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Melted Radio Melted Radio explores “the space between taste", a hazy zone where 60's psych & country co-exist peacefully alongside 80's synth, weirdo folk, and international pop hits.
DJ YETI AKA Mike McGonigal plays a selection of killer rare, raw gospel music from his collection of thousands of records. He’s overseen reissues of gospel for Tompkins Square, Mississippi, Penniman, City Hall, Honest Jons and his own Social Music label.
Progressive rock over 4.5 decades. Or a 12 step addiction program? Your choice and your fix.
Epic and Omnivorous. Big hits and weird sounds, tones, and frequencies. Kick off your Sunday mornings with music for weirdos!
Tune in to Alive With Pleasure, Friday afternoons at 2pm PDT as PDX Pop Now! co-founder Ross Beach previews upcoming concerts, spins all eras of Portland music, and takes you on an exploration of our rapidly changing musical landscape.
A journey into all things relative, jazz funk soul disco R&B deep house along with a lot more. Guest dj & producers from abroad,will be interviewed in their expertise of fine music. Local talent will also be featured.
Unvarnished sounds, unsung singers, demo obscurities, vanguard traditionalists, buried history.
Blues>garage> trash>r&b>rock>soul>fire>flood>smoke. "Ballin the jack" means acting loose, gambling too easy, moving too fast, betting it all. From Howlin' Wolf to Nick Cave to Bo Diddley The Growlers and Abner Jay, so many fools ballin the jack.
The sound of the streets. Low and slow. Lost highway. Beach tracks worldwide.
Playing some of the latest in dubstep, grime, jungle, footwork, hip hop, and more from PDX and around the globe. Featuring guest mixes from local and international DJ's/Producers.
An attempt to fill a void in the market, representing the culmination of countless hours of Focus Groups, Algorithmic Analysis, Demographic Metrics, and Airplay Redesign™. Mining gold at the outer limits of the Adult Contemporary format.
About the art, culture, economics and business of beer and brewing with hosts Jeff Alworth (The Beer Bible, The Secrets of Master Brewers) and Oregon State University economics professor Patrick Emerson.
Punk, Post-Punk, New Wave, No Wave and other rich wholesome cherry goodness from the Golden Era
80s & 90s Alternative *rock, grunge, new wave, dance, pop, aud, goth
Blazer's Edge Radio brings you the best in local Portland Trail Blazers talk, as well as other hot topics around the NBA.
All original vinyl, from all over the world. Player of places from parts unknown, from Fuzz to Handclaps all come together in the hands of MorningRemorse .
A West Coast-centric blend of tunes yr going to hear tomorrow, but heard today. One part local + one part national with a twist. Brewed in yr garage + aged in yr hippy uncle's record cabinet, THIS IS BORROWED TIME.
A podcast about the Portland Pickles.
Warning..this is not a Radio Show. It's a state of mind. Repping hard for haunting beauty, magic, and the weird.
Ear inserts (may affect balance), exhumations and curios.
Anjali and The Kid present International classics & unknown pop gems from their vintage vinyl collections. With a focus on retro Bollywood & the Latin diaspora, you can also expect to hear Panjabi folk, Qawwali, South Asian filmi (Lollywood, Tollywood & Kollywood) as well as 60's Pop (French, Thai, etc.)
Rad music (or close enough). Join the hunt for lost gems and new treasures every Wednesday at 7pm. We serve indie rock, global psychedelica, lo-fi, art punk, a particular sort of americana, Portland-centric, international pop, folkishness, and real rock and good radio.
A 101-year old discussion on the topics that affect Portlanders and Oregonians.
All things loud that ultimately will piss off yr neighbors when turned to 11! Punk, metal, goth, power violence, garage, crust, grind, h/c, Noise,thrash, rap, industrial coming straight out the underground. Local and international DIY and independent label releases.
A small hour of electronic music from the last four decades. All vinyl, with an emphasis on melody over mayhem whenever possible. Classics, gems, and oddities abound.
A live broadcast of Democracy Now's daily global, independent news hour, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
Discovery explores a mix of disco, soul & funk, electric jazz, minimal and experimental synth, kosmische, tribal ambient, and related genres, typically with an international reach to Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
A music and laughter based show, playing a variety of genres of music from country to hip hop, with funny rants and clips.
A one-hour dive into the glorious abyssal that is the world of music. Listen each week for interviews, live in studio performances and new sounds from across the globe.
