Interview: Conor Oberst

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Conor Oberst poses for a portrait in Omaha, Neb. (Butch Hogan)
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Through the wonders of modern technology, I talked to Conor Oberst a couple weeks back as he sat in a studio in Omaha, Neb., or as Conor calls it, "the Big O!"

Conor was in a chatty mood! We talked about his new album, Upside Down Mountain, his upcoming First Avenue shows in early June that feature Dawes as both his backing band and opener.

We also chatted about The 400 Bar's upcoming move to Mall of America, and Conor's audition for the Coen Brothers' film, Inside Llewyn Davis.

Listen to our conversation and to the tracks off the new album using the audio player above.

This interview originally aired on United States of Americana on Sunday, May 18, 2014.

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