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On our latest drop-in session, we got to know three members of the Minidoka Swing Band: band leader and clarinet/alto sax player Larry Nobori, vocalist Nola Sugai Bogle, and guitarist Doug Katagiri. Together – along with the rest Continue Reading

On the lookout for new tunes to add to your music library?

The music scene has been bursting with fresh talent and new releases. And now that pandemic restrictions have lifted, things are really hopping!

Here’s a few excellent new … Continue Reading

On the latest Drop-In Session, trumpeter, composer and educator Noah Simpson sits down with fellow trumpeter Cyrus Nabipoor to discuss his musical upbringing, the American Refrain educational outreach program, and his plans for an upcoming EP.

Raised in Arizona and Continue Reading

On the latest Drop-in Session, host Cyrus Nabipoor spoke to Joe Kye – Portland-based indie pop violinist-looper, vocalist, and teacher. They spoke about Kye’s journey of finding his voice and unique style as a classically trained Asian-American musician and the … Continue Reading

NEW SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT!

Bridge City #BAM: Exploring music by, and inspired by, Black American Artists. Airing every Sunday 2pm Pacific. Hosted by Cyrus Nabipoor.

In examining the history of American music one finds it has always, by and large, Continue Reading

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Join us this Sunday, July 19th at 4 PM for another episode of Culture Hub PDX, the latest addition Continue Reading

Jeremy Wilson, a Portland musician and a founder of the Jeremy Wilson Foundation (JWF) Musicians Emergency Healthcare Fund is rallying the local community to aid with the financial and medical burdens that the outbreak of COVID-19 is bringing on music … 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

Last week on the show I got to hang out with the Portland based electronic synth pop duo, Cloudlines. We spent the evening playing their influences and talking to them about their creative process. Some of the band’s influences … Continue Reading

It was such fun to have singer-songwriter, Hayley Lynn on Sounds of PDX. We talked about Hayley’s musical influences – and working with Portland producer, Kyle Devine. Kyle and Hayley recently released a 12 track LP called Bring Continue Reading

About a month after releasing his latest LP, Jacob Westfall joined me on the program. During the show we listened to some of Jacob’s biggest influences including John Mayer, Bon Iver, Brandi Carlile and more.  Our listeners got to hear … Continue Reading

On this episode of the show I spoke with Michael Jonas of Rational Unicorn Legal Services LLC. As my listeners know I like to dive into all angles of the music business so here was my chance to pick … Continue Reading

On the heals of releasing his new single Retrograde Now, recording artist LEO ISLO joined me on the show. During the broadcast LEO ISLO shared some of his influences including SG Lewis, Toro y Moi, Jai Paul, and more. … Continue Reading

Ryan T. Jacobs from Portland band Melville dropped by the PRP studios to play some music and talk about the 5th Annual “Under the Covers” show at Doug Fir.  On February 13th, Melville takes the stage along with The … 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

Recording artists Grey Fiction join us on this episode of the show to talk about the bands influences, creative process, and their LP “On Your Way to Earth & Back“.

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On this episode of the show we had Holidae House in studio to celebrate the release of their “Fire and Ember” EP with special guests, Forty Feet Tall.

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In today’s DIY indie music scene artists are finding themselves taking over more of their own business responsibilities than ever. Between writing, recording, releasing content, and planning gigs, musicians often don’t have the bandwidth or know how to execute an … Continue Reading

When I first met recording artist Bo Baskoro I quickly realized that we had the same passion for pop music and its many sub-genres. Having been a huge fan of Bo’s music before we met I was excited to find … Continue Reading

I had the opportunity to welcome Ashley Kervabon, founder of Women Crush Music back to the program to talk to us about the Future Boss Ladies of Music Showcase which featured two up and coming recording artists, JoJo Scott and … Continue Reading