Bright Eyes with First Aid Kit
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Better than: what everyone around the office predicted, including the gent who penned our preview in this week's paper.
Conor Oberst, in Denver in June. (Photo by Aaron Thackery via Westword.com)Not long into Bright ... More >>
Bright EyesBright Eyes is the biggest band to come out of Omaha ever. Fronted by indie-rock icon Conor Oberst, around whom the entire city's scene more or less revolves, they're one of the most revered acts of the last decade. But that hasn't stopped them from trying their hands at some outside m ... More >>
My Chemical RomanceYou know the look: Checkered sneakers, skinny pants, that forlorn gaze
through a cascade of floppy bangs. Emo kids are easy to spot. Or are they? Can you tell that a band is emo by the way they look? In this week's paper, we talked to My Chemical
Romance guitarist Frak Iero a ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, July 23, 2009...
Conor Oberst is allegedly retiring his Bright Eyes moniker. I would like to suggest a new name: George Taylor.
Sufjan Stevens is set to release a CD/DVD set for his movie The BQE. No word yet on a set of wings coming w ... More >>
In next week's paper, we'll unveil our national package on the best music of the year (the following week, we'll tackle the best in DFWd music). But, as a teaser, here's our paper's contribution to the national package: Noah W. Bailey's picks for the best Americana/folk releases of '08.
Picking the ... More >>