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Watch The Rest Of Father John Misty’s Acoustic Set At A Vancouver Leather Shop

We named Father John Misty’s cover of the Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs” one of the 5 Best Songs of last week; it was a track Josh Tillman recorded in an East Vancouver leather shop back in May. More footage of the performance surfaced today, and you can now watch Tillman perform “Bored In The U.S.A.,”… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / July 6, 2015 - 5:57 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The week began on, like, Tuesday with the launch of Apple Music and it pretty much ended on Thursday because of the three-day weekend, and frankly, not a whole hell of a lot happened in between. It kinda felt like everyone besides Trent Reznor took the week off and nobody even bothered to release any… More »

By: Stereogum / July 3, 2015 - 2:40 pm

Father John Misty Explains The Origin Of His Great New Arcade Fire Cover

Father John Misty debuted his great new cover of Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs” earlier this week and, in a new interview with NME, he opened up about the inspiration behind choosing the song, and it turns out to have been for completely mundane, contractual reasons. Basically, his manager said he had to do a cover… More »

By: James Rettig / July 3, 2015 - 10:30 am

Watch Father John Misty Cover Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs”

Father John Misty has been doing a lot of covers lately, and he recently trotted out another one during a live acoustic session for the Canadian network CBC. Perhaps as a nod to his Canadian hosts, he covered Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs,” playing a lovely take of the song entirely solo and acoustic in what… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 30, 2015 - 8:51 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Madonna’s “Bitch, I’m Madonna” is a bad video. It might be a good video if Madonna wasn’t out here trying to compete with Taylor Swift’s “Badd Blood” in the guest-star department and failing hilariously. Swift got her guest stars to throw knives and kung fu fight. Madonna has higher-wattage celebrities, but she can’t get them… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 19, 2015 - 9:33 am

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How can we fully appreciate one major piece of work when there’s always another one coming right around the corner. And when the huge, fully-formed masterpieces are dropping from the sky… More »

By: Stereogum / June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

Father John Misty – “I Love You, Honeybear” Video (Feat. Brett Gelman)

Father John Misty’s sophomore album I Love You, Honeybear is one of the best LPs we’ve heard this year, and his new video for the album’s title track is a heavy and bracing piece of work, one worthy of the album. Josh Tillman, Father John Misty’s alter-ego, co-wrote the video with his wife Emma Tillman,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 15, 2015 - 9:21 am

Read An Email Conversation Between Father John Misty & John C. Reilly

California Sunday Magazine’s project The Thread has facilitated email conversations between Bethany Cosentino and Molly Ringwald, Al Yankovic and Scott Aukerman, and Ben Gibbard and Mark Kozelek, among many others so far. Their latest thread is between Father John Misty and actor John C. Reilly. They talk about their given names, religion, and medieval history. More »

By: James Rettig / June 4, 2015 - 7:46 pm

Artist Portraits From Sasquatch! 2015

Sasquatch! Festival took place over the course of Memorial Day weekend at Quincy, Washinton’s Gorge Amphitheatre, featuring a diverse, stacked lineup including both musicians and comedians. Kendrick Lamar, Robert Plant, Modest Mouse, Lana Del Rey, and Ryan Adams headlined the four-day weekend alongside a smattering of other exciting acts including Run The Jewels, Courtney Barnett,… More »

By: Stereogum / May 26, 2015 - 11:50 am

Watch Father John Misty Perform Two Honeybear Tracks On Seth Meyers

The last time Father John Misty was on a late-night show, he brought along canned laughter to announce the release of I Love You, Honeybear on Letterman. A lot has changed since then — Honeybear was well-received, and he’s in the middle of a sold out tour. This means he didn’t need to rely o… More »

By: James Rettig / May 19, 2015 - 8:47 am

Father John Misty Gives Terrible Relationship Advice

As part of a new cover story for Time Out, Father John Misty took some time out of his day to give some terrible relationship advice, carrying on his over-the-top schtick as the most cynical straight white dude out there. When asked “My partner called me by a different name when we were having sex. More »

By: James Rettig / May 16, 2015 - 1:12 pm

Watch Florence Welch & Father John Misty Cover “Love Hurts” At Coachella

Last weekend, as Florence + The Machine were playing the Coachella main stage just before Drake’s headlining spot, Florence Welch broke her foot. If you were watching the show, you would’ve had no idea anything had happened; she still showed a ton of energy. Last night, Welch played the second Coachella weekend, and she seemed… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 20, 2015 - 8:56 am

Father John Misty – “Never Been A Woman”

A few days ago we heard “I Loved You, Honeybee,” the alternate title track to Father John Misty’s new album I Love You, Honeybear that served as the A-side to his heart-shaped exclusive Record Store Day release. Now, he’s the B-side to that release: a slow, folky ballad called “Never Been A Woman.” Listen below. More »

By: James Rettig / April 19, 2015 - 1:07 pm

Father John Misty – “I Loved You, Honeybee”

Record Store Day is tomorrow, and to help boost awareness for the red heart-shaped 7″ from Father John Misty that will be available tomorrow, Sub Pop just released the audio. The alternate version of his latest album’s title track “I Love You, Honeybear” is cleverly re-named as “I Loved You, Honeybee.” It will be backed… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 17, 2015 - 5:46 pm

The 8 Best Moments Of Coachella 2015 Saturday

If this year’s Coachella had an off day, it was Saturday. Of the festival’s three headliners, Saturday night top draw Jack White is probably the least exciting, though he’s still an electric presence with a deep catalog. The festival’s organizers seemed to sense this, booking White to play second-to-last on the big stage and throwing… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 12, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Photos: Father John Misty, King Tuff @ 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C. 3/28/15

Father John Misty has been out on the road promoting his latest record, I Love You, Honeybear, for the past month and will continue to travel the country well into early summer. Photographer Tom Daly caught his set at Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club, along with opener King Tuff, whose Black Moon Spell dropped last fall. More »

By: Stereogum / March 30, 2015 - 11:41 am

Record Store Day Announces 2015 Release List

Record Store Day just announced its list of exclusive releases, and as usual, it includes a lot of noteworthy vinyl pressings as well as a few that you will see and think, “Why the hell would anyone ever think it necessary to own that on vinyl?” For example: the soundtrack to the first four seaso… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 10, 2015 - 4:54 pm

Watch Father John Misty Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Bird On The Wire” On The Strombo Show

Father John Misty sure knows how to keep the press gears grinding: in the lead-up to and in the immediate aftermath of I Love You, Honeybear’s release, Josh Tillman has stopped by the Spotify offices, WFUV, La Blogothèque, Sirius XMU, and CBC’s Studio Q. Phew. Next up on his press tour was Canadian TV personality… More »

By: James Rettig / February 23, 2015 - 6:57 pm

Watch Father John Misty Gracefully Glide Through “I Love You, Honeybear” On Q

Father John Misty just released his excellent sophomore album I Love You, Honeybear, and he stopped by the CBC’s Studio Q to talk about it and play a couple of songs. Performing the album’s title track, Josh Tillman keeps his sunglasses on and manages to self-bleep himself for the one borderline inappropriate lyric. The band… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 20, 2015 - 5:09 pm

Father John Misty Met Marilyn Manson; Hilarity Ensued

In a new Rolling Stone profile, Father John Misty recounted a time that he ran into Marilyn Manson while at Los Angeles’ celebrity hangout Chateau Marmont. They traded some barbs:… More »

By: James Rettig / February 19, 2015 - 7:43 pm
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