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Conor Oberst Goes Home

After a nightmarish public controversy and some mysterious health ailments, the singer-songwriter has returned to Omaha and, hopefully, normalcy.

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Blood Orange

Freetown Sound, singer-writer-producer Devonté Hynes’s latest album as Blood Orange, spun pop, R&B, and New Wave into a tale of protest, suffering, and unrest. This fall, Hynes takes the album on tour.