On Wednesday night indie DIY band Girlpool kicked off their tour at the Wonder Ballroom in northeast Portland. A few weeks before the tour Girlpool announced, in an interview with Pitchfork, that this will be their Farewell Tour saying, “this upcoming tour will be our last one—it will be an ode to the past, a […]
Well, at least it wasn’t boring. Let’s not beat around the bush, much of this year’s music was inextricable from real world circumstances. There is simply no dancing around the little issue of COVID-19 and a global pandemic kind of dampening everybody’s lives this year, not least of which because it obviously cross-contaminated a lot […]
Goodbye 2019. As another year comes to a close, my yearly opportunity to play tastemaker arrives again. There’s a fantastic array of music here, 2019 was a very different year than years prior and we’ve had a wealth of great music to appreciate. I took the liberty of searching high and low for the most […]
Hello friends + fans! Today, I did a two hour edition of Prepsters in Polos. In our first hour, I played some indie rock + pop tunes I’ve been digging. Playlist below. Hope you enjoy! P.S. the new Jens Lekman album rules~
Local delinquent Jacob Heiteen joins Juice inside the KPSU studio to play an eclectic 22nd Birthday DJ set. Featuring music by Snow Roller, Bipolarbear, Cool American, new music from Andy Shauf, Modern Baseball, The Hotelier, and more.
David Greenwald from The Oregonian visits KPSU to talk a lot about the new Radiohead album, have a conversation about the state of Portland music, including a lengthy discussion about Friends of Noise and Semi-OK, discuss the newly evolving processes of music discovery, geek out about our favorite labels, and to play some of our favorite […]
Happy May! Here at KPSU, we are just kicking off our pledge drive month. Over the course of this month, KPSU deejays will be contributing to our blog on a daily basis and sharing their thoughts on the Portland music scene, its artists, labels, and venues. ************* Day 2: Introducing Naked Hour Contrary to the opinions of […]
Mo Troper stops by the KPSU studio to play a few songs off of his new record “Beloved”, spin some of his favorite tunes, and to talk about Star Fox.
Listen to these #hella #chill mix featuring new tracks from Frankie Cosmos and Parquet Courts alongside some of my favorite underground artists: Mo Troper, Jawwzz, Foster Body, and Wylie.
what’s up punks! this episode featured playlist blocks (as opposed to our usual completely jumbled playlist), with each of the hosts, plus our two guests, picking out some rad songs by diy/small record label bands, including some songs from local portland bands who will be on the show in april! Lu Baehr Whipps, local portland […]