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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 // […]

The House of Sarcasm #44 – 444 Portland Bands! It was my last show! I graduate in one week with a BFA in Creative Writing and a BA in German. I could have ended up doing 45 shows but I felt that 44 was a much better number, and when I saw that I had […]

As mentioned on the show today, check out the Montgomery Pop-Up Plaza every day in May! Today’s show was not recorded and the download link will yield no results. Sorry! I am posting the playlist and some event links anyway. Here are the events I mentioned on the show: Asylum Ave / Tiger Touch / […]

The House of Sarcasm #37 – Spirals, Seaside, and Soul Glow It’s International Women’s Day and we’re heading into the last week of winter term classes before finals. Today I played a selection of new discoveries from bands that have upcoming shows in Portland, with a focus on womxn players and singers. Here are some […]

Today was the one-year anniversary of this show. I played songs that I’ve played before – a few selections of favorites from my many favorite songs. All of these bands are bands that I have seen live. And of course they are all local! Here are the events I mentioned on the show today: Spit […]

Today I played music discovered on a Ranker list of “Famous Bands From Portland.” Although they are considered famous, I have personally never heard of a lot of these bands until I put together this playlist. Are they new for you too? What does it even mean to be “famous” in Portland anyway? I guess […]

Today was mostly all about getting back to the ROCK…because you rocked those midterms! It looks like we are in for a snowpocalypse, but…here are some shows happening this weekend: Jenny Don’t and the Spurs / Kendall Core / Tobias Berblinger – Feb. 8 at the White Eagle King Ghidora / The Critical Shakes / […]

The House of Sarcasm #32 – Rainy Day Portland Mix – Hotcakes, Bad Girls, and Wolves in the Night On this rainy first day of February, I played some mostly slow, rainy-day tunes from bands that are new to me…all local and Portland based, of course!  And yes I did play Modest Mouse. Here are […]

Welcome back and happy new year! This show is all about discovering and celebrating LOCAL music.  Today’s theme was kind of about transportation and Portland. Here’s a link to the Willamette Week article I mentioned, about Micah Fletcher and Mic Crenshaw, whose band Last of a Dying Breed is playing tonight with Everlast at Star […]

The House of Sarcasm #27 – Local Bands Playing Local Shows! Today’s theme was “local bands playing local shows soon.” This is BY NO MEANS a complete list of all the shows coming up.  There are so many!  We are really lucky to live in a city with so much great rock & roll talent.  […]