Tag Archives: PDX Pop Now!

Episode 141: Major Label Debut

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Thanks to Veronica Medici for joining us this week! You can listen above, and download this one right here.

Topic:

  • Major labels
  • How did Veronica begin working with a major label?
  • How do majors compare to indie labels, in regards to artist communication and inner workings?
  • What is the role of a big label in the modern day?
  • How does streaming tie into the business of major label operations?
  • What direction is the music industry going in, and how can it be saved?

Songs:

  • Rowdy Roddy Piper’s theme
  • Disclosure – “Latch (Ft. Sam Smith)”
  • Wilco – “Either Way”
  • Jason Isbell – “If It Takes a Lifetime”

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Episode 140: The Best of 2015 (So Far)

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Thanks to Jordan Portlock for joining us this week! You can listen above, and download this one right here.

Topic:

  • The best of the first half of 2015! We talk about our favorite records, favorite shows, biggest surprises – and disappointments.

Songs:

  • Sleater-Kinney – “Price Tag”
  • Sorority Noise – “Corrigan”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Mortal Man”
  • Beat Connection – “So Good”

 

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Episode 139: I Know It’s Over

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Thanks to Katy Hampton for joining us this week! You can check it out above, or download it here!

Topic:

  • The Smiths and Morrissey!
  • We discuss our love and passion for The Smiths and Morrissey, the things that make both feel unique, our relationships with Morrissey (the person), and – as always – talk about how they’re never reuniting.

Songs:

  • Wilco – “EKG”
  • The Smiths – “Rusholme Ruffians”
  • Morrissey – “Sing Your Life (KROQ Version”
  • Stiff Little Fingers – “Suspect Device”

 

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Episode 134: The Compilation

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Thanks to David Gluck for joining us on this week’s episode! You can listen above, or download the episode right here.

Topic:

  • PDX Pop Now!’s annual compilation!
  • David talks with us about his involvement in the compilation and how the comp comes together every year
  • We also talk about other compilations, and dip our toes into the future of streaming music, and what it can mean for artists.

Songs:

  • A$AP Rocky – “Canal St.”
  • Beach Fire – “Love Junkie”
  • Drowse – “Melt”
  • LEO – “Stopping to Start

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Episode 39: PDX Pop Now!

Many thanks to PDX Pop Now!’s Christine Rutan for joining us on this week’s episode! You can give it a listen above, or you can right-click HERE to download!

Topic:

  • PDX Pop Now! turns 10!
  • What is the underlying ethos behind PDX Pop Now!?
  • What are our histories with the festival?
  • What makes us come to the festival every year?
  • What are our plans for this year’s edition?
  • What are we hoping to see in the future?

Songs Used:

Bands Mentioned:

  • Young Jeezy
  • Shearwater
  • Ishmael Butler / Shabazz Palaces
  • Greg Dulli / Afghan Whigs
  • The Weeknd
  • Macklemore
  • Father John Misty
  • Mudhoney
  • Clipping.
  • J Mascis
  • Doug Martsch / Built to Spill
  • Pissed Jeans
  • Metz
  • Ad-Rock / Beastie Boys
  • William Basinski
  • Reggie Watts
  • Varg Vikernes / Burzum
  • Euronymous
  • As I Lay Dying
  • Pussy Riot
  • Mazzy Star
  • WL
  • Blitzen Trapper
  • Point Juncture, WA
  • Talkdemonic
  • The Thermals
  • Daniel Menche
  • The Shaky Hands
  • The Maybe Happening
  • Bright Red Paper
  • Junkface
  • The Snuggle Ups
  • Typhoon
  • Autistic Youth
  • Defect Defect
  • Why I Must Be Careful
  • Big Freedia
  • Postal Service
  • Zac Pennington / Parenthetical Girls
  • Luck-One
  • GG Allin
  • Death Cab for Cutie
  • Shy Girls
  • Magic Mouth
  • Like A Villain
  • Magic Fades
  • Uncle Funkle
  • Portland Cello Project
  • Janet Weiss
  • Buckethead
  • Beck
  • Gaytheist
  • AgesAndAges
  • Charts
  • Steely Dan
  • Sebadoh
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Feist
  • Junip
  • Magic Fades
  • Jesus Lizard
  • Major Lazer
  • Joyce Manor
  • Michael Levasseur / Michael The Blind
  • Natasha Kmeto
  • Ramona Falls
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