Head nodding, jansport backpack rocking, army fatigues wearing, chew stick bitting, fang clenching, bubble vest flossing, t-shirt wrapped around the head hip hop. This is not hip hop for the casual listener. we will be taking deep dives into classic ra
Music that makes you feel some type a way. R&B, hip hop, throwbacks, funk, vintage + modern international gems for your Saturday night pre-funk.
Rock music of the 90s, its influences, and the aftermath.
Getting you through your Friday afternoon with new songs, local music, and awesome sounds from artists coming through Portland.
A weekly rotation of youth DJs playing a diversity of genres, sharing what the youth of the PNW are listening too...
The latest news about space, technology, and innovation.
Otherworldly sounds to deep dance madness brought to you by Jason U.
A mixed bag of nutz with indie rock jams, shoegaze, folk, unreleased tracks, concert previews and festival favorites. We’ll bring you up high and light, and then down low and gloomy when you’re in the Ghost Chapel.  
Purveyors of night music, offering vast selections of industrial noise, grave-wave, goth melodies, heavy riffs, big bass, and dark ambiance, with a touch of witchy folk and horror classics.
Radio that stays crunchy - even in milk! Music for kids, but not kid music. Tune in to your childhood, or bridge the gap and turn a kid on to the wonders of radio. Greasy grooves, strange stories, birthday hollers and pancakes!
Two idiots talking.
Classic rock and heavy metal collide on the Heavy Metal Sewïng Cïrcle. Great singing and songwriting in loud and heavy music will help the faint of heart ease into things, and killer nuggets will be unearthed for the initiated. No earplugs required. \m/
Hello Cruel World brings the worlds of singer/songwriters and acoustic music to you every Thursday from 2-3pm with conversations and in-studio performances as often as possible.
Hipsters Suck = postpunksynthpsychnoisewhatever; punctuated with pretentiousness (See, I used a semi-colon!).
The nineteen-eighties. Electro - new wave - old school. Presented by Portland's very own DJ Triple M.
Hoot 'N Howl is 60 minutes of pure vinyl OLDIES! Real, Rare, and Rockin' 45's of the 1950's & 1960's in a cross genre blend of scratchy classics and hidden gems.
Wild, weird, psych, soul, easy on the ears, rock n' roll. No genre exclusions, just quality control.
Songs for the sleep deprived. Existential mood music for staying up too late and/or getting up too early.
In Search of Portland is a continuing journey through the city we love: a celebration of old and new landmarks, and the dreamers who populate them.
In These Streets is a curation of music that thrives from listeners ... The Streetz!. Hosted by Portland's own DJ O.G.ONE. Want to know what's poppin' in urban music? Tune Into These Streetz!
A variety of vintage music anchored in 1950s/1960s rock ‘n’ roll and soul music, occasionally extending backward or forward in time. Step Inside the Wizard’s Hat!
New-R&B, hip-hop, UK Soul, and the latest in electronic pop. Feels-talk, moon-talk, and sultry jams.
Jazz In the New Millennium is a one-hour program focusing in-depth on an individual living jazz artist each week.
Kate Kaye is a longtime tech reporter currently based in Portland, OR who has dabbled in reporting, podcasting and lots of record-spinning as her alter ego, Calamity Kate, on the XRAY.fm airwaves. Look for more of Kate's reporting at her site RedTail
Spinning from 1 - 7 while you get your turkey on!
Kevin Berry takes you on a weekly walk down memory lane.
Content from KXRW Vancouver, featuring rotating shows highlighting content by, for, and about Vancouver and the people who live there.... or just come to visit.
Guten Morgen/Nacht, mein Kaetschien! Listen to an eclectic mix of the avant garde and absurd, and things in between. Minimal and maximalist electronics, dark ambient, post punk, noise, rock and noisy rock.
Best in beat based music. Hip-Hop, House, Funk, Soul, Disco, Beats.
All manner of guitar oriented pop/punk/rock/soul/garage with a local emphasis served here!
Wild, weird and dirty pop, novelty and dance tunes from the '20s, '30s and beyond! Black string bands, hillbilly blues, hot jazz, sweet vocal groups and more.
The Mudd Club creates a dialogue between songs. The Mudd Club does not shy away from abrasive atonal sounds, nor from melodic sweet productions. It’s the juxtaposition of these sounds that creates the most compelling story for the audience.
