Better Oblivion Community Center at Lincoln Hall 3/23/19

Collaboration between Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers began a couple years ago when Oberst joined Bridgers for the single “Would You Rather” off the 2017 album Stranger In The Alps. Bridgers opened for Oberst on his tour that year, and then they surprised us with an album under their new moniker Better Oblivion Community Center in January. It’s one of the best releases of the … Continue reading Better Oblivion Community Center at Lincoln Hall 3/23/19

Conor Oberst And The Felice Brothers-“Napalm”

A few years ago I had the pleasure of heading west to Los Angeles for a little festival in Santa Monica. Way Over Yonder was billed as a folk fest put on by the same people that do the Newport Folk Festival every year. There were certainly some great folk acts on the bill, but it was here that I saw the greatest rock and … Continue reading Conor Oberst And The Felice Brothers-“Napalm”

Top Concerts of 2016

Some would have you believe that BeyoncĂ© or Coldplay or maybe even Radiohead put on the best shows in 2016 (probably a couple for LCD Soundsystem, too). If they’re talking about making money, then yes, those artists definitely did. But, judging shows purely on the music, these were my 10 favorites of the year. Titus Andronicus at Bottom Lounge Jenny Lewis and The Watson Twins … Continue reading Top Concerts of 2016

Kari’s Top 16 of ’16 (Photos)

Kari didn’t have the opportunity to shoot as many shows as I did this year, yet she came away with about as many worthwhile shots as me. Some of these were shot for this website, and some for Aesthetic Magazine out of Toronto, which she’s been shooting for the past couple years. Check out her Facebook page for more photos. 16. 15. 14. 13. 12. … Continue reading Kari’s Top 16 of ’16 (Photos)