Better Oblivion Community Center: Dylan Thomas

After the critical success of supergroup boygenius, musician Phoebe Bridgers has embarked upon another collaborative project worth all the chatter. Better Oblivion Community Center, formed with longtime indie darling Conor Oberst, released their debut self-titled album on 24 January—and now a music video for the standout track, “Dylan Thomas.” Directed by Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner, the video blends blindfolded activities with live performance and virtual reality, …

Conor Oberst: You All Loved Him Once

Today, Conor Oberst unveiled his seventh EP Ruminations—an intimate 10-track reflection comprised of the singer’s signature vocals, and not much else beyond piano, guitar and harmonica. From the uncommonly bleak but beautiful album, the stand-out track “You All Loved Him Once” acts much like a microcosm of what lays around it. Emotionalism runs heavy, but it’s never painted thick. The song, and the album as …