Remember Conor Oberst’s punk rock band form the early 2000s — Desaparecidos? Well they’re back and playing the Maha Music Festival in their hometown of Omaha, Nebraska in August. This will be their first performance in eight years asides from their one-off benefit gig at Omaha’s Concert For Equality in 2010.
So what are you waiting for? Jump the gun and head over to the Maha website for passes. Or you can wait for the full lineup on May 6th.
Plugging away since 1999, The National finally hit mainstream success with the release of their 2010 album High Violet. Of course, this entailed their first world tour, but in the new documentary Mistaken For Strangers, it’s only the backdrop for the relationship between lead singer Matt Berninger and his younger brother Tom, who had no idea that these short videos he was shooting would turn into a public document of their troubled, if still loving brotherhood.
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We talk with Yvonne Ambree and Jesse Barnes of Take Berlin about some of the records which influenced the recording of their debut EP, Lionize.
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