Joshua Michael Tillman (born May 3, 1981), also known as J. Tillman or Father John Misty, is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and drummer.Maintaining a steady output of solo recordings since 2004,Tillman is a former member of indie rock bands Saxon Shore, Fleet Foxes, Jeffertitti’s Nile,Pearly Gate Music,Siberian,Har Mar Superstar,Poor Moon, Low Hums, Jonathan Wilson,Bill Patton, The Lashes, Stately English, and has toured extensively with Pacific Northwest artists Damien Jurado, Jesse Sykes, and David Bazan.
Tillman wrote an essay about Damien Jurado’s recording, Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son (Secretly Canadian, 2014).He also wrote the soundtrack for a short film called The History of Caves, directed by his wife, the filmmaker Emma Elizabeth Tillman.
The “Limited Run Promotional Poster” was available at the artist’s website, and promoted a purported release called New Winter, described as a “Christmas Neu-Jazz Double Album”. The poster text further states that the release will be sold as “compact disc” as well as “[l]imited edition prismatic hologram 6xLP on merlot and emerald semi-translucent 180 gram vinyl with original alternate-side etchings by Josh Tillman available till supplies last”. The poster names five songs that are part of the track list: “Gesture I: Inoculation (Mother And Child)”, “Gesture II: Feast Of Spirits”, “Anacrusis Future Seed”, “Naked Fire/The Fifth Season” and “Gemini”.
In February 2015, the album I Love You, Honeybear was released.