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  • 94/7fm / new music discovery starts here - Homepage
    s Electric Cafe Derric Discovers Contest Rules Post Your Event Celebrate Oregon Agriculture Traffic Metroscope New Music Heaven Passport Approved Widmer Brothers Perfect Playlist The ReRack Top 9 at 9 EDM PDX Tweets by 947fm 94 7 Alternative Portland advertise

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  • 94/7fm / new music discovery starts here - Homepage
    s Electric Cafe Derric Discovers Contest Rules Post Your Event Celebrate Oregon Agriculture Traffic Metroscope New Music Heaven Passport Approved Widmer Brothers Perfect Playlist The ReRack Top 9 at 9 EDM PDX Tweets by 947fm 94 7 Alternative Portland advertise

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  • 94/7fm / new music discovery starts here - Schedule
    Derric Producer Brian Friday Programming 6a 10a 12p 6 30p 6 30p 10p Greg Gustav Derric Weekend Programming 10p 12a 12a 2a edm pdx The Chill Show 6p 8p 8p 10p 12a 2a Passport Approved The Bottom 40 The Chill Show New Music Heaven Passport Approved Widmer Brothers Perfect Playlist The ReRack Top 9 at 9 EDM PDX advertise with us Contact Us Advertise With Us Jobs Privacy Policy Terms

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  • 94/7fm / new music discovery starts here - 94/7 Hosts
    home again I lived here for a bit once upon a time and even more stoked to be a part of the 94 7 team I m a surfer center midfielder let me know if you have space on your soccer team tech nerd whiskey lover scooter enthusiast reppin Soldiers Of Destiny SC horror film fan food source to my feline friends Brisco County Jr Jr Lord Bowler bonus points if you get the reference and my lovable Pom Schipperke mix Miss Betty White and I m a huge fan of my special lady friend back to top Greg Weekdays 6am 10am Host Alternative Mornings 2004 Present Music Director 2011 Present Before Greg moved to Portland he spent nearly a decade in New York City where he worked in Tour Publicity and A R for London Sire Records He signed the goldselling band Harvey Danger Greg loves animals especially cats His Portland home is a cat sanctuary where three felines Kudzu Lyla Dixie and one incorrigible pup Biscuit reside with him and his girlfriend Alana Greg is also an avid record collector The top floor of his home has been converted into a music library and contains several thousand LPs When Greg isn t combing record stores he s most likely enjoying some Mexican food and relaxing with an ice cold beer He also exercises 5 6 days a week to counteract the Mexican food and beer College University of South Florida Bachelor s degree in English Literature Hometown Birmingham Alabama All time favorite athletes Pete Rose Bjorn Borg Pete Maravich Ken Stabler Evel Knievel All time favorite band The Beatles back to top Gustav Weekdays Noon 6 30pm I m originally from the heart of Silicon Valley in California and admittedly my radio career got off to a shaky start in 4th grade Bringing a cassette recorder to school and interviewing fellow students during lunch hour seemed a good idea at the time but after having my lunch money taken from me and a few parent teacher conferences on my behalf I decided to put my career on hold Once I attended Lewis and Clark College here in Portland I was able to pursue my radio dreams once again by getting involved with the college station there Between studies for two majors International Affairs and German I spent time spinning both Alternative and mix sets During my year of study in Munich Germany I held residence at a club and that paved the way for DJing for events once back here in Portland in the early 90s I was lucky enough to join 94 7 in the Spring of 1995 and aside from an 8 month hiatus in late 2003 to mid 2004 to consult with German scientists on an upcoming technology summit have called this station home ever since While I have a tremendous amount of love and nostalgia for my favorite bands such as Depeche Mode New Order Clan of Xymox The Cure The Smiths Front 242

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  • 94/7fm / new music discovery starts here - Shows
    Approved is the creation of British born Los Angeles based DJ Sat Bisla who was previously a DJ at KCRW in Los Angeles Previously Bisla also worked at a number of other music intensive radio stations in Central California including KKDJ The Edge Fresno where he hosted programmed a weekly import show and was also the station s Music Director Over the years Bisla has been credited with playing a part in helping artists pre label signing such as Coldplay Wolfmother Keane Dido Faithless Lily Allen Ting Tings Missy Higgins and many others who have gone on to have multi platinum success back to top Area 54 Monday Friday 12 00 AM 1 00 AM Saturday Sunday 12 00 AM 2 00 AM AREA54 are Tim and Mike They met while working in the windsurf snowboard industry They both shared an intense passion for music sports and sick humor and became good friends They started AREA54 by mistake actually the name was a mistake As they wrote down ideas on what to call themselves a half hour before their very first on air show AREA51 and Studio 54 were transposed and hence the birth of area54 it stuck Tim Mike somehow talked one of the Gorge radio stations into letting us have a specialty electronic show on Sunday night He actually sold it as smooth jazz The station was really archaic We learned to splice our ads onto 8 track tape remember this was 1997 The mixing board was from the 50 s and it had these huge knobs and switches that looked liked they controlled the power of NYC Mike Our first night was the worst We had just come up with our name and we were really nervous The station was a 100 000 watt station that reached

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  • 94/7fm / new music discovery starts here - Introducing The New And Improved 94/7 App!
