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Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival's 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like Angel Olsen and Bill Callahan…   Read Story »
Conor Oberst's greatest gift as a performer might be his ability to come off like an angry 15-year-old screaming in his room in just about any situation. Case in point: Oberst was the musical guest…   Read Story »
Late last year, a woman named Joanie Faircloth left a comment on the website XOJane accusing Conor Oberst of raping her, claiming the Bright Eyes frontman assaulted her and took her virginity 10…   Read Story »
Thankfully, the whole Conor Oberst rape-accusation debacle has been put to bed -- his accuser admitted that she made the whole thing up, and Oberst released a statement accepting her apology -- and…   Read Story »
Earlier this week Joanie Faircloth, the woman who accused Conor Oberst of raping her, apologized and admitted she lied about the whole thing. Today, Oberst issued a statement accepting Faircloth's…   Read Story »
Last year, Joanie Faircloth, commenting on an article on the website XOJane, accused Conor Oberst of raping her in 2004, when she was 16. Oberst issued a statement denying the claim, filed a libel…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Nonesuch says the TMZ report is inaccurate and that Oberst has not been dropped from the label. // Late last year, a commenter on the website XOJane accused Conor Oberst of raping her…   Read Story »
Conor Oberst's new album Upside Down Mountain is his first in a few years, and part of the reason he's taken so long between records is that he was working on a sci-fi screenplay for his Monsters Of…   Read Story »
Conor Oberst released his latest album Upside Down Mountain last week and stopped by CBS This Morning over the weekend to play a few of his new songs. Watch him perform "Time Forgot," "Hundreds Of…   Read Story »
One of the great things about Lorde is that she's a serious young pop star who seems to have the ideas and tastes of a serious young person. Case in point: Her Twitter bio is a Bright Eyes quote,…   Read Story »