Kzme Radio - Hello Cruel World



A collection of local song and interviews.


  • Hello Cruel World with Whim

    16/05/2014 Duração: 23min

    Airdate: 4/5/14 Sarah D (aka Whim) is the youngest guest I've ever had on the show. She's got a brand new EP recorded with the Fluff & Gravy folks, and we talk about internet music discovery, traveling, and all-ages venues.

  • Hello Cruel World with Diane Cluck

    14/05/2014 Duração: 24min

    Airdate: 4/12/14 Diane Cluck is one of my songwriting superheroes, there's an otherworldly quality to her music that is captivating. On a rare tour visit to Portland, we talk about her new album "Boneset", about yoga on the road, and previous PDX visits.

  • Hello Cruel World with Eef Barzelay

    12/05/2014 Duração: 42min

    Airdate: 5/10/14 The Clem Snide frontman is currently on a tour of living rooms across America, we talk about the 50's and songwriting for hire. Eef also plays a brand new untitled song.

  • Hello Cruel World with Fernando

    06/05/2014 Duração: 38min

    Airdate: 4/19/14 Fernando's forthcoming record is called "Leave Your Radio On", which is uncanny given these waning days of KZME as we know it. We also turn up the reverb for the first time and talk about illness, Argentina, and the Pope.

  • Hello Cruel World with Rachel Taylor Brown

    30/04/2014 Duração: 28min

    Airdate: 4/26/14 In celebration of her new album "Falimy", I play a chronological rock block from Rachel's last five albums. Plus she stops by to talk about her cd release show 5/4 at Mississippi Studios

  • Hello Cruel World with Shook Twins

    22/04/2014 Duração: 33min

    Airdate: 4/19/14 Shook Twins are in the HCW basement to talk about their new record "What We Do". I'm joined on this session by Radio East's Joe Gordon, we talk with the Shooks about money and fame and the road.

  • Hello Cruel World with Birds Of Chicago

    27/02/2014 Duração: 42min

    Airdate: 10/19/13 One of my favorite sessions of the year, JT and Alii come down to the studio and we talk about parenting, Game Of Thrones, and their namesake town. They are touring in support of their self-titled debut album.

  • Hello Cruel World with Kela Parker of Houswife

    05/02/2014 Duração: 34min

    Airdate: 9/21/13 Kela talks about the sonic evolution of her band Houswife on their new album Searching & Sewing

  • Hello Cruel World with St. Even

    27/11/2013 Duração: 39min

    Airdate: 11/2/13 Steve Hefter is St. Even and he's come up with one of the most intriguing concepts for a record release show that I've ever heard of, one that makes this session even more of a treasure.

  • Hello Cruel World with Anne-Marie Sanderson

    18/11/2013 Duração: 49min

    Airdate: 9/7/13 Anne-Marie has a beautiful song called "Follow You", she plays it live here. We also talk about her little hometown of St. Bees in the north of England, and about wwoofing. Don't know what wwoofing is? Well, press play and find out!

  • Hello Cruel World with Ali Ippolito

    27/09/2013 Duração: 51min

    Airdate: 8/24/13 Ali is frontwoman for the band When The Broken Bow, on this session she plays piano and brings in the banjolele on one song. We talk about her band's latest record, and what it was like to grow up in NY.

  • Hello Cruel World with Libbie Schrader

    25/09/2013 Duração: 48min

    Airdate: 8/17/13 Libbie was a guest back in the KPSU era, 10 years later we are catching up in the HCW studio! Libbie plays a fantastic song called "Beautiful Girl", and she talks about where her latest album (Magdalene) has taken her.

  • Hello Cruel World with Lance Andrew Leonnig

    23/09/2013 Duração: 46min

    Airdate: 8/10/13 Lance brings percussionist Anthony down to the HCW basement, and good times ensue. We talk about Lance's country-themed writing and the origins of current fave song "Gene The Repairman"

  • Hello Cruel World with Eric John Kaiser

    20/09/2013 Duração: 44min

    Airdate: 8/3/2013 This is the story of how a Frenchman made it to Portland Oregon, and makes a living playing music for folks in New Orleans and New York. His latest album is called "Outside It's America" and no, that's not a U2 reference.

  • Hello Cruel World with Will Carpenter of Towering Trees

    23/08/2013 Duração: 34min

    Airdate: 7/6/13 Will Carpenter and bandmate Sawyer come in to talk about a kickstarter campaign for Towering Trees debut album. We also talk about Huey Lewis and robot sign wavers.

  • Hello Cruel World with Cotton

    16/08/2013 Duração: 38min

    Airdate: 6/28/13 Cotton is a funeral director, Cotton brings a punk ethos to the acoustic guitar, Cotton records and releases on a prolific scale, Cotton and I talked about 2 new 7" singles he's released, and where he's going next.

  • Hello Cruel World with The Sale

    06/08/2013 Duração: 35min

    Airdate: 6/22/13 The Sale played KZME's inaugural Burgerville event in February and I watched them bring the groove firsthand. Here they bring it again to the much smaller Studio A of KZME.

  • Hello Cruel World with Supercrow

    26/07/2013 Duração: 34min

    Airdate: 6/22/13 Supercrow is celebrating the release of their new EP called The Captain, they play some live versions for us and I try to take a long-distance call from some of their fans!

  • Hello Cruel World with Casey Neill

    19/07/2013 Duração: 44min

    Airdate: 6/15/13 Casey Neill appeared on the show to promote his weeklong residency at Al's Den in downtown PDX. He also gave us a sneak peek at some songs that will be featured on his next record "All You Pretty Vandals"

  • Hello Cruel World with Cait Olds

    01/07/2013 Duração: 29min

    Airdate: 6/15/13 Cait Olds is headed for drier climes, she drops by HCW to say goodbye to Portland and talk about her most recent (and first) tour in support of her latest (and first) album "Prison City".

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