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Father John Misty reacts to Fleet Foxes’ new album

Fleet Foxes Robin pecknold Josh Tillman
Father John Misty has extended his congratulations to Fleet Foxes on the release their first new release since he left he band five years ago, calling 'Crack-Up' "an incredible album." The former Fleet Foxes drummer left the group in 2012, explaining years later that "We all started hating each other." Last year, Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold briefly explained the pair's relationship in a Reddit AMA, calling it "fully...

The 12 most frustrating line-up clashes at Glastonbury 2017

Radiohead and Flaming Lips
With just three weeks to go until Glastonbury 2017 kicks off (Wednesday June 21), the full line-up, stage splits and performance times have been announced. This can only mean one thing – it’s time to spot the gigantic clashes, the moments when you’ll need to pick between two of your favourite acts and fend off proper festival FOMO. Glastonbury obviously...

Watch Father John Misty sing an improvised song about fired FBI chief James Comey while eating pizza

Father John Misty / James Comey
Father John Misty has shared a new video of him singing a song about ex-FBI chief James Comey, which was filmed last night backstage while he was eating pizza - watch the clip below. Misty recorded the video shortly after news broke of Comey's dismissal last night (May 9). The FBI chief, who was blamed by Hillary Clinton for her...

Watch Father John Misty crucify Macaulay Culkin/Kurt Cobain in new ‘Total Entertainment Forever’ video

Father John Misty has unveiled his new video for 'Total Entertainment Forever', which features Macaulay Culkin dressed as Kurt Cobain getting crucified. The song is lifted from the musician's latest album 'Pure Comedy' and its clip sees former Home Alone star Culkin stuck in a VR game as late Nirvana frontman Cobain. Culkin/Cobain then gets kidnapped by a group of men led by...

Father John Misty announces UK tour

Father John Misty
Father John Misty has announced details of a 2017 UK tour. Full dates and ticket details are below. Joshua Tillman will be touring in support of his acclaimed new album 'Pure Comedy', and will now follow up his appearances at Glastonbury and End Of The Road with shows in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and London. Father John Misty's upoming UK tour dates...

Hear Father John Misty cover The Velvet Underground

Father John Misty has covered The Velvet Underground's 'Who Loves The Sun'. The folk musician has taken on the classic track from 'Loaded' for the score of the film Shangri-La Suite. Hear the cover at the 2.59 mark below. The score was put together by Mondo Boys, who told Pitchfork of working with FJM on the track: "Josh Tillman came in during the...

Watch Father John Misty perform at Coachella as filmed by Lana Del Rey

Father John Misty Coachella
Father John Misty brought his third album 'Pure Comedy' to Coachella yesterday (April 14). The musician, whose real name is Josh Tillman, released the record last week (April 7) and played a number of tracks from it at the Californian desert festival. Amongst the fan-shot footage that appeared online after his performance were two videos from Lana Del Rey. The singer...

Father John Misty shaved his beard off because of Trump

Father John Misty has revealed that he shaved his beard off after Trump won the US election. The folk musician (real name Josh Tillman) appears on the cover of this week's NME following the release of his third album 'Pure Comedy'. Find a copy of the magazine here. Having previously described Trump as the "Idiot King", Tillman has now told NME that...

Father John Misty: “I set out to be a real human. Now I’m a cartoon character”

Father John Misty wants you to know that he doesn’t know it all. The singer-songwriter, real name Josh Tillman, may be all things to all people – hirsute hipster-folk shaman, unlikely sex symbol, incorrigible bulls**t artist – but nobody ever mistook him for a sage. Sure, he’s just written an album about the absurdity of the human condition, and...

Father John Misty is trolling jazz fans with his supremely crap new duo, Jazz Imposters

Father John Misty Jazz Imposters
Last night, just a few days after the release of his brilliant new album 'Pure Comedy', Father John Misty added a new profile picture of himself with his studio engineer, Trevor Spencer. This – this right here was Jazz Imposters. https://twitter.com/fatherjohnmisty/status/851239091811229696 Then he started leaking several clips of 'Jazz Imposters' music. In a move that will surprise zero Father John Misty fans but that...