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Wanting to spread a little holiday cheer early this year, The Portland Playlist invited The Whiskey Darlings into the studio to debut their new album, “Christmas Songs.” This is the second album from the band comprised of Michele Continue Reading

After a long flight from Dublin, an interesting (to say the least) Greyhound bus trip from Seattle, musician Mark Geary joined Michele Van Kleef in the Portland Radio Project studio for a Drop-In Session to sing a few songs and … Continue Reading

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

Two Talented Guys Bring it Live@PRP on Michele Van Kleef‘s Monday Music Muse

The men with three names… David Jacobs-Strain and Taylor John Williams joined me in the Portland Radio Project studio for a Drop-In Session. They had been … Continue Reading

Many in Portland’s music community are in mourning, with the passing Monday night of their friend and mentor Tim Ellis, beloved musician and music producer. As his friend and musical partner violinist Aaron Meyer put it, “Tim was a world

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Armed with a powerful voice, a guitar and stories to tell, Scott Brockett  joined Michele Van Kleef on Portland Radio Project for a morning Drop-In Session. He hails originally from Central Oregon, but now calls Portland home with his wife … Continue Reading

Frontman of Ill Lucid Onset, Ryan Aiello, stopped by for a Portland Radio Project Drop-In Session on Monday Music Muse with Michele Van Kleef to share the band’s new single, Star. Released as a digital-only single, Star was recorded … Continue Reading

Our own Michele Van Kleef stopped by and took the other side of the microphone to talk songwriting with Rob Rainwater at the PRP studio on Sunday, December 20th.  Click below to listen to the full interview including live performances … Continue Reading

Two of our own, Michele Van Kleef and Rob Rainwater, rocked the Premier Performance Stage on Friday, November 13! With their delightful harmonies, storytelling lyrics, interactive performance style, and lighthearted humor – these two musicians had the audience roaring … Continue Reading

Drop-In Session Guest, Marie Schumacher, has self-imposed a challenge of video-recording one song a week for one year: The 52 Songs Project. She was inspired by a mutual friend of ours, Zack Orr, who has taken it quite … Continue Reading

Continuing to write and release new music is par for the course for Portland artist, Brian Copeland. He is about to release a new single, New Wave, on Saturday, November 14 at one of Portland’s beloved venues, Jimmy Continue Reading

Week seven of the new Portland Radio Project (PRP) and  Portland Center Stage (PCS) concert series “Local Spins” features a very fine partnership between two creatives: singer-songwriter Michele Van Kleef and guitarist (among many, many other talents) Tim Ellis.

“Michele … Continue Reading