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David Christensen

David Christensen is Program Director of opbmusic, OPB's online and multimedia music service.

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Music | Pickathon Woods Stage

Pickathon Woods Stage: People Under the Stairs

opbmusic | May 15, 2015 2:05 p.m.

Watch the L.A. duo rap and freestyle on the Woods Stage at last summer's Pickathon festival.

Music | Sessions

Road Sessions: Radiation City

opbmusic | May 13, 2015 10:09 p.m.

High up in the Columbia River Gorge at Vista House, Radiation City performs their song "Summer Rain."

Music | Sessions

1939 Ensemble at OPB

opbmusic | May 12, 2015 3:57 p.m.

It's a set of jazz-flavored melodies over thundering percussion layers from the Portland trio.

Music | Sessions

Road Sessions: Holiday Friends

opbmusic | May 7, 2015 11:28 a.m.

This week's Road Sessions video takes us to Fort Stevens State Park near Warrenton, for a song from Holiday Friends.

Music | Sessions

Road Sessions: Big Haunt

opbmusic | April 30, 2015 5:05 p.m.

Watch this eerily beautiful song from Big Haunt, played high inside Cape Meares Light House


Win Tickets to Young Fathers

opbmusic | April 20, 2015 4:15 p.m.

The Scottish hip-hop trio, winner of last year's Mercury Prize, plays Holocene April 29th.

Music | Pickathon Woods Stage

Pickathon Woods Stage: Mac DeMarco

opbmusic | April 20, 2015 2:22 p.m.

Watch Mac DeMarco - Freaking Out the Neighborhood - at the Woods Stage at Pickathon.

Music | Sessions

Asgeir at OPB

opbmusic | April 17, 2015 5:52 p.m.

The singer-songwriter sings English and Icelandic songs from his release In the Silence.

Music | Sessions

Live Video: Deep Sea Diver

opbmusic | April 15, 2015 4:27 a.m.

The band premieres two unreleased songs from their upcoming album, live at opbmusic Stagepass.

Music | Sessions

The Ezza Rose Band at OPB

opbmusic | April 8, 2015 11:53 p.m.

The group's songs move from folk ballads to darker and heavier arrangements on their new album.


Pickathon Announces Its 2015 Lineup

opbmusic | April 7, 2015 12:09 a.m.

tUnEyArDs, JD McPherson, and Leon Bridges will play this summer's festival at Pendarvis Farm.

Music | Sessions

Lost Lander at OPB

opbmusic | March 23, 2015 7:36 p.m.

The power-pop quartet plays a set in our studio from their new release, Medallion.


SXSW: Day 3 in Photos

opbmusic | March 21, 2015 4:33 p.m.

Highlights included the keynote address by Snoop Dogg, Laura Marling, and Marian Hill.


SXSW: Day 2 in Photos

opbmusic | March 20, 2015 1:28 p.m.

Highlights include Heartless Bastards, Delta Spirit - and a trip to Willie Nelson's ranch


SXSW: Day 1 in Photos

opbmusic | March 19, 2015 12:45 a.m.

Photos of Wolf Alice, Hiatus Kaiyote, Courtney Barnett and other performers Wednesday night


The Way to SXSW

opbmusic | March 17, 2015 10:11 p.m.

Navigating the massive music festival happening in Austin, Texas this week

Music | Pickathon Woods Stage

Pickathon Woods Stage: Diarrhea Planet

opbmusic | March 16, 2015 2:12 p.m.

Watch the six-piece Nashville rock band, in the video premiere from the Woods Stage at Pickathon.

Music | Sessions

Live Video: Hustle and Drone

opbmusic | March 11, 2015 4:33 p.m.

Watch the electro-pop band's performance in our latest video from Stagepass.


Dengue Fever at OPB

opbmusic | March 10, 2015 10:54 a.m.

The LA-based group's easy-going Cambodian-American rock fills our studios.

Music | Sessions

Live Video: No Passengers

opbmusic | March 4, 2015 9:28 a.m.

Watch a performance by the band and Edna Vazquez, solo, at our Stagepass concert.