After a little technical hiccup at the start, today’s show went on a journey through post-rock, psych, indie, and a little blues.

Well, since there’s nothing happening any time soon in Rose City I put together a playlist featuring some new releases, local artists, and quarantine faves. I hope you enjoy its meandering journey through the realms of post-rock, indie, punk, post-punk, blues-rock, dreamcore, and whatever else some of these songs are. Also featured is an interview […]

During our gathering-free quarantine KPSU is putting together a weekly column featuring the best listening from local artists. FFO: Sonic Youth, Calamity Jane, Sleater-Kinney, Broken Social Scene Find Braille Stars on Facebook // Find Braille Stars on Instagram // Find Braille Stars on Bandcamp This week’s Local Listen for the Lockdown is the 2000 debut, […]

Find Shallou on Facebook // Find Shallou on Instagram // Find Shallou on Bandcamp // Visit Shallou’s website LA-based indie and electronic artist Shallou (AKA Joe Boston) recently released his second album, ‘Magical Thinking’. Straddling indie and more electronic and house influences, as well as integrating some pop leanings and utilizing several collaborations with other […]

While we can’t attend shows KPSU is bringing you word about the finest music from our local Portland artists to listen to at home during the lockdown in our weekly column, Local Listens for the Lockdown. FFO: Beach House, Cocteau Twins, Wye Oak Find Starover Blue on Facebook // Find Starover Blue on Instagram // […]

This is the first in a series of weekly columns that KPSU will be running called Local Listens for the Lockdown in which we highlight some of the best new music from Portland bands to make your quarantine a little more bearable. FFO: Feist, Big Thief, Bright Eyes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Soccer Mommy Find MAITA […]

Find Hikes on Bandcamp // Find Hikes on Facebook // Find Hikes on Instagram Last year, Austin-based ethereal folkish post-rock band Hikes released their album Mahal Kita. While you won’t be able to catch them (or any other band) live for the foreseeable future, their record is an epic for these times: brimming with gentle, […]

This week some shows have been canceled due to the Big Scary Virus, and I’m not sure what’s still going on…. but we did have a great game of Punk, Post-Punk or No Punk with my guest from Wales, Alasdair. Here are the shows I think are still going on (and WASH YER DAMN HANDS […]

FFO: Cults, Alvvays, Wavves, Dum Dum Girls On Monday evening that most Californian of California bands, Best Coast, delivered what singer and guitarist Bethany Cosentino revealed was the band’s first Portland show in five years to a delighted Wonder Ballroom in support of their new album Always Tomorrow.             To open proceedings Philadelphia band Mannequin […]

This week I’m VERY excited that Billy Bragg is coming to town… although it’s not til August! There’s plenty to keep you busy in the meantime though and you can get tickets to KPSU presents Ásgeir at the Doug Fir Lounge next Saturday here. Friday 28th February: B.R. Mountain and The Doubt @ No Fun […]