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Last week on the show I got to hang out with the Portland based electronic synth pop duo, Cloudlines. We spent the evening playing their influences and talking to them about their creative process. Some of the band’s influences … Continue Reading “Sounds of PDX with Cloudlines”

It was such fun to have singer-songwriter, Hayley Lynn on Sounds of PDX. We talked about Hayley’s musical influences – and working with Portland producer, Kyle Devine. Kyle and Hayley recently released a 12 track LP called Bring Continue Reading “Sounds of PDX with Hayley Lynn”

About a month after releasing his latest LP, Jacob Westfall joined me on the program. During the show we listened to some of Jacob’s biggest influences including John Mayer, Bon Iver, Brandi Carlile and more.  Our listeners got to hear … Continue Reading “Sounds of PDX with Jacob Westfall”

On this episode of the show I spoke with Michael Jonas of Rational Unicorn Legal Services LLC. As my listeners know I like to dive into all angles of the music business so here was my chance to pick … Continue Reading “Sounds of PDX with Michael Jonas of Rational Unicorn Legal Services LLC”

On this episode of the show we had Holidae House in studio to celebrate the release of their “Fire and Ember” EP with special guests, Forty Feet Tall.

Please Enjoy!

Approximately 70,000 – 100,000 women and men from points north, south, east and west converged on the fair city of Portland Saturday to show solidarity and support for the rights of women.

Braving stormy weather, the crowds gathered at Tom … Continue Reading “Massive turnout for Women’s March in Portland”

Recently on the show I was joined by local podcaster, musician, and music promoter, Dan Cable. He’s usually asking the questions so I was excited to be able to pick his brain about the PDX music scene, new local … Continue Reading “Dan Cable on Sounds of PDX”

From the beautiful red copper flugelhorn, to the smaller piccolo trumpet, John Dover’s horns accompany him everywhere: Johnny Scotch and the Rocks shows, orchestral events, jazz quintet gigs, and trumpet lessons.

Dover is a Portland-based trumpeter and “storyteller through sound.” Continue Reading “Marti’s Music Kitchen: John Dover, Trumpet Player”

This episode of Sounds of PDX featured an evening focused on collaboration and the evolution of artists. We were joined by Just People and Sarah Wild to tackle this topic and many others during the broadcast. Our PDX Spotlight playlist … Continue Reading “Just People and Sarah Wild: Heroes and Villains on Sounds of PDX”

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 “Flying High with Joseph”

By | Teri Briggs

Wednesday at The Portland Playlist was a special night because Ken DeRouchie stopped by to talk about his musical influences, family, the band and their original material. Ken is the front man of the popular 8+ … Continue Reading “The Portland Playlist welcomes Ken DeRouchie and the “KDB Trio””

Lovey James Sings Live@PRP

Portland’s own American Idol Top 20 Finalist, Lovey James, joined us in the Portland Radio Project studios for a Drop-In Session with Michele Van Kleef on Monday Music Muse. After her whirlwind experience with Fox’s … Continue Reading “Lovey James Drop-In Session”

By | Teri Briggs

Who are The Junebugs you might be wondering? According to their Bio, “imagine if you put R. Kelly through a banjo.” Led by frontman and beard enthusiast, Moses Barrett, The Junebugs combine “high-energy pop with Pacific … Continue Reading “The Junebugs pay a visit to The Portland Playlist; put your hopes in a mason jar”

Combine the inspiring and informative talks of TEDx with the best of both the local and world-wide food and beverage industries entrepreneurs and innovators, and you have FoodWorx. The brainchild of Erik Wolf, the FoodWorx conference is designed to give … Continue Reading “Tasty Tuesday : FoodWorx 2016”

Saturday night at Star Theater was clearly THE place to be. Tyler Stenson drew a packed house for his tribute show in homage to the band he gives credit to for his music styling.  

Big Fat Wieners is something of a triple rarity among Portland food carts. First, Dave Thornton, the proprietor, began his food cart journey not with a trailer or truck but with an actual push cart serving hot dogs in … Continue Reading “Tasty Tuesday : Big Fat Wieners”

Food Carts Portland” is an online magazine covering the food cart scene of Portland. Brett Burmeister, managing editor, covers and writes about what is happening, what is new, and what is about to happen in the world of … Continue Reading “Tasty Tuesday : Brett Burmeister”

Who knew that Ashland, OR, was such a hotbed of mystery? Author and novelist, Ellie Alexander recounts the latest bone-chilling adventure of mystery-solving chef, Juliet “Jules” Capshaw, proprietor of the artisan bakery, Torte. Jules’ exploits occur in the idyllic, Shakespearean, … Continue Reading “Tasty Tuesday : “On Thin Icing””

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 “Tasty Tuesday : Dog Town”

It has come to this. Students at the Oregon Culinary Institute, rather than choosing to either work at or to open a restaurant, are now seriously considering food carts as a viable alternative as their first step in their … Continue Reading “Tasty Tuesday : 503 Burger Co.”