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Desaparecidos– City On The Hill

Yep, it’s a holiday weekend. Hallelujah!!

The amazing thing, this weekend, is the idea of our founding fathers and the formulation of our unique freedom of speech and open minded thinking. 346 more words


Desaparecidos: Payola

Ninety-Nine Percent Fun

Conor Oberst, best known for his work in Bright Eyes, is a punk. Who knew? Yes, Oberst may have been once called this generation’s Dylan (I don’t get why, really, as the two have nothing in common) but, with his band Desaparecidos (which gives my spell check program a workout), and the outfit’s first album of new material in more than a decade, Oberst really channels the Clash to a T. 1,116 more words


Rock the Garden

Saturday, June 22nd 2015

Minneapolis Sculpture Gardens (at The Walker)

Courtney Barnett, Conor Oberst, Belle and Sebastian

Even though Rock the Garden didn’t sell out this year, the lawn outside the Walker felt as full as any other year. 267 more words

Concert Review

Desaparecidos: Payola

via Epitaph: 2015. Review by Sam Moran

Encountering the rebellion-fueled punk anthems of Desaparecidos is quite a jarring experience for someone who’s much more familiar with Conor Oberst’s folky, Bob-Dylan-meets-depression form.  726 more words


Top 10 Gov Ball Sets (pics, galleries)

With the Governors Ball festivities wrapping up and the pre-sale and dates available for next year’s festival, I am taking a look back at some of the more impressive sets that truly gave the most for my money this year. 2,350 more words

Concert Reviews

Governors Ball Day 2 Recap (Conor Oberst, Marina and the Diamonds, Angus and Julia Stone, Clean Bandit, Holychild)

While I wasn’t particularly enthused by the headliners or the horrendous clashes between them, I managed to keep my Gov Ball experience for Saturday relatively light. 571 more words

Concert Reviews

Seeing Conor Oberst

Ten years ago or so, when Bright Eyes was touring for I’m Wide Awake/Digital Ash, I was about thirteen and totally oblivious. I find this very unfair, looking back. 584 more words