The last time a video featured Conor Oberst in a public performance period piece, he was getting clobbered by trash and tomatoes. But that was before he and Mogis recruited Yim Yames on drums and M. Ward on piano to form the hydra-headed Paste-rock superbeast Monsters Of Folk, so this time around the reception is much lighter on the hostility and much heavier on the soldier’s uniforms and roller-skating. Naturally.
Coming up next for Monsters Of Folk: a shower.
Monsters Of Folk is out.