Kristin B. spins new and old favorites from the wide worlds of pop, indie, psych, soul, strum and drum, drone, twang, and lo-fi for your hi-fi. Special emphasis on the News (Zealand, Jersey and York).
We believe in the freedom of music, we also believe in the discussion and critique of music, but most importantly we believe in the power that music has with bringing us all together.
The finest in Portland soul, jazz, disco & outsider funk. Lost tapes rediscovered. Interviews with local musicians. Presented by Bobby D, the program has become the oral history platform for the Albina Music Trust label & arts education entity. www.nightschool.us Instagram: @albinamusictrust
Nocturnal Emissions plays a mix of indie, underground, noisy stuff, local, national, international, girls, guys... All of that presented with a French twist and non-faked French accents but understandable for the American ear… hopefully!
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Live mixes of ambient, experimental, & modern classical vinyl with roots of downtempo & IDM. Highlights of current music in these genres, with some old favorites snuck in.
A lost and found of shadowed sounds from past and present, Past Haunts focuses on both the seedy and ethereal side of the contemporary underground. For more show info visit: www.pasthaunts.com
The PDX Pop Now! show is dedicated to celebrating Portland’s vital and diverse music community with a focus on upcoming all ages shows and Portland releases. Learn more about our organization at www.pdxpopnow.org
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Welcome to the working week. Every Monday we dust out the darker corners of vinyl, from the 1960's onward. Focusing on post-punk, its blueprints and enduring influence, a full hour is dedicated to the back covers of the back of the back of the crates.
Secret music, unsung masterpieces, rarities and obscure ear worms. Vintage and new African, Kraut, Caribbean, psychedelic, dub, soul, jazz and beyond!
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The Radio Survivor podcast is a weekly show that explores the future of radio that matters, with a focus on community, college and low-power FM, along with podcasting and internet radio.
The Ralph Nader Radio Hour is a weekly talk show. Nader is joined by co-hosts Steve Skrovan and David Feldman for a lively informative hour of interviews and thought-provoking discussions of the week's news.
Record Lections is a weekly zine where DJ hell books extrapolates vinyl gems that have influenced him as a devotee to the music idiom.
A wide variety of music, from the genre-defining to the genre-defying, with an emphasis on the music of the 60s and 70s.
The best of XRAY on repeat!
a weekly, hour-long, almost entirely vinyl-based show focusing on the intersection between a (world)wide variety of musics and the exponential proliferation of synthesized sound, from the late 70’s on
SAVAGE BEAT is garage, surf, proto-punk and a little more of the like. Weirdo screamers and trashy creepers.
A weekly exploration of the psychedelic sounds of the '60's and 70's with cross-genre journeys into psych, acid folk, heavy rock, hippie rock, space rock, prog, psychedelic funk, and jazz. Trippy sounds from across the spectrum and around the world.
Go find yourself a new band! Sessions From The Box is the live concert experience without the sticky floor. Live sessions and interviews from local and touring bands. No genres, just great music.
A live call-in show about the three things that matter most. Non Comedian Shannon Graves and writer Arthur Bradford, experts in all three subjects, take your calls as they search for that sweet spot where sex, drugs, and basketball intersect. Call in with your relationship queries, stoner epiphanies, and Trailblazer insights. It’s all welcome here.
House, Techno, Disco. queer and female focused, and lots of other tracks too.
60 minutes dedicated to post-punk, darkwave, cold wave, Neue Deutshe Welle and whatever other signifiers, with perhaps the strongest emphasis on the local post-punk scene of any radio show in the Portland area. From the first wave to NOW, it's here.
Spawn On Me is the definitive video game podcast featuring and spotlighting gamers of color. Brought to you directly from Brookago, Spawn on Me brings you gaming news, previews and reviews while simultaneously looking at how games affect the world.
Long, dark blues and other audio ephemera that transcend space and time.
A mix of strange, fun, lesser-known gems. Damaged garage, art punk, international surf, soul, new wave, no wave. Modern to well-aged. Local and far beyond. Strange and getting stranger every Tuesday 4-6pm.
Strike of Death features the best of Death Metal, Thrash, Grindcore, Doom, Hardcore, Black Metal and other extreme music from the 80s to the present. Join us if you dare.
A deceptively sweet concoction of indie musics, from twee to postpunk, for middle-of-the-night snacking.
