Father John Misty’s Josh Tillman Rails Against Pitchfork via Twitter

Timothy Grisham / May 16, 2012
Father John Misty at Neumos by Amber Zbitnoff

Father John Misty‘s Josh Tillman has taken to Twitter to rail against his perception that Pitchfork does not like his latest project.

After Pitchfork ran a mainly favorable review of his new album, Fear Fun, Tillman spent the better part of a day tweeting about his feelings on the site and the review.

Apparently¬†Tillman took issue with a number of reviewer Stephen M. Deusner‘s relatively reserved criticisms of the record. This one in particular seems to have struck to the heart of Tillman’s ego, the review stated, “The arrangements entertain a rhythmic stiffness that sticks strictly to the beat, without any syncopation to suggest the messy experiences Tillman’s lyrics evoke.”

In response Tillman unleashed over twenty tweets (to press time). Here are some of the gems:

Never mess with an artist scorned.

[Seattle Weekly]

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