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Conor Oberst’s Rape Accuser Admits Making Story Up ‘To Get Attention’

2904 days ago
Time"I’m truly sorry for all the pain that I caused,” writes Bright Eyes singer's accuser more info

Bright Eyes Frontman Conor Oberst -- VINDICATED ... 'Rape' Victim Says She Lied

2904 days ago
TMZThe woman who accused Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst LIED when she accused him of rape ... lied to get attention.It's shameful and shocking ... Joanie Faircloth says she pressed her claim publicly for 6 months.  But now she says, "I made up… ... more info

Conor Oberst -- Rape Lie Killed My $200K Record Deal

2911 days ago
TMZBright Eyes singer Conor Oberst got canned by his record label when an obsessed fan lied about him raping her -- and now that he wants her to pay up ... she's gone radio silent, according to the emo rocker. TMZ broke the story ... Oberst… more info

First Aid Kit streaming 'Stay Gold' LP, playing Rough Trade in-store tonight, Webster Hall on Wed, touring again in the fall

2939 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby Andrew Sacher Swedish duo First Aid Kit put out their major label debut, Stay Gold, today (6/10) via Columbia. The record was produced by frequent Bright Eyes producer Mike Mogis (who also helmed their last record), and it's more... more info

Stream First Aid Kit Stay Gold

2947 days ago
StereogumKlara and Johanna Söderberg, the Swedish sisters who make up the duo First Aid Kit, learned to love American-heartland alt-roots music when they first heard Bright Eyes. In making their new album Stay Gold, the duo went to the source, traveling to O... more info

Read A Conversation Between Lorde & Conor Oberst

2959 days ago
StereogumOne of the great things about Lorde is that she’s a serious young pop star who seems to have the ideas and tastes of a serious young person. Case in point: Her Twitter bio is a Bright Eyes quote, “No, I am not singing for you.” Conor Oberst als... more info

Out This Week 5/20

2959 days ago
KEXP SeattleBright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst returns with his latest solo release, Upside Down Mountain. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says the new album, “features a warm, rich sound with acoustic and electric guitars and keyboards along with occasional horn... more info

Conor Oberst streaming new album, playing intimate release show at Rough Trade NYC during tour (updated dates)

2964 days ago
Brooklyn VeganConor w/ Desaparecidos at Voodoo Fest 2013 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin) Conor Oberst, the brains behind Bright Eyes who also lends his talents to Desaparecidos, Monsters of Folk and others, is back in solo mode this year for his... more info

First Aid Kit – “Cedar Lane”

2974 days ago
StereogumThe people of Sweden always have to be better than you at whatever you’re doing. Maybe that’s why the Swedish sister act First Aid Kit make such exquisitely rendered Americana despite, you know, not being remotely American and all. The band’s n... more info

Conor Oberst Describes Failed Monsters Of Folk Sci-Fi Screenplay

2981 days ago
StereogumConor Oberst is getting ready to release his new solo album Upside Down Mountain, his first collection of new songs since the 2011 Bright Eyes LP The People’s Key. (We’ve posted the new songs “Hundreds Of Ways” and “Governor’s Ball.”) T... more info

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