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Cher, Beyoncé, even Selena. Not only are these women powerhouse divas who are integral and powerful women in a male-dominated industry. But also, their celeb status is attributed only to one of their names; their mononym, if you will. And Continue Reading

For the first ever TFAT of 2021, I stuck around for an extra hour to ring in the year with the latest in the art of music. These singles are quite literally 12 days old at most, and have a Continue Reading

Since the new year literally starts in 2 days, I thought to do a set centered on tunes from what Paste Magazine believes to be some of the best albums released within these last 12 months. I generally trust Paste’s Continue Reading

Since Cyber Monday was yesterday, today’s theme revolved around it, but under a different name: Technical Tuesday. All of the titles and/or artists in this set correspond to electronics or those items that might interact with Cyberspace.

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Here are the latest picks from our music and air teams!

From Inessa Anderson, Music Director

Ólafur Arnaldssome kind of peace

Ólafur Arnalds has released what he calls his most personal album to date. The Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and … Continue Reading

Today’s theme was all about protest and empowerment regarding the social issues that have rattled our country, and have been brought to the forefront within the last 4 years.

We can always do better as a nation, and these songs Continue Reading

‘Tis the season of costumes, candy, and spookables! So I thought to myself, why not pay homage to that for this week’s theme. In case you missed it, here is my Halloweek Playlist:

 

“The Ghosts of Beverly Drive” – Continue Reading

Asia Wagner has recently caught up with Portland-based trumpeter, composer, improviser, and teacher Cyrus Nabipoor about his recent move back to Portland, his creative process, and his upcoming debut album “Live at the Marigny Opera House”.

Nabipoor, who grew up … Continue Reading

Here are the favorite new releases from music and air teams!

From Inessa Anderson, Music Director

AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T.Rex by various artists

This T.Rex tribute album boasts a star-studded cast of contributors, from U2 … Continue Reading

Here are new album and or music book recommendations from our Music and Air teams.

 

From Inessa Anderson, Music Director

Run The Jewels RTJ4

Killer Mike, part of the hip-hop duo Run the Jewels and known for his long … Continue Reading

Here are some of our music and air teams’ recommendations of the latest album and music book releases.

From Inessa Anderson, Music Director

Mark Lanegan Straight Songs of Sorrow

“This is Lanegan’s second album in just six months.”

 

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Portland artists Korgy & Bass, as well as their friend and collaborator Cyrus Nabipoor stopped by PRP studio to chat with Jenna D and Asia Wagner about their new album Remote and the upcoming show at the Mississippi Studios.… Continue Reading

“Fresh Vibe,” PRP’s new daytime programming, rolled out last fall, bringing listeners the latest in local and global indie music. With strong foundation from Jen Em, the host of “Fresh Spins with Jen Em,” our team set out to … Continue Reading

Tuesday night on Sounds of PDX, Sarah Wild dropped by to talk about the release of her latest EP, Underworld. During the show our listeners were treated to the radio debut of Underworld and the stories behind making … Continue Reading

The day before releasing her “I Am Because I AM” EP, Kingsley dropped by the studio to talk to us about the new project. During the broadcast she gave us an inside look behind the making of the … Continue Reading

We are coming up on a point in the year that is prime for vacations, and driving to those destinations. And you know what makes driving a long way infinitely more fun? Some awesome tunes to chair dance and sing Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist welcomed a merry band of music makers to the studio for a night of psychedelic sounds from the 60’s to today’s which encompassed Blues, Rock, and yes, some of that Psychedelia. Joining us in the studio were … Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist was excited to bring Laura Ivancie into the studio Wednesday night to talk about her influences and the new music she has spent the past 18 months creating. She is an artist who is continually challenging herself … Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist welcomed Amber Sweeney to the studio for a Drop-In Session that was perfectly timed for this moment in history because conversation covered music as healer and feminine empowerment. Amber is very much a woman’s artist for she … Continue Reading

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