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Omaha: Next Stop Nowhere

Will Hermes, Spin, July 2003

America's new indie-rock capital was born when a 13-year-old songsmith named Conor Oberst started putting out recordings on his brother's bedroom cassette label. Ten years later, Omaha is overrun with young bands and hungry industry execs. It's enough to make a singer want to run away from home.

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