opbmusic regularly records studio sessions at OPB and souncheck sessions at venues around Portland, featuring great local and touring bands in an up-close setting. Watch all of our session videos here.
Watch all of our session videos here, recorded at OPB and at venues around Portland.
April 18, 2014 3 p.m.
Portland band Battleme joins us in the studio for a set of muscular songs from their latest, Future Runs Magnetic.
April 10, 2014 5:42 p.m.
Lost in the Trees plays a set of dreamlike folk-pop songs from their latest release, Past Life.
March 20, 2014 1:40 p.m.
It's a soundcheck session with Oakland group The Coup, playing songs from their release Sorry to Bother You.
March 12, 2014 4:51 p.m.
Shearwater joins us for a set of ethereal and dramatic songs in the studio at OPB.
March 03, 2014 11:41 p.m.
The London-based quartet plays songs from their latest album, Glow & Behold, in our studio.
Feb. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.
Songwriter and novelist Willy Vlautin and guitarist Dan Eccles join us to play a pair of slice-of-life songs. Vlautin is the subject of a new Oregon Art Beat feature about his parallel careers as novelist and musician. Watch the performance and the feature here.
Jan. 30, 2014 3:24 p.m.
English songwriter Jake Bugg plays songs from his new record, Shangri La, in the studio at OPB.
Dec. 20, 2013 3:04 p.m.
The band from Denton, Texas plays songs from their latest record, Antiphon, during soundcheck before their recent performance at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, and singer Eric Pulido talks to us about his new role as frontman and the decision for the band to continue together after the departure of former singer Tim Smith.
Dec. 16, 2013 3:29 p.m.
The much buzzed about Portland quartet joins us to play songs from their new full-length debut, Get Lost, and talk about its recording, as well as touring with Built to Spill this past fall.
Dec. 06, 2013 2:58 p.m.
Singer-songwriter Willy Mason joins us (outside, on a beautiful fall day) to play songs from his new record, Carry On.