Soulive – No Place Like Soul

April 10, 2007By Dan PortnoyPodcast, THE DROP

They’ve collaborated with the likes of Chaka Khan, Robert Randolph, Reggie Watts and Dave Matthews. They’ve performed for thousands nation wide and they are leading the return of Soul Music back into the mainstream. Dan catches up with the group as they talk about the new album (releasing July 31st on Stax), new additions and … Read More

THE DROP Joins CPN With Force

March 29, 2007By Dan PortnoyTHE DROP

March 26 – The Charlottesville Podcasting Network, part of Wordcast Productions has welcomed THE DROP to start posting regularly.  We are really excited to join the fine news programming that the Charlottesville Podcasting Network features.  The site features a collaboration of many Charlottesville Area Podcasters and Audiophiles.  This alliance allows THE DROP to continue bringing … Read More

Cleto Rodriguez – Bringing the Latin Heat

March 22, 2007By Dan PortnoyPodcast, THE DROP

He’s been on MTV, BET, and Comedy Central and this week Cleto Rodriguez joins THE DROP with the lowdown on the state of Texas and the state of comedy. Cleto talks with Dan about his name in lights, Mariachi Bands and setting goals. Download it Today! Download it now. Click Here. Or Download the enhanced … Read More

SXSW Special Edition – Headlights

March 12, 2007By Dan PortnoyTHE DROP

This weeks episode music editor Matt Benson and Dan catch up with Polyvinyl recording artists, Headlights at The Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar in Charlottesville, Virginia. Download the episode to check out how break dance fighting is still being utilized by the band. We thought this was a great wy to lead off the SXSW week … Read More

THE DROP Live! featuring Justin McRoberts

March 1, 2007By Dan PortnoyPodcast, THE DROP

This weeks episode is THE DROP Live! featuring Justin McRoberts. As well as being a long time friend of mine he’s an incredible story teller and a critically acclaimed musician. The recording, courtesy of Audio Concepts, comes from a show that we did in November. Make sure you check out his recent recording of Amazing … Read More

The Drop gets a new Look

February 26, 2007By Dan PortnoyTHE DROP

Launched last week, The long awaited redux of  While there are still some tweaks will continue to happen over the next few weeks, the redesign was intiated to allow for easy navigating of the site while also keeping competitive among the music news websites.  We also felt there was a need to further engage … Read More

PMG Inks a Deal with Etix

February 11, 2007By Dan PortnoyTHE DROP

We just inked a deal with to carry all the ticket sales for all of our live events for the next year and the winner is clearly – You! Making sure you can get into on THE DROP Live! events is getting tougher and tougher, so with a little help from Etix, that process … Read More

THE DROP is seeking Community Radio beta testers

January 27, 2007By Dan PortnoyTHE DROP

As giagantic fans of both community and college radio THE DROP is now available in a new one hour format.  Building on the fan base that was seen in 2006 with tens of thousands of downloads, THE DROP now has a one hour music show available for community and college stations for immediate testing.  Sticking … Read More