Nik Freitas-New To Here

   It’s been a while since I’ve written about Nik Freitas. I continue to listen to his 2011 album Saturday Night Underwater, but things have been fairly quiet on the new music front since then. He did self-release a record called The Asterisk back in 2013, which flew completely under my radar. New To Here came out earlier in 2015, and I heard it back … Continue reading Nik Freitas-New To Here

Nik Freitas-Saturday Night Underwater

┬áLike many of you, my first exposure to Nik Freitas came from his involvement with Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band. Before Oberst’s first solo record came out Kari and I went to see him perform in Omaha at The Anchor Inn with Jenny Lewis. The Mystic Valley Band was already formed at that point, and they even played a couple of songs that … Continue reading Nik Freitas-Saturday Night Underwater

Nik Freitas, The Submarines @ Schubas 4/20/11

I first became aware of Nik Freitas the same way most people did. He played an integral part in Conor Oberst’s Mystic Valley Band on the album Outer South. After a few spins of that record, Nik became my favorite non-Conor part of the record, and I’ve been wanting to hear him perform live by himself since I saw him with TMVB a couple years … Continue reading Nik Freitas, The Submarines @ Schubas 4/20/11