Tag Archives: Conor Oberst

Wednesday Music News

Last night, Conor Oberst stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live for a fantastic performance of “Zigzagging Toward the Light,” off his most recent release Upside Down Mountain. Check it out below. You can also watch his KEXP session here, and keep track of all these late-night musical highlights with KEXP’s TV Eye column! [Consequence of Sound]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Mike Birbiglia

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 431 – Mike Birbiglia Comedian, writer, actor and director MikeRead more…

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Live Video: Conor Oberst

It’s not like Conor Oberst needs much help sounding great. The Omaha, NE, native has been writing and performing with various projects, most notably with Bright Eyes, since his early teens, and he is a co-founder of not one but two independent labels: Saddle Creek and Team Love. In other words, we love everything heRead more…

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Live Review: Conor Oberst with Jonathan Wilson at Showbox at the Market 9/30/2014

Conor Oberst has spent an entire career fighting against expectations. Even if he wasn’t saddled with the “new Dylan” tags upon his emergence in the early 2000s, there undoubtedly still would have been a focus on his age (20 at the release of Bright Eyes’ 2000 breakthrough Fevers and Mirrors), his roots (his involvement withRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 29th • Hercules & Love Affair at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • The Kooks, Priory at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Slow Club at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • Living Colour w/ Ayron Jones and the Way at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info)

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Friday Music News

Shortly after their KEXP in-studio session on The Morning Show, Alt-J stopped off at the Late Show with David Letterman for a performance of their bluesy-track “Left Hand Free.” The UK group release their sophomore album, This Is All Yours, on September 22nd via Warner Music, and will be stopping by The Paramount Theatre inRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Dream City

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 419 – Dream City Afternoon Show Host Kevin Cole bringsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Jersey boys Real Estate head south of the border for the video for “Had to Hear,” out 8/25 as a limited edition 7″ single from Domino Records. (The b-side will be their cover of “Paper Doll” by The Nerves that they performed in their Seattle encore earlier this year.) Directed by Richard Law, the clipRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/28

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, July 28th: Late Show with David Letterman: Conor Oberst The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon:Read more…

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Friday Music News

North Carolina band The Rosebuds are joined by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Matt McCaughan on their new track “Blue Eyes.” Vernon also produced the indie pop outfit’s entire new album Sand + Silence, which drops on August 5. “Blue Eyes” is bright and dynamic, the perfect summer jam. [Pitchfork]

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