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Stream Desaparecidos Payola

It’s been 13 years since Desaparecidos, Conor Oberst’s leftist punk rock band, released Read Music / Speak Spanish, their great debut album. Desaparecidos never officially broke up, but they went inactive for many years, only coming back in 2010 to play a few live shows and to release a few great one-off singles. And now […]

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Desaparecidos – “The Left Is Right”

Conor Oberst’s politically motivated punk band Desaparecidos haven’t released an album since their great 2002 debut Read Music/Speak Spanish, but they’re coming roaring back later this month with Payola, their long-awaited sophomore effort. Much of the album is made up of songs they’ve released on 12″ singles over the past few years, but there are […]

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Desaparecidos – “Backsell”

Technically speaking, Payola is only Desaparecidos’ second album, even if they’ve released plenty of one-off tracks over the years. This year, Conor Oberst picked up the threads of his politically minded punk band, put together a new album, and is touring behind the album, even playing big tent festivals like Coachella. Mike Mogis is producing […]