ALBUM REVIEW: Father John Misty | Fear Fun

by Chris Familton Many will know Josh Tillman as the ex drummer for Fleet Foxes but for those who have followed his solo work over seven albums of stark folk music will know him better as a fine purveyor of intimate and emotional songwriting in the vein of Will Oldham, Vic Chesnutt and Damien Jurado. Now Tillman has taken lead from Oldham (Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy) … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Father John Misty | Fear Fun

REVIEW: J TILLMAN – Vacilando Territory Blues

Modern music is littered with musicians from successful groups releasing solo albums and the drummer in particular often seems to get the short end of the critical straw when it comes to their efforts. Insert here – Phil Collins, Taylor Hawkins, Ringo Starr and Keith Moon. Occasionally a drummer gets it right and in the case of Joshua Tillman he has produced a gem. The … Continue reading REVIEW: J TILLMAN – Vacilando Territory Blues

LIVE REVIEW: FLEET FOXES + THE DODOS @ Metro Theatre

3RD JANUARY 2009 For most people this gig was the first of the new year and in many ways the Fleet Foxes were the indie band of 2008 with their self titled debut appearing at the top of most ‘end of year’ lists.  It seemed like the perfect way to kick off a truly packed month or two of shows in Sydney and the style … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: FLEET FOXES + THE DODOS @ Metro Theatre