Father John Misty

Hear Father John Misty Play “Leaving LA,” a 13-Minute New Song, on BBC Radio

"Leaving LA," a new song that Father John Misty played on BBC Radio's Lauren Laverne show today, is easily the most ambitious single composition he's ever attempted…
Andy Cush / February 3, 2017

New Music: Father John Misty – “Ballad of the Dying Man”

Father John Misty has been releasing music at a steady clip since announcing the upcoming release of his third album Pure Comedy a week ago. First we…
Andy Cush / February 1, 2017

New Music: Father John Misty Shares Video for Somber Song “Two Wildly Different Perspectives”

Even Father John Misty's most serious songs usually arrive with a wink and a swagger, but "Two Wildly Different Perspectives," his latest, takes a straightforwardly solemn…
Andy Cush / January 30, 2017

Father John Misty Announces New Album Pure Comedy, Shares Surreal Making-Of Film and Essay

In April, Father John Misty will follow up 2015's excellent I Love You, Honeybear with a new album called Pure Comedy, Pitchfork reports today. The news follows the release…
Andy Cush / January 24, 2017

New Music: Pepe the Frog Plays Donald Trump in Father John Misty’s “Pure Comedy” Video

Father John Misty released a new song, "Pure Comedy," with an accompanying video today on his YouTube channel. Though this song is itself an intimate…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 23, 2017

Coachella 2017 Will Feature Radiohead, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, the xx, Bon Iver, More

Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar will headline Coachella's Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, respectively, as organizers announced the festival's lineup today. The Indio, California mega-festival remains two…
Anna Gaca / January 3, 2017

New Music: Father John Misty – “Holy Hell”

Father John Misty posted a new ballad to SoundCloud last night. Like the singer-songwriter's previous upload—his version of a Tim Heidecker-penned character study about an imagined…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 22, 2016

New Music: Father John Misty – “Cum to Mama” (Lady Gaga Demo)

Father John Misty, a.k.a. Josh Tillman, has shared his demo for "Come to Mama," a song whose finished version appears on Lady Gaga's new album Joanne. Misty, being…
Anna Gaca / October 22, 2016

Lady Gaga Announces New Album Featuring Father John Misty, Josh Homme, Beck

Update: Lady Gaga shared the album cover for Joanne. As you can see below, it's a simplistic departure from her previous more eccentric art. LADY…
Brian Josephs / September 15, 2016

Father John Misty Is Having a Rough Day

This week's Republican National Convention forced Stephen Colbert back into his character, but it seems to have knocked the joy out of Father John Misty's. Misty was scheduled to…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

St. Vincent Rocked a Toilet Costume Onstage Last Night

St. Vincent performed in a toilet costume last night at Le Poisson Rouge in New York, where a benefit concert was being held for the…
Rachel Brodsky / June 29, 2016

Governors Ball 2016: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Day three of Governors Ball 2016 was canceled because of threatening weather, which sadly meant no Bat for Lashes, no Courtney Barnett, and no Kanye West.
SPIN Staff / June 6, 2016

The Avalanches Release New Trailer for Who the Hell Even Knows What

Hey, a new Avalanches... something! Yesterday, the enigmatic electronic outfit behind the classic 2000 album Since I Left You — their first, last, and only…
Andrew Unterberger / May 24, 2016

Father John Misty Wants ‘Real Love Baby’

Father John Misty has already shared a Springsteen-y jokester tune "Prius Commercial Demo 1" this week, but now he's got a new — and potentially…
Rachel Brodsky / May 19, 2016

Father John Misty Releases New Song Mocking Corporate Folk Songs

Father John Misty has always been a master comedian, whether he's seducing himself in a video, covering Taylor Swift songs in the style of the…
Dan Weiss / May 18, 2016
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