    improved you guys Download it for iOS or Android Great app by rbstryker I listen to the local bands station more than the normal station and love that this app has both integrated It s very easy to switch between the two And I really like the alarm clock option Awesome by MickDaMouse Awesome Love being able to listen when I m not near a radio and can even play it in the background while I play games 94 7 is the best station in the Portland OR area and now I can listen to it anywhere I am So what are you waiting for Download the new 94 7 Alternative Portland App to hear one of the most respected and influential Alternative Stations in the country Take 94 7fm wherever you go and get instant access to 94 7 FM home of Alternative Mornings The 8 8 the Last Letter Game Passport Approved New Music Heaven The Perfect Playlist and more 94 7too NW Bands Only one of just a handful of stations in the WORLD that play local music ONLY Listen to the finest Bands and Artists the Pacific Northwest has to offer Compatible with iPhone iPod touch

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  • 94/7fm / new music discovery starts here - Every Day 94/7 Brings You A Slice Of New Music Heaven At 9AM, 4PM, 7PM And 11PM!
    Fast Romantics make intelligent pop music But in the next breath it s indie rock or is it post punk post indie or post brit anthemic synth rock Frontman and songwriter Matthew Angus while taking his cues from pop songwriters of old insists that all of this genre bending just ain t worth talking about He says Fast Romantics have focused on carving their own musical path sticking to their guns through some pretty lonely and challenging times Sticking to their guns lead them to their latest single JULIA which is this week s New Music Heaven With a catchy chorus great guitar licks and tasteful tambourine this track aims to please Download it for free if you d like and if you re a NATION member thanks to Crunch Fitness Class Actress Class Actress always belonged in the City of Angels The lights the hills the glitz the glamour the opulence the addiction the lust and the love comprising the city exert a magnetic pull like no other In 2013 this singer songwriter and femme fatale took her advance from Casablanca Records and moved into a bungalow at a lavish hotel in Beverly Hills to retreat into music as an escape and a way forward Reeling from her father s cancer diagnosis she needed a change of pace Class Actress figured if she was going to write a record about the life she really needed to live it She also got a hell of a lot more than she bargained for She went out nightly and breathed in the city as she begun penning something of a musical memoir It wasn t until she relocated to a Hollywood Hills bungalow and fell into a love addition with an old paramour who lived next door that she wrote her first EP for Casablanca Records called Movies Off of Movies New Music Heaven track More Than You lives a song that details the unshakable desire for a lover like a drug she can t give up The seductive synths piano and airy beats of More Than You has been brought to you by Crunch Fitness Download the track for free if you re a NATION member The Vaccines New Music Heaven veterans The Vaccines are an English indie rock band formed in West London in 2010 by Justin Hayward Young lead vocals guitar Freddie Cowan lead guitar vocals Árni Árnason bass vocals and Pete Robertson drums vocals English Graffiti is The Vaccines first LP in three years Recorded at Tarbox Road Studio in upstate New York the 11 song collection is the UK foursome s most accomplished work to date and was produced David Fridmann Flaming Lips Tame Impala MGMT and Cole MGN Ariel Pink Beck Off of English Graffiti is this week s slice of New Music Heaven Give Me A Sign a pop py tune with a fuzzy catchy riff Give er an old download if you re a NATION member New Music Heaven is powered by Crunch Fitness MUTEMATH MUTEMATH made up of Paul Meany Darren King Roy Mitchell Cárdenas and Todd Gummerman decided that this time around for their newest album Vitals would be produced by the band itself no management no label just the four of them Monument is this week s New Music Heaven and one song on Vitals Everyone in the band agrees that Vitals became an album the day they wrote Monument It s a song that rejoices in the present refusing to wait for something to be gone in order to celebrate it It is the center that holds this ambitious collection together A monument usually signifies a memorialization for what is no more Meany explains This song is about taking control of the moments we still have while we still have them together The threat of an ending is nothing to be afraid of but something that can be turned into beauty and serve as a vibrant means to keep moving forward If you re a NATION member feel free to download Monument for free EL VY EL VY is the musical collaboration between Matt Berninger vocalist and lyricist of The National and Brent Knopf the Portland musician and producer best known for his work in Menomena and his more recent band Ramona Falls Their debut album Return to the Moon sounds exactly like you d hope a collaboration between these artists would Berninger s darkly funny lyrical storytelling and