Posts Tagged ‘Bright Eyes’

Video: Conor Oberst – “Zigzagging Toward the Light”

Conor Oberst has shared his new video for “Zigzagging Toward the Light,” his latest single off his new album Upside Down Mountain. The black and white clip opens a decade into the future, with Oberst being... Read more »

Watch Conor Oberst Perform “Zigzagging Toward the Light” On The Tonight Show

Conor Oberst’s new solo album, Upside Down Mountain, is out today and in support of the record, Oberst made an appearance last night on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” There alongside Dawes, he performed “Zigzagging... Read more »

Conor Oberst – “Governor’s Ball”

As Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst gears up for the release of his forthcoming album, Upside Down Mountain, he shares another new track from the project titled “Governor’s Ball,” which follows the excellent “Hundreds of Ways.” Here’s... Read more »

Conor Oberst – “Hundreds Of Ways”

I used to listen to Conor Oberst much more than I do now. From age 15 to maybe 17, back when I thought Oberst to be some sort of modern day Shakespeare, those Bright Eyes albums... Read more »

20 Indie Classics by Artists Under 20

Rock and Roll has always been music for and of youth culture, but it's not very often that it's made by the same kids that consume it all. After all, "Rock and Roll High School" was... Read more »

The 15 Best Indie Waltzes

A waltz is "dance music in triple meter, written in time signature 3/4-beat. Waltzes typically have one chord per measure, and the accompaniment style particularly associated with the waltz is to play the root of the... Read more »

The 20 Best Bright Eyes Songs

Conor Oberst stormed onto the emo scene right at the turn of the century when he released Fevers and Mirrors with his band Bright Eyes, and the group's popularity soared from there—spiking with releases from the... Read more »

Happy Valentine’s Day: Music To Cry To

It's Valentine's Day, and you're walking back to your appartment, alone. You walk past couple after fucking couple, holding hands, sitting on park benches, kissing as they wait to cross the street, everywhere. This list isn't... Read more »

Mac Miller – “First Day Of My Life” (Bright Eyes Cover)

Just had to, you know, let you know that this existed. This happened. There’s this. Listen to Mac’s cover, then the original below it for comparison. Um, can we just change the subject? *Gets uncomfortable, nervously itches... Read more »

Indie Bands Doing Christmas Songs Right

Pulling off Christmas songs is not an easy thing to do. According to one study, holiday themes make for some of the most unappealing music ever. New Christmas songs are usually pretty horrible and worthless, and... Read more »

Video! Bright Eyes – “Jejune Stars”

Check out the noisy, bright visual for catchy, uptempo rocker “Jejune Stars” off Bright Eyes‘ great return-to-form record The People’s Key. By return-to-form I mean, return to awesomeness from the amazingness of Conor’s Mystic Valley Band.... Read more »

Video! Bright Eyes Performs “Bowl Of Oranges” at SXSW

There’s way too much footage from SXSW to cover it all, but this video was really cool to me. This was the first Bright Eyes song I ever heard, and remains one of my favorites from... Read more »

Bright Eyes – Haile Selassie

Here’s another one from Bright Eyes‘ upcoming The People’s Key, out February 15th. Haile Selassie was the emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974 and followers of the Rastafari movement believe him to be God incarnate.... Read more »

Bright Eyes – “I Must Belong Somewhere”

Happy New Year’s Day everyone! I was going to post Death Cab For Cutie’s “The New Year” to mark the occasion, but after listening to Bright Eyes‘ 2007 album Cassadaga yesterday, I thought “I Must Belong... Read more »

Bright Eyes – Shell Games

Here’s the first taste of Bright Eyes‘ upcoming album The People’s Key, out February 15th. I was a big fan of Bright Eyes’ I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning, but since then the whole folksy/country/Americana sound has... Read more »