Topic: Music

Current Airplay Chart, 9-15-14

opbmusic |Sept. 15, 2014 2:45 p.m.

Again this week, The New Pornographers and Spoon are our two most-played records on opbmusic.

First Listen: Leonard Cohen, 'Popular Problems'

NPR |Sept. 14, 2014 9:03 p.m.

Cohen's 13th album creates a space for slow-moving reflection that expands with each listen.

First Listen: Tweedy, 'Sukierae'

NPR |Sept. 14, 2014 8:03 p.m.

There's not much contrivance, not much high-concept, just a dad and his son bashing out tunes.

Guitarist Blake Mills with Jesca Hoop

opbmusic |Sept. 10, 2014 2:22 p.m.

Mills plays in Portland next week. Watch this gorgeous accompaniment to singer Jesca Hoop.

Current Airplay Chart, 9-8-14

opbmusic |Sept. 10, 2014 2:12 p.m.

The New Pornographers' Brill Bruisers and Spoon's They Want My Soul top our weekly airplay chart.

Stagepass: Run On Sentence

opbmusic |Sept. 10, 2014 12:54 p.m.

Watch the newest video in our Stagepass series, featuring Portland's Run On Sentence.

First Listen: Moon Hooch, 'This Is Cave Music'

NPR |Sept. 08, 2014 9:37 a.m.

The New York band, known for its wild performances on subway platforms, explores new sounds.

First Listen: My Brightest Diamond, 'This Is My Hand'

NPR |Sept. 07, 2014 8:03 p.m.

Shara Worden's music sounds both micro-orchestrated and entirely, ecstatically spontaneous.

First Listen: Robert Plant, 'Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar'

NPR |Sept. 02, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Plant's 10th solo album lovingly creates new constructs from floating shards of the musical past.

First Listen: Ryan Adams, 'Ryan Adams'

NPR |Aug. 31, 2014 8:03 p.m.

This is the sound of a genius who's recently relearned what it's like to walk on steady footing.

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