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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.

local | Environment | NW Life

Bend Says Goodbye To 'Oregon Field Guide' Host Steve Amen

OPB | March 18, 2017 9:05 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

OPB members and guests from around Central Oregon said goodbye to "Oregon Field Guide" host Steve Amen, who is retiring after 28 years on the show.

local | Economy | Communities | News | Think Out Loud

After Living In One, Andrew Heben Says Tent Cities Can Help End Homelessness

OPB | April 27, 2016 12:15 p.m. | Portland

Andrew Heben, author of "Tent City Urbanism," became a builder and advocate for city-sanctioned tiny-house villages for homeless people after living in one and seeing the strong community there.

local | Music | Arts | NW Life | Sessions

M. Ward Live at OPB

opbmusic | March 3, 2016 5 p.m.

The Portland-based songwriter plays Saturday and Sunday at Revolution Hall this weekend. Watch his performance live at OPB in front of a studio audience.

local | Music | NW Life

Long Play: Sleater-Kinney - The Woods

opbmusic | March 3, 2016 2 p.m.

A little over 10 years after Sleater-Kinney released this career-defining album, we're playing selections from it throughout the broadcast at opbmusic all day -- Monday, March 7.

local | Music | Arts | NW Life

opbmusic's Favorite Tiny Desk Contestants

opbmusic | Feb. 29, 2016 noon

Watch videos of our favorite Oregon submissions to the NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest and explore an interactive map of all contestants from the Pacific Northwest.

Music | Arts

opbmusic's Weekend Fix: Haley Heynderickx, Quilt, and Radiation City

opbmusic | Feb. 19, 2016 7 a.m.

Listen to new music from Haley Heynderickx, Quilt, and Radiation City.

Music | Sessions

Futurebirds Bring Their Hotel Party To OPB

opbmusic | Feb. 10, 2016 1 p.m.

The country-tinged psych rock band perform live in our studios and chat about their new album Hotel Parties.

Music | Arts

The Hood Internet And The Art Of The Remix

opbmusic | Jan. 27, 2016 1 p.m.

Steve Reidell (aka STV SLV) of The Hood Internet chats with opbmusic host Mason Rippey about the art of the remix.

Music | Arts

Long Play: David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust

opbmusic | Jan. 11, 2016 4 p.m.

David Bowie passed away this week and we're celebrating his legacy by playing selections from his 1972 masterpiece Ziggy Stardust throughout the broadcast at opbmusic all day -- Thursday, January 14 (9am-3pm PT).

Music | Sessions

Beat Connection Live at OPB

opbmusic | Jan. 7, 2016 11:45 p.m.

Seattle-based electro pop band Beat Connection perform live in our studios and chat with opbmusic's Mason Rippey.

local | Music | NW Life

opbmusic Playlist: Songs Of Snow And Ice

opbmusic | Jan. 4, 2016 1:11 p.m.

Since Portland is covered in snow and ice, opbmusic's Music Director Jerad Walker curated a special playlist for Portlanders to hunker down with.

local | Music | Arts | NW Life

opbmusic Playlist: Music For A Rainy Day

opbmusic | Dec. 29, 2015 11 a.m.

Matt Fleeger of KMHD Jazz Radio shares his rainy day playlist with opbmusic.


Long Play: Spoon - Gimme Fiction

opbmusic | Dec. 10, 2015 8 a.m.

The breakout album from this Austin band is turning 10 and we're playing selections from the release throughout the broadcast at opbmusic all day -- Tuesday, December 15.


A Conversation With Patterson Hood

opbmusic | Dec. 3, 2015 12:15 a.m.

Drive-by Truckers frontman Patterson Hood chats with opbmusic about his recent move to Portland, the new politically-charged album he's writing, and more.

local | Food | News | NW Life | Greetings From The Northwest: Under The Weather

Hors D'oeuvres For Your Holiday Party

OPB | Dec. 1, 2015 midnight

Brighten your holiday gathering with Asian-influenced hors d'oeuvres like Spicy Candied Peanuts and Korean Lettuce Tacos.


opbmusic's Weekend Fix: Santigold, Ra Ra Riot, and El Vy

opbmusic | Nov. 27, 2015 11 a.m.

Check out new music from Santigold, Ra Ra Riot, and El Vy.

Greetings From The Northwest: Under The Weather

Think Out Loud Staff Picks Of 2015

OPB | Nov. 23, 2015 5:57 p.m.

Every weekday at noon Think Out Loud hosts an hour of live, unscripted conversations on topics important to people in the Northwest. After countless conversations in 2015, the staff of Think Out Loud staff revisit some of their favorites.


Sound Opinions Joins opbmusic Lineup

opbmusic | Nov. 21, 2015 9:41 a.m.

The long-running music review show can now be heard Sundays at 5pm PT on opbmusic.

Music | Sessions

Heartless Bastards Performs Acoustic Set at OPB

opbmusic | Nov. 19, 2015 11:43 a.m.

Heartless Bastards play a stripped-down acoustic set of music from their album Restless Ones.