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Recently, local hip-hop favorites, ADDverse Effects, stopped by Sounds of PDX to chat with us about their new album and plans for 2017!

ADDverse Effects started with Josh “Fiji” Rehanek, Boyd Littel, and, Benja … Continue Reading

Singing was not the first musical foray Coco Columbia has conquered.fullsizerender_5 Already a masterful drummer and talented keys player, singing was her desire and has always fascinated her. As you will hear in this episode of Sounds of PDX, the … Continue Reading

On this episode of the show we were joined by musician, producer, and recording engineer Gene Blank. I always appreciate it when guests drop by to share new music on the show and this week we had the honor of … Continue Reading

Recording artist and rising star, Niamh stopped by the show to talk about her debut EP, songwriting process, and plans for the future. A few months back I had the pleasure of working with Niamh on her episode of PDX Continue Reading

This episode of Sounds of PDX featured an evening focused on collaboration and the evolution of artists. We were joined by Just People and Sarah Wild to tackle this topic and many others during the broadcast. Our PDX Spotlight playlist … Continue Reading

By | Jen Emerson

Last Thursday, Onion The Man dropped by to hand out on Sounds of PDX to talk about new music and their upcoming shows. The band has an infectious positivity to their outlook on connecting with a … Continue Reading

Before kicking off their tour, Alt-Rock powerhouse LiquidLight stopped by the studio to talk about their upcoming shows and their favorite live bands.ll-live It’s always a hectic time as you’re preparing to hit the road so we were extremely lucky
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Songwriting in its purest form comes from the heart, is unapologetic, and can transcend genres. Chris Margolin and The Dead Bird Collection is a project that embodies these traits and has no reservations when it comes to being vulnerable. Vocal
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Last week on the show we had our third installment of “Women In Music”. To help me cover this topic I was joined by special guests, Haley Johnsen and Sarah Wild. Haley and Sarah are two of Portland’s most … Continue Reading

On the latest episode of Sounds of PDX, we had The Whiskey Darlings, PRP’s own Rob Rainwater and Michele Van Kleef drop in to talk to us about the topic of musical duos. 2016-08-25 20.46.49The Whiskey Darlings are known for their … Continue Reading

From its early days, the Indie Music scene has provided a platform for artists to create, distribute, and connect directly with their fans. The genre itself is ever changing from its early days with The Smiths and R.E.M. –  to … Continue Reading

Singer Songwriter, Musician, Producer, Radio Host Luke Neill, stopped into the PRP studio on Sunday, August 14th to spend some time on the other side of the mic talking with Rob Rainwater about artistic origins, songwriting and upcoming projects.  Click … Continue Reading

I’ve wanted to do a drums and percussion episode on the show for some time now so I had to try and get two of Portland’s best, Mike Collins and Mark Powers. They stopped by to co-host the show with … Continue Reading

This last spring I was introduced to the music of GLASYS which is a brilliant blend of progressive electronic meets classical music. I finally had the opportunity to have him on the show so I could pick his brain about … Continue Reading

Last Friday on a special edition of Sounds of PDX , recording artists Rococode dropped by PRP before their performance at McMenamins White Eagle. The Electronic-Indie band from Vancouver, BC released their second LP, Don’t Worry It Will Be Dark Continue Reading

Even in the middle of negativity and the issues we see today, we can still find hope, inspiration, and power in music. On this episode of Sounds of PDX it was my pleasure to welcome back to the show, Jason … Continue Reading

In this day and age we could all use a little good news or extra dose of happiness in the midst of the negativity we are surrounded by. The Sunday before this show we all witnessed the tragedy in Orlando … Continue Reading

If our listeners had one takeaway from last weeks show I hope it’s that they understand that Hip-Hop is more than a genre, it’s a culture. Hip-Hop has had an influence on many other genres of music, so this week … Continue Reading

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