Pity Party

Conor Oberst's Desaparecidos Project Made One of His Best Albums

2002's "Read Music, Speak Spanish" is still a reminder that you can sing about anti-capitalism and make it beautiful.
Lauren O'Neill
Holy Shit

Watch Desaparecidos Get Killed Off One by One in Their Animated Video for “Golden Parachutes”

Even Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace gets burned alive.
Noisey Staff
Thinkpieces And Shit

Conor Oberst: Wuss-Rock No More

People were cruel to the Bright Eyes frontman early on, but over many years and dozens of albums, he's proven his status as a legacy artist.
Dan Ozzi

Desaparecidos Didn’t Give a Fuck Back Then, and They Don’t Give a Fuck Now

An interview with Conor Oberst and Matt Baum about the triumphant return of the elusive Omaha band.
Dan Ozzi
Objectively Correct Lists

Noisey's Favorite Records of 2015 So Far (We Think, Probably)

Holy freaking crap, it's been one helluva year for music. We attempt to name some of our favorites. And yes, we know, we missed some.
Noisey Staff
Holy Shit

Desaparecidos Played on TV for the First Time Ever Last Night

"City on the Hill," in color and worldwide.
John Hill
Holy Shit

Hear Another Song from Desaparecidos' Long-Awaited Album, 'Payola'

Listen to "The Underground Man."
Noisey Staff
staff picks and good shit

Staff Picks and Good Shit for the Week of April 17

Here's what the Noisey editors were listening to this week while hopelessly chasing their dreams.
Noisey Staff

The Drug Cartels' IT Guy

The story of Felipe Peréz, a communications specialist reportedly kidnapped by a Mexican drug cartel, and forced into a shadow hacker squad that engineers the gang's hidden radio network.
Brian Anderson
Objectively Correct Lists

Don’t You Hate When Bands Only Make One Album?

Ah, yes. The ol' "One and Done."
Cam Lindsay
The Corporate Issue

Corporate Rock

Popular music as social criticism has a long history of sucking shit.