In the last Real Soon in Rose City of the year there’s still plenty of bands to check out! Plus a cameo from actor Toby Jones…. Friday 6th December: Vampire Weekend @ Crystal Ballroom, Howlin’ Rain @ Doug Fir, Generifus @ Turn!Turn!Turn! Saturday 7th December: Allah Las @ Wonder Ballroom, Old Growth & Perfect Buzz […]

This week’s show took a break from playing all the best tracks by all the best bands coming to Portland soon to just play you some absolute bangers instead. Enjoy!

FFO: Kid Cudi, Red Hot Chili Peppers This Tuesday December 3rd Kentucky-hailing Ian Johnson, AKA Arrested Youth, brings his catchy critiques of the corporate world and 21st century life to the Wonder Ballroom. The new-alt artist rages against the blandness of the environments so many of us have to compromise and enter in songs such […]

This week on the show I TRIED to give away two free tickets to Corridor at Bunk Bar on December 7th… but had no takers! If you’d like the tickets comment on this post – first person to do so gets them! (Please note this show is 21+.) Here are the shows to look out […]

On Tuesday night, local band Abronia celebrated the release of their second album, The Whole of Each Eye, at Mississippi Studios with support from Sea Moss and Void Realm. Sea Moss started proceedings with an energetic set in which drums, pedals, effects, and an unusual mic set-up combined to create an engaging up-tempo sound that […]

This episode features a live in-studio interview with half of Abronia, who are playing Mississippi Studios on Tuesday for their album release party! Unfortunately, due to some issues with the stream (which have now been resolved), the last ten minutes or so of the show are missing. Here’s your guide to this weeks upcoming shows: […]

Cincinnati-based indie rocker Curt Kiser, formerly of the band Pomegranates, brought his new project, Carriers, to Portland on Sunday following the release of their debut album earlier this year. The credits on that album are an indicator of Curt’s position within Cincinnati’s music scene: Bryan Devendorf of The National plays drums, with Afghan Whigs bassist […]

This very special edition of Real Soon in Rose City features a live interview with Curt Kizer and I announce the bands that will be playing Sight & Sound in Smith on November 21st! Friday 8th November: Long Hallways @ Bunk Bar Sunday 10th November: Carriers @ Bunk Bar, The Shivas with Cry Babe @ […]

Happy Halloween! Looking for a show this weekend? (Apologies for this week’s technical issues!) Friday November 1st: The Mants @ Twilight; (Sandy) Alex G @ Twilight; Ron Artis II & The Truth @ Jack London Revue; Swervedriver @ Bunk Bar. Saturday November 2nd: Swervedriver @ Bunk Bar; Braille Stars @ No Fun; Marika Hackman @ […]

Don’t forget about the KPSU 25th Anniversary/Halloween Party in the Smith Student Union Ballroom this Saturday October 26th, 7:30pm (featuring FREE TICKET GIVEAWAYS). And also here are the other things that are happening this week)… Friday 25th October: Y La Bamba @ Doug Fir Saturday 26th October: The Helio Sequence @ Mississippi Studios, Dinosaur Jr […]


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