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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 of a particular guest star: Josh Tillman, aka Father John Misty. While it had never seemed like a given that the two would collaborate, it feels inevitable now that it… 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: 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 »

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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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Father John Misty – “The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment” Video

Although it makes room for moments of genuine sweetness and connection, Father John Misty's great I Love You, Honeybear is a very bitter, very funny…
Peter Helman | September 18, 2015 - 9:45 am
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Preview Father John Misty’s “The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment” Video

Father John Misty's sardonic 2012 debut (of sorts) Fear Fun cemented him as a sorcery-folk genius in my mind, possibly forever. His follow-up album this…
Caitlin White | September 16, 2015 - 2:38 pm
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Watch Father John Misty And 50 Cent On Conan

Father John Misty appeared alongside 50 Cent on last night's episode of Conan. Well, OK, not exactly alongside, but they did take a pretty sweet…
James Rettig | July 16, 2015 - 1:27 pm
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Father John Misty’s Next Album Is Written, Isn’t About Love

Father John Misty's excellent sophomore album I Love You, Honeybear is one of the year's best, but touring behind this record hasn't stopped Josh Tillman…
Caitlin White | July 8, 2015 - 10:31 am
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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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 6, 2015 - 5:57 pm
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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…
Stereogum | July 3, 2015 - 2:40 pm
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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…
James Rettig | July 3, 2015 - 10:30 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2015 - 8:51 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2015 - 9:33 am
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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…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2015 - 9:21 am
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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
James Rettig | June 4, 2015 - 7:46 pm
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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…
Stereogum | May 26, 2015 - 11:50 am
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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
James Rettig | May 19, 2015 - 8:47 am
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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…
James Rettig | May 16, 2015 - 1:12 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2015 - 8:56 am
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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…
James Rettig | April 19, 2015 - 1:07 pm
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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…
Caitlin White | April 17, 2015 - 5:46 pm
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