Safe & Clean records have posted up a Bright Eyes compilation featuring The Republic Of Wolves, Every Atlas, and others.

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Eric Wilson on 12/29/15 - 01:18 PM
Desaparecidos' video for "Golden Parachutes" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 12/08/15 - 12:26 PM
Desaparecidos have had to cancel all upcoming tour dates.
Conor Oberst fell ill while on tour in Jacksonville, Florida and was briefly hospitalized due to laryngitis, anxiety, and exhaustion. In consultation with his doctors, the band has reluctantly agreed to cancel all scheduled live dates. Conor will be heading home to Omaha to recuperate. We wish him a speedy recovery.
Jason Tate on 10/28/15 - 09:52 PM
Conor Oberst appears on Marc Maron's WTF Podcast this week. He discusses Bright Eyes, the rape accusations from last year, and a variety of other topics.
I want to put it in perspective because I think about all the many African-American men who are in prisons right now for crimes they didn't commit, and for actual victims of sexual assault that it has done the greatest disservice to," he said. "They say one out of four women will experience sexual assault in their lifetime. That's staggering and fucking horrible
Jason Tate on 02/16/15 - 12:37 PM
Conor Oberst performed "Zigzagging Toward the Light" and "Artifact #1" last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live -- the videos are in the replies.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 11/12/14 - 10:56 AM
Hit the replies for a performance by Conor Oberst on KEXP.

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Jason Tate on 10/20/14 - 12:58 PM
Hit the replies to check out a video interview with Conor Oberst. He mentions the possibility of a new EP in the near future and plays a few songs.
Jason Tate on 10/03/14 - 11:29 AM
Conor Oberst's video for "Common Knowledge" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 09/05/14 - 10:53 AM
It's now been confirmed that Conor Oberst has dropped the libel suit against the woman who accused him of rape last year and recanted last week.
Oberst’s publicist confirmed Monday “that Conor had his lawyer ask the Judge to dismiss the complaint against Joanie Faircloth. Conor’s only goal throughout these court proceedings has been to expose the truth. As per his statement of last week: he looks forward to moving on to happier times.”
Jason Tate on 07/21/14 - 10:01 AM
Conor Oberst's new video for "You Are Your Mother's Child" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/18/14 - 10:38 AM
Below is a statement from Conor Oberst accepting the apology recently offered by the woman who falsely accused him of raping her.
I have accepted Joanie Faircloth’s apology and retraction to clear my name. This has been extremely difficult and stressful for me personally and for those I love. I’m appreciative of the family, friends, fans, and business partners who supported me throughout this and look forward to happier times as we all move forward with our lives.
Chris Collum on 07/16/14 - 09:53 AM
Joanie Faircloth has recanted her accusations against Conor Oberst.
Joanie Faircloth, who alleged that Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst had sexually assaulted her in the comments of an XOJane article, has now admitted that she made the whole story up. In February, Oberst had filed a libel lawsuit against her, calling her accusations "absolutely, unequivocally false." Now Faircloth is asking for forgiveness for what she wrote.
Jason Tate on 07/14/14 - 12:23 PM
A representative for Conor Oberst has confirmed that TMZ's story about Conor being dropped from his label is bullshit.
Conor's court filing doesn't say he was dropped by his label. He has NOT been dropped by his label.
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 10:27 AM
Omaha.com has posted a new interview with Conor Oberst -- amongst it is the news that Desaparecidos is working on a new album that hopefully will be out next year.
Desaparecidos is hard at work on a new album. Hopefully it'll be out next year. The other projects there are no immediate plans but I wouldn't be surprised. You know how sentimental I am.

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Jason Tate on 06/04/14 - 11:15 AM
Conor Oberst has posted the video for "Zigzagging Towards the Light" -- it's in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 10:56 AM
Watch Conor Oberst play three songs on CBS' "This Morning" over at Sterogum.
Jason Tate on 05/26/14 - 12:18 PM
The New York Times has published a conversation between Conor Oberst and Lorde.
A lot of that was starting at a young age, not realizing that it wasn’t cool to, like, express your emotions. I wasn’t old enough to be cynical or jaded. I had a similar reaction when I heard your music. So much stuff at your level, in the Top 40 world, is just like vapor: You hear a song and maybe you can hum the melody but you walk away with zero ideas having been communicated. And with your writing, you can do it all at once. You can have this amazing pop anthem that the whole world’s going to sing, and you can still communicate solid, concrete ideas and paint this very vivid picture of lost teenagers in...
Jason Tate on 05/21/14 - 10:24 AM
You can stream Conor Oberst's new album, Upside Down Mountain, in full at NPR Music.

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Jason Tate on 05/12/14 - 10:42 AM
Conor Oberst played seven songs off Upside Down Mountain last night. Check out the performance here.