his immediately identifiable sense of melody offset by Knopf s playful architectural arrangements and inventive production For years Berninger kept a secret folder on his laptop called The Moon The files in that folder were bits of music from Knopf Berninger loaded the files onto his laptop and recorded himself singing melodies whenever and whereever he could on one song you can hear a hotel employee enter the room As lyrics bubbled up from his subconscious subliminal connections between his past and present emerged and he began to play with the idea that the songs stories would overlap Check out Return to the Moon this week s New Music Heaven by EL VY Download it for free NATION members New Order Although New Order isn t a new band they provide us our New Music Heaven this week New Order is an English rock band that was originally formed in the 80s they combine post punk and electric dance style music They are comprised of Gillian Gilbert Tom Chapman Stephen Morris Bernard Sumner and Phil Cunningham Check out their song Restless a tune that takes influences from electonic and synthpop all the while still taking notes from New Order s previous albums Download it for free if you re a NATION member Django Django For the last three years Django Django have been busy doing great things in the East London bedroom slept in by their drummer producer and de facto leader David Maclean The quartet who met at art school in Edinburgh first came to peoples attentions after a gradual migration to London a couple of years back 2009 s double A side single Storm Love s Dart laid the blueprint for a confident adventurous and psychedelically bruised strain of art rock that melds intangible electronic flourishes to the visceral rub of live instrumentation The impression one gets of Django Django is of a band laying down the first meticulously measured borders on some vast map of a world that only they are privy to This week s New Music Heaven is Shake Tremble the new single off the band s sophomore album Born Under Saturn Described by NPR s All Songs Considered Shake Tremble marries a Devoesque bass line with unflappable surf rock guitar It was written on a volcanic island where the band was collaborating with visual artist Haroon Mirza and in turn references human sacrifice and volcanic activity As it always goes download Shake Tremble for FREE if you re a NATION member Coleman Hell Veering from house and hip hop to nu disco and folk electronica and more by cleverly fusing beats atop the catchiest of songwriting shreds Coleman Hell has a knack for pushing the boundaries of existing pop frameworks and delivering memorable choruses to boot Anchored by his inspiring and unorthodox approach the Thunder Bay Canada native has forged a prolific reputation as an adventurous outlier with a diverse palate Coleman Hell and his friend collaborator La ch have crafted a genre defying single 2 Heads this week s New Music Heaven track The mesmerizing track slips the bonds of your standard relationship song immediately upon first listen 2 Heads has turned heads so to speak with Hell s flair for bold verses and left of center hooks adorning darker relationship threads If you like it download it if you re a NATION member The Moth The Flame Founded in the high desert of Provo Utah and now based in Los Angeles The Moth The Flame has quickly earned devoted fans and critical acclaim for their brand of lush atmospheric rock NPR s All Songs Considered hailed the band s creative intertwining of compelling music and strong visuals An engaging live outfit The Moth The Flame has also spent considerable time on the road most recently alongside longtime friends Imagine Dragons and The Naked And Famous Additionally they ve headlined countless shows and made standout festival appearances at such international gatherings as Austin s South By Southwest SXSW and the UK s The Great Escape The Moth The Flame are Brandon Robbins vocals guitar Mark Garbett keyboards vocals Andrew Tolman drums Michael Goldman bass guitar vocals Their song Young Unafraid is this week s New Music Heaven DREAMERS DREAMERS is a Brooklyn band who s unique brand of 70s punk meets power pop Comprised of Nick Wold vocals guitar Chris Bagamery drums backup vocals and Nelson bass backup vocals DREAMERS were first introduced to the universe in November 2014 with their self released self titled debut EP Their colorfully passionate music tugged at heartstrings and had tastemakers dancing around the room all in one fell swoop with praise pouring in from the likes of Billboard Spin Alternative Pres s Vice NOISEY Guitar World and more The band has already shared the stage with such notable artists as The Vaccines The 1975 Bear Hands Walk The Moon Stone Temple Pilots Oberhofer and Broncho Their new single Wolves You Got Me is this week s New Music Heaven Enjoy The Struts The Struts who hail from Derby in the UK are gaining a fast following in the United States Over the past few weeks their new single Could Have Been Me has rapidly emerged as one of the hottest new modern rock tracks in the country getting key adds at the nation s most influential rock stations and appearing on numerous spotify playlists and was featured in Billboard Magazine s Tomorrow s