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12 Best Songs of the Week: Bruce Springsteen, Lucy Dacus, Marika Hackman, Ride, and More

Plus FKA twigs, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Japanese Breakfast, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 26, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. There were a plethora of strong tracks to choose from this week, thanks in part to both some new albums that were announced this week and some other albums that were released today. So much so that we have expanded it to a Top 12 this week (as we've done from time to time in the past). More

Better Oblivion Community Center Share Two New Tracks and Do a Tiny Desk Concert

“Little Trouble” and “Sleepwalkin’ (Daydreamin’ Version)” Originally Released on a Tour-Only 7-Inch

Apr 24, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) recently teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and in January they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans. Now they have shared two new tracks, "Little Trouble" and "Sleepwalkin' (Daydreamin' Version)." They have also done a Tiny Desk Concert for NPR Music. More

Nick Hornby, Dave Eggers, and Michael Chabon Auction Setlists by R.E.M., Mitski, Wilco, and More

Setlists for Young Voices Also Features Janelle Monáe, Sigur Rós, Better Oblivion Community Center, and Others

Apr 22, 2019

Acclaimed best selling authors Nick HornbyDave Eggers, and Michael Chabon have teamed up for the new charity project Setlists for Young Voices, where they are auctioning autographed setlists by R.E.M., Mitski, Wilco, Janelle Monáe, Sigur Rós, Better Oblivion Community Center, Death Cab for Cutie, Jim James, Patti Smith,  More

Conor Oberst Announces July Solo Tour Dates

Some Proceeds Benefit The Florence Project

Apr 16, 2019

Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) recently teamed up with Phoebe Bridgers as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and in January they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans. But now Oberst has announced some solo tour dates where he will play songs from across his catalog. More

Watch Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers Cover Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s “Shallow”

At Better Oblivion Community Center’s Show Last Night in Brooklyn

Apr 02, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) recently teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and in January they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans. Last night during their show at Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn they covered "Shallow," Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's hit Oscar-winning song from their hit movie A Star Is Born. More

Outside Lands 2019 Lineup: Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, Weyes Blood, Kacey Musgraves, and More

Plus Better Oblivion Community Center, Leon Bridges, Phosphorescent, Toro y Moi, and More

Mar 26, 2019

Outside Lands have announced their 2019 lineup. The festival goes down August 9 - 11 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The headliners are Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, and Twenty One Pilots. More

Mar 18, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) recently teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and in January they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans. Last night the dynamic duo performed in Seattle and during their set they covered a song by hometown heroes Death Cab for Cutie. The song in question was "Title and Registration," from Death Cab's 2003 classic Transatlanticism. More

Mar 15, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) recently teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and in January they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans. Last night the dynamic duo stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden to perform the album's "Sleepwalkin'." More

Better Oblivion Community Center (Phoebe Bridgers + Conor Oberst) Share “Dylan Thomas” Video

Video Directed by Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner; Tour Dates Announced

Jan 29, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) have teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and last week they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans. Now the duo has shared a video for "Dylan Thomas." Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner directed the clip, which features Bridgers and Oberst attend a weird cult-like party. The band have also announced their first tour dates. More

Jan 28, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) have teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and last week they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans (it's out on CD/vinyl February 22). On Saturday they stopped by CBS This Morning to perform three songs from the album: "Dylan Thomas," "Didn't Know What I Was In For," and "My City." More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Yak, Vampire Weekend, HÆLOS, Jenny Lewis, and More

Plus Rose Elinor Dougall, Foals, Florence + the Machine, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 25, 2019

This was a helluva week for new music. Monday was fairly quiet due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, but Foals officially announced two albums and shared a cinematic video for a new song. More

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst Surprise Release Album as Better Oblivion Community Center

Better Oblivion Community Center Out Now via Dead Oceans; Watch them Perform “Dylan Thomas” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Jan 24, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) have teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and have surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans (it's out on CD/vinyl February 22). Last night they stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to announce the project and perform the album's "Dylan Thomas." More



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Better Oblivion Community Center

Better Oblivion Community Center

Dead Oceans

Jan 28, 2019

Coming off the back of one of the best albums of 2017 (Stranger in the Alps) and her lauded side-band boygenius with Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers launches wholeheartedly into another meeting of the minds here with Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst as Better Oblivion Community CenterMore