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Portland artist Jame talks about his work and upcoming concerts during this recording of his recent June 7, 2019 Drop-In Session with Portland Radio Project DJ, Jen Em.

Sharing wonderful ideas about supporting the LGBTQ+ community both consciously and … Continue Reading

Nothing stops Louis Pain in debuting to the world jazz organ instrumentals at their finest. Not even a major heart attack! Just a mere 12 days after suffering a massive heart attack, Louis, and his beautiful wife Tracy, joined Veronica … Continue Reading

A month before the release of their Train LP, Green Mountain Guild stopped by the station to talk about the new album and their plans for 2019. The band was kind enough to give our listeners an early listen to … Continue Reading

A few months before putting out their Heartbeat EP, My Brothers And I stopped by the show to chat about the new album and preview music off of the upcoming release.  During the broadcast I spoke with the band … Continue Reading

Portland’s own Metts, Ryan and Collins stopped by the Portland Radio Project studio for another fabulous local artist drop-in session – and we couldn’t have been more grateful.

Geoff Metts, Dain Ryan and Mike Collins, all fixtures in the Portland … Continue Reading

It was an honor and a pleasure to welcome Brian Hall of TENTS into the Portland Radio Project studio last week. Brian dropped in on Subculture and introduced our listeners to a couple of tunes from the bands debut LP … Continue Reading

Having served the Portland community for 44 years, the Metropolitan Youth Symphony offers performance and music education opportunities to young musicians of all ages.  Children in the Metropolitan Youth Symphony learn and play in orchestra, band, jazz and percussion ensembles.… Continue Reading

Before heading out on their 2017 European tour, Mordecai‘s Kate Kilbourne dropped by the show to talk to me about the band’s creative process, influences, and their recently released “It’s Never Enough” LP. Some of the influences … Continue Reading

What happens when you mix a classically trained jazz singer with one of Portland’s most acclaimed trumpet players, a versatile pianist and sensitive drummer? Kate & the Crocodiles, of course! Gavin Bondy, the celebrated trumpet player for world-renowned … Continue Reading

Emerging synth-pop duo Talk Modern recently joined me on air for an in-depth interview and surprise listen to the entirety of their forthcoming EP, XO. After connecting over social media, the band give me an early listen to the tracks

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Singer-songwriter Maiah Wynne was recently on the program to talk to us about her influences, original music, and perform a few songs for our listeners. As a songwriter Maiah draws inspiration from artists in all different genres but says “I’m … Continue Reading

Food & Drink, Prizes, Silent Auction and LIVE MUSIC

by Jim Newman & Jen Emerson

Last summer, when PRP rocked the city with Secret Shows at Block 17, Mbrascatu & Goldfoot, amongst others, rocked the PRP stage with energetic and … Continue Reading

A special Drop-In Session at Portland Radio Project: members of Blitzen Trapper will take a ride on The Bus Stop, Wednesday April 5, between 3-4 pm!

Nobody tells their wooly Northwest band story as well as they do in … Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist welcomed back Ill Lucid Onset to the studio Wednesday to listen to some of their influences and recorded tracks from their new album, “Trixie Studio Sessions.” Singer-Songwriter Ryan Aiello, started Ill Lucid Onset to bring a fresh … Continue Reading

Appearing on the third episode of Fresh Spins with Jen Em:

(intro) Melvv “Vibe”
Koop “Waltz for Koop”
The Republic Tigers “Buildings & Mountains”
Empress of “Hat Trick”
The Plastic Revolution “Natsuko”
Mimi Gilbert “Strangers Won’t Exist”
Coco Columbia “Radiant … Continue Reading

Recently we welcomed to the show, producer and owner operator of The Rye Room, Matt Greco. On this episode I focused our playlist on producers and music production. Matt brought in a handful of influences, previous production projects, and … Continue Reading

For my first episode of 2017 we had The Adio Sequence join us in studio to talk about new music, recap 2016, and their plans for the new year. Jen Emerson and I had plenty to chat about with the … Continue Reading

Girl Fest 2017
Portland Radio Project is always excited to feature local music and all-ages shows, and we are especially thrilled to announce all of the above in the girl-power festival “Girl Fest 2017” which proudly returns to Lola’s Room at the Crystal Continue Reading

star-theater-showThere are so many great local shows coming up in January, and this week we are turning the spotlight toward 3 local bands who are playing Star Theater on Friday, January 6, 2017.

Vancouver-based Outline of the Sun, a … Continue Reading

Portland survived the snowpocalypse long enough to welcome Karen Lovely into the studio for a night of laughs amidst the Blues, sprinkled with a couple of holiday tunes. Karen started her music career hiding within the safety of a choir … Continue Reading