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Jarrod Lawson: A new album - relevant and funky / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #278

01/21/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Oregon's Jarrod Lawson has a new album called Be the Change. If you've been waiting for a new album from Jarrod, he'll tell you all about it. Includes the title tune at the end ...


The Multitalented Path of Steve Drizos / Inessa talks with Steve about his new album and more / Audio

01/21/2021 | 0 comments

By INESSA // During the course of an astonishing 2020, as I reflect back, one of the biggest missing pieces was the live music so many of us have taken to. From chilling out on the odd evening, to ...


Insurrection: Jeff Langston / Rachel Taylor Brown / OMN Featured Video

01/16/2021 | 1 comments

Jeff Langston's video mix of footage of the assault on the Capitol from ABC News paired with the 2018 Rachel Taylor Brown Song "Heir Apparent."


OMN photo by Diane Russell

George Colligan's Jazz Truth: Play-along videos and other means to deal with the situation / Q&A

01/15/2021 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN" CONLEY //  George Colligan has recently moved his jazztruth series from the blog format to a video platform featuring locally-sourced, artisanal play-along videos of ...


Eminem: GNAT / OMN Featured Video

01/12/2021 | 0 comments

Mr. Mathers has a lot to say about things. Surprised?


Eric Stern plays "I Can't Give You Anything but Love" (Stride Piano Part 1) / Jukebox Radio #7

01/11/2021 | 0 comments

JUKEBOX RADIO EPISODE 7-STRIDE PIANO Part 1! While it IS all about the bass, to really learn about Stride Piano, you first gotta learn about Ragtime, and to learn about Ragtime you gotta learn about the ...


Ben Landsverk: Telling stories in music and film / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #277

01/08/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Ben Landsverk is one-half of Wonderly with Jim Brunberg. They make music for films...just about for everything. They have new music and videos out now. He also is co-founder of Low Bar ...


Andrew Durkin /Mary-Sue Tobin and the new Quadraphonnes collaboration. Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #276

01/07/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Composer Andrew Durkin and Saxophonist Mary-Sue Tobin on the long-awaited release of the Quadraphonnes/Dukin collaboration. Listen to a track at the end of the conversation.


Richard Lathrop (Ghostnaps)

Staying afloat without live shows: How Eugene musicians adapted to COVID-19

01/04/2021 | 0 comments

By GAVIN MAJESKI // Eugene Musicians have been live-streaming, woodshedding building or and dreaming of a day when musicians and audiences can be reunited in the same room.


June Millington // Photo by Per Grandin

Fanny Celebrates Fifty: Q&A with June Millington / OMN Best-of 2020

01/01/2021 | 1 comments

By ANA AMMANN // Before the Go-Go's or Sleater-Kinney, Fanny was the first all-female band to release an album on a major label. We checked in with band founder, June Millington, on the 50th anniversary ...


Best of 2020: Tony Coleman on BLM, the times and BB King / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #251

12/31/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The second of our two best Coffeeshop Conversations of 2020. Tony (TC) Coleman, BB King's drummer for 35 years talks about BLM, racism, Mr. King and a whole lot more. Gather 'round ...


Dave Alvin of Third Mind

Terry Currier's Top 16 Albums of 2020

12/30/2020 | 1 comments

The owner of Music Millennium give us his top 2020 albums. Not the best-selling, just his favorites. An annual event.


Eric Stern Plays Farid al Atrache's Hebbina (Arabic Music Part 2, the Oud) فريد الأطرش - حبينا حبينا / Jukebox Radio episode 6

12/26/2020 | 0 comments

By ERIC STERN//  I play Hebbina, Hebbina by one of the luminaries of Egypt's Golden Age of Music--composer, oudist, singer Farid al Atrache. In this episode I delve further into the structure of Arabic ...


Merry Christmas from everyone at OMN: Winter Wonderland: John Fahey and Terry Robb live

12/25/2020 | 0 comments

....and all the other holidays too. Terry Robb and John Fahey from 1983. Oregon is always a winter wonderland....or will be again.


Sister Mercy cooking spicy with Marti: Marti's Music Kitchen Episode 12 / OMN Legacy post

12/23/2020 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENDALL // Sister Mercy prepares migas and fresh salsa with Marti on Episode 12 of Marti's Music Kitchen. First published Janyary 3, 2019.


Storm live-streaming on her back porch. 
Photo by John Rudoff

Best of 2020: Storm Large in the Time of Covid / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #240

12/23/2020 | 0 comments

From April of 2020, Storm Large right in the thick of the first wave of Covid-19. First of two best-of' 2020 Coffeeshop Conversations. Next one runs New Year's Day..


Eric Stern plays Farid al Atrache's Noura Noura نورة يانورة (Arabic Music Part 1)/ Jukebox Radio #5

12/22/2020 | 0 comments

By ERIC STERN // You'll hear me and my Arabic-tuned accordion play Noura Noura by Farid al-Atrache. Following, I'll give an introduction to Arabic music. Give it a look...who knows maybe you'll find ...


Jim and his daughters

Jim Brunberg: A video of hope for the future...folks having fun at concerts

12/21/2020 | 0 comments

A video of hope for better musical days to come from Mississippi Studios' and Revolution Hall's Jim Brunberg. He sings and plays everything.


Jason Alberger: : Artichoke Store Manager and friend to Coffeeshop Conversations #275

12/17/2020 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Final new episode for 2020 with someone who has been facilitating our recordings at Artichoke, and a musician himself...Jason Alberger.



Les Schwab Amphitheater rebuilding, for Summer

12/15/2020 | 0 comments

Finally some good news on the future of Oregon concerts. Bend's Les Schwab Amphitheater is undergoing changes in anticipation of the Summer concert season.


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