Smashing Pumpkins first tour in nearly 20 years is happening now. They’ll be at Portland’s Moda center this Saturday August 25th. The Smashing Pumpkins album Siamese Dream was in heavy rotation during my tween angsty phase of not full-blown teenage hating everything but just hating most things. Re-listening to the album after the 2012 sound […]
The House of Sarcasm #17 – Live in the Studio with Stumblebum + Interview w/ Volume Bomb Records On Friday, August 10 we had a live performance in the KPSU studio from local punk three-piece Stumblebum. After they tore up the sub-basement, I interviewed lead singer and guitarist Jason Rocksmore, and Sean Farrell of the […]
On this episode of IHAQ, I bring my long time friend Jasmine (aka DJ Jazzy J) on the show. Of course we have fun things to talk about like how life is going, the fun of people watching, the “scooter problem” and other crazy things!
On this episode of IHAQ, I have my good friend Dr.Meeks on the show! We discuss a range of topics from growing up, living in Portland, music, Multicultural Centers, comics and other in-depth issues.
In this interesting episode of IHAQ, I bring my good friend Josh on the show! Having crazy money, football, weird people on instagram and other weird things.
The House of Sarcasm #16 – More Local Tunes Including the Famous Bands! KPSU has been having a lot of technical issues lately, which is why I am so late in posting this show from July 27. It seems so long ago now! If you have been trying to listen to the station, you may […]
In this episode, we interview Dr. Tim Garrison, who is the Department Chair of the History Department at Portland State University. He received his PhD at the University of Kentucky. He studies the history of the Native American south, American Indian legal history, and the history of the removal crisis. We discussed a recent article […]
Panic! At the Disco performed at the Portland Moda Center Sunday August 12th. High level theatrics i.e. big stadium show expectations were met in full. After the opening bands finished a large countdown clock appeared on the primary screen at the back of the stage. Considering the number of times I’ve stressed about making a […]
Power rock/pop band Panic! At the Disco comes to the Moda Center this weekend. Music snobs (including myself) typically shy away from mainstream rock bands but Panic! At the Disco is an exception. While the music is your standard fun upbeat simple easy to digest rock, the musicians’ performance skills and relatable three-dimensional personalities […]
FFO: Rilo Kiley, Mitski, Algernon Cadwallader Hop Along is an indie folk-rock band from Philadelphia fronted by powerhouse Frances Quinlan. Quinlan is a storyteller— the kind that can get you moving while simultaneously painting pictures in your head. While she’s known for her great songwriting she is equally celebrated for her unique voice and vocal […]