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Wednesday, February 12 2014

Conor Oberst - “Hundreds of Ways” (stream)

Bright Eyes frontman releases a freewheeling, genre-jumping single from his forthcoming solo album.


Thursday, August 8 2013

Scores of Summer 2013: Pulse-Heightening Horror, Twee Indie, Thunderous Action and Old-School Blues

No matter how classically trained (John Williams) or pop-minded (Hans Zimmer) a composer might be, the skill set required for making great movie music is unlike any other form of composition.


Tuesday, October 11 2011

Bright Eyes Get Spirited in a Graveyard

Conor Oberst peels back the petulance to reveal a great performer.


Thursday, April 7 2011

Conor Oberst continues his musical and spiritual quest with a new ‘Key’


Sunday, February 13 2011

Bright Eyes: The People’s Key

On The People's Key, Conor Oberst bids farewell to an adolescence marked by histrionics and artistic restlessness. Even enfants terribles have to grow up sometime.


Sunday, September 19 2010

Jesse Harris: Through the Night

The through-line of Through the Night seems to be a pared-down, unfussy approach to music that clearly comes from the heart.


Sunday, May 3 2009

Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band: Outer South

Conor Oberst's post-Bright Eyes growing pains continue with an overstuffed, half-baked album that feels more like a compilation.


Wednesday, December 12 2007

Bright Eyes: Motion Sickness: Live Recordings

This collection of live recordings from Oberst's 2005 tour provides the link between his previously unhinged emotion and his new, more relaxed country persona.


Sunday, September 30 2007

Various Artists: This is Next

The world is better for every new pair of ears that gets turned on to Of Montreal and Ted Leo. The only real question is this: do you really need this album to begin with?


Bright Eyes: Four Winds (Capsule Reviews) [23.Apr.07]
Bright Eyes: Cassadaga (Reviews) [10.Apr.07]
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Bright Eyes: Fevers and Mirrors (Reviews) [29.May.00]
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