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Matthew Casebeer


Matthew was born in Salem, OR. He lived in Los Angeles for 10 years but came back to Oregon in mid-2009. When he and his wife arrived in Portland, he wanted to immerse himself in the vibrant local music scene. So, he sought out opbmusic and started DJing in March 2010. Matthew has always loved radio. He volunteered at KNRK during high school, hosted a music show for his college radio station (KSCR, Los Angeles), worked for a few commercial radio stations in Los Angeles (KBIG/KOST), and volunteered at a nonprofit station in Santa Monica (KCRW). Fascinated by the behind-the-scenes production, he was hooked once he started speaking into microphones and choosing music to play to the masses. Having a voice on opbmusic continues to give him that thrill and helps him discover great new music

Top Three Songs or Artists: Radiohead, Doves, Guster

Tuesdays at 12 a.m. & 12 p.m.

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Recent Articles

Arts | Music

Public Service Broadcasting Digs A Little Deeper On 'Every Valley'

The British rock band, famous for using archival audio to build complex history-themed concept albums, tackles the rise and decline of the Welsh coal industry.

Arts | Music | local | NW Life

Cataldo's New Record Is A Keeper

Matthew Casebeer of opbmusic chats with Seattle songwriter Eric Anderson about his long-running project's latest release.

Arts | Music | NW Life

Mondo Cozmo’s Wild Ride: From Landscaping To Lollapalooza

Two years ago, Josh Ostrander was working two landscaping jobs and contemplating giving up on music. Now, he's releasing his major label solo debut.

Arts | Music | local | Sessions

Boone Howard's New Music Breaks Old Habits But Keeps Its Edge

Portland's favorite sound guy plays from his new solo record and chats with opbmusic's Matthew Casebeer about his evolution as a songwriter.

Entertainment | Arts | Music | SXSW 2017

SXSW Friday: 4 Bands We Loved

Some of our favorites from St. Patrick's Day at SXSW in Austin, Texas

Entertainment | Arts | Music | SXSW 2017

SXSW Thursday: 4 Bands We Loved

Highlights from a full night of music at SXSW Music Festival in Austin

Entertainment | Arts | Music | SXSW 2017

SXSW Wednesday: 4 Bands We Loved

Highlights from Wednesday night in Austin, Texas

Arts | Music

Erik Walters Chats Silver Torches And His New Project Soft Sleep

The Seattle-based songwriter and Silver Torches frontman chats with opbmusic about his 2016 record Heatherfield and new project called Soft Sleep.

Entertainment | Arts | Music

SXSW 2017

Notes and photos from SXSW 2017

Arts | Music | Sessions

Horse Thief Live At OPB

The Oklahoma City-based rock band perform songs from their new record 'Trials and Truths' and chat with OPB's Matthew Casebeer.

Arts | Music | local

Song Premiere: John Heart Jackie - Cardinal Song

Hear new music from the band's forthcoming B-sides release.

Arts | Music | SXSW 2016

Dispatches from SXSW: Saturday Night's Alright

The opbmusic staff recaps the sights and sounds of their final day at SXSW in Austin, TX.

Music | SXSW 2016

Dispatches from SXSW: Stormy Friday

On a night when thunder and lightning delayed or cancelled some outdoor shows, opbmusic recaps highlights of a busy Friday in Austin.

Arts | Music | SXSW 2016

Dispatches from SXSW: St. Patrick's Day

opbmusic recaps a busy St. Patrick's Day at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

Music

Video Premiere: Moon By You - Effigies

opbmusic is proud to premiere the video for "Effigies" from Portland's only psychedelic doo-wop band Moon By You.

Music | Sessions

Guster

The long-running Boston rock band plays a soundcheck session for opbmusic at the Crystal Ballroom.

Music

Public Service Broadcasting Take One Giant Leap Forward

The English band, known for inventively blending dynamic instrumental performances with archival audio samples, revisit space exploration's heyday with The Race For Space.

Arts | Music

Video Premiere: Old Wave - Indigo

opbmusic is proud to premiere the video for Indigo, the latest single from Portland's Old Wave.

Music

First Listen to Just Lions' new EP, "Great. Okay."

The Portland power pop trio's third EP is released next week. Listen here first.