Remember when Bright Eyes' "When the President Talks to God" and TV on the Radio's "Dry Drunk Emperor" protested George W. Bush? And when the Internet was full of promise for the best of humankind?
The radio personality collected artist interviews about their life-changing songs in a new book. He discussed it here with PopMatters.
The saga told across The Studio Albums: 2000-2011 isn't just the story of Conor Oberst's evolution as a songwriter. It's also the story of Mike Mogis's evolution as a producer.
Kendrick Lamar gives a towering headlining performance on Saturday night, and the electronic sibling duo Tennyson is our pick for the sleeper favorite of the festival.