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David Christensen


David Christensen is Program Director of opbmusic, OPB's online and multimedia music service.

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Win Tickets To The Internet At The Crystal Ballroom

The band's "Hive Mind" tour comes to Portland October 24. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Adia Victoria, Tune-Yards, Moly Burch

Hear new songs on opbmusic including Nashville "gothic blues," a Tune-Yards remix and piano pop artist Molly Burch.

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Win Tickets To Phosphorescent At The Crystal Ballroom

Nashville songwriter Matthew Houck returns to Portland with his new album, "C'est La Vie," Nov. 20 at the Crystal Ballroom. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets To Israel Nash At Doug Fir

Texas psych-rock artist Israel Nash plays in Portland Oct. 14. Here's how you can win a pair of tickets.

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Video Premiere: 1939 Ensemble - 'Wolves'

The video features masked creatures overtaking the band and a crackling new song from the group's latest album, "New Cinema."

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Win Tickets To Hozier At The Roseland Theater

The Irish-born pop singer returns to Portland for two sold-out shows at the Roseland Theater October 19-20. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Watch: And And And At Revolver Studios

The veteran Portland punk band plays from their latest, "Idiot," and talks with us about songwriting, longevity and saying no to Spotify.

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Win Tickets to Mountain Man at Doug Fir

The vocal trio performs two shows at Doug Fir Lounge November 6. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets To First Aid Kit At The Schnitz

The duo of sisters Klara and Johanna Soderberg return to Portland on Oct. 3. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Come To opbmusic's Session With Chanti Darling

The future-funk band will play from their debut album, "RNB Vol.1" and talk with "State of Wonder" host April Baer, September 6 at Kelly's Olympian.

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Song Premiere: Pure Bathing Culture - 'Downtown Lights'

The Portland pop band covers a romantic '80s classic song by The Blue Nile. They perform Aug. 25 at Doug Fir Lounge.

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Come To A Tiny Desk Talk With NPR And opbmusic

The event October 3rd at the Lagunitas Community Room addresses how artists can get their music heard, especially on Public Radio. Tickets are available now.

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Song Premiere: Small Million - 'Young Fools'

Listen to a new single from the Portland synth-pop duo, which reminisces about a time when friendship was plentiful and time itself felt endless.

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From The Pickathon Woods: Michael Nau, Rasheed Jamal, WAND And More

Despite the audience's fatigue and the sun beating down, both veteran and newer acts brought the eclectic (and dusty!) weekend to a wonderful close.

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From The Pickathon Woods: Glam Rock, A Cajun Party And Soulful Crooning

The Pickathon Music Festival celebrates its 20th year this weekend. See reviews and photos from Saturday's shows, including Haley Heynderickx, Jamila Woods, Sunflower Bean and more.

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Pickathon 2018, Friday: Scenes From The Woods

The Pickathon Music Festival celebrates its 20th year this weekend, with a four-day event in Happy Valley, Oregon. See reviews and photos from Friday's shows, including Built to Spill, DakhaBrakha, Caleb Klauder and more.

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Win Tickets To Punch Brothers And Andrew Bird At The Zoo

The concert features a modern take on bluegrass from the band led by Chris Thile, and the extraordinary songwriter Andrew Bird, Aug. 18 at the Oregon Zoo. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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PDX Pop Now! Highlights From The All-Local Festival

Portland acts Fountaine, Moorea Masa & the Mood, Donte Thomas, and Ural Thomas & the Pain were highlights at the all-local, volunteer-run music festival held under the Hawthorne Bridge

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Andy Shauf

The Saskatchewan artist performs his wistful party vignette about misread signals and a betrayal, at last year's Pickathon festival.

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Video Premiere: Corrina Repp - 'Need You/Don't Need You'

The Portland songwriter's new work is a layered meditation on moving on after a relationship. Her new album is out Friday.