New music, classic hits, and rare gems from the Bridge City, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond!
A curated selection of XRAY's best talk content and podcasts.
Team Human is a podcast striving to amplify human connection. Each week, host Douglas Rushkoff engages in discussion with people who are hacking autonomous technologies, runaway markets and weaponized media to make it more compatible with human life, and helping redefine what it means to stay human in a digital age.
After the club closes, join veteran DJs Bryan Essary, ac$ and Sir Round as we explore the deeper side of dance music. Deep/soulful/Afro/Latin house music for your mind, body and soul.
An eclectic two-hour mix designed for late-night listening. The darkest hour is always before the dawn.
Music from the '70s psychedelic period across the world, underground American R&B, modern artists, classic rock heroes, and jean-jacketed losers.
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The music business is half the size it was ten years ago, and many people believe music should be free. On The Future of What we talk to musicians and allies to find out what's happening now and where we're going. Is there a future for music... or what?
Groove Theory, hosted by Dj O.G.ONE, is a collection of feel good music mixes that move the soul. Focused on creating a musical experience that supports good music by both local and national artist who don't always get airplay on commercial radio. You'll R&B, Soul, Jazz, Alternative and even some pPop that gets your groovin.
Sweet ska and rocksteady from the sixties, the deepest roots reggae from the seventies and the best dancehall from the eighties and beyond. Get ready to move your dancing feet to the sound that can't be beat: The IMPACT! Sound. https://www.theimpactsound.com
Midnight hour warmth for you to kick back and reset to. Beats to ground you, soulful vibrations to lift you up! Shapeshifting encouraged.
The Non Profit Hour: a weekly look at Portland's nonprofits and do-gooders with interviews, profiles, and documentaries. Hosted by Phil Busse and Julie Falk. Produced and edited by Molly Jean Bennett.
The Path is a genre-fluid show at the intersection of experimental and pop. Each week we surf a deluge of new music, old favorites, and unique live sessions from both local and touring artists. Join Dijon every Thursday on a path of (re)discovery; falling in love with music over and over again.
The PM Show features the best in Progressive Electric Music from around the world. Hear the latest in "Prog" and catch some old favorites as well. It's all on The PM Show with your host JB Horwitz. 2-4AM Thursday mornings on 91.1 and 107.1 XRAY FM, 99.9 KXRW FM and at www.xray.fm. The PM Show is dedicated to world peace. Believe it!
The “Sound of Pictures” is a movie music show hosted by disk detective DJ Scili. This show sets an imaginary stage for film music near and far. With blind and refined listening, you’ll hear lots of soundtracks, source music and interviews with film composers with your cinema-centric host.
Here on XRAY FM every Monday at 2 PM to start the week of music programming off right. I'm bringing you the best and latest in new music alongside killer tracks from the Portland scene and beyond. Hear it on The Sweet Details first.
America's Number One Progressive Radio Show
The Friday Night Interlude w/ Mo B. is everything you need to get your weekend off the right start. Tune in, vibe out, and I guarantee you'll hear something new each and every week.
This. Is. Cannabis! The show that takes an insider look at the Oregon cannabis scene.
Four abnormal chicks coming together to bring you sonic gems from the depths of their record crates, from obscure to familiar, from hardcore to hard to listen to. Take some time out for fun with Mof, Janie, Ursula, and Bri.
Playing early rock & roll, punk, post punk, girl-groups, glam, bubble gum and power pop to keep your day sweet and classy.
Each week DJ Encyclopedia Sound shares 2 hours of rare grooves from Africa, Brazil, and Latin America. This fusion of African drumming with European composition is the same recipe as jazz, blues, and rock; the other side of our shared musical family tree.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be heard.
Video Music. Neon Nightclubs. Movies taped off cable tv. What John Carpenter listens to, late at night...
2 hours of hip-hop, funk & soul with a heavy focus on the Portland scene.
We highlight the best new music released each week with an eclectic mix of synth-pop, hip-hop, indie rock, R&B and garage. All genres unified by the freshness. Bangers only.
Where the Traffic Goes plays the best in classic UK and US indiepop, punk rock, DIY noise, and anything underground.
Looking for the smart, the funny, and the weird? Start your mornings here to find it. Tune in, and we'll supply information, discussion, and comic relief to keep you informed, around the corner and across the globe. Radio is Yours!
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