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Watch: Holiday Friends Perform Live At OPB


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

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Watch: 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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Come To opbmusic's Session With Wild Ones

opbmusic | Sept. 18, 2017 3:30 p.m.

The Portland dream-pop band will play from their upcoming release, "Mirror Touch," on Sept. 29 in our studio. Get free tickets.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: The National, Daren Todd, Wild Ones

opbmusic | Sept. 18, 2017 11:30 a.m.

This week we feature The National losing their cool, a new hip-hop voice in Portland and a sweet song of unrequited affection.

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First Listen: The Clientele, 'Music For The Age Of Miracles'

NPR | Sept. 18, 2017 9:53 a.m.

Stream the sweetly spooky return of the soft-hearted British psych-poppers.

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Watch: Filthy Friends Perform Live At OPB

opbmusic | Sept. 14, 2017 6 a.m.

The rock supergroup, fronted by Sleater-Kinney's Corin Tucker and R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck, take over the OPB studios.

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L.A. Salami: Tiny Desk Concert

NPR | Sept. 13, 2017 5:51 a.m.

The story songs and poetry of Lookman Adekunle Salami, who writes and records as L.A. Salami, recall the brilliant and epic ramblings of Bob Dylan.

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Win Tickets To Daniel Norgren

opbmusic | Sept. 12, 2017 11:45 a.m. | Portland

The Swedish singer-songwriter with the Americana sound returns to Portland at Revolution Hall Sept. 23. Enter to win tickets and vinyl copies of two recent releases available for the first time in the U.S.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett; Ibeyi, Lomelda

opbmusic | Sept. 11, 2017 11:50 a.m.

Hear the collaboration between two of indie rock's biggest stars, a soulful song from French sisters Ibeyi, and a new Texas songwriter with a compelling voice.

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Song Premiere: The Hague - 'Bear'

opbmusic | Sept. 11, 2017 10:45 a.m.

The Portland punk rock outfit release their new single on Sep. 15, but you can hear it right now at opbmusic.

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First Listen: Lizz Wright, 'Grace'

NPR | Sept. 11, 2017 6:52 a.m.

Aided by producer Joe Henry, the jazz and gospel singer strikes a balance between ecstasy and empathy on her sixth album.

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Win Tickets To New Coast Festival 'Stackstock'

opbmusic | Sept. 8, 2017 12:15 p.m.

Colin Meloy headlines the one-day festival in Cannon Beach on Sept. 23.

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opbmusic Session: The Reverberations’ Retro Revival

opbmusic | Sept. 7, 2017 1:30 p.m.

The Portland garage rock band stop by the OPB studio to play an energetic set of new songs.

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First Listen: Emily Haines, 'Choir Of The Mind'

NPR | Sept. 7, 2017 4:40 a.m.

The Metric singer returns with her first solo album in a decade — and another set of reflections too raw for the band that made her famous.

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opbmusic Playlist: Vietnam

opbmusic | Sept. 5, 2017 12:15 p.m.

A mult-part Vietnam War documentary is set to debut on PBS this month. From Alice In Chains to Bob Dylan, listen to songs inspired by the conflict.

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2017 Newport Folk Festival Broadcast Schedule

opbmusic | Aug. 31, 2017 2:28 p.m.

opbmusic is airing live performances recorded at Newport Music Festival on Labor Day weekend. Click here for a complete schedule.

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Song Premiere: The Get Ahead - 'Mind Is A Mountain'

opbmusic | Aug. 31, 2017 12:30 p.m.

The soulful Americana group premieres a stirring new song written in response to a traumatic event.

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Deer Tick Live At OPB

opbmusic | Aug. 31, 2017 11:31 a.m. | Portland

The Rhode Island rockers perform a batch of new songs in an acoustic session at OPB and chat with Jerad Walker.

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First Listen: Alvvays, 'Antisocialites'

NPR | Aug. 31, 2017 2 a.m.

The Toronto indie-rock band's sophomore album builds on the promise of its celebrated debut.

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First Listen: Neil Young, 'Hitchhiker'

NPR | Aug. 31, 2017 2 a.m.

Neil Young's storied acoustic recordings from 1976 finally see release as an official album. Stream early versions of "Pocahontas," "Powderfinger," "Ride My Llama," and much more.

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First Listen Live: The National, 'Sleep Well Beast'

NPR | Aug. 30, 2017 9:36 a.m.

Hear the band perform explore new territory on this exclusive album premiere live in concert — Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 5pm on opbmusic.

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