Tag: The Mystic Valley Band

  • Conor Oberst+Ian Felice

    From Bright Eyes and Desaparecidos to his latest work with the Mystic Valley Band, Oberst’s work has almost always been a solo vision. On this tour, however, he’s even announcing himself as such—so prepare for a diverse set list. Now past the point of using his angst-ridden shaky vocals as a crutch, Oberst can offer […]

  • MYSTIC RIVER

    Conor Oberst, the pubescent brains behind Bright Eyes—that mopey wunderkind who had every teenager’s mother asking, “Are you sure you’re not depressed?”—is all grown up now, ditching his misery for a more laid-back sound on 2009’s Outer South. Oberst’s singing has become especially relaxed, even comfortable—a far cry from the wailing screams of Bright Eyes. […]