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Jason Tate on 04/11/14 - 11:45 AM
Conor Oberst's new song "Governor's Ball" can be heard in the replies.
Jason Tate on 03/31/14 - 11:43 AM
Conor Oberst has filed a libel lawsuit against a woman who wrote in online posts that she was sexually assaulted by the singer-songwriter.
Oberst's lawsuit says the woman posted accusations that Oberst raped her a decade ago in North Carolina after his brother, her middle school English teacher, introduced the two at an Oberst show. The lawsuit says she also claimed Oberst punched her in the face and that she was 16 at the time. He says the media coverage that resulted from the three posts in the comments section of a blog has damaged his career, especially in New York where most of the major music publishing houses are headquartered. He says he was in the company of his brother,...
Jason Tate on 02/19/14 - 06:20 PM
Conor Oberst has announced a new solo album Upside Down Mountain, slated for release May 20th via Nonesuch. You can listen to the first single "Hundreds of Ways" in the replies.

Update: Oberst has also announced some US tour dates in May and June which can be found in the replies as well.
Chris Collum on 02/11/14 - 12:12 PM
Trigger warning: Sexual assault descriptions. An accusation has begun making the rounds of the internet after it was picked up from the comments of one post and then posted to Tumblr. From there it's been growing. The accusation is one of rape, ten years ago, by Conor Oberst. It now appears that the original poster has created a blog and posted more information about how and why this came out where and as it did. She has also been answering/responding to a few questions as well.

Update: We have received a statement from Conor Oberst's publicist.
Usually we wouldn't feel the urge to comment on spurious blog chatter but the recent allegations made about Conor Oberst by an anonymous...
Jason Tate on 01/06/14 - 01:02 PM
A recent interview between Conor Oberst and Oscar Isaac reveals that Conor had auditioned for the role of Llewyn Davis in the recently released film Inside Llewyn Davis.
Jason Tate on 01/02/14 - 01:25 PM
You can stream / purchase the new Desaparecidos single on the band's website.

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Zac Djamoos on 08/02/13 - 04:32 PM
Bright Eyes's 2005 album, I'm Wide Awake It's Morning, has been certified gold. It's the first gold record for the band as well as for Saddle Creek.
Drew Beringer on 05/07/13 - 11:54 AM
Conor Oberst has announced a short European tour for early next year. You can find the dates on his site.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 09/22/12 - 04:27 PM
Conor Oberst has announced European tour dates. Check replies for dates.
Kelly Doherty on 09/21/12 - 02:41 PM
You can now purchase the two brand new Desaparecidos' tracks or 7".

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Keagan Ilvonen on 08/02/12 - 06:00 AM
Desaparecidos have released two new songs today. The first entitled "MariKKKopa" which you can find on the Huffington Post with an interview. The second track "Backsell" which is streaming on the Alternative Press site. You can purchase both tracks from the band's website tomorrow. Lastly, you can find a few of the bands upcoming tour dates in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/01/12 - 08:37 AM
Conor Oberst has been playing some solo dates around North America recently and whilst doing so he's playing a couple of new tracks live. Tentatively titled "You Are Your Moms" and "Kick" you can watch them being played in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 07/30/12 - 03:10 AM
Conor Oberst has added two live dates to his 2012 schedule. Oberst will be playing at Royce Hall in Los Angeles on September 27th and in New York City at Carnegie Hall on November 21st. The full press release is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/15/12 - 11:33 AM
Conor Oberst has announced a solo tour and a mini-tour with Desaparecidos. Check out the dates in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 05/01/12 - 09:57 AM
Conor Oberst is opening a cocktail lounge in Omaha, Nebraska called Pageturners Lounge.
Jason Tate on 04/20/12 - 12:40 PM
Watch Promise of Redemption cover Bright Eyes' "Lua" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/13/12 - 05:21 AM
Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band will be releasing a b-side and rarities CD/DVD on May 15th.

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Jason Tate on 02/01/12 - 12:21 PM
Bright Eyes are reissuing six of their older albums on vinyl. Pre-orders are up.

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Jason Tate on 01/24/12 - 12:26 PM
Bright Eyes' A Collection Of Songs Written And Recorded 1995-1997 on vinyl up for pre-order at Amazon with a release date of March 6th.
Jason Tate on 01/20/12 - 04:49 PM
Head to the replies to watch Bright Eyes performing "Arienette" live with Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, The Nightwatchman)
Kyle Huntington on 09/02/11 - 04:15 AM
Bright Eyes will release the limited edition EP, Live Recordings, in the UK on July 4. You can check the tracklisting in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 06/14/11 - 10:52 AM
Head here to watch Bright Eyes perform "Beginner's Mind" on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

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Kyle Huntington on 04/16/11 - 02:45 AM
Watch Bright Eyes' full SXSW set here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/19/11 - 12:27 PM
Bright Eyes will be the musical guest on Letterman tonight.

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Matthew Tsai on 02/24/11 - 01:56 PM
Watch the new Bright Eyes video for "Shell Games" over on The Guardian website now.
Kyle Huntington on 02/16/11 - 09:38 AM
Bright Eyes has announced more UK live dates. Head to the replies for details. Also, head here to read an interview regarding the new album.

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Kyle Huntington on 02/10/11 - 10:01 AM
You can stream the new Bright Eyes' album, The People's Key, in its entirety over at NPR.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/31/11 - 01:35 AM
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