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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

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

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

Mac Miller Opens His Heart on Bright Eyes Cover ‘Lua’

Mac Miller just became cool and he's willing to risk it all with a bold move: He's shared an earnest cover of a Bright Eyes…
Kyle McGovern / February 7, 2014

Conor Oberst Denies Anonymous Rape Allegation, Consults Lawyer

Conor Oberst's publicist has responded to an anonymous Internet commenter's allegations that the Bright Eyes leader committed rape 10 years ago. Last month, XOJane published…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2014

The Happiest Place on Earth: Backstage With Desaparecidos

It had been 11 years since Desaparecidos last walked across a New York stage. And though that was an ill-received supporting slot (alongside the Promise…
David Bevan / March 4, 2013

Watch Conor Oberst Play Two Unreleased Acoustic Ballads

Over the weekend, Conor Oberst took the stage at Newport Folk Festival, joining — and in turn being joined by — My Morning Jacket's Jim…
Marc Hogan / July 30, 2012

Video Premiere: First Aid Kit’s Mysterious ‘The Lion’s Roar’

"The Lion's Roar" is the opening shot from sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg's forthcoming First Aid Kit LP of the same name. It's a harmony-clad…
David Bevan / October 31, 2011

Bright Eyes Prep EP, Madonna Hits Studio + More

Bright Eyes will release a six-song EP of live songs on July 4. The set, capturing performances from the band's current tour, features…
SPIN Staff / June 15, 2011

Bright Eyes Bring Fireworks in New Clip

"Jejune Stars" is one of the highlights from Bright Eyes' latest album The People's Key - a balls-out, New Wave-style "song of redemption." Conor Oberst…
Kevin O'Donnell / June 10, 2011

Bright Eyes Earns Radio City Music Hall Spotlight

There's something about watching any band play Radio City Music Hall that inherently feels like a coronation, a moment to savor and take stock --…
Steve Kandell / March 9, 2011

WATCH: Adele and Bright Eyes Rock Late Night

It was a good night for TV's musical performances: Adele and Bright Eyes — who have both just dropped excellent must-have albums — delivered killer…
Kevin O'Donnell / February 25, 2011

Review: Bright Eyes, ‘The People’s Key’

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: February 15, 2011Label: Saddle CreekAs "Jejune Stars" builds into a sweeping, Evita-worthy address to the masses, it seems clear…
Stacey Anderson / February 15, 2011

Hear It: Bright Eyes’ New LP ‘The People’s Key’

Before he releases The People's Key, his first album with Bright Eyes since 2007's Cassadaga, Conor Oberst is offering a full-album stream of the record.
Kevin O'Donnell / January 31, 2011
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