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Win Tickets To See Ariel Pink At Revolution Hall


The whimsical and experimental L.A. visual artist, who has just released his 11th album, returns to Portland Thursday night at Revolution Hall. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Video Premiere: Those Willows - 'Know More'


Watch the new Rube Goldberg machine-inspired video from Portland folk-pop band Those Willows.

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Win Tickets To See Ariel Pink At Revolution Hall

opbmusic | Oct. 17, 2017 4:15 p.m.

The whimsical and experimental L.A. visual artist, who has just released his 11th album, returns to Portland Thursday night at Revolution Hall. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Video Premiere: Those Willows - 'Know More'

opbmusic | Oct. 17, 2017 11:01 a.m.

Watch the new Rube Goldberg machine-inspired video from Portland folk-pop band Those Willows.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Sharon Jones, Eamon, Django Django

opbmusic | Oct. 16, 2017 8:57 a.m.

This week we feature songs from the inimitable Sharon Jones, a genre bending art rock band and the R&B singer Eamon.

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Wild Ones Perform At OPB

opbmusic | Oct. 12, 2017 3:45 p.m.

The Portland band joins us to play from their new recording, "Mirror Touch."

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First Listen: Bully, 'Losing'

NPR | Oct. 12, 2017 8:36 a.m.

When Alicia Bognanno unleashes that glorious howl, you can't help but absorb everything she's feeling.

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Win Tickets To Broken Social Scene At The Crystal Ballroom

opbmusic | Oct. 10, 2017 12:45 p.m.

The Canadian supergroup returns with their first album in seven years and a performance at the Crystal Ballroom Oct. 24. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Song Premiere: The Deep Dark Woods - 'Deep Flooding Waters'

opbmusic | Oct. 10, 2017 11:30 a.m.

Listen to the latest song from the Canadian folk rockers' new album, "Yarrow," out on Oct. 27.

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Randy Newman: Tiny Desk Concert

NPR | Oct. 10, 2017 3:33 a.m.

Watch the six-time Grammy winner go solo behind the Tiny Desk.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: First Aid Kit, Ibeyi, Deer Tick

opbmusic | Oct. 9, 2017 12:45 p.m.

This week we feature songs from two pairs of musical sisters and the latest from Deer Tick.

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First Listen: Robert Plant, 'Carry Fire'

NPR | Oct. 5, 2017 6:39 a.m.

The Led Zeppelin frontman's 11th solo effort is a finely woven blend of folk, Celtic, blues and world music.

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Rock Star Tom Petty Dead At 66

NPR | Oct. 2, 2017 9:20 p.m.

The American rock singer, who fronted The Heartbreakers and was also beloved as a member of The Traveling Wilburys, has died after suffering cardiac arrest.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Rostam, Haley Heynderickx, The Deep Dark Woods

opbmusic | Oct. 2, 2017 12:10 p.m.

This week, we feature a solo song from one of indie rock's heavyweight young producers, a Canadian crooner, and a doo-wop singalong from one of Portland's best up-and-coming songwriters.

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Long Play: Blur - 'Blur'

opbmusic | Oct. 2, 2017 11:08 a.m.

We're celebrating the 20th anniversary of Blur’s self-titled album by playing songs from the record throughout the broadcast at opbmusic all day -- Tuesday, Oct. 3.

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Win Tickets To See Wolf Parade At Crystal Ballroom

opbmusic | Sept. 28, 2017 11:46 a.m.

The band's first new music in seven years gets released Oct. 6, and they'll return to Portland at the Crystal Ballroom Jan. 14. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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First Listen: Wolf Parade, 'Cry Cry Cry'

NPR | Sept. 28, 2017 2 a.m.

On its first album since 2010, the Canadian band returns with a rousing, urgent, vaguely hopeful set of songs about modern disconcertment.

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Reptaliens Bring Slithering, Sci-Fi Sound To OPB

opbmusic | Sept. 27, 2017 11 a.m.

Reptaliens play their dreamy, sci-fi–inspired rock in the OPB studios.

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Bomba Estereo: Tiny Desk Concert

NPR | Sept. 27, 2017 6:56 a.m.

Bomba Estereo is not known as a hushed band. Member Simon Mejia said this Tiny Desk performance was the group's quietest, a stripped-down treatment that illustrates the inherent quality of the music.

opbmusic's Monday Mix: Autonomics, Jamila Woods, Michael Nau

opbmusic | Sept. 25, 2017 12:15 p.m.

This week it's a fast-paced rocker from a Portland band, a collaboration from a Chicago R&B singer with Chance the Rapper, and some soulful low-fi crooning from rural Maryland.

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Holiday Friends Perform Live At OPB

opbmusic | Sept. 21, 2017 7 a.m.

The Astoria, Oregon, rock band plays songs from their new record "Night Terrors" and chat with opbmusic's Jerad Walker.

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Song Premiere: B*R*A*U*N - 'Washed Away'

opbmusic | Sept. 20, 2017 5:34 p.m.

The Portland pop artist's new song has an '80s synth beat and a rare sax solo. It's about trying to hold it down when things are changing all around you.

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