James Mercer, the emotional and creative heart of The Shins, gives a moving performance at the Tiny Desk, with two new songs and a classic from the band's 2003 album Chutes Too Narrow.
Photo: Liam James Doyle, NPR
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Hear the first single from the Portland folk rock duo's sophomore release.
This week we feature a driving power-pop song, some distorted 90’s-inspired rock, and a beautiful clean-cut indie track.
The Decemberists back up Olivia Chaney in a collaboration that happened after years of mutual musical admiration.
Music | local | Arts | Entertainmentopbmusic | July 11, 2017 2:04 p.m. | Portland
Fashion designer and former lead singer of Gossip, Beth Ditto, is touring with a new solo release. She performs at the Hawthorne Theater July 24, and here's your chance to win tickets.
This week we feature a poetic and sophisticated track, a solemn folk song and a heartfelt piano ballad.
The whimsical new song commemorates the 50th anniversary of Oregon's landmark Beach Bill.
This week we feature a delicate folk song, quirky sci-fi inspired rock, and a mesmerizing track that blends retro pop and modern psychedelia.
The U.K. band uses interviews, newsreels, propaganda films and its own stormy instrumental music to craft a fun-but-powerful statement about industry and automation.
Music | local | Arts | Entertainmentopbmusic | June 26, 2017 12:15 p.m.
This week we feature an intimate piece of art pop, a soulful indie-folk artist, and a track that embodies a blissful, summertime feeling.