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Slow Dancer Live At OPB


Australia's Slow Dancer unfurls a soulful folk sound in our studios and chats with opbmusic's Jerad Walker.

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First Listen: Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts, 'MILANO'

NPR | Oct. 19, 2017 5:50 a.m.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O guest stars on the Italian producer's paean to 1980s Milan and all its vices.

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Slow Dancer Live At OPB

opbmusic | Oct. 18, 2017 10:05 a.m. | Portland

Australia's Slow Dancer unfurls a soulful folk sound in our studios and chats with opbmusic's Jerad Walker.

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Thundercat: Tiny Desk Concert

NPR | Oct. 18, 2017 6:03 a.m.

Thundercat is willing and able to shape-shift to fit into just about any box you show him, but he won't stay in there for long.

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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.

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