Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka

Olivia Rose/Michael Kiwanuka

Welcome to the Monday Mix, where each week we highlight standout songs debuting on the opbmusic broadcast. 


Wolf Parade - “Against The Day”

The Skinny: Wolf Parade’s new single is a synth-heavy sonic boom. The track is the Montreal band’s first new recording in almost three years.

Release Date: “Against The Day” was released on Oct. 16 via Sub Pop. Hopefully, a full-length album announcement will soon follow.

Upcoming PNW Shows: Only European dates so far.


Patrick Watson - “Melody Noir”

The Skinny: Watston has created a piece of Mexican-inspired art that just breezes through you quietly, effectively and beautifully.

Release Date: The album “Wave” was released on Oct. 18.

Upcoming PNW Shows: Patrick Watson plays at Wonder Ballroom on Jan. 19, 2020.


Michael Kiwanuka - “You Ain’t The Problem”

The Skinny: The English singer has brilliantly fused funk and soul to deliver a truly masterful performance.

Release Date: The album “KIWANUKA” comes out on Nov. 19.

Upcoming PNW Shows: Kiwanuka plays Roseland Theater in Portland on Jan. 26, 2020.