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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: an epic listening experience that has weird detours and excessive flourishes that somehow cohere into the overall mood of the album, achieving frontman Patrick Stickles’ goal of creating a massive… More »

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 tropical fruit as a muse. But this year it felt as though there was a resurgence in banana culture, a rekindled appreciation for our innocent, fair-weather, potassium-rich yellow friends. Maybe… More »

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 consensus, in appreciating the work that resonates with a broad swath of humanity, so every year the Stereogum staff teams up to generate a list of the year’s best albums. More »

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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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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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Father John Misty, Beach House, Hot Chip, And More Play Iceland Airwaves 2015

Last year, Iceland Airwaves had a climactic feeling to it. Since it takes place in early November, chances are it's one of the final festivals…
Ryan Leas | November 9, 2015 - 12:32 pm

Father John Misty Teaches You How To Stop Dressing Like A Graphic Designer

The Father John Misty press onslaught continues with a fashion profile at The Cut. He's a famously suave dresser, and his opinions about the prevalent…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2015 - 9:51 am
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Father John Misty Has Some Thoughts About Pop Music

Father John Misty has a lot to say about a lot of things. His great sophomore album I Love You, Honeybear was both a strikingly…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 5:46 pm
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Watch Father John Misty Perform “The Ideal Husband” & “The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment” On Kimmel

Josh Tillman's already done a ton of late-night shows this year -- Conan, Meyers, and Letterman -- but he continued his game of late-show bingo…
James Rettig | October 15, 2015 - 8:30 am
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Father John Misty Explains His Taylor Swift Covers And Why He Took Them Down

Father John Misty is playing a show in Louisville, Kentucky later tonight, and, as Pitchfork points out, he stopped by local radio station 91.9 WFPK…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2015 - 8:31 pm
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The Week In Pop: 23 Artists Who Should Make Their SNL Debut This Season

Saturday Night Live's 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2015 - 2:37 pm
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Father John Misty – “The Memo”

Between bitterly mocking Ryan Adams' Taylor Swift covers album, fighting with writers on Twitter, continuing to put on amazing concerts on tour, and fielding accusations
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2015 - 4:59 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Funny thing about last-minute surprise album releases: They don't necessarily involve music videos. We don't know if there's a single, per se, on Drake and…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2015 - 2:54 pm
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Does Father John Misty’s New Video Rip Off Funny Or Die?

A week ago, Father John Misty released a video for "The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment" with a fairly audacious premise: Two different…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2015 - 9:40 am
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Father John Misty Is Covering Ryan Adams’ Taylor Swift Covers In The Style Of The Velvet Underground

Even if Father John Misty's music didn't peg Josh Tillman as a canny observer of modern culture, his ongoing online meta-commentary on the music industry…
Chris DeVille | September 21, 2015 - 5:02 pm
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