Hits column The Struts who flaunt their style and yes strut on stage and off were honored to be the only opener last year in Paris for The Rolling Stones and regularly tour throughout the UK Frontman Luke Spiller is not afraid to have attitude and be different from a generation of cautious rock bands who in his opinion have second guessed rock roll into the margins Spiller is evangelical about music and it s partly because of his background He s the son of born again Christians and went to church in Bristol every Sunday until he was 16 When I could stop going it gave me an extra day to myself he explains And that day was filled with rock Now everyday is filled with rock as they kick off an American tour this summer Check out Could Have Been Me this week s New Music Heaven Best Coast Best Coast is singer songwriter guitarist Bethany Cosentino and guitarist Bobb Bruo New Best Coast album California Nights is bright sparkly sophisticated and more psychedelic than their past albums It embodies the rich lightness and stinging darkness of a California state of mind The love stories Bethany spins on California Nights all detail the highs and the lows of relationships similar to the juxtaposition of a the band s native Los Angeles a place tinted by candy colored palm trees and pale blue skies while existing within the loneliness and desperation of waterless place More than that there is a literal meaning to the record s title Cosentino is a well documented insomniac whose creativity spirals out in the early hours of the morning allowing her to write the music undisturbed One of the songs on the album is this week s New Music Heaven It s called Feeling Ok and of course you can download it for free if you re a NATION member The Arcs New Music Heaven track Outta My Mind is probably one of our NEWEST tunes we ve selected to share with our NATION The song is by The Arcs Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys most recent excursion he shares with Richard Swift Leon Michels Homer Steinweiss and Nick Movshon Auerbach spreads himself thin he s got a solo record prolific production work the side project Blakroc and as we all know eight albums with The Black Keys This project was about making music with some of my longest relationships in music The project would be the debut album Yours Dreamily where Outta My Mind lives as the 2nd track The album was recorded in roughly two weeks through spontaneous informal sessions across the country at the Sound Factory in Los Angeles the Diamond Mine in Queens Auerbach s Easy Eye Sound in Nashville and in a lounge room at Electric Lady in Manhattan And Tchad Blake mixed the album on his horse farm in Wales This NEW New Music Heaven can be downloaded for free if you re a NATION member Circa Waves Liverpool based band Circa Waves comprising Kieran Shudall guitar vocals Joe Falconer guitar Sam Rourke bass Colin Jones drums grew up on the guitar bands of the early 00s and are hell bent on recapturing some of the excitement and success of their former boyhood heroes Summer 2015 finds Circa Waves touring the U S playing a mixture of headline dates and festivals like Lollapalooza Circa Waves are dedicated to the snappy tautly constructed guitar driven rock song with the relentless rhythm guitar drive of the Strokes noted The New York Times Diffuser praised their big booming variations on Britpop and NME praised the band for making some of the liveliest most epic sounding guitar tunes around Check out this week s New Music Heaven T Shirt Weather a song that has racked up more than three million streams on Spotify We recommend downloading it for keeps if you re a NATION member Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear At home Madisen and Ruth Ward are mother and son Onstage they re the leading members of Madisen Ward the Mama Bear a soulful folk band whose sound is anchored by twin guitars two generations two different tastes and two big booming voices The music started in Kansas City where Madisen grew up watching his mom perform cover songs at local coffeeshops Before long he was writing his own tunes mixing the old world influence of his family s folk records with the unchained energetic stomp of modern day rock roll The two began playing entire shows together ditching the cover songs in favor of Madisen s original material Both sang both played guitar and both watched as their band s audience slowly grew Eventually Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear were opening shows for B B King Madisen Ward Mama Bear s songs spin tall tales and a few biographical truths about life in the Midwest with little more than two acoustic guitars and Madisen s super sized baritone vocals This week s New Music Heaven is Silent Movies by Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear If you like it and you re a NATION member grab the song for free from us PHASES Electro pop group PHASES consists of Los Angeles based quartet of friends Z Berg The Like Jason Boesel Rilo Kiley Bright Eyes Alex Greenwald Phantom Planet and songwriter Michael Runion The team united in 2009 and began doing music together After many hurdles and obstacles the team became the band PHASES The band s name came to them when their manager upon