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Pickathon Woods Stage: Black Pumas


Watch the Austin-based psychedelic soul outfit charm the Pickathon crowd with this slow burner.

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Video Premiere: Nick Delffs - 'Redesign'


Watch the playful new music video from the Boise-based artist whose gorgeous 2017 solo release is being issued on vinyl in February.


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Pickathon Woods Stage: Black Pumas

Watch the Austin-based psychedelic soul outfit charm the Pickathon crowd with this slow burner.

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Dermot Kennedy, NPR Slingshot's Best New Artist

NPR Music fans have chosen Dermot Kennedy as Slingshot Best New Artist of 2018. In a conversation with NPR's Ailsa Chang, Kennedy talks about the pressures of newfound success and his dedication to the craft.

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Video Premiere: Nick Delffs - 'Redesign'

Watch the playful new music video from the Boise-based artist whose gorgeous 2017 solo release is being issued on vinyl in February.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: The Decemberists, Rosalia, Broken Bells

We highlight three new songs on the broadcast this week, from local artists James Mercer and The Decemberists, and an exciting new song from Barcelona singer Rosalia.

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Harold López-Nussa Trio: Tiny Desk Concert

Cuban pianist Harold López-Nussa, along with his brother Ruy on drums and bassist Gaston Joya, deliver a set of danceable jazz explorations rooted in Afro-Cuban musical traditions to the Tiny Desk.

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10 Minutes With Boreen

Songwriter Morgan O'Sullivan chats with us about his nontraditional love song album, his truly deconstructive writing process, and found sounds.

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opbmusic Best Of 2018: Songs

From doom metal to slow jams, listen to our favorite songs by Oregon musicians released in 2018.

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H.E.R.: Tiny Desk Concert

The singer stuns in her second appearance at the Tiny Desk, showcasing not only her vocal mastery, but her skills as a captivating multi-instrumentalist.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Mercury Rev, Shadowgraphs, Ron Gallo

Hear three new additions to the opbmusic channel this week.

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The 100 Best Songs Of 2018

During a turbulent year rife with personal and political trauma, the most memorable songs pulled no punches in the pursuit of pop.

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Album Premiere: bed. - 'Replay'

Three years ago this Portland band began work on a shoegaze masterpiece. Then, life happened. Hear it now for the very first time.

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Poll Results: Slingshot's Best New Artist Of 2018

We asked you to vote for your favorite new artist of 2018. Now it's time to reveal the winner.

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Kendrick Lamar, Brandi Carlile Among Top Nominees For 2019 Grammys

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced its list of nominees for the 2018 Grammy Awards, including Brandi Carlile, Janelle Monae and Black Panther.

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opbmusic Best Of 2018: Albums

From dream pop to hip-hop, these are the albums we loved in 2018 (with listening links!).

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Wu-Tang Clan: Tiny Desk Concert

The Clan celebrates its 25th anniversary with an old-school cipher at the Tiny Desk.

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Dirty Projectors: Tiny Desk Concert

The band takes its quirks of production, rhythm and rhyme and brilliantly arranges them to work behind the Tiny Desk.

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10 Minutes With Rayland Baxter

We hopped in the songwriter's tour van and chatted about his unusually late start in music, political songs, and the all-star cast that contributed to his new album.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: My Brightest Diamond, Faye Webster, Telekinesis

Listen to three new songs debuting on the opbmusic broadcast this week.

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On 'We Appreciate Power,' Grimes Helps Us Greet Our A.I. Overlords

On her first new song in three years, Grimes clangs industrial beats, buzzing synths and liquid-metal guitars, filling every moment like a sonic mosh pit.

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The Innocence Mission: Tiny Desk Concert

The Innocence Mission, ever the most careful cultivators of quiet, encouraged us to come closer, to discover the "thing beautiful enough" in the moment it's delivered.

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