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Conor Oberst, who performed songs from his new album, Upside Down Mountain, at Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn last night, recently stopped by WFUV, 90.7 FM, in NYC to discuss the album and perform three songs from it for WFUV Live: "Hundreds of Ways," "Double Life," and "Time Forgot." You can watch them here. "For someone looking for a primer on the talents of Conor Oberst as a poet and songwriter," says FUV, "one need not look any further than Upside Down Mountain ... [He] has established himself as one of rock’s preeminent creative minds."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video RadioVideoTuesday, May 20, 2014|0 commentsWatch: Conor Oberst Performs "Zigzagging Toward the Light" on "The Tonight Show," Gives Last.fm Session
Conor Oberst was musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on NBC last night, joined by Dawes to perform "Zigzagging Toward the Light," off his just-released album, Upside Down Mountain. He recently stopped by Last.fm to talk about and perform "Hundreds of Ways" and "Double Life" off the new album. Watch all of these performances and the interview here. The New York Times says: "All of Mr. Oberst’s gifts align on Upside Down Mountain." He can be heard on NPR's World Cafe this afternoon and performs at Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn tonight.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video Television RadioVideoUsed with kind permission from United Film Enterprises, Praesens-Film AG, Zurich / Switzerland © 1929; special thanks to The Criterion Collection.Friday, May 16, 2014|1 comments
Natalie Merchant joined The School of Life founder and philosopher Alain de Botton for a public conversation about her new, self-titled album, last night in London. During the event, she unveiled a new video for the album track "Lulu." The video features film excerpts from Pandora's Box, the 1929 silent film directed by G.W. Pabst and starring Louise Brooks, the subject of the song. Watch it here. Merchant returns to Later ... with Jools Holland tonight on BBC Two.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoWednesday, May 14, 2014|0 comments
The Black Keys marked the release of their new album, Turn Blue, yesterday with an appearance on The Colbert Report on Comedy Central. The band spoke with Stephen Colbert about the new album and performed the single "Fever." You can watch the interview and "Fever" plus a web-exclusive performance of the album's title track here. Patrick Carney will chat with iTunes via Twitter today at 2 PM ET and lead a Reddit AMA at 3 PM ET.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video TelevisionVideoTuesday, May 6, 2014|0 comments
Nickel Creek's video for "Destination," off their new album, A Dotted Line, received its world premiere via NPR Music's "First Watch" feature. The video was directed by Eli Cane of Normal Life Pictures and shot in New York City during release week for A Dotted Line. You can watch the video here.