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Father John Misty: Solo Acoustic

We revisit our 2012 solo acoustic performance from Father John Misty's J.Tillman, ahead of his Edgefield Concert this Saturday, July 21.

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First Listen: Daniel Bachman, 'The Morning Star'

With seven tracks stretched across 75 minutes and four LP sides, The Morning Star is the acoustic guitarist's most ambitious effort so far.


The Midnight Hour: Tiny Desk Concert

A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Muhammad and composer Adrian Younge brought their Luke Cage-inspired collaboration to the Tiny Desk.


First Listen: Balún, 'Prisma Tropical'

Balún's blend of electronic pop and traditional Puerto Rican instrumentation marks them as one the island's best musical exports in a very long time.

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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.


Milk Carton Kids' 'All The Things That I Did...' Captures A Duo In Transition

The darkness that seeps into the duo's new songs is leavened, as always, by the sun-dappled beauty of two voices, perfectly paired.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Valley Queen, Shadow Graphs, Rayland Baxter

Check out music from the L.A band Valley Queen, recent Portland transplant Shadowgraphs and alt-country artist Rayland Baxter.


Rev. Sekou And The Seal Breakers: Tiny Desk Concert

Rev. Sekou and the Seal Breakers gave one of the most rousing Tiny Desks we've ever had, opening with one question: "Do you want to get free?"

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Beth Orton, Howard, Emma Louise

Hear a long lost and now remixed cover from Beth Orton, new music from New York's Howard and gender-bending vocals from Emma Louise.


Frédéric Yonnet With Special Guest Dave Chappelle: Tiny Desk Concert

Come for the jokes, stay for the French harmonica player who's toured with Stevie Wonder, Prince and Ed Sheeran.

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Song Premiere: Lorain - 'Rose Window'

Listen to the first single from the Portland folk rock band fronted by songwriter Erik Emanuelson.


First Listen: The Suffers, 'Everything Here'

On the group's second album, Kam Franklin and The Suffers revel in the multidimensional, multicultural possibilities of their take on soul.

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Win Tickets To See The Roots At The Zoo

The famous hip-hop collective returns for a weekend show on July 21.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Saintseneca, Petal, Mitski

Listen to three new songs just added to the opbmusic broadcast.


PJ Morton: Tiny Desk Concert

New Orleans' native son brought his musical Gumbo — and a 10-piece orchestra — to the Tiny Desk for some well-seasoned soul and a lesson in creative freedom.

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Your 4th Of July Playlist From opbmusic

DJ Laura Hardin created a mix that pairs with virtually anything you're doing for the holiday.

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Video Premiere: The Minders Live From The Banana Stand

Watch Martyn Leaper of The Minders perform a stripped-down, backyard acoustic version “It’s Gonna Breakout.”


Golden Dawn Arkestra: Tiny Desk Concert

Join the "Children of the Sun" - or sit back and enjoy the spectacle - in this Tiny Desk experience.

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Watch: Dr. Dog Live At Revolver Studios

The psych-rock quintet perform songs from their new record "Critical Equation" live at Revolver Studios in Portland, Oregon.


Rakim: Tiny Desk Concert

Watch the New York rap icon perform "Paid In Full" and "Know The Ledge," as well as a new song for Marvel's Luke Cage, at the Tiny Desk.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Blitzen Trapper, Dan Mangan, Wye Oak

Hear a previously unreleased song from Blitzen Trapper's 2008 album, "Furr," and timely new songs from Baltimore duo Wye Oak and Vancouver songwriter Dan Mangan.

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