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    UO Music: Tennis at Sea Day 90

    “We no longer feel defeated by the sea,” Alaina Moore begins, “just that it’s possessed.” The rough seafaring songwriting journey...

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    UO Interviews: Sub Pop Records

    Photos by Kelly OMegan Jasper, CEO of Sub Pop Records, may always be known for the prank she pulled on a New York Times reporter. She was...

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    UO Music: Seattle Scene

    Words by Jennifer Maerz, photos by Charles PetersonSub Pop made it cool to be a loser in the ‘90s. The Seattle label emerged from a damp...

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    UO Music: Silver Apples, Alex Maas and Ringo Deathstarr Live in Austin

    Formerly known as Austin Psych Fest, Levitation is a three-day music festival held in Texas highlighting the best in psych music and...

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    Music Monday: April 25, 2016

    Something to listen to while you're taking a break from Lemonade.Lil Silva - Caught Up ft. CosimaLil Silva's new EP "Jimi" is out May 13th...

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    UO Now Playing: Sub Pop Records

    The sound of Seattle extends beyond the grunge of the '90s, and that's what we love the most about Sub Pop. The label has lead the way and...

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    UO Interviews: Anthology Recordings

    In 2010 Mexican Summer co-founder Keith Abrahamsson would make a difficult decision. A decisive point in the label’s history...

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    Record Collector: Anna Jensen

    Since the show Portlandia coined it, a lot of people like to joke that Portland, Oregon is the place where young people go to retire—but...

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    About A Band: Eskimeaux

    “2011, the Year of the Rabbit,” Gabrielle Smith sings on the opening track of the Eskimeaux mini-album of the same name. The first...

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    UO Now Playing: Desert Daze

    As you’re coasting through the desert, eager to get to this season’s festival kickoff, it’s important to have the right playlist to...

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    About A Band: Yeasayer

    Brooklyn’s Yeasayer is well known for their fondness for reinvention. The prolific group's newest release—its fourth full-length, Amen...

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    About A Band: Woods

    When we spoke with Jarvis Taveniere, guitarist, and producer of the indie folk band Woods, he was a little preoccupied. “I’m looking at...

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    Featured Label: Domino Recording Company

    Kris Gillespie, U.S. General Manager, remembers the first Domino record purchased was Guided By Voices’ 1994 EP, Clown Prince Of The...

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    Photo Diary: Vinyl Photography

    “I collect everything, and it can get crazy,” says Clay Rossner, the photographer who got his start at age 12, when his brother passed...

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    UO Music: Live in Austin with Hinds, Porches, Day Wave and More

    We had a crazy week at Space 24 Twenty for UO Live in Austin, hosting 25 bands for four consecutive days of free, all-ages sets in our back...

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    Music Monday: April 11, 2016

    The only things on your to-do list today should be these five tracks.Fog Lake - RattlesnakeMega vibes on this slow-burning acoustic-filled...

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    About A Band: Cold Fronts

    Two years ago, Craig Almquist's band Cold Fronts played a very unofficial show on a street corner in Austin during South by Southwest...

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    UO Now Playing: New Arrivals

    It’s officially spring, which means it’s time to hit reset on your playlists. The dark and dreary sounds of weeks past are over and...

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    UO Music: Unexpected Festivals

    While a majority of the music industry and music lovers alike are collectively coming down and drying out after the sensory circus that is...

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    UO Music: Top 10 Destination Festivals

    While our favorite big name festivals always deliver the sets we’re dying to see, we're always looking for our next musical adventure. So...