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The Story Behind Every Song On Phoebe Bridgers’ New Album Punisher

In 2017, Phoebe Bridgers released her debut Stranger In The Alps. With that album alone, she was already greeted as one of the most exciting,…
Ryan Leas | June 18, 2020 - 10:58 am

Lists

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

Album List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019 So Far

Music has always been a vast universe to explore, and that sense of the unconquerable infinite has only intensified in an age of on-demand streaming…
Stereogum | June 11, 2019 - 10:00 am

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Watch Phoebe Bridgers Cover Conor Oberst’s “Mamah Borthwick (A Sketch)”

Thanks to terrifying extenuating circumstances, we have now reached a new golden age of artists, marooned on home quarantine, posting acoustic home-recorded covers of each…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2020 - 9:37 am

Watch Conor Oberst & Phoebe Bridgers Play Production Assistants In Meet The Conan Staff

Meet The Conan Staff is a new mockumentary-style digital web series from the Conan writing team that purports to be a behind-the-scenes look at what…
James Rettig | February 24, 2020 - 10:30 am

Album List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019 So Far

Music has always been a vast universe to explore, and that sense of the unconquerable infinite has only intensified in an age of on-demand streaming…
Stereogum | June 11, 2019 - 10:00 am

Better Oblivion Community Center – “Little Trouble”

Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers recently wrapped up their first-ever Better Oblivion Community Center tour in support of the project's really excellent debut album. It…
James Rettig | April 24, 2019 - 11:06 am

Watch Better Oblivion Community Center Cover Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s “Shallow” In Brooklyn

Back in February -- the night of the Oscars telecast, a few weeks before Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst hit the road in support of…
Chris DeVille | April 2, 2019 - 7:06 am

James Corden Confirms Conor Oberst And Milo Ventimiglia Are Not The Same Person

The internet is apparently convinced that Conor Oberst and Milo Ventimiglia are the same person. The folk-rock singer-songwriter and the Gilmore Girls/Heroes/This Is Us star…
Peter Helman | March 21, 2019 - 4:05 pm

Watch Better Oblivion Community Center Cover Death Cab For Cutie In Seattle

Throughout their inaugural tour, Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst's supergroup Better Oblivion Community Center have been doing the thing where you cover a song each…
Chris DeVille | March 18, 2019 - 12:17 pm

Watch Better Oblivion Community Center Play “Sleepwalkin'” On James Corden

A couple of months ago, Better Oblivion Community Center announced their existence to the world, and they did it on Stephen Colbert's Late Show. The…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2019 - 8:34 am

Watch Better Oblivion Community Center Cover The Killers’ “Human”

Better Oblivion Community Center, Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers' new band, are currently touring their debut self-titled album that came out in January. Their tour…
Julia Gray | March 10, 2019 - 7:08 pm

Watch Phoebe Bridgers & Conor Oberst Cover The Replacements At Better Oblivion Community Center Tour Opener

Earlier this year, Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst teamed up to surprise-release their self-titled debut album under the name Better Oblivion Community Center. They've performed…
Peter Helman | March 9, 2019 - 7:49 pm

Christian Lee Hutson – “Northsiders” (Prod. Phoebe Bridgers)

As Phoebe Bridgers alluded to in our 2018 In Review interview, she is producing an album herself for the very first time, for the Los…
Connor Duffey | March 6, 2019 - 9:03 am

Better Oblivion Community Center – “Dylan Thomas” Video (Dir. Japanese Breakfast)

Last week, Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst unveiled their new Better Oblivion Community Center project and released its excellent debut album. They've taken the band…
James Rettig | January 29, 2019 - 10:29 am

Watch Conor Oberst & Phoebe Bridgers Play Better Oblivion Community Center Songs On CBS This Morning

On Wednesday night, Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers teamed up under the name Better Oblivion Community Center and dropped their surprise self-titled debut album on…
Peter Helman | January 26, 2019 - 10:45 am
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