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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, […]

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 […]

DJ Mkulima (The Farmer) threw a going away dance party right here in PDX featuring live sets from local loves as well as a special Experimental Mindful Meditation Session from DJ Mkulima! Check out this playlist for more sets to be posted soon! Much love, and as always, Don’t forget to Keep on Growing out […]

Inaugural episode of Off the map:
Hello Pdx! Welcome to my show! Today we are gonna be diving into a great mix spanning genres and decades, what connects them all is you’re listening to them on KPSU!
Have a great week!
-JDJD

Link to Spotify playlist:
https://open.spotify.com/user/1234833137/playlist/6xAMi876DqUp1T3mDQqyiq?si=N22cxuFMQoeU_DvKHIi4JQ

Creative through and through – Saint Motel put on much more than a pop show: they created a theatrical performance and cinematic experience that doesn’t compare to any other concert I have ever seen. LED displays projected sequences of film on stage, enhancing the visual experience of the night. An audio commentary announced the different […]

FFO: Young the Giant, Fitz and the Tantrums, Neon Trees The first Spring days are hitting the city and hibernation season is over soon. Now, how do we get our sleepy limbs moving again? Well, I couldn’t think of a better way than by grooving with Saint Motel at Roseland Theater! The band embodies good […]

“We’re the lonely generation!” – a line Echosmith were shouting enthusiastically at their fans, as they celebrated their new album Lonely Generation at Hawthorne Theatre in Portland as part of their current US tour. Despite some of their lyrics being quite critical observations of life, they seemed to be having a good time in a […]

This is a very special Amine themed episode, if you live in Portland you are legally obligated to listen! We also discuss Jenna Marbles amazing apology videos, twitter getting mad over someone saying “F*** Hitler”, Nikita Dragun’s desperate attempts at attention, and a nice calm Hot Cheeto Bath!

Echosmith – that name probably rings a bell!? Probably because you heard a couple of their tracks before, as it was nearly impossible to get by the alternative pop band’s hits “Cool Kids” and “Future Me” some 7 years ago. Good news: Echosmith are back on tour with their sophomore album Lonely Generation in their […]

Don’t get lost [or do] as we check out shoegazers from around the Cascadia bio-region.