'Salutations' and 'Ruminations' - The Union
The Union of Grass Valley'Salutations' and 'Ruminations'The Union of Grass ValleyLauded singer-songwriter Conor Oberst defined much of the indie rock music scene of the 1990s and early 2000s with his confessional lyrics, acoustic guitar, and unique vocals. He was just thirteen years old when he joined his first band and has been ...
Posted on 27 September 2017 | 8:33 am
Bright Eyes Is Forever, Not Just for Puberty
NoiseyBright Eyes Is Forever, Not Just for PubertyNoiseyToday: assistant editor Emma Garland, on why Conor Oberst's Bright Eyes project swings with more weight and depth as you age out of adolescence. Between the ages of 12 and 14, I had a regrettable habit of scribbling all over my bedroom using the oil ...
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 4:54 am
Three to see: Beatles' 'White Album' comes
Sacramento BeeThree to see: Beatles' 'White Album' comes alive at the Crest TheatreSacramento BeeBrooding indie folk hero Conor Oberst – between Bright Eyes and various projects, one of the most sneakily intense and prolific songwriters to be found – is playing in Nevada County for the second time this year (which is pretty cool), and this time he ...
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 7:35 pm
Meet Ms. Misery: 23-Year-Old Singer Phoebe
W MagazineMeet Ms. Misery: 23-Year-Old Singer Phoebe Bridgers Is Making the ...W MagazineThe 23-year-old musician Phoebe Bridgers, who has worked with Conor Oberst and Ryan Adams, is releasing her debut album, "Stranger in the Alps," on ...Phoebe Bridgers Stranger in the Alps - Exclaim!Exclaim!all 3 news articles »
Posted on 20 September 2017 | 9:17 am
Danforth Music Hall, Toronto ON, September
Exclaim!Danforth Music Hall, Toronto ON, September 13Exclaim!Though just 37, Conor Oberst's career reads like that of a grizzled veteran twice his age. Starting out as a lo-fi bedroom curio, he became an emo pin-up, then "next Dylan" musical genius before finally settling into the role of a well-respected singer ...
Posted on 14 September 2017 | 8:30 am
Stay Positive: Craig Finn Looks Back on the
I think that’s why it’s my favorite song on that record. Conor Oberst was saying how he makes a new record and goes on tour, and people don’t really react to the songs on this record, but when you play the ones from last record, now they love them.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:49 pm
Jenny Lewis' Great Voyage Ends in Santa Ana
Recalling past performances by the Queen of indie rock, I ran through her Royal Court of regular special guests: Conor Oberst, Tim Kasher, Ben Gibbard, M Ward, the Watson Twins and more recently, LA's latest and greatest girl power group, Haim. It was ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:45 am
Lessons in Pop Domination with Halsey
"The people I look up to as vocalists are Patti Smith, Bob Dylan and Conor Oberst, because they had something to say and the fact that they're not Mariah Carey or Elton John isn't going to hold them back. I didn't make it through the first round of the X ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:46 am
See Through Dresses Share
Often on the road people identify Omaha as the sound of Saddle Creek Records, and it's not uncommon for people to ask us about Conor Oberst and Tim Kasher, or for them to expect See Through Dresses to sound like Bright Eyes. This of course is amusing to us ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:18 am
Hot Tickets | Disturbed announces show at
Angst-ridden frontman Conor Oberst unleashes his most angst-filled band, Desaparecidos, at the Music Farm on Oct. 25. The So So Glos and Bandroidz are also on the bill. Tickets are on sale now for $20 at the box office or online at www.musicfarm.com.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 10:34 am