Time to announce the Special Artist for Secret Show #3: funky rockers with electric soul, Goldfoot!

Join August 26 for the coolest rooftop concert of the summer at Block 17 Apartments in the Pearl District, 1161 N.W. Overton, … Continue 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

The Portland Playlist recently welcomed the zany crew that is Kris Deelane and The Hurt into the studio and do they know how to have fun! This is a 10 piece band of multi-talented musicians, many of whom have several … 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

With a nod to women in music, and good old Rock and Roll, The Portland Playlist was thrilled to have Teresa Topaz, named “Guitar Goddess” by the Portland Tribune, in the studio Wednesday night. Teresa is a Portland … Continue Reading

What a great start to Portland Radio Project‘s summer of Secret Shows: We dodged a weather bullet (thunderstorms ended just as the concert began, as Matt Zaffino predicted), an entire rainbow presented as the sun set (for 16th story … Continue Reading

By | Teri Briggs

Wednesday’s, The Portland Playlist, show was unlike any other because it transported us to another country, the romantic country that is Italy.

Luke and Teri welcomed three of the five members of local band, Mbrascatu

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I think the common thread of my favorite bands is that they all have evolved their sound through their careers. The growth of recording artists is a fascinating topic to me so I invited The Adio Sequence to come in … Continue Reading

2016-05-12 21.00.00-2I’ve wanted to discuss the topic of duos and duets on the show so last Thursday I was joined by one of Portland’s best duo’s, Fox and Bones. Scott Gilmore and Sarah Vitort brought in a collection of songs for … Continue Reading

2016-04-28 23.27.53I asked Tanner Cundy to be on my show last week to discuss the topic of Synthesizers. A few months back Teri Briggs and I had The Druthers on The Portland Playlist show and at that time Tanner brought up … 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

By | Teri Briggs

Portland’s Playlist keeps on bringing great shows to Portland Radio Project and last Wednesday’s was no exception. Luke and Teri welcomed Anthony Medici and Cory West into the studio for a night of influences centered around … Continue Reading

This week on Sounds of PDX, my special co-host was Naomi Sparrow of Moody Little Sister. Our topic this week was Women in Music. Naomi is a powerful singer-songwriter that has the gift of story telling and connecting with others. … Continue Reading

Tiffany Mericle and Jason Henderson on the duo Over Alders stopped by to talk songwriting with Heather Hanson at the PRP studio on Sunday, January 24th.  Click below to listen to the full interview including live performances.

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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.  


Songwriting and recording were hot topics Wednesday night, December 30, as two members of the Portland rock band Spirit Lake dropped in at Portland Radio Project.

Adam Anderson, bassist, and Ray Yurkewycz, guitar/vocals/keys, talked about rock band dynamics – … Continue Reading

Moody Little Sister | By Teri Briggs

When you see a Moody Little Sister performance you are getting much more than you might imagine. Part concert, party storytelling, it is one that will captivate you from beginning to end and … Continue Reading

PRPmogoWhen you think of a strong trio in the world of music you may think of The Police, Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, or Muse, but here in Portland I think of Harper. Harper is a band that exemplifies smart songwriting … Continue Reading

PRPmogoSaturday 11/21 was a huge night for the band One From Many (O.F.M). Not only did they play for a screaming crowd of fans at the mogo Portland Music Festival, they also played through the entirety of their greatly … Continue Reading