More Rain Out Now via Merge
Jun 15, 2016
M. Ward released a new album, More Rain, back in March via Merge. Now he's shared a video for More Rain track "Slow Driving Rain." Carlos Foster directed the clip, which mixes footage of Ward performing the song with moody nighttime driving images. Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst, who was in the supergroup Monsters of Folk with Ward, cameos as a passenger. More
Conor Oberst and Co. Announce Dates for Spring 2011 Tour
Dec 14, 2010
Bright Eyes make their first full run of U.S. shows in over three years. We have the details. More
How I Got Over out Tomorrow
Jun 21, 2010
Last Friday The Roots performed their new single "Dear God 2.0" with Jim James of My Morning Jacket on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. They also released the music video for the single. Check out the videos.
Yeasayer, Spoon, Vampire Weekend, and Monsters of Folk, Among Others, Set to Play
May 18, 2010
Festival fans rejoice, the lineup for 2010’s Austin City Limits has been announced. Lineup includes Muse, Flaming Lips, LCD Soundsystem, Spoon, and Vampire Weekend, among others. We have the full details. More
Watch the New Video Complete with Cowboys, Soldiers and Roller Skates...
Nov 13, 2009
Come watch the new Monsters of Folk video for album single, "Say Please." More
Issue Features Monsters of Folk, The Flaming Lips, Massive Attack, of Montreal vs. Hall & Oates, The Swell Season, Yo La Tengo, David Tennant, and more
Oct 02, 2009
Under the Radar's Fall Issue is about to hit newsstands. Monsters of Folk graces the cover and the issue features an in-depth 9-page article on the indie supergroup that includes interviews with all four members: Jim James, Mike Mogis, Conor Oberst, and M. Ward. The issue also features The Flaming Lips, Massive Attack, of Montreal vs. Hall & Oates, The Swell Season, Yo La Tengo, David Tennant, The Dodos, Richard Hawley, The Hidden Cameras, Soulsavers, A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Taken By Trees, Sondre Lerche, Atlas Sound, The Antlers, BLK JKS, Cold Cave, The Drums, HEALTH, and more. More
Intricate Cover Illustrated by Matt Hollings with a Full Booklet to Match
Sep 04, 2009
Illustrator Matt Hollings labyrinthine artwork for the upcoming Monsters of Folk album has been released along with a word on the booklet. More
Group to Donate a Portion of Ticket Sales to Charity
Jul 23, 2009
As reported yesterday, Bright Eyes Conor Oberst is a busy man. His life is about to get more hectic, as Monsters of Folk tour dates were announced today—scheduling the Oberst, M.Ward, Jim James and Mike Mogis supergroup for a late autumn trip around the world. More
Other Connor Oberst Project “Monsters of Folk” Debut Album Out September 22nd.
Jul 22, 2009
In an apparent move to separate himself from his wunderkind past, Conor Oberst announced today that he’ll be retiring the Bright Eyes name after one last disk – due in the early part of 2010. More
With Your Powers Combined - I Am Captain Folk!
Jun 12, 2009
Your eyes don't deceive you. Monsters of Folk—aka Conor Oberst, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, M. Ward, and producer/engineer Mike Mogis is a reality! The verdict is still out and whether this will be a runaway Traveling Wilburys-like success or a M.O.R. Highwaymen-esque novelty. The trio of songwriters are certainly in BFF material. They've joined each other on and offstage, been Under the Radar favorites, and covered each others' songs, but the build-up to this was questionable at best. More
Oct 01, 2009
It's one of the most ill-used words in the rock and roll lexicon, but 20 years ago, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison, and Jeff Lynne brought new meaning to the word "supergroup" when they formed The Traveling Wilburys. More