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Watch: Pool Boys At Oregon City Brewing


The quartet perform songs from their debut EP and tell us how they found creative freedom through friendship.

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Watch: Pool Boys At Oregon City Brewing

The quartet perform songs from their debut EP and tell us how they found creative freedom through friendship.

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The Grammy Nominees For Best New Artist Point To A Sea Change In Pop

The Grammy nominations are ripe for attempts at scrying the future of popular music — but this year, we need to examine just one category to see how much everything is changing, and already has.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: The Beths

Watch New Zealand band The Beths play a rousing version of their song "Idea/Intent" in this new video from Pickathon.

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Burna Boy: Tiny Desk Concert

The Nigerian singer and songwriter is one of the biggest African artists in the world and a pioneer of Afro-fusion, an inescapable sound this year.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Wye Oak, Bart Budwig, Lucy Dacus

In this week's mix, we go a little bit country and a little bit rock 'n' roll.

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Win Tickets To See Bedouine At Doug Fir Lounge

The Los Angeles-based folk artist returns to Portland Dec. 4. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Joe Henry's Next Second Chance

A year ago, doctors told the Grammy winner he had less than a year to live. The new The Gospel According to Water, his most poignant album ever, is another second chance in a career full of them.

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Frankie Cosmos Live From Type Foundry

Songwriter Greta Kline is reinventing rock music by making every second count.

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Sunny War: Tiny Desk Concert

Sunny War has been homeless, busked on city streets and Venice Beach, left home feeling she was a burden to her mother, battled addiction and still found a way to bring joy to others thru her music.

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City Scenes: How Milwaukee Rap Finally Came Into Its Own

Meet some of the artists who've helped Milwaukee rap break out of a lengthy rut.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: The Minders, TENTS, Contra Party

This week's mix is an all Oregon affair. Listen to new songs from Portland bands The Minders, Contra Party, and TENTS.

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Watch Tango Alpha Tango At Oregon City Brewing

The Oregon City band headlined our Rocktoberfest concert this fall, with a smoking set on the brewery's patio.

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Alejandro Escovedo: Punk Rock Roots In Texas

Latino punk veteran Alejandro Escovedo shares how he, and seven of his 12 siblings, got into music, and the origin behind his album, The Crossing. Then he plays a game of This, That, Or The Other.

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'I'm Different, But I'm From Here': Sudan Archives Reaches The End Of Her Beginning

After two abbreviated releases she likens to experimentalist haikus, the singular 25-year-old artist refined her voice and expanded her collaborations to create a stunning, singular debut.

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Dave: Tiny Desk Concert

The British rapper made a trip all the way from the UK just for this Tiny Desk performance and powered through a set that made the personal political.

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Video Premiere: The Hackles - 'Peaches'

Kati Claborn and Luke Ydstie from indie folk band Blind Pilot release their new album Nov. 8.

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Station Breaks: The Best New Songs From NPR Member Stations

Check out bold new music from violin-wielding singer-songwriter Sudan Archives, harmony-rich sister act Lily & Madeleine and warm, autumnal folk group Hawthorn.

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Win Tickets To Corridor At Bunk Bar

The Montreal-based band comes to Portland Dec. 7. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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BJ The Chicago Kid: Tiny Desk Concert

The 34-year old R&B mainstay used his moment at the desk to fit in as many of his most cherished songs as possible — Nine songs in 17 minutes to be exact.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Corridor, Beck, Jonathan Something

Hear new music from Montreal's Corridor, songwriter Jonathan Something and Beck.

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