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Take Five: missing a jazz-great, podcasting with pdx-great Arya Imig

pc-pdx Dec 06 2012 10:35P 0

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It was over five years ago that i met the poppa of the Portland scene, Arya Imig. It was at a show, of course, in the dmug basement that sparked it. Since then, i think we've done some cool things together. One of my favorites is this podcast from the fall of 2007. And by we've done together i mean, he did the podcast and all of the work, i didn't do much beyond axe'ing him if he wanted to do it.

The podcast was called take five - the concept being Arya plays five songs: you fucking love it. Well, the man behind the Take Five namesake, jazz-great Dave Brubeck, walked on (died) yesterday, a day short of his 92 birthday. This prompted a call from portland-great Arya on topic of the old podcast episodes.

Well, *with* further adoo-doo, we're bringing it back. Take an adventure with the "indie-pop superstar" as he introduces us to awesomeness such as 'Black Joe, Motherfucker', Starfucker and so many other rad artists that would go on to soundtrack Target commercials. Hopefully this will be a delightful surprise for the host who no longer has these copies, and hopefully you'll enjoy it too!


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  • Episode 001

    PC-PDX : Portland Show Guide presents a weekly Podcast with the world famous legend and KPSU DJ Arya Imig. Arya selects his top Five on his weekly theme of choice. New Episodes Posted Every Wednesday.

  • Episode 002

    Comets: PDX bands, that in the last few years, have called it quits too soon.

  • Episode 003

    Five Great upcoming shows within the next week.

  • Episode 004

    Arya's favorite shows of November.

  • Episode 005

    Arya's favorite shows of 2007 that he helped set up..

  • Episode 006

    Five damn ahh-mazing songs - best of 2007!

  • Episode 007

    Five bands that should move to Portland!


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