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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

Watch Father John Misty Cover His ‘Favorite Love Song,’ Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Closer’

Last night at Chicago's Riviera Theater, Father John Misty added yet another cover to his spring tour. The folk singer-songwriter introduced the rendition by saying, "It's…
Natalie Caamano / April 15, 2016

Father John Misty Covered Rihanna’s ‘Kiss It Better’ Live — Seriously

Father John Misty kicked off his spring tour in support of last year's list-topping I Love You, Honeybear last night in Santa Ana, California at the…
Rachel Brodsky / March 31, 2016

Lana Del Rey and Father John Misty Get Their Full ‘Freak’ On in New Video

After teasing her Father John Misty-featuring video earlier earlier in the day, Lana Del Rey dropped the full "Freak" clip last night. With Papa John…
Andrew Unterberger / February 10, 2016

Lana Del Rey Teases a Preview of Her ‘Freak’ Video With Father John Misty

Lana Del Rey has revealed what we already know: that Father John Misty is a freak like her. Or at least, their two carnal-minded alter-egos will…
Harley Brown / February 9, 2016

Father John Misty Hopes That ‘Maybe, Sweet One, You Won’t Have Nightmares Tonight’

Father John Misty was on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert earlier this month, and the I Love You, Honeybear artist intended to cap off his appearance…
James Grebey / January 23, 2016

Watch Father John Misty Play ‘Holy S**t’ on ‘Colbert’

Father John Misty stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night, where he played a rousing rendition of "Holy S**t," a track from one of…
Rachel Brodsky / January 15, 2016

Father John Misty Hates Encores, Loves Being an Outsider

Father John Misty continued to revel in his outsider status on Sunday, releasing a very on-brand 16 minute compilation of his post-show Q&As, because, ya…
Max Cea / December 28, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

Father John Misty Saunters to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ for ‘The Ideal Husband’ Performance

Father John Misty has a reputation as a slinking and sauntering live performer so any time he gets a chance to take that weirdness to…
Colin Joyce / October 15, 2015

Father John Misty Wasn’t Actually Visited By the Ghost of Lou Reed, You Guys

In a shocking development, singer-songwriter and massive troll Father John Misty didn't actually get visited by the ghost of Lou Reed last month.
James Grebey / October 9, 2015

Father John Misty Takes Aim at the Internet, Media, Pop Culture, and More on ‘The Memo’

Father John Misty's just uploaded a new song to Soundcloud, and no, sadly, it's not another cover of Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift's 1989. This one's…
Brennan Carley / September 25, 2015

Funny or Die Accuses Father John Misty of Ripping Off Video Concept

Last week, Father John Misty unveiled the ludicrous video for "The Night Josh Tillman Came to Our Apartment," from this year's universally beloved sophomore album…
Dan Weiss / September 25, 2015

Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’: A Worthwhile Disappointment

Can you remember the last time people made this big a deal out of a covers record — let alone one that just involved one…
Andrew Unterberger / September 23, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: DIIV, Deafheaven, Made of Oak, and More

Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from haze-pop guitar heroes,…
SPIN Staff / September 22, 2015

Hear Father John Misty Cover Ryan Adams Covering Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’

Update: FJM just issued a lengthy statement explaining why he pulled the covers down from Soundcloud (via Pitchfork). It is wild. I had a very…
Brennan Carley / September 21, 2015

Watch Father John Misty Have a One-Night Stand With Himself in New Music Video

Two Father John Mistys (or is it Fathers John Misty?) have a night of passion in the moody folk singer-songwriter's new video for "The Night Josh…
James Grebey / September 18, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015: The 12 Best Things We Saw in Chicago

Now that Chicago's Lollapalooza has officially wrapped, we'd like to take a moment to think back on the impressive roster of artists we saw over the…
SPIN Staff / August 3, 2015
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