Music Millenium.jpgI’m very excited to announce our trip next week to our friendly neighbors to the North. I’ll be heading up to Portland, Oregon for a couple days of musical exploration and conversation – March 6th & 7th, 2006. The main event of the trip is a ‘town hall’ get together at Music Millenium (801 NW 23rd Avenue) on Tuesday evening at 6pm to talk radio and digital music. Terry Currier, the longtime owner has generously agreed to host us at this indie music mecca. I’ll be joined by Rick Emerson, a much beloved local radio personality, active blogger, and longtime music industry commentator for a provocative discussion on ‘radio in the digital age.’ Peter Carlin, journalist for the Oregonian, and a thoughtful writer on media will moderate, incite and lead what will hopefully be a lively and informative conversation about the impact of the digital revolution on the modern music industry, with a particular focus on radio.
It should be great discussion. I hope you’ll come by to join the conversation.
We have couple other events planned as well, including a meetup at Mississippi Pizza (3552 N Mississippi Avenue) on Monday evening at 6:30pm. After this I’ll be heading over to Goodfoot Pub then possibly Ash Street Saloon to check out the local talent at their weekly open mics. Company is welcome. The more the merrier.
Last time I headed up I5, there were six of us packed in a van with the PA system and more music equipment that we should have been able to fit. This time I’m heading out with a laptop, boxes of T-shirts and caps, and empty bags that I hope to fill with a wonderful and eclectic collection of local recordings. I’m hoping to come away with a better understanding of the local music scene, and with armfuls of great new music for our musician analysts to sink their teeth into.
If you have any comments or suggestions please share your thoughts below. The musical conversation starts now!
Tim (Founder)


  1. chris and maren:)
    December 05, 2007 at 7:20pm
    We listen every day! Amazing! Love it! Thankyou!
  2. ruddy
    November 11, 2008 at 9:18pm
    pandora is the voice of sonic salvation here in the boonies (south coast). porland is a day's drive away. a month ago we got high speed in my teeny town. i got pandora straight up. then i ran to find a wireless internet radio so that i could listen in my workshop. squeeze box looks way cool buy my pensions are small so i got a unit outta an outfit named Grace. works fine-am happy old man skankin' on pandora!
  3. Lucia @ Pandora
    November 12, 2008 at 4:57pm
    That's great to hear, Ruddy! We love hearing about happy old men skankin' to Pandora in their workshops. That's the best. Cheers, Lucia

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