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Frances Quinlan Follows Her First Spark Of Creation


While members of Hop Along appear on her solo debut, Likewise is decidedly Frances Quinlan's vision. Her voice and unique, meandering melodies sit at the forefront of an inquisitive record.

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Frances Quinlan Follows Her First Spark Of Creation

While members of Hop Along appear on her solo debut, Likewise is decidedly Frances Quinlan's vision. Her voice and unique, meandering melodies sit at the forefront of an inquisitive record.

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Billie Eilish Sweeps Grammys In Ceremony Clouded By Controversy And Mourning

In a night when Eilish, the youngest artist to win Album and Record of the year, might have otherwise been the whole story, the Recording Academy could not quite put it its recent scandals behind it.

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J.S. Ondara: Tiny Desk Concert

After first trying to win our annual Tiny Desk Contest, the singer-songwriter from Nairobi decided to put out a record, got nominated for a Grammy and wound up here anyway.

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Torres Explains The Fear And Desire Behind Her Most Self-Determined Record Yet

Mackenzie Scott's fourth record, which came after a period of self-reflection and romantic pursuit, is fixated on desire. "I want people to understand that women can burn for each other," she says.

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Grammy Awards Face Credibility Threat In Former CEO's Complaint

The EEOC discrimination complaint filed by Deborah Dugan, the Recording Academy's first female chief, contains several allegations that could undermine the prestige of the prizes.

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Monday Mix: UltraĆ­sta, Stephen Malkmus, Wilsen

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

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Win Tickets To Temples At Doug Fir Lounge

The English psych-rock band will return to Portland on Feb. 6. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Raised In Rock, Marcus King Releases 1st Solo Album, 'El Dorado'

NPR's Scott Simon talks with the 23-year-old guitarist about the tragic event that inspired him to start writing songs and what it was like to collaborate with The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach.

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Monday Mix: Caroline Rose, Bonny Light Horseman, Other Lives

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

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Video Premiere: Layperson Live From The Banana Stand

The Layperson lead singer plays a stripped down version of "Caught Around Your Heart."

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Yola: Tiny Desk Concert

The singer who once sang backup for Massive Attack, Iggy Azalea and The Chemical Brothers, is front-and-center at the Tiny Desk.

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Eminem Releases Surprise Album, 'Music To Be Murdered By'

The rapper's 11th studio album is packaged with assists from Black Thought, Ed Sheeran, Q-Tip, Anderson .Paak and the late rapper, Juice WRLD.

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Whitney Houston, The Notorious B.I.G. Among 2020's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

Houston, the only woman included in the 2020 class of a male-dominated institution, will be joined by Biggie Smalls, Nine Inch Nails, The Doobie Brothers, T. Rex and Depeche Mode.

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Jordan Rakei: Tiny Desk Concert

Despite some unexpected gear problems, the soulful R&B artist and his band locked-in and played a phenomenal set behind the Tiny Desk.

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Monday Mix: Sunbathe, Antibalas, Khruangbin And Leon Bridges

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

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Marisa Anderson - Pure Form

Filmed at rustic Suttle Lodge, the guitar master performs “Lament" and walks us through her evolution as a player and composer.

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Rush Drummer And Lyricist Neil Peart Has Died

Peart, who joined the iconic prog rock band Rush in 1974, was 67 years old. He was diagnosed with brain cancer more than three years ago.

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Brownout: Tiny Desk Concert

The Austin, Texas band brought old-school R&B horns, bongos and deep grooves to the Tiny Desk.

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Hear A Previously Unreleased Version Of David Bowie's 'The Man Who Sold The World'

An EP of unreleased recordings will be rolling out new songs over the next six weeks.

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2020 Slingshot Artists To Watch

2020 is sure to reveal fantastic music from talented, emerging bands. This list features a diverse celebration of artists who've been here all along, but are only now getting to be heard.

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