News for Father John Misty

NEWS : WED, MAY 26, 2021 at 10:30 AM

Father John Misty announces free, two-night stand with the LA Phil at The Ford in Los Angeles on September 22nd and 23rd, 2021

Father John Misty returns to the stage for a free, two-night stand with the LA Phil on Wednesday, September 22nd, and Thursday, September 23rd, 2021. The shows will take place at the intimate 1,050 capacity outdoor amphitheatre The Ford in Los Angeles, California. These very special engagements will be Father John Misty’s first live appearances since 2019. 

Register for tickets and get on the waitlist now at www.fatherjohnmisty.com

  • If selected, there will be a two (2) ticket limit per email address

  • Registration ends September 5th at 10pm PST

  • Eligible ticket registrants will be selected at random and notified via email between September 14th and September 17th to claim tickets

  • Registering does not guarantee tickets to the event

  • Entry is valid for either show date and is based on availability.  Only one registration is needed to be eligible for tickets for either show date.  

Father John Misty has released four widely acclaimed albums – Fear Fun (2012), I Love You, Honeybear (2015), Pure Comedy, his Grammy-nominated album (2017), God’s Favorite Customer (2018), and most recently, “To S.” b/w “To R.” the double A-side contribution to Sub Pop Singles Club Vol. 5.

Father John Misty recently released Off-Key In Hamburg, his first live album in March of 2020, and Anthem +3, a collection of covers of songs by Leonard Cohen, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, and Link Wray released in July of 2020. Combined, Off-Key In Hamburg and Anthem +3 raised over $150,000 for multiple causes including The Recording Academy’s MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, CARE Action and Ground Game LA. 



Posted by Abbie Gobeli

NEWS : MON, AUG 17, 2020 at 9:30 AM

Hear new Sub Pop Singles Club Vol. 5 tracks from Father John Misty and Moor Mother available now at all DSPs

[Photo credits: FJM: Emma Tillman / Moor Mother: Bob Sweeney]


Listen here: smarturl.it/FatherJohnMisty_SC

Father John Misty’s “To S.” b/w “To R.” is the singer’s double A-side contribution to Sub Pop Singles Club Vol. 5, and his first new, original, studio material since his acclaimed 4th album, 2018’s God’s Favorite Customer. These gorgeous, meticulously rendered tunes were recorded at Fivestar Studios and Funky Monkey Soundhaus NoHo in Los Angeles, produced by Dave Cerminara and The Haxan Cloak, mixed by Cerminara, and mastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering.
 
“To S.” and “To R.” follows Father John Misty’s Off-Key In Hamburg, his first live album, released in March of 2020, and Anthem +3, a collection of covers of songs by Leonard Cohen, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, and Link Wray was released July 2020. Combined, Off-Key In Hamburg and Anthem +3 raised over $100,000 for multiple causes including The Recording Academy’s MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, CARE Action and Ground Game LA. Father John Misty is also selling his infamous “Poem Zone” t-shirt via his official webstore, with August proceeds from the store benefitting his touring crew. 


 
Listen here:  smarturl.it/MoorMother_SC

Moor Mother’s contribution to the Sub Pop Singles Club Vol. 5 is Forever Industriestwo phenomenal, atmospheric tracks of jazz-tinged experimental hip-hop recorded in early 2020. The songs speak about the temporal domain known as the future, making space, outer space, and industry. The A side is produced by Olof Melander, and the B side is produced by frequent Moor Mother collaborator Mental Jewelry; both tracks were recorded by Moor Mother in her home studio in North Philadelphia.
 
Moor Mother – aka Camae Ayewa – is a touring musician, poet, and visual artist based in Philadelphia. Over the past four years, Moor Mother released two acclaimed albums, 2016’s Fetish Bones, and 2019’s powerhouse of liberation-minded punk/hip-hop/electronic energy, Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes. Moor Mother has toured throughout the world and performed live with Nicole Mitchell, Art Ensemble of Chicago, The Bug, and Justin Broadrick, to name a few. As a visual and soundscape artist, her work has been presented at The Kitchen NYC, Metropolitan Museum of Art Chicago, Guggenheim, and the Hirshhorn Gallery. She is the co-founder of Rockers! Philly, an event series and festival focused on marginalized artists, and Black Quantum Futurism Collective, a literary and artistic collaboration with Rasheedah Phillips. In addition to her solo work as Moor Mother, Ayewa is a vocalist and collaborator in Irreversible Entanglements, 700 Bliss (with DJ Haram), Art Ensemble of Chicago, and Moor/Jewelry (with Mental Jewelry).


