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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In putting this week's list together, I thought about including the video with Michelle Obama rapping about how you should go to college. It's not…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2015 - 4:13 pm


30 Essential Songs From The Golden Era Of Emo

Ask anyone old enough to drink what they think emo is, and you'll get about as many different responses as people willing to answer. They'll…
Patric Fallon | July 22, 2014 - 10:18 am

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Desaparecidos – “Golden Parachutes” Video

Conor Oberst's activist punk band Desaparecidos released their first album in 13 years, Payola, earlier this year, and today they've shared an animated video for…
James Rettig | December 8, 2015 - 12:25 pm

Watch Desaparecidos Kick Out “City On The Hill” On Seth Meyers

Desaparecidos, Conor Oberst's leftist punk band, just released Payola, their second album overall but their first in 13 years. It absolutely rules. And while it…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2015 - 8:40 am

Stream Desaparecidos Payola

It's been 13 years since Desaparecidos, Conor Oberst's leftist punk rock band, released Read Music / Speak Spanish, their great debut album. Desaparecidos never officially…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2015 - 10:50 am

Desaparecidos – “Backsell”

Technically speaking, Payola is only Desaparecidos' second album, even if they've released plenty of one-off tracks over the years. This year, Conor Oberst picked up…
Caitlin White | May 14, 2015 - 2:21 pm

Desaparecidos – “City On The Hill” Video

Conor Oberst's reactivated punk band Desaparecidos absolutely destroyed at Coachella the day before yesterday. Today, they're unveiling the video for "City On The Hill," the…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2015 - 10:28 am

Desaparecidos – “City On The Hill” + Payola Details

Back in 2002, Desaparecidos, the politically motivated punk band led by Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst, released a really great album called Read Music /
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2015 - 12:14 pm

Hear Conor Oberst Discuss Rape Accusation With Marc Maron On WTF

Last year, an anonymous internet commenter accused Conor Oberst of a long-ago rape. Oberst filed a libel lawsuit, and the accuser eventually apologized and admitted
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2015 - 12:50 pm

Desaparecidos Sign To Epitaph, New LP On The Way

Conor Oberst may have put Bright Eyes to rest, but he's not finished with the bands of his youth. Oberst's punk band Desaparecidos has been…
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Desaparecidos – “Te Amo Camila Vallejo” & “The Underground Man”

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…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2013 - 3:46 pm

Desaparecidos – “Anonymous” & “The Left Is Right”

Desaparecidos, Conor Oberst's political punk band, have only ever released one album, and that was way the hell back in 2002. But last year, Oberst…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2013 - 10:16 am

Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A…
Aaron Lariviere | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

Desaparecidos, Big Harp @ Troubadour, West Hollywood 8/31/12

Prior to their highly anticipated slot at the FYF festival, the recently reunited Desaparecidos easily sold out the Troubadour and ripped through a fourteen song…
Andrew Youssef | September 4, 2012 - 2:05 pm

Watch Desaparecidos Reunite In Minneapolis

Last Thursday, the reunited Desaparecidos played their first gig together at Minneapolis's 400 Bar, and over the weekend some footage from that show surfaced. Oberst…
Corban Goble | August 13, 2012 - 9:51 am
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