I’m back this week with lots to talk about – in particular news that KPSU is presenting Ásgeir at the Doug Fir Lounge on March 7th! You can come hang out with us and see some lovely Icelandic folk by following this link. I spoke to Shannon from The Stone Foxes who will be at […]

FFO: The White Stripes, The Black Lips This coming Tuesday (February 4th) The Doug Fir Lounge hosts Atlanta-based blues and garage rock outfit Mattiel, the eponymous project of lead singer Mattiel Brown. The band are currently touring their second full-length album, Satis Factory. It’s an album with a dextrous mixture of blues and garage rock […]

All the latest in the best bands playing Portland soon – watch out for my pick of the week, Songs for Snow Plough Drivers, playing tonight at the No Fun, and keep your eyes peeled for my preview of Mattiel at Doug Fir next Tuesday. I’ll be on hiatus next week but back on February […]

In this week’s episode I played some tracks by all the bands KPSU will have have at the concert in Smith Student Union next week! Be sure to check out Val Bauer, The Departures, and Perfect Buzz. Here’s the full list of what’s coming up this week: Friday January 24th: Eddie Berman @ Polaris Hall; […]

This week I bring you news of two fantastic shows I attended last week – Cry Babe’s 7′ release show and Starover Blue’s gig at Holocene. I play some sounds from Patricia Wolf who will be at KPSU’s sonic arts event, Winter Sounds: A Sonic Experience, as well as all the best tracks by all […]

FFO: Beach House, Cocteau Twins, Wye Oak On Thursday evening Portland dream-pop duo Starover Blue will take to stage for what promises to be an enthralling evening of dreamy indie music with Silver Medal and Young Elk. Starover Blue use the distinctive sounds of a Roland Juno 106, layering its output around enticing, bittersweet vocals, […]

Cry Babe 7’ Drunk Dial Release Party Preview 12th January @ The Liquor Store FFO: The Shivas, The Big Moon, Camp Cope, Pip Blom Image taken from Cry Babe’s set at the KPSU-hosted Sight & Sound last November This Sunday, local three-piece Cry Babe will release a new 7’ recorded with Drunk Dial. Drunk Dial […]

This week there’s got a very special version of Brandon’s Song by Fox and Bones recorded live in KSPU studios! (You can check out the full performance here) I also have an interview with Rose, drummer for local band Cry Babe, about their new 7′, released this Sunday at the Liquor store and their upcoming […]

Last night the wonderful Fox and Bones joined us for an excellent in-studio performance. They also discussed the upcoming Portland’s Folk Festival at the Crystal Ballroom, which they book and play at this weekend (Friday January 10th & Saturday January 11th, 6-12pm). The live performance can be heard through the download link below. Tickets for […]

The start of a new year of playing all the best tracks by all the best bands coming to Portland soon! This week I also announced the complete line up for KPSU’s show in Smith Student Union on 30th January (6-8pm): Val Bauer, The Departures, and Perfect Buzz. If you’d like to learn more about […]


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