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July 17, 2018 Watch this Saskatchewan singer-songwriter play a bittersweet song about betrayal.
March 23, 2018 The relatively new band, selected for our Slingshot program, knows how to start small and end big. "Had It All" takes a looping pop riff and ramps it up to an all-out rock jam.
December 19, 2017 Watch the late soul revivalist share his message of universal love on the Pickathon Woods Stage, during his second-to-last performance ever.
Blind Pilot performs live in the opbmusic studio.
August 15, 2016 The Oregon band plays the reflective, striking "Joik #3," a tribute to frontman Israel Nebeker's father, live for opbmusic.
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May 24, 2016 With their buttery harmonies, the Portland sister trio makes the move from quiet acoustic songs to flourishing anthems.
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Heartless Bastards' members perform live at Pickathon for opbmusic.
February 16, 2016 Watch the blues-inspired rock band perform "Down In The Canyon" at the 2015 Pickathon festival.
DIIV performs live at the Pickathon Woods Stage for opbmusic.
January 19, 2016 Watch the Brooklyn guitar band segue from "Yr Not Far" into "Dopamine," a frank song about addiction.
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December 15, 2015 Watch the genre-hopping bassist and singer perform "Them Changes" at the 2015 Pickathon festival.
Husky performs live in the studio for opbmusic.
September 9, 2015 The folk-rock duo from Melbourne, Australia, strips down "I'm Not Coming Back" so both voices shine.
Mackintosh Braun performs live in the opbmusic studio.
August 28, 2015 The Portland band's brightly colored, danceable pop has landed in TV shows and movies. Watch Mackintosh Braun perform "In Reverse" live in the studio.
Blind Pilot performs live at Pickathon 2014.
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July 30, 2015 In preparation for Pickathon 2015 this weekend, watch the Portland, Ore., band perform "White Apple" on the Woods Stage at last year's festival.
Portland's Liz Vice releases her debut album, There's A Light, this fall.
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July 9, 2015 A satisfying, gospel-flavored number that conveys vulnerability, hope and conviction.
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Joseph performs live in the opbmusic studio.
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July 8, 2015 Natalie, Allison and Meegan Closner sing the three-part harmonies that propel "Lifted Away."
People Under The Stairs performs live at Pickathon 2014.
May 19, 2015 The L.A. hip-hop duo reaches a high point in its Pickathon set with "Tuxedo Rap."
Mac DeMarco performs live at Pickathon 2014.
April 21, 2015 Watch the Canadian singer swagger through a song perfectly suited to his nighttime set at Pickathon.