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Northside Festival 2016: Brian Wilson, Kacey Musgraves, Conor Oberst, and More

The 2016 Northside Festival music lineup has been announced, with headliners including Brian Wilson performing the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds, Kacey Musgraves, Conor Oberst, and Wolf…
Rachel Brodsky / March 9, 2016

Desaparecidos Cancel Remaining U.S. Tour Dates After Conor Oberst Falls Ill

Earlier today Waxahatchee said she was canceling a bunch of tour dates due to health issues, and now Desaparecidos have announced that they've canned the rest of their…
James Grebey / October 28, 2015

Desaparecidos Are the Band Who Reunites After 13 Years and Somehow Gets Better

Now that we have two albums to go by, one of the best things about a Desaparecidos record is how the Omaha five-piece sticks to…
Dan Weiss / July 7, 2015

Review: After 13 Years, Desaparecidos Return More Pi$$ed Than Ever on ‘Payola’

There’s a phobia among a certain kind of music fan that protest songs don’t date well, particularly the more specific they get. F—k that. Conor…
Dan Weiss / June 26, 2015

Desaparecidos Blast Through ‘City on the Hill’ on ‘Seth Meyers’

Conor Oberst's politically minded project Desaparecidos stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers last night for a visit nicely timed with the release earlier this week of their…
Harley Brown / June 25, 2015

Listen to Desaparecidos’ Urgent New Song, ‘Backsell’

We've already heard (and seen) the first cut from Desaparecidos' sophomore album, Payola, and now Conor Oberst's post-hardcore outfit has shared "Backsell." It slams and crunches…
Harley Brown / May 14, 2015

Conor Oberst Goes ‘Zigzagging Toward the Light’ on Late Night TV

Conor Oberst led the Jimmy Kimmel Live audience up (or is it down?) his sixth solo album Upside Down Mountain last night  performing "Zigzagging Toward the Light," a…
James Grebey / November 12, 2014

Watch Conor Oberst’s Uplifting ‘Hundreds of Ways’ Performance on ‘Letterman’

During Conor Oberst's lengthy tour in support of Upside Down Mountain, he's made a couple of TV appearances, but Monday he took to the most…
Colin Joyce / July 29, 2014

Conor Oberst Drops Libel Lawsuit Against Rape Accuser

Last week, the woman who said that Conor Oberst raped her when she was 16 years old admitted that totally fabricated her accusations, and now according…
Colin Joyce / July 21, 2014

Watch Conor Oberst’s Touching, Affectionate ‘You Are Your Mother’s Child’ Video

Now that Conor Oberst has been able to put his recent personal and legal drama to bed, the former SPIN cover star is back to…
Colin Joyce / July 19, 2014

Conor Oberst Accepts Rape-Accuser’s Apology in New Statement

The difficult saga of false accusations that have plagued Conor Oberst over the past few months continues to wind down. Earlier this week, the woman…
Elissa Stolman / July 16, 2014

Conor Oberst’s Name Cleared; Rape Accuser Admits She Lied

The woman who accused Conor Oberst of raping her when she was 16 years old has offered a public apology today for her claims. This…
Colin Joyce / July 14, 2014

Conor Oberst Not Dropped by Label Over Rape Accusation, Says Publicist

"Conor hasn't been dropped by Nonesuch. We have contacted TMZ to amend." So says Conor Oberst's publicist in response to a breaking story by the…
Chris Martins / July 8, 2014

The 50 Best Albums of 2014 So Far

UPDATE: This is SPIN's mid-year report on 2014. For SPIN's end-of-the-year list, check out The 50 Best Albums of 2014. As 2014 approaches its midpoint,…
SPIN Staff / June 2, 2014

Conor Oberst Survives Dystopian Future in ‘Zigzagging Towards the Light’ Video

Conor Oberst came to terms with his past in SPIN's current cover story, but the singer-songwriter looks to the future in the new music video…
Kyle McGovern / May 28, 2014

Watch Conor Oberst Bring ‘Upside Down Mountain’ to ‘CBS This Morning’

While all you kids were catching up on your cartoons Saturday morning, this month's SPIN cover star Conor Oberst stopped by CBS This Morning to…
Colin Joyce / May 24, 2014

Conor Oberst: A Critical Discography

Conor Oberst recently returned with Upside Down Mountain, an album that SPIN described as "not a major reinvention, but a work of immense beauty that…
SPIN Staff / May 23, 2014

Conor Oberst Channels Don Henley on Delectably Inscrutable ‘Upside Down Mountain’

It's useless to use clichés like "return to form" for a talent as inconsistent and impervious to outside influence as Conor Oberst. His finest record…
Dan Weiss / May 21, 2014

Read Lorde and Conor Oberst Gushing About Each Other

Lorde's ascension already has the blessing of a whole hemisphere's worth of royals. Bruce Springsteen, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, Kansas City Royals Hall of Famer…
Marc Hogan / May 21, 2014

Conor Oberst Talks First Concert, Goes ‘Zigzagging Toward the Light’ on ‘Fallon’

Current SPIN cover star Conor Oberst has just released a new solo album, Upside Down Mountain. Last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the Bright…
Marc Hogan / May 20, 2014
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