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DOWNLOAD: Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band - Nikorette (MP3)

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Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band are set to release "One of My Kind" on April 15th, a documentary that will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the band's journey over the past year and a half. Made by the band's guitar-tech Phil Schaffart and presented by causecast.org, "One of My Kind" traces the group's ever-growing bond as friends and collaborators. Footage from Tepoztlan, Mexico, where they recorded their first album, Conor Oberst, their worldwide tour in 2008, and the making of Outer South in El Paso, TX takes viewers on a 60-minute musical journey around the world.

The film will be available as a free stream or HD download exclusively on Causecast.org, IFC.com, conoroberst.com, mergerecords.com, and wichita-recordings.com.

Unlike any film release before, Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band are donating the documentary, "One Of My Kind" for FREE, in the hope that viewers will make a donation to one of the many nonprofits or causes on Causecast.

The trailer for One of My Kind is below.

Oberst's new record Outer South will be releaesd May 5th, but is streaming now (and available for preorder) at Merge Records. "Nikorette," above, is also from the disc.

Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band have dates scheduled across the country. Stops include April 17th at Coachella and XX Merge, the label's 20th anniversary fest which runs from July 22nd-26th (Merge isn't announcing the nightly lineups, so Oberst could be playing any of those days).

There are no NYC dates scheduled, but they are playing CT on July 3rd and nowhere on July 4th... Oberst was also featured on the Dark Was the Night comp, which is having a charity show at Radio City on Sunday, May 3rd. That's a lineup he seems much less likely to be added to at this point though.

All tour dates, the doc trailer, and Outer South art and track list below...

Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band - "One of My Kind" trailer

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Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band "Outer South" track list:
1. Slowly (Oh So Slowly)
2. To all the Lights in the Windows
3. Big Black Nothing
4. Air Mattress
5. Cabbage Town
6. Ten Women
7. Difference is Time
8. Nikorette
9. White Shoes
10. Bloodline
11. Spoiled
12. Worldwide
13. Roosevelt Room
14. Eagle on a Pole
15. I got The Reason #2
16. Snake Hill

Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band - 2009 Tour Dates
April 9: Omaha, NE @ The Slowdown
April 10: Denver, CO @ Ogden Theater
April 11: Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
April 12: El Paso, TX @ Barnett Harley Davidson
April 13: Albuquerque, NM @ The Sunshine Theater
April 14: Tempe. AZ @ The Marquee
April 15: Pomona, CA @ The Glasshouse
April 17: Indio, CA @ Coachella
June 17: Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
June 18: Telluride, CO Telluride Bluegrass Festival
June 19: Moab, Utah Star Hall
June 20: Salt Lake City, UT Library Square (Utah Arts Festival Kickoff)
June 21: Boise, ID Knitting Factory
June 22: Missoula, MT Wilma Theater
June 24: Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
June 25: Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
June 26: Omaha, NE Anchor Inn
June 28: Kansas City, MO Beaumont
June 29: Columbia, MO Blue Note
June 30: Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall
July 01: Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
July 02: Bearsville, NY Bearsville Theatre
July 03: New Haven, CT Toads Place
July 22-26: Carrboro, NC XX Merge

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Comments (9)

I hope it's not July 4th. I'll be hanging with friends...all whom don't like Conor but I'd love to see this band again!

Posted by Anonymous | April 8, 2009 10:22 AM

eagle on a pole was on the last one...

Posted by Anonymous | April 8, 2009 10:27 AM

please don't be july 4th at battery park!

it's been so good the last few years. I'd hate for this bright eyes guy to ruin it.

Posted by wembley | April 8, 2009 10:35 AM

I really hope he does July 4th at Battery or Prospect!

Posted by Anonymous | April 8, 2009 12:16 PM

i definitely hope he does battery, and i hope wembley lives nearby and is forced to listen!

Posted by Anonymous | April 8, 2009 2:21 PM

Conor is playing Battery Park! i'm so excited!!

Posted by Clara | April 15, 2009 10:42 AM

I'll be there on July 4th.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:52 AM

anon 10:27

eagle on a pole is a song that is getting passed around to a couple of his friends that are re-writing it. im almost certain (although havent heard it) that this was rewritten and performed by a mystic valley band member and not conor.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 2:39 PM

This eagle on a pole was written by Jason Boesel

Posted by poopymaker | April 21, 2009 9:14 PM

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