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In between stops on her summer tour, Lorde curated the soundtrack to the upcoming blockbuster The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. We've already heard some of her handiwork in her solo cut…   Read Story »
Look, I tried to ignore this; I really did. But the streets demanded it. (The streets, in this case, are represented by Scott Lapatine, my boss.) Mac Miller, the frat-rap doofus who became a…   Read Story »
Conor Oberst's name has been popping up on festival bills galore lately, which suggested a new solo album was afoot. Sure enough, an excerpt from a new Rolling Stone story confirms that Oberst is…   Read Story »
UPDATE: AP reports that Oberst filed a defamation suit against the accuser earlier today (2/19): The suit claims the woman behind the accusations was a liar who made "despicable, false,…   Read Story »
The latest issue of Interview features Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst interviewing actor Oscar Isaac, who plays the titular Greenwich Village folkie in the Coen brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis.…   Read Story »
"To me, Conor Oberst resembles Patti Smith a great deal," R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe told me in an interview back in 2008. "As a performer, as a magnet. He's just got that thing that she's got." The…   Read Story »
On August 13, 2002, Saddle Creek Records released the third full-length album by Bright Eyes: Lifted Or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground. Conor Oberst -- the band's sole constant…   Read Story »
A day after news of an impending Desaparecidos reunion for Omaha's Maha Maha Fest, a secret show went down at Omaha's Slowdown featuring Conor Oberst and Co. They led off with a new song, "Left Is…   Read Story »
Though harmonious Swede sisters First Aid Kit first established notoriety through a viral video, their first two releases on Wichita Records showcased a group rapidly improving and growing more…   Read Story »
On Friday night, Bright Eyes took to L.A.'s Hollywood Forever Cemetery to play a set with Kurt Vile. Stereogum snapper Jasper Bernbaum was there to chronicle the Bright Eyes portion of the show and…   Read Story »