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Showcasing the work of local and student artists, “Artist Perspectives” is the new Pacific Northwest College of Art student-run podcast on Portland Radio Project. We discuss content, process, influences, and intention within the artist’s body of work as well as

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“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

Enjoy an inspiring message of hope when Portland’5 Centers for the Arts brings remarkable deaf singer-songwriter Mandy Harvey to the Newmark Theatre March 4. “Though her hearing loss is profound, her timing, pitch and passion are perfect,” according to press … 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

Recently William Fitzsimmons was in Portland to play a show at The Old Church concert hall in downtown. Just hours before the concert William dropped by the station to talk about his current tour, latest LP, and play a few … 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

Last week I had the opportunity to speak with one of my favorite singer-songwriters, William Fitzsimmons. He is currently on tour supporting his latest LP, Mission Bell which is a heartfelt and sonically brilliant record. This Wednesday night William … 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

Justin Gibson returns to PRP to talk about his single The Long Goodbye, upcoming music releases, and life after Pseudoboss.

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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 Aaron DeRosso and Marcus Glaze of Falcon Heart joined us to talk about their Coming Home single release and perform a few songs for our listeners. Please enjoy the show!

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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

Fresh Spins with Jen Em, episode 53

Airdate: May 11, 2018

Here are the Fresh Indie Spins from episode 53 of Fresh Spins with Jen Em!

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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