All Father John Misty stories

Return to Story

Featured Father John Misty stories

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 »

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 »

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 »

More Father John Misty stories

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…
Caitlin White | February 20, 2015 - 5:09 pm
5

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…
James Rettig | February 19, 2015 - 7:43 pm
17

Father John Misty – “Heart-Shaped Box” (Nirvana Cover)

As a special Valentine's Day treat, Father John Misty -- whose I Love You, Honeybear is our Album Of The Week -- performed a cover…
James Rettig | February 14, 2015 - 4:00 pm
24

Father John Misty’s Fancy Pop-Up Album Jacket Warps Vinyl Within; Sub Pop Promises To Be “Less Ambitious In The Future”

Earlier today, Sub Pop acknowledged that the deluxe edition of Father John Misty's new album, I Love You, Honeybear, had a manufacturing defect that led…
James Rettig | February 11, 2015 - 9:32 pm
4

Album Of The Week: Father John Misty I Love You, Honeybear

Father John Misty left a successful band and invented a whole new persona just so he could get away from the idea of cliche. And…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2015 - 12:37 pm
211

Watch Father John Misty Play “I Went To The Store One Day” In A Paris Restaurant For La Blogothèque

For years, the French website La Blogothèque has been making videos in its "Take Away Shows" series, in which artists play in public places, without…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2015 - 9:29 am
4

Watch Father John Misty Play Three New Songs On WFUV

Late last year Father John Misty served up a huge helping of his sardonic, postmodern take on American society by performing "Bored In The USA"
Caitlin White | February 3, 2015 - 1:38 pm
1

Watch Father John Misty Serenade Spotify Employees With A Karaoke Machine

Father John Misty stopped by the Spotify offices in New York yesterday during the "blizzard" to perform two songs from I Love You, Honeybear for…
James Rettig | January 27, 2015 - 7:06 pm
17

Stream A MIDI Version Of I Love You, Honeybear On Father John Misty’s New Digital Music Service

Josh Tillman, the former Fleet Foxes drummer who reinvented himself as the '70s boho lounge-lizard singer-songwriter, appears to be no fan of the whole stream-an-album-the-week-before-it's-out…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2015 - 9:53 am
32

Will 2015 Be The Year Of The ’70s Singer-Songwriter?

The beginning of Natalie Prass' album is both plainspoken and grandiose. Prass pours out her heart with a pillowy gentleness, her words fluttering like feather…
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2015 - 9:46 am
60

Watch Father John Misty Debut Three Honeybear Songs At Roaring Camp Railroads

Father John Misty kicked off his tour last night with a show inside of a barn at Rolling Camp Railroads in Felton, California. He debuted…
James Rettig | January 17, 2015 - 3:39 pm
9

Father John Misty – “Chateau Lobby #4 (In C For Two Virgins)” Video

The former Fleet Foxes drummer Josh Tillman is about to release I Love You, Honeybear, the second album from his '70s hippie lounge-lizard persona Father…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2014 - 8:41 am
9

Watch Father John Misty’s I Love You, Honeybear Album Trailer (NSFW)

Father John Misty has shared a short trailer for his upcoming sophomore album I Love You, Honeybear, which he announced earlier this month with a…
James Rettig | November 18, 2014 - 9:52 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week Azealia Banks released her very long-awaited debut album, Broke With Expensive Taste, out of fucking nowhere. It was so sudden that she's going…
Stereogum | November 7, 2014 - 5:04 pm
4

Watch Father John Misty Play “Bored In The USA” From New Album I Love You, Honeybear On Letterman

Father John Misty is the musical guest on Letterman tonight, and his performance has turned up a little early. The folk-rocker sings a new song…
James Rettig | November 3, 2014 - 9:40 pm
44

Father John Misty – “Trouble” (Cat Stevens Cover)

Despite its modern sheen, much of Josh Tillman's exultant lounge-ready folk-rock as Father John Misty sounds like it could have been conceived and recorded i…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2014 - 3:16 pm
4

Inside The New Sub Pop Record Store At Seattle-Tacoma Airport

"Hey, hey, hey! Hello and welcome to Seatte-Tacoma International Airport!" says Quincy Jones, prerecorded and played back over the airport's overhead announcement system. Linger inside…
Jonathan Zwickel | May 2, 2014 - 6:18 pm
5

Watch Brandon Flowers, Father John Misty, And Local Natives Pay Tribute To Johnny Cash

Earlier this week, Johnny Cash's lost 1980s album Out Among The Stars finally saw the light of day. La Blogothèque put together a beautifully shot…
James Rettig | March 28, 2014 - 3:47 pm
1

Watch Beck Bring Morning Phase (And Father John Misty) To SNL

Today, Beck's Mellow Gold turned 20 years old, and to celebrate, he's playing Saturday Night Live -- for the seventh time in his career --…
Michael Nelson | March 2, 2014 - 12:55 am
14

Hear Father John Misty On Marc Maron’s WTF

Marc Maron's WTF podcast has included interviews with a number of fine musicians this year including Thom Yorke, Nick Cave, Josh Homme, John Darnielle, and…
Chris DeVille | December 30, 2013 - 9:42 am
1