Father John Misty

Father John Misty plays two new tracks in New York City with Jason Isbell

June 24, 2019

Last week, Father John Misty headlined the Celebrate Brooklyn stage in New York City, accompanied by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – who he’s on a co-headline tour with at the moment – and Jade Bird. It’s the 41st year that Celebrate Brooklyn has been held, with a mix of free and paid gigs […]

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The 20 Best Albums of 2018 (so far…!)

July 5, 2018

This week, we’ve been taking a look at the albums that have properly made their mark this year; yesterday, we took on releases from Australian artists that struck a chord as the strongest albums of 2018 so far, and today, we look to the international players. From Zeal & Ardour‘s Stranger Fruit to the vibrant and powerful Janelle […]

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Festival Review: Anderson .Paak rules, while Dream Wife & Father John Misty prove Laneway Festival highlights in Sydney

February 5, 2018

Returning once more to the Sydney College of the Arts, the Laneway Festival again made its presence felt throughout Sydney’s inner west. With a line up packed from front-to-back, it promised to be a stellar day as the early clouds cleared to a warm, but pleasant, Sunday afternoon. Obviously a cost cutting measure, having a single […]

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Review: Father John Misty’s annual Sydney sermon thrills with Honeybear and Jack Ladder

February 3, 2018

In his second visit to our shores on the Pure Comedy tour (he was last here in July for Splendour in the Grass), Father John Misty delivered what has become something of an annual sermon to a packed Enmore Theatre in Sydney. In it, the great J Tillman leant primarily on his 2015 release I […]

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Festival Review: Singapore welcomes a stellar line up as the 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicks off in style

January 30, 2018

Another year, another Laneway Festival has come and gone. With the closure of Neon Lights last year, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival remains the only up-and-running premiere indie festival in Singapore – surpassing the short-lived likes of counterparts Hostess Weekender, The Gathering, and Camp Symmetry. And yet, this year’s edition of Laneway presented a mixed bag. […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2017

December 22, 2017

This week, we brought you an end of year list detailing some special Australian albums released this year, the Top 20 in fact, that have made their mark. With Gang of Youths‘ Go Farther in Lightness taking the Number One spot, and the likes of Jen Cloher, Ecca Vandal, Winston Surfshirt and more also featuring prominently, we revisited some of […]

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Here’s where you can be catching your Laneway Festival faves next year

October 24, 2017

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is returning in 2018 with some amazing upcoming artists that are sure to put on a massive show for punters around the country. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite acts that you won’t want to miss, as the official sideshows are unveiled this week. LOYLE CARNER Dubbed […]

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Focus turns to international hype generators for the 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

September 11, 2017

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival line up for 2018 has dropped a day ahead of schedule thanks to a bluff by Pedestrian overnight but heck, why not – it’s a pretty tops line up. Turning the focus to artists on the come up, the Laneway Festival has curated a line up of international names that will […]

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The 20 Best Singles of 2017 (So Far) from Australia and Around the World

July 6, 2017

Earlier this week, we unveiled our list of the 20 Best Albums of 2017 so far – as voted by our team – with The Smith Street Band reigning supreme with their acclaimed album, More Scared of You Than You Are of Me. Breaking things down even further, today we throw the spotlight on some of the […]

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Seven acts not to miss at Coachella over the next two weekends

April 13, 2017

The iconic Coachella Music & Arts Festival will be taking over Indio, California’s Coachella Valley over the next two weekends, and just like in past years, the eyes of the world are on the event as we anticipate the live stream and all the surprises that come along with what is one of the world’s […]

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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

March 28, 2017

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The […]

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Watch Father John Misty and his ‘stache blow Saturday Night Live away with “Pure Comedy” and “Total Entertainment Forever”

March 5, 2017

Since its first ever episode in 1975 featured a live performance from Billy Preston & Janis Ian, the iconic US sketch show Saturday Night Live has featured an established or emerging musical guest every episode. For as long as I can remember, the show has featured two performances per episode – and tonight it was […]

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Festival Review: Sunday at Bonnaroo 2016 – Manchester, Tennessee (12.06.16)

June 14, 2016

Sunday marked the final day of Bonnaroo and there was little mercy on the crowd as temperatures reached the highest they had been for the four day festival. The sweltering heat didn’t prevent a stacked lineup from wonderfully wrapping up the 15th edition of one of the best festivals in the world. Sunday is the shortest day […]

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12 Acts not to miss at Bonnaroo 2016

June 3, 2016

Bonnaroo is a festival like none other. On a farmland in the middle of Tennessee, hippies, deadheads, EDM kids and people of old and young gather in the center of the United States for four days of sweltering heat, non stop music and lifelong memories. 2016 marks the 15th edition of Bonnaroo and this year’s […]

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Alan Palomo of Neon Indian (Texas) lets us know his favourite records of 2015

December 30, 2015

As the head of acclaimed American electronica band Neon Indian, Alan Palomo popped by the AU review offices earlier this month in between Australian shows. Reflecting on the year, particularly the band’s incredible Vega Intl. Night School, Palomo let us know some other musicians which have been leaving an impression on him this year. Watch […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2015: Part Four – The Top Ten!

December 21, 2015

And here we have it: the top 10 albums of the year. We won’t waste any time and shall get right into proceedings – however if you want to look back at part one, head HERE, part two is HERE and part three from earlier today is HERE. 10. Florence And The Machine – How Big, How Blue, […]

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Live Review: Father John Misty – Sydney Opera House (08.12.15)

December 11, 2015

Joshua Tillman aka J. Tillman aka Father John Misty is a lyrical genius. I’m a bit of a fan. But I’ve been let down by the man before. Genius or not, we all have our off days. Lollapalooza in Chicago, earlier this year, was certainly one of them. But this night – Father John Misty’s Opera […]

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Festival Review: Fairgrounds – Berry, NSW (05.12.15)

December 9, 2015

The first Fairgrounds Festival in Berry on the South Coast was exactly what festivals should be. A showcase of talent, relaxed and about the music. The Fairgrounds Festival was set up in Berry Showgrounds. Festival goers had access to two stages, a swimming pool, local market, a children’s activity area and a lot of food […]

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The Best of ACL Weekend 2: Those who rocked it and those destined for big things…

October 13, 2015

Whilst the standout act for this weekend appeared to be Mother Nature and her thirst for dehydration and sweat, Austin City Limits in Texas still brought a collection of the worlds Music Powerhouses together to get bodies jumping this weekend. Today, Geoffrey D’Unienville takes us through this experiences and delivers his six highlights of the […]

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Live Review: Father John Misty + Ruby Boots – Chevron Festival Gardens, Perth (15.02.13)

February 16, 2013

Friday night saw former Fleet Foxes drummer J Tillman take to the stage of the Perth International Arts Festival, for the first show of his latest Australian tour as Father John Misty. Opening proceedings were local Alt. Country band Ruby Boots, fresh from a month long tour over East in support of new single “Kellie […]

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