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October 12, 2018

Meaty– Oct. 4, 2018 image from Kendra Yee the 1 show of the quarter lots of new-ish-ly released music; what we’ve been listening to on break from psu; what we’ve been listening to now that we’re back. and we’re excited to be back! and hey, don’t miss out on cool music and community things happening […]

London born synth/electronic pioneer Gary Numan performed on October 3rd at the Roseland Theater. As a KPSU DJ, I was able to snag a ticket to see this Synth-pop/New Wave legend live!   The opening act was the powerful female-fronted three-piece: Nightmare Air who’s smokey back-lit performance featured heavy drums (Jimmy Lucido), atmospheric guitar riffs, and the […]

New Music alert: Dance-pop duo Joyeur releases their hot new EP LIFEEATER   DJ Rachelle previewed the EP and interviews Joyeur musicians Jo & Anna: Life Eater is a fun dance-able rollick through 5 tracks. It’s a great addition to a work out mix. When asked if they had this mind when making this EP […]

Every couple months, my KPSU radio show Six Degrees of Rockination has a theme. In September 2018, that theme was “Instrumentals.” An entire hour of great songs with no singing. What songs did I play? The Darkness – “Bareback” This is a British band eager to bring back the ’80s, with spandex and big hair […]

  Mandy (2018) has garnered both critical and popular acclaim, solidifying its place as one of the most memorable movies to be released this year. I hope they put out a commercial on television since I had to find out about this after watching a two-review episode of Half in the Bag in which they […]

Dance-pop duo Joyeur is set to release their new EP Life Eater October 5th. Joyeur’s Life Eater is a fun upbeat danceable rollick through 5 tracks. If you’re looking for new tunes to update your work out mix this EP will be right up your alley. There are a couple of super pop-y and while […]

The House of Sarcasm #18 – Portland Punk and Portland Queercore with Guest DJ Tangereen Velveteen   On Friday, August 24, I was honored to be joined in the booth by guest DJ Tangereen Velveteen, who grew up in Portland, attended Cleveland High School, and graduated from the University of Portland with degrees in physics […]

The Smashing Pumpkins first tour in nearly 20 years made their Portland appearance on Saturday August 25th. Heavily touring in the early 90s through the first part of 2000s they have a seamless stadium show that lasts over 3 hours. Guitarist James Iha debuting a fabulous pimp worthy white suit warned the audience of the […]

Rapper TOPE drops the track “Never Told You” on Wednesday the 22nd The popping rhythm and tight lyric spitting on TOPE’s “Never Told You” reminds me a bit of Childish Gambino. Unlike Childish Gambino or even M.I.A. who use effects samples like guns cocking or cash registers, TOPE opts to have a soft keyboard sound […]


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