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Desaparecidos Stream Lead Single Off Upcoming Album

Back in 2001, Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst started a side project named Desaparecidos. The group released only one full-length album in 2002, titled Read Music/Speak Spanish. After that, the group didn’t stay very active – much to the disappointment of their fans. That is going to change this summer though, as the band has […]


Desaparecidos Sign To Epitaph Records, New Album Out This Year

Desaparecidos are arising from the musical depths to release new music again. After releasing only one album in 2002 with Read Music/Speak Spanish and two singles — “Anonymous” and “The Left Is Right” — in 2013, it was noticeable that the band was slowly but surely getting their act together for a somewhat explosive return. […]

Watch Conor Oberst Perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Conor Oberst continued to promote his recent solo album last night with another late night performance. Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! with his band, Conor delivered a heartfelt rendition of “Zigzagging Toward the Light.” There’s not a lot to say about the performance, as Oberst was his typically subdued self, but it’s worth watching whether […]

Conor Oberst Releases “You Are Your Mother’s Child” Video

Now that the nastiness of the rape accusations made towards Bright Eyes’ frontman Conor Oberst have been recanted, it’s time for the thirty-something folk star to continue sharing music from his latest album with fans. Last week, Oberst broke his short term public silence to share the official music video for his Upside Down Mountain […]

80/35 2014

FESTIVAL REVIEW: The 6 Best Things At 80/35

Last weekend, downtown Des Moines, Iowa filled with an array of concertgoers young and old for the seventh annual 80/35 music festival. The atmosphere was vibrant and the music was nothing short of amazing. Artists the likes of Ziggy Marley, Dawes, Dr. Dog, and Cake took the stage and lit the city up with blasts […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Conor Oberst – “Zigzagging Toward The Light”

Lately, Conor Oberst has been making the rounds in support of his newest record, Upside Down Mountain, which hit shelves just a few weeks ago via Nonesuch Records. Yesterday, the 30-year-old singer-songwriter stopped by CBS This Morning to perform a few ditties, and earlier today, continued to promote his latest offering by providing his track, […]

Watch Conor Oberst Play Three Songs with Dawes on CBS

A week ago to the day, Conor Oberst released his new album Upside Down Mountain via Nonesuch. We’ve already heard some of that material live when he stopped by The Tonight Show, but now we get to hear a bit more. Oberst dropped by CBS This Morning over the weekend to play a few of the songs off the album: […]

Watch Conor Oberst And Dawes Perform On ‘The Tonight Show’

Conor Oberst‘s new solo album, Upside Down Mountain, is officially out today, and the Bright Eyes and Desaparecidos frontman celebrated the release last night with a performance on The Tonight Show. Oberst, with California’s Dawes as his backing band, played the album’s second track, “Zigzagging Toward the Light,” and you can check out a video […]

REVIEW: Conor Oberst – ‘Upside Down Mountain’

Artist: Conor Oberst Album: Upside Down Mountain Genre: Folk / Indie Rock Conor Oberst has been many things over the years, from the soundtrack to every teenager’s late night AIM conversations to political activist to folk singer, but his ability to craft moving songs that cut to the listener’s emotional core has remained true throughout […]

ALBUM STREAM: Conor Oberst – ‘Upside Down Mountain’

Conor Oberst’s newest record, Upside Down Mountain, is set to hit shelves next Tuesday (May 20) through Nonesuch Records. In anticipation of the release, his first since 2012’s One of My Kind, NPR has begun streaming the folk juggernaut’s latest in full — give it a listen here. “This is a return to an earlier […]

STREAM: Conor Oberst’s Third ‘Upside Down Mountain’ Single, “Kick”

Upside Down Mountain, the new solo record from indie songwriter Conor Oberst, is set up for release on May 20 from Nonesuch Records. In place of the full album stream, which has mysteriously disappeared from the MusicFeeds post, the third single from the album, entitled “Kick,” is available for streaming below. About the album, Oberst […]

Conor Oberst Adds U.S. Dates To 2014 Tour

Ahead of the release of his latest solo album, Bright Eyes’ mastermind Conor Oberst has unveiled a new leg of North American tour dates that promise to keep the folk singer on the road until the end of September. Announced this afternoon, just two weeks before Upside Down Mountain is expected in stores, the latest […]