For fans of Fleet Foxes, Bon Iver and Lord Huron, you have permission to skip the rest of this post. Just click PLAY on the Soundcloud link below; there’s no way you won’t completely adore what you’re about to hear. You’re welcome. For those who aren’t yet convinced, The Feather is the solo project of Dan San’s […]
Roadkill Ghost Choir hails from DeLand, Florida, which may be why it took us so long to get turned on to them. But despite their small town roots, these guys have a tremendous sound suitably described as indie-American, fitting somewhere in between Fleet Foxes and Trampled by Turtles.
After attending a Father John Misty show at Rock and Roll Hotel, I have been, well, obsessed with his new album Fear Fun. The title could well describe the man himself. He instills a fear in you that he might take bath salts and eat your face whilst simultaneously making you laugh. It seems appropriate, […]
Last week, ATG posted about former Fleet Foxes drummer Josh Tillman’s new gig as Father John Misty. I had the pleasure of seeing the man in action at Rock and Roll Hotel last Sunday. The venue was packed, with tension mounting as Tillman and his emotionally-heightened persona waited backstage. He opened up with “I’m Writing a […]
Former Fleet Foxes drummer Joshua Tillman just released Fear Fun on Sub Pop, his first album as Father John Misty. One of the highlights from the LP is “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings,” with its stripped down, reverb drenched arrangement and messianic refrain. It owes just as much to Phil Spector as it does Jeff Mangum. […]
Ten years after The Walkmen‘s debut album, the lauded New York quintet is slated to release its latest effort, Heaven, on June 5th via Fat Possum/Bella Union. And as with many bands ten years in the making, the youthful moodiness and naivety has been replaced with a more mature, seasoned sound fit for the grown […]