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Conor Oberst stopped by WNYC's Greene Space on Thursday to perform almost half of the songs from his upcoming ninth solo album Upside Down Mountain. In addition to lead single "Hundreds Of Ways," he…   Read Story »
The songs we're hearing from Conor Oberst's new Upside Down Mountain sound less like a new man than an old favorite with new life. He's certainly evolving, as evidenced by the brassy Caribbean sway…   Read Story »
Late last year, an anonymous reader left a comment on the website XOJane claiming that she'd been raped by a rock star 10 years ago, when she was 16 and a virgin. She later went on to name that…   Read Story »
Conor Oberst hasn't released an album of new material since Bright Eyes' 2011 LP The People's Key. But today he's announced a new solo album, Upside Down Mountain -- his first release under the Conor…   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 »
Desaparecidos, Conor Oberst's politically-inclined punk band, got back together last year, and they've released two two-song 7" singles since then. Today, we get to hear the third. The two new songs…   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 »