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Video Premiere: Fanno Creek Live From The Banana Stand


Watch the group perform “No Name,” recorded live at the Banana Stand house in Portland, Ore.

M. Ward Live at OPB


The Portland-based songwriter plays at Edgefield Friday and Saturday nights opening for The Decemberists. Watch his 2016 performance live at OPB for a studio audience.

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Video Premiere: Fanno Creek Live From The Banana Stand

Watch the group perform “No Name,” recorded live at the Banana Stand house in Portland, Ore.

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First Listen: Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams, 'Vanished Gardens'

The veteran jazz master teams up with one of America's most cherished songwriters.

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Video Premiere: Corrina Repp - 'Need You/Don't Need You'

The Portland songwriter's new work is a layered meditation on moving on after a relationship. Her new album is out Friday.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Dinosaur Jr.

Watch and listen to this sonic assault by Dinosaur Jr. recorded at the 2017 Pickathon Woods Stage.

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Long Play: Liz Phair - 'Exile In Guyville'

The 25 year old indie rock masterpiece is getting a reissue and we're playing selections from it all day on Tuesday, June 19.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Buck Meek, M. Ward, Prince

This week, opbmusic highlights tracks from a solo album by Big Thief guitarist Buck Meek, Portland musician M. Ward and a posthumous release from Prince.

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Video Premiere: Natasha Kmeto Live From The Banana Stand

Watch the electro-soul musician perform “Love On High,” recorded live at North Star Ballroom in Portland, Ore.

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First Listen: Dawes, 'Passwords'

Dawes returns once again to its greatest specialty: smooth and ingratiating California folk-rock that never bothers to hide its big, beating, bleeding heart.

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GoldLink: Tiny Desk Concert

The D.C. rapper brought quite the crew to his Tiny Desk performance.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: The Voidz, Shannon Shaw, Curtis Harding

This week we feature the Julian Casablancas-led project The Voidz, the solo debut from Shannon and The Clams frontwoman Shannon Shaw, and Atlanta-based soul singer Curtis Harding.

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Song Premiere: Blossom & Ripley Snell - 'Dormiveglia'

Listen to the Portland R&B singer's dreamy collaboration with emcee Ripley Snell.

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Sama Dams Live At Kelly's Olympian

The Portland trio roars into summer with a collection of raw songs pushing intimacy to its limit and lined with sonic storytelling.

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First Listen: Marisa Anderson, 'Cloud Corner'

On her new LP, Cloud Corner, Anderson demonstrates yet again that she's one of this era's most powerful players, one whose ostensible sleight-of-hand is some serious business indeed.

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First Listen: Arthur Buck, 'Arthur Buck'

Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur and guitarist Peter Buck of R.E.M. navigate getting "woke" together on their first collaboration.

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Read Phoebe Bridgers' Tour Diary, In Her Own Words

The 2018 Slingshot artist writes an NPR-exclusive chronicle of life on the road promoting 2017's Stranger in the Alps. The saga involves Whole Foods coffee, Harry Potter and forgotten lyrics.

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Win Tickets to Dirty Projectors

The band known for its danceable art pop music returns with a new album and a concert in Portland June 19 at the Wonder Ballroom. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Sudan Archives, Trevor Powers, Black Pumas

This week we feature experimental music from Sudan Archives, new music from Youth Lagoon's Trevor Powers and psychedelic rock out of Austin, Texas band Black Pumas.

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Video Premiere: Genders Live From The Banana Stand

Watch the rock band perform “Never Belonged To You,” recorded live at a house show in Portland, Ore.

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First Listen: Angelique Kidjo, 'Remain In Light'

Talking Heads' classic Afrobeat-inspired album gets the cover treatment by the Beninese star.

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Win Tickets to Trampled by Turtles and Deer Tick at the Zoo

The bluegrass-influenced band from Duluth, Minnesota, headlines the show June 29 at the Oregon Zoo. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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