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California Dreamin’: The Los Angeles Of Lana Del Rey And Father John Misty

Last night, Lana Del Rey debuted a new video for "Freak," a standout from her 2015 release Honeymoon. It was anticipated, and is notable, because…
Ryan Leas | February 10, 2016 - 12:18 pm
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Patrick Stickles Reviews 2015: The Titus Andronicus Frontman On Grimes, Tidal, Trump, Drones, & More

This was a good year to be a Titus Andronicus fan. Their new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, wound up being something of a masterpiece:…
Ryan Leas | December 10, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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The Year In Bananas

It's been a lifetime since Gwen Stefani was chanting "B-A-N-A-N-A-S," even longer still since the Velvet Underground and Nico drew on Warhol's interpretation of the…
James Rettig | December 10, 2015 - 12:37 pm
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More Father John Misty stories

Father John Misty Explains His Writing Credit On Beyoncé’s “Hold Up”

We already know how Animal Collective came to have a writing credit on Beyoncé's Lemonade track "6 Inch." We already know how Ezra Koenig came…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2016 - 8:25 pm
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Ezra Koenig Explains His Writing Credit On Beyoncé’s “Hold Up”

"How did the Yeah Yeah Yeahs get credited on a Beyonce song that was co-written by Ezra Koenig, Father John Misty, and Diplo?" is a…
James Rettig | April 25, 2016 - 2:16 pm
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Boots Explains Animal Collective Credit On Beyoncé’s “6 Inch”

Amidst the massive credits list on Beyoncé's new album LEMONADE are big indie-world names like Ezra Koenig, Father John Misty, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Animal…
Peter Helman | April 24, 2016 - 4:57 pm
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Stream Beyoncé LEMONADE

Beyoncé's mysterious LEMONADE project premiered on HBO tonight, and contrary to reports, it was not a "docu-style special." Rather, it was one of her patented…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2016 - 9:58 pm
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Father John Misty Shares Statement About His Upcoming North Carolina Show

Father John Misty has announced that he'll be donating the proceeds from his North Carolina show next week to Time Out Youth, a local LGBT…
James Rettig | April 20, 2016 - 1:04 pm
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Watch Father John Misty Cover Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer” In Chicago

Father John Misty covered his "favorite love song," Nine Inch Nails' seminal track "Closer", at Chicago's Riviera Theater last night. A few weeks ago, Misty…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2016 - 9:42 am
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Father John Misty Discusses Seeing Taylor Swift On Acid, Ryan Adams’ “Grotesque Stunt”

Father John Misty has said that Lana Del Rey's "Freak" video, in which he starred, was inspired by his experience of tripping on LSD at…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2016 - 9:26 am
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Watch Father John Misty Cover Rihanna’s “Kiss It Better”

"Kiss It Better" is my favorite song on Rihanna's ANTI, and apparently it's Josh Tillman's favorite too. As Spin points out, the artist best known…
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2016 - 10:44 am
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Lana Del Rey – “Freak” Video (Feat. Father John Misty)

As promised, Lana Del Rey has just shared the Father John Misty-starring video for her Honeymoon track "Freak." The saga begins with the two musicians…
Peter Helman | February 10, 2016 - 1:39 am
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Lana Del Rey’s “Freak” Video Stars Father John Misty

Lana Del Rey and Father John Misty are two talented, polarizing old souls whose invented musical personas both romanticize and debunk the popular conceptions of…
Chris DeVille | January 25, 2016 - 12:21 pm
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Father John Misty – “Maybe, Sweet One, You Won’t Have Nightmares Tonight”

Although he is not, in fact, leading a second line for Glenn Frey today, Father John Misty is keeping himself busy in other ways. He's…
Peter Helman | January 23, 2016 - 4:23 pm
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Watch Father John Misty’s Great Performance Of “Holy Shit” On Colbert

When Father John Misty started the album-release cycle for last year's stunning I Love You, Honeybear, he did it with a memorable late-2014 performance on…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2016 - 8:46 am
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Father John Misty Shares Rejected Pandora Promos

Father John Misty has uploaded a number of short promos which he says were "rejected" from being Pandora advertisements. What they're selling varies, but they're…
James Rettig | January 5, 2016 - 1:39 pm
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Hear Father John Misty Answer Fans’ Questions And Comments

Father John Misty had a big 2015. In addition to having a lot of thoughts about a lot of things and getting a little more
Peter Helman | December 27, 2015 - 12:33 pm
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Watch Father John Misty Cover John Lennon’s “God” At The Merry Minstrel Music Circus

During the fourth annual Merry Minstrel Musical Circus at the Troubadour in Los Angeles last weekend, Father John Misty joined Jonathan Wilson -- one of…
James Rettig | December 24, 2015 - 9:51 pm
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Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am
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The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going…
Stereogum | December 1, 2015 - 8:58 am
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