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Brian Wilson, Kacey Musgraves, Conor Oberst Headline Northside Festival 2016 Lineup

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SXSW is the standard when it comes to music, tech and film festivals, but Brooklyn (of course) is trying to build one of its own with Northside Festival. The festival has only just begun to unveil its more than 400 musical acts, but the main headliners were announced today and the top acts are Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds as he will at various other festival across the United States to celebrate the Beach Boys album's 50th year anniversary, Kacey Musgraves, Conor Oberst and Wolf Parade.READ MORE

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Conor Oberst Hospitalized, Remaining Desaparecidos Tour Dates Cancelled

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Conor Oberst was briefly hospitalized in Florida with laryngitis and other issues while on tour with his political punk band Desaparecidos. Today, the band said that it will cancel the remaining tour dates while Oberst rests at his home in Omaha, Nebraska.READ MORE


Dawes Gathers 'All Your Favorite Bands,' Brandon Flowers, Conor Oberst & more on Music Video

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Dawes' heartwarming song about lasting friendships, "All Your Favorite Bands," is the title track off the group's 2015 album, now has an equally cute music video to match the songs' content.READ MORE

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Governors Ball 2015: Best, Worst & Biggest Moments from Deadmau5, Florence + The Machine, The War on Drugs & More

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It's Monday morning now, and Governors Ball 2015 has finally come to an end. Over the weekend of June 5, countless rock, EDM and rap acts took to the stage at New York's City's Randall's Island to play for crowds of adoring fans. But, with the best of the fest which ranges from free chips to Florence + The Machine to SBTRKT, we also got sound issues, long lines for burgers and big ol' mud pits. In all its glory, Music Times was there to take in it all. See our best of the fest superlatives!READ MORE


Conor Oberst's Punk Band Desaparecidos Release a Video for 'City on the Hill' [WATCH]

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Conor Oberst's punk band, Desaparecidos released their music video for "City on the Hill," proving they aren't necessarily the biggest fans of capitalism.READ MORE

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Conor Oberst Plans New Punk LP, 'Payola' With Desaparecidos, While 'City On the Hill' Streams

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Conor Oberst, the shaky voice and passioante lyricist behind indie-folk band, Bright Eyes, will reunite with his old Nebraskan punk band, Desaparecidos to record a new album.READ MORE

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Emmylou Harris Tribute Concert Adds Alison Krauss, Conor Oberst

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The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris: An All-Star Concert Celebration, will take place Jan. 10 in Washington D.C.READ MORE

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7 Artists Who Have Released Two Albums at Once: Guns N' Roses, Bruce Springsteen and More

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Recently, pop legend Prince returned with not one album, but two new albums — "Art Official Age" and "PLECTRUMELECTRUM" — both of which were released Sept. 30. Though this is typical Prince eccentricity, he is far from the first artist to do this. Here are seven other artists who have released two albums in one day, including Guns N' Roses and Bruce Springsteen.READ MORE

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Jenny Lewis, Conor Oberst Recorded Album Together 11 Years Ago Called 'Blood on the 4-Tracks,' Discuss Releasing It [WATCH]

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In an interview with "Noisey" — it is more like a filmed conversation, really — Jenny Lewis of Rilo Kiley and Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes revealed that 11 years ago they recorded an album called "Blood on the 4-Tracks." Though some of the songs recorded for this album eventually turned up on Bright Eyes and Rilo Kiley albums, the complete album has never seen the light of day, and they recently discussed releasing it.READ MORE


OutKast, Wu-Tang Clan, The Flaming Lips, More To Release Special Edition Records For Record Store Day's Black Friday Event

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For the last few years, Record Store Day has been holding a special Black Friday event with exclusive, limited edition vinyl releases from prominent artists. Today, Pitchfork reports that this year's Black Friday releases have been announced, which includes releases from OutKast, The Flaming Lips, Wu-Tang Clan, and more.READ MORE

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Live Review: Conor Oberst, Dawes Get Folky and Full in New York City's Central Park with Career-Spanning Setlist

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As the sun set in New York City's Central Park last night (July 29), singer-songwriter Conor Oberst was talking about cannibalism and the looming demise of humankind. "This song is about when all the water and oil runs out and we turn into cannibals. It's not that far away," the frontman warned the sizable and enthusiastic crowd before easing into the Bright Eyes track "No One Would Riot For Less."READ MORE

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WATCH: Conor Oberst, Dawes Perform 'Hundreds Of Ways' on 'Letterman' [VIDEO]

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As if performances from Jenny Lewis and Beck didn't inject enough indie rock into your nighttime schedule last night (July 28), The Late Show with David Letterman got a dose of Conor Oberst. With the backing of his tourmates/bandmates Dawes, the Bright Eyes frontman performed his Upside Down Mountain single "Hundreds Of Ways."READ MORE

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Conor Oberst Accepts Rape Accuser's Apology In New Statement

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As previously reported, the woman who accused Conor Oberst of rape admitted that she had been lying. Now, Oberst has responded to Joan Elizabeth Harris' (a.k.a. Joanie Faircloth) apology.READ MORE

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Conor Oberst Rape Accuser Admits To Lying, Issues Public Apology

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Back in February, Conor Oberst was accused of raping a 16-year-old girl back after a concert in 2003. He vehemently denied the claims and subsequently sued for $1.2 million for defamation. Now Joanie Faircloth (real name Joan Elizabeth Harris), the woman who accused Oberst of rape, has issued a public apology to the singer-songwriter, admitting the allegations were made up, Pitchfork reports.READ MORE

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[UPDATE] Conor Oberst: Bright Eyes Singer NOT Dropped From Record Label Following Rape Allegation

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In an earlier story, Music Times reported that Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst had been dropped from his label Nonesuch following rape allegations - originally broke by TMZ.READ MORE

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