MP3: Father John Misty – Nancy From Now On

Date May 23, 2012

You’d think a person would be crazy to leave a gig in Fleet Foxes especially after a milestone record like Helplessness Blues, but that’s exactly what J. Tillman did to focus on his solo career. He’s no stranger to the solo game with seven albums under his own name, but for his latest, Fear Fun, […]

musicforants.com’s Best Albums of 2011

Date December 27, 2011

(photo by cubagallery) Well, here we go again. Like last year, we voted for our favorite albums of the year and put it all together to make one definitive (not really), collaborative Best Albums list. We even all pitched in on writing some blurbs too. As can be expected, there are many albums we loved […]

Favorite Live Shows of 2011

Date December 21, 2011

We’re still working on the Best Albums of 2011 list, but in the meantime here’s my annual recap of my favorite live shows + concert photos of the year. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to catch as many shows in 2011 (getting old I guess?), but I still managed to see quite a bunch of bands […]

musicforants.com’s Best Songs of 2011

Date December 16, 2011

(photo by cubagallery) These are 50 tracks that defined 2011 for us, presented in highly unscientific ordered list form, with Matt’s songs marked with a “-MG” and my choices with a “-TJ” next to them. To better spread the love, there’s only one song per artist. Click the links next to the track to download […]

50 Songs Of The Decade (2000 – 2009)

Date August 31, 2011

(photo by dcdead) I released my 50 albums of the decade list two years ago with all intentions to follow it up with a matching songs list. Days turned into weeks and weeks into months. No such list ever materialized and I kindof gave up on the idea. That is until earlier this summer when […]

Fleet Foxes @ Pitchfork (7/16)

Date August 1, 2011

Fleet Foxes are the youngest band ever to headline a night at Pitchfork Festival, a spot that’s usually reserved for esteemed, decade-spanning bands like Pavement, Flaming Lips, Sonic Youth, LCD Soundsystem, Spoon and De La Soul. They also mark the first time Pitchfork has chosen an acoustic / folk band to headline the stage, a […]