Posted by Rachel White

NEWS : FRI, JUL 17, 2020 at 7:00 AM

Father John Misty’s ‘Anthem +3’ Covers EP is now available in all DSPs. All proceeds raised to benefit CARE Action and Ground Game LA

Father John Misty’s Anthem +3 is a digital EP featuring covers of Leonard Cohen, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, and Link Wray, that is now available in all DSPs through Sub Pop, with the exception of Europe through Bella Union. Hear here.
 
Anthem was recorded a few weeks ago with longtime collaborator and producer Jonathan Wilson at Wilson’s Fivestar Studios in Topanga, California. 

Father John Misty
Anthem+3
Tracklisting:
1. Anthem (Leonard Cohen)
2. Fallin’ Rain (Link Wray)
3.Trouble (Yusuf / Cat Stevens)
4. One Of Us Cannot Be Wrong (Leonard Cohen)

 
The additional three covers were recorded over the past few years by Wilson (“One of Us Cannot Be Wrong,” “Trouble”), and Haxan Cloak (“Fallin’ Rain”) and have all been previously released.
 
Proceeds from Anthem +3 will benefit both CARE Action and Ground Game LA.
 
CARE is a leading international humanitarian organization fighting global poverty that places special focus on working alongside poor women who, equipped with the proper resources, can assist whole families and entire communities escape poverty through improved basic education, prevention of the spread of HIV, increased access to clean water and sanitation, expanded economic opportunities and the protection of natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters and helps people rebuild their lives.
 
Ground Game LA is a community-driven organization dedicated to building power for the residents of LA. Since 2017 Ground Game LA has been connecting with Angelenos about housing, immigration, civic participation, homelessness, criminal justice reform, militarization, and more. Whether through coalition building, issue campaign organizing or knocking on doors, Ground Game LA empowers residents to actively shape the Los Angeles they want to see.
 
Father John Misty released the live album Off-Key in Hamburg in March on Bandcamp to benefit the MusiCares Covid-19 Fund which has generated over $80,000 in support. Off-Key in Hamburg is now available on all DSP platforms.



Posted by Rachel White

NEWS : THU, JUL 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Sub Pop & Hardly Art releases for Bandcamp Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Including Father John Misty, Man Man, Jon Benjamin: Jazz Daredevil, METZ, Gazebos, The Gotobeds, Omni, Versing, and Frankie Cosmos.

On Friday, June 3rd, (aka Bandcamp Friday) Sub Pop & Hardly Art artists past and present – Jon Benjamin, Father John Misty, Frankie Cosmos (as Franz Charcoal), Gazebos, The Gotobeds, Man Man, Omni, METZ, and Versing – will be offering a variety of special releases, sales, and deals through Bandcamp’s “No Revenue Share Day.” Sub Pop and Hardly Art will be passing through 100% of digital sales revenue on Bandcamp to all of our active artists.
 
Jon Benjamin: Jazz Daredevil Well I Should Have… – long out-of-print LP now available on a special limited edition Red/White/Blue colored vinyl.
 
Father John Misty Anthem +3 – a 4-song EP featuring covers of Leonard Cohen,  Yusuf/Cat Stevens,  and Link Wray. Proceeds to benefit both CARE Action Network and Ground Game LA.
Pay-what-you-want $5 minimum for the whole EP, no individual track sales.
 
Frankie Cosmos as “Franz Charcoal” – self-releases Great Scraps, a compilation of demos. Proceeds to benefit Critical Resistance.
 
Gazebos “Therapy” – Previously unreleased track with all proceeds raised Friday, July 3rd to benefit King County Equity Now.  Pay-what-you-want on July 3rd, $1/per track after

The Gotobeds  “Have You Checked the Tapes?” b/w “Blazing Sun of Youth” – Two previously unreleased tracks from their Debt Begins at 30 album sessions. Proceeds from July 3rd will benefit Sisters PGH COVID-19 support.  Pay-what-you-want on July 3rd, $1/per track after
 
Man Man “Dig Deep” – Releases a brand new single with proceeds to benefit both the NAACP and Know Your Rights Campaign.  Pay-what-you-want w/ $1 minimum.
 
