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Review: Andrew Bird at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


The Chicago violinist, whistler and songwriter puts his considerable talents on display at the Schnitz.

opbmusic's Weekend Fix: Band Of Horses, Anna Tivel, The Dandy Warhols


Listen to new sounds from the broadcast at opbmusic.

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With Latest Album Chris Pureka Refuses To Throw In The Towel


The Americana singer chats with opbmusic about her move from New York to Portland, her path as an accidental musician, and her first album in six years, Back In The Ring.

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First Listen: Big Thief, 'Masterpiece'

NPR | May 19, 2016

Big Thief sounds warm and muscular, with moments that comfort and explode nestled closely together.

opbmusic's Song of the Day

opbmusic | March 02, 2016

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Review: Andrew Bird at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

opbmusic | May 23, 2016 12:06 p.m.

The violinist, whistler and songwriter puts his considerable talents on display at the Schnitz.

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opbmusic's Weekend Fix: Band Of Horses, Anna Tivel, The Dandy Warhols

opbmusic | May 20, 2016 10:43 a.m.

Listen to new sounds from the broadcast at opbmusic.

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First Listen: Big Thief, 'Masterpiece'

NPR | May 19, 2016 2:37 p.m.

Big Thief sounds warm and muscular, with moments that comfort and explode nestled closely together.

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With Latest Album Chris Pureka Refuses To Throw In The Towel

opbmusic | May 19, 2016 2 p.m.

The Americana singer chats with opbmusic about her move from New York to Portland, her path as an accidental musician, and her first full-length studio album in six years, Back In The Ring.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Tinariwen

opbmusic | May 17, 2016 7:30 a.m.

The groundbreaking "Desert Blues" band from Northern Mali plays a nighttime set on the Pickathon Woods Stage.

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Win Tickets to Deep Sea Diver

opbmusic | May 13, 2016 3 p.m.

The Seattle group returns to Portland Friday May 20th. We're giving away tickets.

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opbmusic's Weekend Fix: Radiohead, The Minders, and Local Natives

opbmusic | May 13, 2016 9:51 a.m.

Listen to new sounds from the broadcast at opbmusic.

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First Listen: The Echocentrics, 'Echo Hotel'

NPR | May 12, 2016 4 a.m.

Listening is like stepping into an unhurried place with time to contemplate love and loss.

Music | Sessions

Laura Gibson Performs 'Empire Builder' On A Train Through The Columbia Gorge

opbmusic | May 11, 2016 9:10 a.m.

She began writing the song, about leaving, on an Amtrak trip east from Portland to New York

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Cover Stories: Hey Lover - Sinking Ships

opbmusic | May 10, 2016 11 a.m.

On their latest album, Sinking Ships, Portland garage rock trio Hey Lover enlist artist Pat Moriarity to create artwork that hearkens back to the golden age of the American road trip.

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opbmusic's Weekend Fix: Elephant Revival, Margaret Glaspy, and Charlie Hilton

opbmusic | May 6, 2016 10 a.m.

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Win Tickets to the 'Songs We Love Live' event Monday

opbmusic | May 5, 2016 1:49 p.m.

Bob Boilen, our own Jerad Walker, and Tiny Desk Contest winner Gaelynn Lea are among the panelists in a lively conversation about songs we love, Monday at Doug Fir Lounge.

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First Listen: Corinne Bailey Rae, 'The Heart Speaks In Whispers'

NPR | May 5, 2016 7:59 a.m.

Rae's fleshed-out jams and jazz-informed ballads examine the subtle trajectories emotions can take.

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Listen To The New Fruit Bats Record

opbmusic | May 4, 2016 7:17 p.m.

Tuneful and triumphant, the band's record Absolute Loser marks release from a period of grief.

Music | Sessions

Margaret Glaspy: Live at OPB

opbmusic | May 4, 2016 4:10 p.m.

Watch the 27 year-old singer play a gritty set from her upcoming debut album, Emotions and Math.

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opbmusic Airplay Chart, April 25-May 1

opbmusic | May 3, 2016 3:18 p.m.

Masterpiece by Big Thief is the most-played album on the opbmusic broadcast.

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NPR Music's Songs We Love Live in Portland

opbmusic | May 2, 2016 11:38 a.m.

NPR Music and opbmusic present a special Songs We Love Live event at Doug Fir Lounge on May 9th in Portland. Find out how you can reserve free tickets here!

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Fruition: Live at OPB

opbmusic | April 29, 2016 1:14 p.m.

Portland band Fruition plays songs from their new album, Labor of Love

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opbmusic's Weekend Fix: Woods, Lucy Dacus, and A Giant Dog

opbmusic | April 28, 2016 9 p.m.

Listen to new sounds from the broadcast at opbmusic.

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First Listen: Seratones, 'Get Gone'

NPR | April 28, 2016 4 a.m.

Blues, classic rock and gospel come together with concision, force and a punk-rock heart.

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