In this session of ~SomnusWhispers~, I rambled on as usual but also experimented with some sounds in the form of tapping, turning pages, and rubbing against the surfaces of books, which I read later. The first book, a compendium of poetry from centuries-old poets, was read in a soft-spoken and whispered tone. After the ad […]

In this episode we discuss TikTok nurses, Liam Payne, and Gabbie Hanna’s poetry.

Ryan Mills, Portland local poet, joined Learning to Grow with DJ Mkulima (The Farmer) this week for some psyche-rock selections and a few live readings of Ryan’s favorite pieces. Download or stream the Podcast here at KPSU, Soundcloud, or Mixcloud! Ryan Mills is a federal employee and poet living in Portland, OR.  Ryan has poems […]

Shane Koyczan, Northern Canadaian rooted spoken word artist and poet, joined Learning to Grow with DJ Mkulima (The Farmer) last night for a special interview with select music prior to Shane’s upcoming show March 6th at The Doug Fir Lounge for his new album ‘Debris.’ CHECK OUT THIS TICKET GIVEAWAY CONTEST ON FACEBOOK! Download or stream […]

Last night Hillary Bryan, Portland local spoken word poet, composer and selectress came on to KPSU’s Learning to Grow with DJ Mkulima (The Farmer) to share her work under the moniker ‘Darling Instigatah‘ from her album Soul Soundz. We had a chance to discuss her background in life and as a musician. Hillary also had […]

this episode of big things featured all those great 80’s songs that are beloved, and we talked about Come On Eileen’s significance in the lives of anyone who has ever laid ears upon it. ODP and kate helped will and mason co-host, zines and parents and prince were talked about semi-extensively. Charley sat in the […]

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 […]

With sparks to see and the scent of pine and camp fire; raw, earnest tunes rich with feeling and color. Shakey Graves, Milky Chance, Janis Joplin and more. Episode 35; Original Air Date: 3-10-16

this week on big things, pilot, mason mimi, and bobby (will was downtown feeling the bern) constructed a playlist for you made up of songs we each listened to at the ripe age of 15. in the hot seat we had our friend and comrade (lol), kate stubblefield, answering the tough questions, and our incredible […]

My dear friend Rachel Imani Quinn is a multifaceted artist with a powerful gift for expression. Please tune in to our candid conversation about art, creativity, community, faith, and authenticity! For more information: www.imaniquinn.com Episode 15, Original Air Date:  6-17-15

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