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Father John Misty might be the busiest guy in indie rock

Father John Misty

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The last two years were good ones for Josh Tillman, a.k.a. Father John Misty. The former Fleet Foxes drummer released his first FJM album, Fear Fun, toured the heck out of it, got married, and hit the road again with what he called a “variety show” tour (performances included a scantily clad woman wearing a giant bunny head as he tried out new songs).

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Hear Kris Kristofferson's song 'How Many Days' for the Stephen King/T Bone Burnett/ John Mellencamp 'Ghost Brothers' project -- EXCLUSIVE


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What happens when Stephen King, John Mellencamp, and T Bone Burnett get together, and then rope in a whole crew of their famous musician friends? A supernatural Southern gothic musical called Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, naturally.

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Hear Lisa Marie Presley's 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet,' her first new song in five years -- EXCLUSIVE


For fans of solo female artists with strong voices, times are booming.

There’s Adele, of course, still commanding the charts; Norah Jones, set to release her Dangermouse-assisted new album in less than a month; and Fiona Apple, whose overdue comeback is prowling just around the corner.

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Katniss sings! Jennifer Lawrence lends her vocals to the 'Hunger Games' soundtrack


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You only have a few months left before The Hunger Games takes over the pop-culture landscape completely. (Yes, the post-apocalyptic adventures of Katniss Everdeen have captivated readers in book form for a few years already, but the coming film franchise promises to make Jabberjays a permanent part of common parlance.)

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Jeff Bridges signs a record deal, inches closer to becoming his character from 'Crazy Heart'

Crazy Heart

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Jeff Bridges won an Oscar for his portrayal of a down-and-out musician on the road to nowhere in Crazy Heart, and now he’s officially on the road to real-life musician-dom with a record deal on Blue Note—the jazz-originated label that is currently home to Norah Jones and Amos Lee, among others.

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