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Heavy Rotation: 11 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing


Hear a selection of our member stations' favorite songs this month by Childish Gambino, Hamilton Leithauser, Radiohead's Ed O'Brien, Waxahatchee and more.

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Help For Artists And Freelancers During The COVID-19 Pandemic


A collection of emergency funds and resources for working artists and freelance creatives who can't rely on severance packages, unemployment or extended sick leave.

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Heavy Rotation: 11 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Hear a selection of our member stations' favorite songs this month by Childish Gambino, Hamilton Leithauser, Radiohead's Ed O'Brien, Waxahatchee and more.

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Allen Stone: Tiny Desk Concert

The soul singer demonstrated a commitment to the Tiny Desk that we rarely, if ever, see.

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Monday Mix: Bright Eyes, Nap Eyes, Little Dragon

Listen to 3 new songs just added to opbmusic this week.

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Tarriona 'Tank' Ball: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

"Don't go out to the cookout." The leader of Tank and the Bangas spreads pure joy from her living room in New Orleans.

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Bart Budwig's Wild Ride: Traveling Abroad During COVID-19

The Eastern Oregon-based musician recounts his international travels during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Bob Dylan Releases Epic New Song, 'Murder Most Foul'

The iconic songwriter surprised fans at midnight with a 17-minute song about the assassination of JFK.

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10 Minutes With Silver Torches

Seattle songwriter Erik Walters chats with us about his new record and joining up with the newly re-formed Pedro The Lion.

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Our Daily Breather: Black Belt Eagle Scout's Walk In The Woods

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, Our Daily Breather seeks guidance on the health of the psyche. Katherine Paul of Black Belt Eagle Scout has been talking walks and focusing on the big picture.

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Soccer Mommy: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

The New Normal includes some Tiny Desk concerts without the Tiny Desk. Sophie Allison, aka Soccer Mommy, performed a short set while quarantining in her Nashville home during the coronavirus crisis.

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Monday Mix: Dirty Projectors, Whim, Other Lives

Hear new songs from art-pop outfit Dirty Projectors, Portland band Whim and sweeping chamber rock band Other Lives

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Portland's Independent Music Industry 'Devastated' By Pandemic

While music venues across the Portland area have taken the brunt of the financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic, musicians are reeling as well.

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The Black Crowes: Tiny Desk Concert

Chris and Rich Robinson revisit songs from their debut album, Shake Your Money Maker.

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How Fans Can Support Artists And Music-Industry Workers During The Outbreak

Independent artists' bottom lines are shrinking as the coronavirus outbreak continues — here's what you can do to help.

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Hayley Williams Invites Lucy Dacus, Julien Baker And Phoebe Bridgers To Sing Backup

Williams delayed the full release of Petals For Armor, but still shared a new track with guest vocals from Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus and Phoebe Bridgers

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Hear From SXSW Artists Who Entered The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest

SXSW is usually a great place to discover new artists. When this year's festival was canceled, we asked unsigned artists who were planning to go to enter the Tiny Desk Contest. Here are their entries.

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opbmusic's Virtual Music Festival

Do you miss concerts? Are you stressed out by the news cycle? Come to opbmusic's virtual music festival to while away the time at home.

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Rex Orange County: Tiny Desk Concert

Watch the low-key British pop star perform "Sunflower," "Loving Is Easy" and more at the Tiny Desk.

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PNW Streaming Concert Calendar

A listing of streaming shows from artists in the Pacific Northwest during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Jupiter & Okwess

This euphoric performance by the band from the Democratic Republic of Congo highlighted the last day of Pickathon in 2019.

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Angelica Garcia On Embracing Her Identities With 'Cha Cha Palace'

NPR's Noel King speaks with the singer-songwriter about her new album, a love letter to her Mexican and Salvadoran roots as well to as her childhood on the eastern edge of Los Angeles.

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