Already been told and may have heard, “we live in a political world, the one we can see and feel..you’re never sure why you’re here”. And then, there are those who’ve found a reason to live. And found … Continue Reading “Ojos Feos: Eyes Wide Open”
Raoul Peck’s explosive documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, is based on James Baldwin’s words and writings that still resonate. His niece, Aisha Karefa-Smart, joins in for a conversation.
The Optimism of James Baldwin
A few bands have a knack for defying convention, yet sound hauntingly familiar, by blending old influences with new approaches to music. Listening to Anchorage’s Super Saturated Sugar Strings (can we just abbreviate this to SSSStrings? kthxbai) brings to mind … Continue Reading “Super Saturated Sugar Strings brings unique “gypsy-country” music to the White Eagle”
Every Brilliant Thing takes over The Ellyn Bye Studio for a compelling in-the-round theatre experience that doesn’t come around very often. It’s uniquely told story. It’s unique in its use of audience engaged and woven into the very fabric and … Continue Reading “Now Playing: Portland Center Stage at The Armory”
Just days before the release of their debut record, Falcon Heart joined me to share some stories, influences, and the hard work behind making an album. Falcon Heart’s Catch The Wind, is a stellar collection of songs ranging from … Continue Reading “Falcon Heart on Sounds of PDX”
One week before releasing his latest LP, Chris Margolin and The Dead Bird Collection dropped by the show to debut the record for our listeners. On this episode of the program, Chris shared the events in his life that helped … Continue Reading “Chris Margolin Album Release on Sounds of PDX”
Horning’s Hideout welcomed their annual travelers for the 16th annual Northwest String Summit last weekend, July 13th-16th. Bluegrass faithful from across the country met to hear some of today’s most talented string instrumentalists.
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On a recent episode of the show Shannon Entropy joined us to launch the single “No Disgrace” off of their now released debut LP Out There Ideas. This podcast features an inside look at the making of the new … Continue Reading “Shannon Entropy Single Release on Sounds of PDX”
Canadian indie band Land of Talk performed at the Doug Fir Lounge on Wednesday, June 28. PRP’s own Don Scheidt recounts the exciting event below:
“It’s been an uphill battle for Land of Talk’s Elizabeth Powell, including the loss … Continue Reading “A Night of Rock with Land of Talk”
Last season’s sold-out hit The Pianist of Willesden Lane is back for a limited premier engagement! This show closes June 30th! A must- see! Revisit our interview with Mona Golabek for the thrilling artistry at the piano and the backstory … Continue Reading “Now Playing: Portland Center Stage At The Armory”
Always time for The Blues to build up our spirits and let music overcome not subject to us to adversity. Saturday Joe brought in the right man for the job. Singer, songwriter and storyteller, Doug MacLeod.
BREAK THE… Continue Reading “Drop-In Session with Doug MacLeod”
Our pleasure to welcome Beaumont Jazz as we previewed their upcoming show.
BRING ON THE JAZZ
Friday June 2, join us in a moment of silence.
Trying to explain the explainable. It’s becoming more common today.
Bombs going off in foreign lands, earthquakes and landslides in others. But nothing hits home more than what happened at … Continue Reading “Take A Moment of Silence”
From July 13 – 16 this year, banjo pickers and fiddle enthusiasts will ascend upon Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon for the 16th annual Northwest String Summit. The bluegrass festival has recently garnered national attention, especially among those interested … Continue Reading “Northwest String Summit Interview and Information”
Blues music promoter Cherie Robbins and Cascade Blues Association’s president Greg Slim Lively Johnson sat in with Saturday Joe for a special two-hour Blues segment ahead of a busy summer of festivals and shows. Be in the know!
Portland’s piano legend, Tom Grant, joined PRP’s Rebecca Webb and Michele Van Kleef in the studio for a drop-in session to share his new cd, Sipping Beauty. It’s Grant’s second album targeting the New Age market, but his 29th … Continue Reading “Drop-In Session: Tom Grant”
Naomi Sparrow and Rob Stroup leave no doubt that everything they do in their separate and together lives has an incredible depth of meaning. And we are the beneficiaries of their passion for writing and creating music.
WHERE DO… Continue Reading “Drop-In Session: Moody Little Sister”
New Music from Eyelids! No stranger to the music scene, Chris Slusarenko of Eyelids, came into the Portland Radio Project Studio for an *eye-opening* Drop-In Session!
The Total ‘Chemistry Band’ Presents or
With members who collectively have shared stage … Continue Reading “Drop-In Session with Eyelids”