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Pickathon Woods Stage: Wolf Parade


Watch a performance from the Montreal quartet's captivating nighttime set -- and check out Pickathon's 2017 lineup.

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Song Premiere: Alameda - 'A Fire'


Listen to a song from the Portland folk rock band's new album Fortunate Vices.

Enter the 2017 Tiny Desk Contest

opbmusic | Jan. 06, 2017

Unsigned bands can enter a video of themselves performing behind a desk; the winner will play a Tiny Desk concert at NPR and at events around the country.

Watch the Song of the Day from opbmusic and our VuHaus partner stations around the country.


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opbmusic Airplay Chart, January 2 - 8

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opbmusic Airplay Chart, December 26 - January 1

opbmusic | Jan. 18, 2017 10:49 a.m.
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opbmusic Airplay Chart, December 19 - 25

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Song Premiere: Alameda - 'A Fire'

opbmusic | Jan. 17, 2017 1:15 p.m.

Listen to a song from the Portland folk rock band's new album Fortunate Vices.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Wolf Parade

opbmusic | Jan. 17, 2017 7:45 a.m.

Watch a performance from the Montreal quartet's captivating nighttime set -- and check out Pickathon's 2017 lineup.

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First Listen: Austra, 'Future Politics'

NPR | Jan. 12, 2017 4 a.m.

Katie Stelmanis' music questions, confronts and uplifts without scaremongering or sugarcoating.

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Horse Thief Live At OPB

opbmusic | Jan. 11, 2017 3:30 p.m.

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

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Song Premiere: Ryan Oxford - 'Fa Fa Fa Fired'

opbmusic | Jan. 10, 2017 12:15 p.m.

Listen to a lush pop track from the Portland musician's debut record out later this month.

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Enter the 2017 Tiny Desk Contest

opbmusic | Jan. 6, 2017 2:37 p.m.

Unsigned bands can enter a video of themselves performing behind a desk; the winner will play a Tiny Desk concert at NPR and at events around the country.

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First Listen: Systema Solar, 'Rumbo A Tierra'

NPR | Jan. 5, 2017 4 a.m.

The Colombian band takes a colorful and politically urgent journey through Afro-Caribbean sounds.

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Kyle Morton's Quiet New Solo Session

opbmusic | Jan. 4, 2017 3:30 p.m.

Known for cathartic and grandiose music with Portland collective Typhoon, Morton plays from his beautifully intimate new solo record in our studio.

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Win Tickets To See The Fruit Bats At Portland's Revolution Hall

opbmusic | Dec. 28, 2016 11:23 a.m.

Eric D. Johnson's band plays a hometown show at Revolution Hall January 14th. Enter for a chance to get a pair of tickets!

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opbmusic Playlist: Happy Holidays 2016

opbmusic | Dec. 23, 2016 10:35 a.m.

Listen to these songs curated by opbmusic's resident holiday music expert JT Griffith.

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opbmusic Best Of 2016: Sessions We Love

opbmusic | Dec. 21, 2016 1 p.m.

From supergroup case/lang/veirs to impressive newcomers Big Thief and Seinabo Sey, we pick some favorite sessions from 2016.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Alvvays

opbmusic | Dec. 20, 2016 8 a.m.

Watch Canadian band Alvvays give one of the best performances of Pickathon 2016.

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opbmusic Airplay Chart, December 12 - 18

opbmusic | Dec. 19, 2016 12:25 p.m.

What Will Destroy You by Kyle Morton is the most-played album on the opbmusic broadcast.

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Win Tickets to Fruition New Year's Eve

opbmusic | Dec. 13, 2016 2:34 p.m.

The popular Portland roots band plays three nights at the Wonder Ballroom, December 29-31.

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opbmusic Best of 2016: Albums We Love

opbmusic | Dec. 13, 2016 12:15 p.m.

From mainstream pop projects to towering heavy metal records, here are the albums we loved in 2016 (with listening links).

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opbmusic Airplay Chart, December 5 - 11

opbmusic | Dec. 12, 2016 11:42 a.m.

Ojos Del Sol by Y La Bamba is the most-played album on the opbmusic broadcast.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Shy Girls, Horse Thief, Ryan Adams

opbmusic | Dec. 12, 2016 8 a.m.

Listen to three new songs featured on the opbmusic broadcast

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