The House of Sarcasm

The House of Sarcasm #44 – 444 Portland Bands! It was my last show! I graduate in one week with a BFA in Creative Writing and a BA in German. I could have ended up doing 45 shows but I felt that 44 was a much better number, and when I saw that I had […]

The House of Sarcasm #39 – Crying in the Rain in My Dirty Denim Jeans It’s a rainy Friday and we’re back from spring break. Sadly, KPSU is still having technical problems. Shows are not being recorded at this time, so if you click the “download” link below, it will just send you in a […]

The House of Sarcasm #37 – Spirals, Seaside, and Soul Glow It’s International Women’s Day and we’re heading into the last week of winter term classes before finals. Today I played a selection of new discoveries from bands that have upcoming shows in Portland, with a focus on womxn players and singers. Here are some […]

Today was the one-year anniversary of this show. I played songs that I’ve played before – a few selections of favorites from my many favorite songs. All of these bands are bands that I have seen live. And of course they are all local! Here are the events I mentioned on the show today: Spit […]

Today I played music discovered on a Ranker list of “Famous Bands From Portland.” Although they are considered famous, I have personally never heard of a lot of these bands until I put together this playlist. Are they new for you too? What does it even mean to be “famous” in Portland anyway? I guess […]

Today was mostly all about getting back to the ROCK…because you rocked those midterms! It looks like we are in for a snowpocalypse, but…here are some shows happening this weekend: Jenny Don’t and the Spurs / Kendall Core / Tobias Berblinger – Feb. 8 at the White Eagle King Ghidora / The Critical Shakes / […]

The House of Sarcasm #32 – Rainy Day Portland Mix – Hotcakes, Bad Girls, and Wolves in the Night On this rainy first day of February, I played some mostly slow, rainy-day tunes from bands that are new to me…all local and Portland based, of course!  And yes I did play Modest Mouse. Here are […]

There’s a cool fundraiser show happening tonight: School of Rock Portland & Prowus Present: History of Portland So I decided to play some music from the bands whose music will be featured in the student performances. Info from the event page: School of Rock and PROWUS Present: History of Portland! A fundraiser for PROWUS.org for youth […]

The House of Sarcasm #28 – Portland Music.  In the photo: The Weird Fangs Here are some upcoming shows featuring local bands! Rotties / Sagitttaire / None at the Fixin’ To, Dec. 7 Mr Wrong / Era Bleak / Trash / Noxeema at Alleyway, Dec. 15 Bed. / The Domestics / Small Million at Polaris […]

The House of Sarcasm #25 – Instrumental Music from Portland Today was all about the music.  I felt like it was time for a little reprieve from all the talking, so I played some instrumental tracks by an eclectic variety of Portland bands and artists. Here are some upcoming campus events that I mentioned on […]


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