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Song Premiere: Lenore — 'Thick Skin, Tender Heart'


Listen to the band's new single which is also featured in an upcoming Duplass Brothers film debuting on Netflix this weekend.

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First Listen: Hand Habits, 'Placeholder'

Singer-songwriter Meg Duffy pays scrupulous attention to detail in transfixing songs that function like intricate dioramas.

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Win Tickets to Julia Holter at Doug Fir

The L.A.-based art-pop composer returns to Portland March 5 at Doug Fir Lounge. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Song Premiere: Lenore — 'Thick Skin, Tender Heart'

Listen to the band's new single which is also featured in an upcoming Duplass Brothers film debuting on Netflix this weekend.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: The War And Treaty

Watch the duo's gritty rock-n-roll soul performance in the woods.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Lucy Dacus, SOAK, Weyes Blood

Dacus' cover of "La Vie En Rose" is one of three new, and very different, takes on the heart-themed holiday, new on opbmusic this week.

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Y La Bamba At Type Foundry Studio

Luz Elena Mendoza talks with OPB about expressing her Mexican-American identity through songwriting. Watch her band, Y La Bamba, play a percussive and emotional set drawn from the new album, "Mujeres."

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Win Tickets To Girlpool At The Wonder Ballroom

The concert is April 11 at the Wonder Ballroom. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Station Breaks: The Best New Songs From NPR Music Stations

A sweet lullaby by Girl In Red, Bayonne's cavernous ambient track and a jazz number from Jonathan Scales Fourchestra. There's a lot to discover on this new station-curated playlist.

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Mountain Man: Tiny Desk Concert

The voices of Amelia Meath, Molly Erin Sarlé and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig come together behind the Tiny Desk, with songs that conjure a simpler life: dogs, friends, moonlight or skinny dipping.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Ages And Ages, Craig Finn, Girlpool

Hear three new songs just added to the opbmusic broadcast this week.

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First Listen: Ladytron, 'Ladytron'

The veteran group's long-awaited new songs sound right at home alongside fellow conceptual electronic pop artists like SOPHIE, Robyn and Christine & The Queens.

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Kurt Vile: Tiny Desk Concert

Kurt Vile and his musical mate, Rob Laakso casually lose themselves in complex guitar lines that are effortlessly beautiful and lyrical.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Nilufer Yanya, Elly Swope, Andrew Bird

Hear three standout songs added to the opbmusic broadcast this week.

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Cat Power: Tiny Desk Concert

Chan Marshall and her band perform a brisk and beautifully orchestrated medley of Cat Power songs: "Wanderer," "Woman" and 2006's "The Moon."

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Anna Tivel Live At Type Foundry Studio

The songwriter's forthcoming release, "The Question," is one of the most anticipated albums of 2019. Watch her perform new songs live.

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First Listen: Cass McCombs, 'Tip Of The Sphere'

The rangy and enigmatic singer-songwriter is fully indifferent to fitting anywhere specific on the canvas of American folk — or, really, anywhere.

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Win Tickets To Sharon Van Etten At The Crystal Ballroom

Van Etten's new record 'Remind Me Tomorrow' is a tough and candid look at life lived at multi-tasking pace. Enter for a chance to win tickets to her concert February 21 at the Crystal Ballroom.

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Blood Orange: Tiny Desk Concert

This Blood Orange Tiny Desk is a beautifully conceived concert showing off the craft and care that has made Devonté Hynes a groundbreaking producer and songwriter.

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Video Premiere: Kelli Schaefer Live From The Banana Stand

Watch the powerful singer's band set the room on fire with this rendition of "Moonstruck."

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Nate Wood - fOUR: Tiny Desk Concert

The multi-instrumentalist says he only wishes he had more limbs; but Wood still manages to simultaneously play a bass guitar, keys and drums, all while singing into a wearable microphone.

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