Reading

The year’s already half over and it seems like a fitting time to take stock of new music released so far.

Among the year’s highlights: in April The Lumineers released their fabulous second full-length album “Cleopatra” while Radiohead’s stellar “A … Continue Reading

We finally had a chance to hear dynamic blues guitarist Ayron Jones and his band perform live at this year’s Waterfront Blues Fest.

The 3-member Ayron Jones and The Way enthralled a continually growing crowd with their incendiary 7-track setlist … 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

Fans turned out in droves to enjoy the music of young blues-rock phenomenon Ty Curtis at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival last year.

With the festival now upon us – it starts today at Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park and … Continue Reading

American blues icon Bonnie Raitt performed before a packed house Sunday night at Portland’s Keller auditorium, delivering an impeccable 2-hour performance fans will likely recall for years. The stellar performer and 10 Grammy award-winner delivered what her fans come back … Continue Reading

As an artist, if you are headed to a Saturday Morning Joe for a session, you have to be strong-hearted to get going that early, not just to chat us up, but to sing and play too! For Ty Curtis? … Continue Reading

Up-and-coming blues/rock musician Hamish Anderson has been on PRP’s playlist about a year now. With 2 EP’s under his belt, the exceptionally talented Aussie toured extensively this year, performing at SXSW and playing shows up and down the west coast … Continue Reading

Continuing in the vein of his previous releases, rock singer-songwriter Kurt Vile’s new “B’lieve I’m Goin Down” satisfies with sincere and unpretentious vocals, compelling song arrangements and ponderous, intricate guitar passages.

The sixth studio album for Vile – a founding … Continue Reading

A few of us at Portland Radio Project had a chance to stop in at the 28th annual Waterfront Blues Fest in Portland on Friday.

For music lovers not willing or able to brave the high temps, here are a … Continue Reading

I first saw The Barr Brothers at a Eugene show where they opened for Austin, Texas rock-blues musician Shakey Graves. Playing a short but impressive setlist spotlighting tracks from their “Sleeping Operator” release and their new EP, their easygoing, highly … Continue Reading

From Melbourne, Australia, comes young but hugely talented 23 year-old blues/rock guitarist Hamish Anderson.

Promoting his second EP “Restless,” Hamish Anderson recently finished touring as opening act for BB King this past September and October. Currently residing in southern … Continue Reading