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Stream: Mac Miller, “Lua” (Bright Eyes Cover)

Indie bands cover hip-hop songs all the time, but rappers covering indie-rock hits? Not so often! But here we have one: Larry Fisherman (bka Mac Miller) with an acoustic cover of “Lua,” Conor Oberst’s (bka … read more »

POSTED February 6, 2014 10:57PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

The Tripwire Podcast 064

Stream: The Tripwire Podcast 064 Download an enhanced version with album art, links, and chapters, here. Full track information after the jump!

POSTED January 24, 2011 1:00PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Bright Eyes, “Shell Games” MP3

Thought the whole Bright Eyes thing was dead and Conor Oberst was moving on to other, differently named pastures. Turns out we were just confused and The People’s Key (Feb. 15th, Saddle Creek) will be … read more »

POSTED December 21, 2010 12:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Streaming: David Dondero, #Zero With A Bullet

About seven years ago next January we stumbled into a David Dondero set at the Knitting Factory in New York. Pretty sure he was there opening for Rilo Kiley’s Jenny Lewis and Blake Sennett, who … read more »

POSTED July 26, 2010 4:52PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , ,

Desaparecidos Reunite!

For what seems like it’ll only be one show, but still! They were awesome, also kind of a big deal to these guys. Pitchfork reported late yesterday that the Conor Oberst-fronted punk outfit is coming … read more »


Conor Oberst Joins Song Strike Against Arizona Immigration Law

Those who know Conor Oberst’s style won’t be surprised to hear he’s joined Song Strike. The guy is more grass roots than a backyard, he openly supports PETA, subscribes to no mainstream religion, and he’s … read more »

POSTED June 25, 2010 10:14AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

Conor Oberst Covers Folk Revivalist John Prine

You have to be a pretty big folk fan to be in a band called Monsters of Folk. This is why it’s no surprise to find Conor Oberst among the likes of Justin Vernon, My … read more »

POSTED June 16, 2010 12:20PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,
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Video: Monsters of Folk, “Dear God”

When this album came out (and the song had the suffix “Sincerely Monsters of Folk“), did anyone think it sounded like folk-disco? Because it does. And the drum machine sounds like it’s from a Black … read more »

POSTED March 31, 2010 10:44AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

We Don't Think We've Outgrown Bright Eyes Yet

Can you, though? Write this down on your list of things to read here at some point in the very near future: nearly ten years after I stumbled across the Oh Holy Fools split and … read more »

POSTED February 19, 2010 1:42PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

Bright Eyes Announces Final Album

It was a good run, old boy. read more »

POSTED July 22, 2009 1:58PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (3) TAGS: ,