Aaradhna Patel performed live for OPB in Portland, Ore. Kathryn Boyd-Batstone/OPB hide caption

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Favorite Sessions

Aaradhna, 'Keep My Cool' (Live)

A big winner at the New Zealand Music Awards recently visited OPB's studios in Portland, Ore.

"You may have to go someplace like Montana to 'get' this record." John Mayer tells NPR's Ari Shapiro about his new album, Paradise Valley. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Favorite Sessions

John Mayer, 'Waitin' On The Day' (Live)

Watch Grammy award-wining artist John Mayer perform a song from his new album, Paradise Valley.

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Live in Concert

Cut Copy, Live In Concert


Watch a live concert full of lights and music from the Grammy-nominated electro-pop band.

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Tiny Desk

Kronos Quartet

The intrepid champions of new music bring a lullaby, rare blues and a work by Bryce Dessner to NPR.

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Tiny Desk


This is Katie Crutchfield as Waxahatchee, playing intimate music for an intimate setting.

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All Songs TV

Pixies, 'What Goes Boom'

The band agrees to explode Joey Santiago after learning it couldn't afford a more elaborate video.