The XRAY.FM Member Benefit Program is here! Every new and renewing member will receive an XRAY-exclusive keychain with a unique number (see below) that will work as a key to deals and discounts around the city. HOW IT WORKS: ONE) Walk into any of the businesses listed below TWO) Show your keychain THREE) Save… More XRAY.FM Member Benefit Program
XRAY is launching an app on iOS and Android, and we need your feedback! Avid XRAY listeners, users of mobile streaming devices, and music lovers of all backgrounds are invited to download the app and send us your comments. We are working to create an accessible listening experience to fulfill our mission of building a culturally… More XRAY has an app!
Words and Photos by Dave Fulton, host of 12 Steps Beyond Prog Using original props, instruments, slides and equipment the Musical Box pulled it off again. A friend of mine once said that Progressive Rock is essentially the same thing as watching a musical while stoned, in this case he is right. A Genesis concert in 1974… More Prog Musings on The Musical Box
Words and Photographs by Oliver Pickens Portlanders can always use another excuse to get outside during the winter months, and the first ever Portland Winter Light Festival gave us one more. Designed to “celebrate the spirit of winter and warmth of community,” the Portland Winter Lights Festival, at the Eastbank Esplanade, featured all different kinds… More Scenes from the First Portland Winter Light Festival
Huge thanks to our wonderful photographer Nina Johnson for the beautiful photos from the first XRAY Awards, held at Marmoset Music on January 22nd, 2016. Scroll through to relive the night (and look for yourself!) if you were there. If you couldn’t make it, check out the pictures to see what you can expect at the next XRAY… More Photos from the XRAY Awards are in!
By Laurie Horning On the last Sunday of January, seven local bands came together to play a benefit show for their beloved friend. Rob Johnston was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer within the past several weeks. Fortunately, he has a strong chance of surviving it and has been shrinking his tumors through the use of medical Cannabis… More Seizing Life One Concert at a Time
By Blake Hickman This Thursday, February 4th marks the latest installment of #TheThesis, a monthly hip hop series sponsored by hip-hop culture blog We Out Here Magazine and Portland’s most important radio station, XRAY FM. Rather than provide a preview of the event itself (which my friend and colleague Mac Smiff has done exhaustively here)… More Monthly Series #TheThesis Stresses the Importance of Supporting Underground Hip Hop in Portland
By Dave Cantrell Hi everybody and welcome to Blogs From Under The Floorboard (though I promise not to begin every blog post that way). As more or less a prose partner to my Friday night show on XRAY FM, Songs From Under The Floorboard, my goal with this column is to bring wider exposure to… More BLOGS FROM UNDER THE FLOORBOARD
Last week we saw the Portland community come together for the XRAY.FM Awards. Judges included podcast hosts, contributors to national publications, community leaders, and founders of local non-profits. The contest submissions reflected different facets of how Portland (and other cities) are changing. See a list of our judges, winners of the Creative Crusader Awards, and of… More Congratulations to the XRAY Awards winners!
By Nae Hakala Portland creatives and activists amassed at Marmoset Music Friday night for the highly anticipated XRAY.fm Awards Show. The packed venue buzzed with supporters and honorees sporting anything from bow ties to leather jackets (some choosing both). But in true Xray.fm fashion, excellent music was a highlight of the evening. After a quick… More Portland Innovators Receive Recognition at First Ever XRAY Awards
XRAY volunteers and DJs reflect on the significant impact of David Bowie. (Photo by Stacey Atwell – All Rights Reserved) Stacey Atwell As the Starman ascended, the world transformed its grief into love and gratitude for all he’d given us. The night that the world learned of David Bowie’s death, I woke with a startle… More XRAY.fm Remembers David Bowie