Archive for the 'J. Tillman' Category

Monday, November 25th, 2013

I don’t fool with Black Friday anything…but if you do, Josh Tillman’s score for the short film The History of Caves is out later this week, via Sub Pop, on vinyl (limited run of 2k copies). A digital version will hit iTunes, etc November 26th. Full stream, after the jump…

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Josh Tillman has been writing, recording and releasing albums for a decade now. Like Captain Beefheart and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy before him, it was announced last month that future Tillman output would be released under the guise of Father John Misty. A new beginning? Indeed. If past Tillman releases mined the intricacies of greys and […]

Monday, September 13th, 2010

“Well, late at night, when the people were gone, he used to pick up my guitar. And sing a song in a shaky voice that was real as the day was long.” – Neil Young, Tonight’s The Night J. Tillman takes on Tonight’s The Night, Neil Young’s dark night of the soul, in its entirety… […]

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

I heard “Three Sisters,” the first track off J. Tillman’s forthcoming LP, Singing Ax, last Spring while sitting in Josh’s van on the side of Glendale Blvd. It was just after dusk when the ghost of Steve Albini’s old drum machine, from the Big Black days, came crunching through the speakers midway through the track. […]

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

J. Tillman covering Townes Van Zandt off the recent compilation Introducing Townes Van Zandt Via The Great Unknown. Also featuring: Great Lake Swimmers, Anders Parker, Chris Mills and more. MP3: J. Tillman :: My Proud Mountains (Townes Van Zandt) ——————— + Download J. Tillman via eMusic’s 25 free MP3 no risk trial offer ———————————————————————————————————————————————

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Last week I wrote about how impressive J. Tillman’s present touring band is. The following live set, recorded in August while on tour in Sacramento, exemplifies just that. I am incredibly selective in what live shows I share on AD, and the following meets every criteria in terms sound, track selection and performance. If you […]

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

If you follow AD on Twitter you have no doubt seen the various live videos I’ve linked to capturing J. Tillman and his new band out on tour this summer.  This new live incarnation of the Tillman catalog is ferocious in its intensity; reminding me both of the first Magnolia Electric Co. tours, as well […]