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New-R&B, hip-hop, UK Soul, and the latest in electronic pop. Feels-talk, moon-talk, and sultry jams.
Music from the '70s psychedelic period across the world, underground American R&B, modern artists, classic rock heroes, and jean-jacketed losers.
Progressive rock over 4.5 decades. Or a 12 step addiction program? Your choice and your fix.
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
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
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.
Punk, Post-Punk, New Wave, No Wave and other rich wholesome cherry goodness from the Golden Era
Otherworldly sounds to deep dance madness brought to you by Jason U.
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!
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.
Ear inserts (may affect balance), exhumations and curios.
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.
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.
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.
Hipsters Suck = postpunksynthpsychnoisewhatever; punctuated with pretentiousness (See, I used a semi-colon!).
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.
Wild, weird, psych, soul, easy on the ears, rock n' roll. No genre exclusions, just quality control.
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.
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.
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
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.
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).
Unvarnished sounds, unsung singers, demo obscurities, vanguard traditionalists, buried history.
Getting you through your Friday afternoon with new songs, local music, and awesome sounds from artists coming through Portland.
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/
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.
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 .
Selecting the choicest cuts of the week.
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.
2 hours of hip-hop, funk & soul with a heavy focus on the Portland scene.
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.
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!
Warning..this is not a Radio Show. It's a state of mind. Repping hard for haunting beauty, magic, and the weird.
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.
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.
Record Lections is a weekly zine where DJ hell books extrapolates vinyl gems that have influenced him as a devotee to the music idiom.
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.
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?
Rock music of the 90s, its influences, and the aftermath.
New music, classic hits, and rare gems from the Bridge City, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond!
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!
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.
An eclectic two-hour mix designed for late-night listening. The darkest hour is always before the dawn.
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.
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.
House, Techno, Disco. queer and female focused, and lots of other tracks too.
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.)
A deceptively sweet concoction of indie musics, from twee to postpunk, for middle-of-the-night snacking.