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Episode #83 featuring Matthew Lindley

Stream or download Episode #83: Episode 83 w/ Matthew Lindley Matthew Lindley is a man with a plan. And, wow, what a plan it is. For his upcoming seven-day residency at Al’s Den in downtown Portland, Lindley has something special … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:26:31

Episode #82 featuring W.C. Beck

Stream or download Episode #82: Episode 82 w/ W.C. Beck William Christopher Beck grew up in Middle America surrounded by music, so it’s no surprise he found his musical calling early in life. Now, having moved from coast to coast … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:54:36

Episode #81 featuring The American West

Stream or download Episode #81: Episode 81 w/ The American West The cinematic image of The American West is all at once promising and shattering — beautiful, hopeful, gritty and heartbreaking. Portland-based band The American West capture all these feelings … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:05:53

Episode #80 featuring Jacob Miller

Stream or download Episode #80: Episode 80 w/ Jacob Miller Growing up in a small town in Wisconsin, Jacob Miller was like a lot of kids his age with a song in his heart and a love for pop music … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:52:09

Episode #79 featuring Jon Neufeld

Stream of download Episode #79: Episode 79 w/ Jon Neufeld When it comes to playing guitar, Jon Neufeld seems to have it all covered. From bluegrass to folk to gypsy jazz, Neufeld has been a go-to guy having built a … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:13:47

Episode #78 featuring Fernando

Stream or download Episode #78: Episode 77 w/ Fernando It’s been a pretty remarkable 12-plus months for Fernando Viciconte. Since the release of his most recent album, “Leave The Radio On,” in late 2015, Fernando has enjoyed two European tours, … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:02:12

Episode #77 featuring Silver Lake 66

Stream or download Episode #77: Episode 77 w/ Silver Lake 66 America’s highway, Route 66, covers nearly 2,500 miles from Chicago to the Southern California Coast and for a long time served as the main path for those who migrated … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:13:20

Episode #75 featuring Lewi & Anita

Stream or download Episode #75: Episode 75 w/ Lewi & Anita They formed a musical partnership by trading riffs and harmonies and trying out new songs and ideas as a duo. But Portland favorites Lewi Longmire and Anita Lee Elliott … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:58:04

Episode #73 featuring Lowlight

Stream or download Episode #73: Episode 73 w/ Lowlight Our podcast ramp-up to this week’s Wildwood MusicFest & Campout hits a crescendo with a visit to our homebase, The Helm, by Nick Foltz and Chris Viola, the leader and lead … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:05:56

Episode #72 featuring The Hill Dogs

Episode 71 w/ Hill Dogs The fifth-annual Wildwood MusicFest & Campout in Willamina, OR, USA, is just a few weeks away, and to kick off our coverage The Hill Dogs visited The Helm to share some songs and provide an … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:56:44

Episode #71 featuring Birger Olsen

Stream or download Episode #71: Episode 71 w/ Birger Olsen They don’t make ’em like they used to. Truer words were never spoken, or in this case sung by Birger Olsen, the quiet and steady guitarist from the band Denver … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:53:38

Episode #70 featuring Aaron Lee Tasjan

Episode 70 w/ Aaron Lee Tasjan Back in the summer of 2014, blossoming East Nashville singer-songwriter Aaron Lee Tasjan took up residency at the Crystal Hotel in downtown Portland for a string of dates at the hotel’s tiny basement bar, … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:10:47

Episode #69 featuring Stars of Cascadia

Episode 68 w/ Stars of Cascadia When we first met Stars of Cascadia last summer, they had just launched as a local band ready to make some noise in the Americana scene in our hometown of Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Now … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:00:17

Episode #68 featuring The Harmed Brothers

Stream or download Episode #68: Episode 68 w/ Harmed Bros Right there at the top of their tour schedule: The Helm! Yes, that’s right, we were stop No. 1 (on 4/20, no less) as The Harmed Brothers launched an ambitious … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:06:20

Episode #67 featuring Evening Bell

Stream or download Episode #67: Episode 67 w/ Evening Bell Traffic at the Landmark Saloon in Portland came to a sudden halt last Thursday night as folks crowded the tiny dance floor to get their first listen and look at … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:30:21

Episode #66 featuring Kory Quinn

Stream or download Episode #66: Episode 66 w/ Kory Quinn Not all that long ago, Kory Quinn was standing on the corner of Chicago and Western avenues in the Ukranian Village neighborhood in his native Chicago when he realized he … Continue reading →

Duration: 02:21:28

Episode #65 featuring Willy Vlautin of Richmond Fontaine

Stream or download Episode #65: Episode 65 w/ Willy Vlautin For 20 years, Richmond Fontaine has been the vanguard for Portland’s alt-country scene, earning worldwide acclaim for their dramatic, steel-infused Western soundscapes and the one-of-kind storytelling of singer Willy Vlautin. … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:25:55

Episode #63 featuring Mamma Coal

Stream or download Episode #63: Episode 63 w/ Mamma Coal She’s tall, she’s tough and she’s talented. Mamma Coal can do it all. That’s why we were thrilled to have Carra Barratt Stasney on board for the taping of Episode … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:03:19

Episode #62 featuring Kris Stuart of Root Jack

Stream or download Episode #62: Episode 62 w/ Kris Stuart For our first episode of 2016, we feature a dear friend who’s been with us from the start, Kris Stuart of Root Jack. And who better to kick things off … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:14:48