hearing some of the new music they had produced excidedly relayed how she was instantly whisked away to her teenage years spent dancing in an 80s club in The Valley called Phases PHASES recent music sparkles with heat and light infused with elements from each member s bag of tricks propelled and popping with life It s a seamless blend of sunshine and sugar but it also hums with darker electricity from the boogie nightclubs of bygone eras all the while sounding completely and urgently modern Check out this week s New Music Heaven track I m In Love With My Life It s FREE to download it if you re a NATION member just FYI Houndmouth Four piece band Houndmouth is from Louisville Kentucky Houndmouth are Matt Myers guitar vocals Katie Toupin keyboard vocals Zak Appleby bass vocals and Shane Cody drums vocals On why they chose the name Houndmouth Myers states We record at nighttime to get rid of all the noise during the day like sirens and car honks but there are always these two dogs that the neighbors have that bark all night We recorded a bunch of tracks and finally get one that we liked but when we played it back Shane said It s not gonna work there s too much houndmouth on this He was clearly drunk because no one would say houndmouth Ever Still the rest of the group sobriety aside decided that they liked the unique charm of the name First single Sedona is equal parts gutsiness and delicacy and acts as almost a mission statement for the album showcasing the witty emotionally resonant songcraft with Matt Myers s searing guitarwork and the band s masterful four part harmonies bolstering a buoyant chorus Download Sedona if you re a NATION member and a fan of the tune It s this week s New Music Heaven Unknown Mortal Orchestra It s psychedelia that doesn t ignore the last 40 years of music pushing boundaries and making a quiet argument against the idea that every frontier has been explored Portland band Uknown Mortal Orchestra s new album Multi Love offers a flowing cohesive view of front man Ruban Nielson s expanded vision Jagged sculpted beats and cosmic synthesizers add dimension to a genre supposedly known for its expansive creativity New Music Heaven track Can t Keep Checking My Phone opens with a serenade of intertwined trumpet and guitar struts and sings neon synths and bouncing bass telling of an airy humid feeling pressing against your temples Check it out and

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    What a nice guy Young the Giant know how to throw a party It was tons o fun partying with Young the Giant at Ground Kontrol A few lucky 94 7 listeners got to play arcade games and hang with the band before they played the first of two sold out shows in Portland Check out the meet and greet pictures I Saw Them When The Asteroids Galaxy Tour We d only heard The Golden Age before we watched The Asteroids Galaxy Tour storm the Crystal Ballroom for their first ever I Saw Them When show but they lived up to their hype with a retro pop vibe and contagious energy Hope they come back soon December to Remember Highlights It was a crazy week of excellent music and sold out shows Thank you 94 7 Nation for getting behind it all we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did Gorillaz Mumford Sons Session Silversun Pickups Secret Show We gave you the clues and you followed them to a free performance from Silversun Pickups July 29th at the Sundown at Ecotrust concert series Minus The Bear New Music Heaven Showcase 94 7 listeners enjoyed a sold out Minus the Bear show for FREE Hockey and Constellations Session Passion Pit Session MUSE Concert at the Rose Garden The Cribs Session December to Remember 2009 Monsters of Folk Soundcheck We invited 30 94 7 listeners to watch the Soundcheck for Monsters of Folk on October 14th at the Schnitz The Killers show with Starry Saints Photos from The Killers show with the Open for the Killers contest winners Starry Saints Pet Aid 2009 Pet Aid 2009 with Silversun Picksup Cage the Elephant Manchester Orchestra and King Black Acid 8 22 09 at the Washington County Fairplex ISTW Noisettes The Noisettes played Berbati s for and I Saw Them When Show Matisyahu Session Matisyahu played an amazing 94 7 Session at Mississippi Studios on June 23rd He played 4 songs for us and blew the crowd away with his music Metric Session at Mississippi Studio Metric joined listeners for a acoustic session at Mississippi Studio Silversun Pickups Session The Silversun Pickups played a session at Mississippi Studios 94 7 Session Ben Folds Ben Folds took the stage at Mississippi Studios and treated members of the 94 7 Nation to a little afternoon performance also known as a 94 7 Session Company of Thieves in Studio Company of Thieves joined Squid in the 94 7 studio for a nice little interview and played Oscar Wild live I Saw Them When Company of Thieves Company of Thieves at our I Saw Them When Show May 2nd at Lola s Scion Art Contest Art Institute of Portland The third and final round of the Scion Art Contest went down at the Art Institute of Portland We gave them an hour a Scion XB and some paint and they gave us their interpretation of It s Different Here Scion Art Contest George Fox College The

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