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Song Premiere: Small Souls - 'Existential Midlife Crimes'

opbmusic | July 21, 2017 10:30 a.m. | Portland

Hear the first single from the Portland folk rock duo's sophomore release.

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Win Tickets To See Gillian Welch In Portland

opbmusic | July 19, 2017 2:12 p.m. | Portland

The celebrated Nashville songwriter performs in Portland Oct. 9-10 at the Newmark Theater. Enter for a chance to win tickets.


Rare Essence: Tiny Desk Concert

NPR | July 19, 2017 4 a.m.

Rare Essence has been bringing go-go to the world since 1976 — the group brought that pedigree, and the genre's massive meld of funk, rhythm and blues and soul, to this raucous hometown Tiny Desk.

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Watch: Jeff Tweedy's Intimate Acoustic Set At The Pickathon Woods Stage

opbmusic | July 18, 2017 9 a.m.

Watch the Wilco frontman perform "One Wing" at Pickathon 2016.

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opbmusic’s Monday Mix: BRONCHO, Arthur C. Lee, Marika Hackman

opbmusic | July 17, 2017 10:45 a.m.

This week we feature a driving power-pop song, some distorted 90’s-inspired rock, and a beautiful clean-cut indie track.

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Colin Meloy And Olivia Chaney's New Folk Collaboration: Offa Rex

opbmusic | July 14, 2017 11:06 a.m.

The Decemberists back up Olivia Chaney in a collaboration that happened after years of mutual musical admiration.

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Lo Moon's Gorgeously Moody Sounds, Live At OPB

opbmusic | July 13, 2017 8:45 a.m. | Portland

One of the most polished new bands to ever play an opbmusic session, LA-based Lo Moon plays gorgeously moody songs from their unreleased LP.

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Win Tickets To See Beth Ditto In Portland

opbmusic | July 11, 2017 2:04 p.m. | Portland

Fashion designer and former lead singer of Gossip, Beth Ditto, is touring with a new solo release. She performs at the Hawthorne Theater July 24, and here's your chance to win tickets.

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opbmusic’s Monday Mix: The Clientele, St. Vincent, Aldous Harding

opbmusic | July 10, 2017 1:15 p.m.

This week we feature a poetic and sophisticated track, a solemn folk song and a heartfelt piano ballad.


Jay Som: Tiny Desk Concert

NPR | July 10, 2017 7:31 a.m.

Melina Duterte may have played all the instruments on Jay Som's newest record, Everybody Works, but her touring band brought a rougher edge to those silky recordings.

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