Omaha indie-folk eminence Conor Oberst—who founded Bright Eyes as a teen—gigs behind a new album, Upside Down Mountain. As new single “Hundreds of Ways” shows, Oberst isn’t pushing any limits with his quavery-voiced indie folk, but he’s got that plainspoken-troubadour thing on lockdown. Also on board is rootsy Los Angeles band Dawes, whose work sounds like an ode to the Laurel Canyon scene of the early ’70s.
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