METZ Live at Ramsgate Music Hall – a 4-song digital EP featuring live versions of METZ’s “Cellophane,” “Acetate,” “Nervous System,” and “Raw Materials” recorded during the band’s date at the UK venue on May 3rd, 2018. Proceeds to help raise funds through Ramsgate Music Hall’s Bandcamp page, while they’re closed due to COVID-19.  Pay-what-you-want through July 5, £1.50 per track / £5 for the full EP thereafter.
 
Omni “The Stranger” b/w “Art for Art’s Sake” – Covers of Billy Joel’s The Stranger,” and 10cc’s “Art for Arts Sake,” originally recorded for Aquarium Drunkard Lagniappe sessions. 
Proceeds raised July 3rd to benefit Georgia NAACP. Pay-what-you-want on July 3rd, $1/per track after

Versing “Red Wave” b/w “Once Bitten” –  Previously unreleased single with all proceeds raised Friday, July 3rd to benefit Northwest Community Bail Fund.  Pay-what-you-want on July 3rd, $1/per track after


Posted by Rachel White

NEWS : MON, MAR 23, 2020 at 7:00 AM

Father John Misty releases live album ‘Off-Key in Hamburg,’ available now through Bandcamp, benefitting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Fund

Father John Misty’s live album Off-Key in Hamburg is now available via Bandcamp.  All proceeds from the album will be donated to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief FundOff-Key in Hamburg was recorded live at the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie on August 8, 2019 with his long-time touring band, and the Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt.
 
The Recording Academy’s MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund will provide assistance to those in the music industry affected by the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent cancellation of multiple music events. From hotel and bar gigs to major music festivals, COVID-19 is deeply impacting live music events, and the creative community behind it all. Administered through MusiCares, the COVID-19 Fund will be used to directly support those in the music community with the greatest need. MusiCares was established by the Recording Academy to safeguard the health and well-being of all music people - offering confidential preventive, recovery, and emergency programs to address financial, medical, and personal health issues.


Father John Misty
Off-Key in Hamburg
Tracklisting:
1. Hangout At The Gallows
2. Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
3. Mr. Tillman
4. Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest of Them All
5. The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apt.
6. Strange Encounter
7. Total Entertainment Forever
8. Things It Would’ve Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution
9. Ballad Of The Dying Man
10. A Bigger Paper Bag
11. I Went To The Store One Day
12. Nancy From Now Own
13. Chateau Lobby #4 (In C For Two Virgins)
14. Please Don’t Die
15. The Palace
16. God’s Favorite Customer
17. Pure Comedy
18. Holy Shit
19. I Love You, Honeybear
20. Leaving LA


Posted by Rachel White

NEWS : THU, DEC 6, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Father John Misty and Goldenvoice present The California Wildfires Benefit Concert at The Theatre at The Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

An intimate night of music to benefit those affected by the California Wildfires with sets from Father John Misty, HAIM, Jeff Bhasker, Jonathan Wilson, Lucius, Mac DeMarco, Nate Ruess, Rivers Cuomo, Rostam, Tim Heidecker, Weyes Blood and special guests

Father John Misty and Goldenvoice have teamed up to present The California Wildfires Benefit Concert to be held at The Theatre at The Ace Hotel on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018.  The concert will include performances from Father John Misty, HAIM, Jeff Bhasker, Jonathan Wilson, Lucius, Mac DeMarco, Nate Ruess, Rivers Cuomo, Rostam, Tim Heidecker, Weyes Blood, and special guests. 
 
Tickets go on sale Friday, December 7 at 10 am PT, and the event is all ages. 
 
Net proceeds will go to The Southern California Disaster Relief Fund, which supports low-income families whose lives and livelihoods are affected by the current wildfires in Southern California.  Created by United Way of Greater Los Angeles, in partnership with United Way of Ventura County, the fund primarily provides longer-term support to help low-income individuals and families rebuild their lives. 

Through CharityBuzz fans can also bid on front row tickets to attend the California Wildfires Benefit Show.  This package also includes a commemorative show poster signed by participating artists and a one night stay at the Ace Hotel.
 
For those who can not attend the event, there are two additional ways to donate:
 
  • Text ACEBENEFIT to 41444  
  • Visit unitedwayla.org/2018fires (Donate online and enter ACEBENEFIT in section labeled “This donation is on behalf of” in order to be reported into this total)

Additional sponsors include Lyft, who is the official rideshare partner for this event, and Steinway & Sons will be donating a piano for use at the event. 

Posted by Rachel White