Watch Phoebe Bridgers, Waxahatchee, Beck, and More Pay Tribute to Daniel Johnston in Special Event

    Phoebe Bridgers, Waxahatchee, Beck, Jeff Tweedy, Fontaines DC, and many others paid tribute to Daniel Johnston last night in a special event presented by New York’s Electric Lady Studios, titled Honey I Sure Miss You, A Tribute to the Life of Daniel Johnston. Kevin Morby, Maya Hawke & Jesse Harris, Devendra Banhart, the Lemon Twigs, Cut Worms, and more also performed their favorite tracks from the late cult musician, who died one year ago yesterday (September 11) of a heart attack. Watch the livestream event below, and at the Electric Lady Studios website.

    In addition to organising the event, Electric Lady Studios has also curated a collection of Johnston’s original artwork, as well as presenting a never-before-seen home movie of Johnston shared by his family.

    Lee Foster, the managing partner of Electric Lady, said in a statement: “I’m just a huge fan of Daniel Johnston’s drawings and music and recognise how beloved he is, especially within the music community. If you’re a fan, you’re usually a fanatic, and when I started reaching out to musician and industry friends for video submissions, the answer was almost always an all-caps ‘YES.’ People want to celebrate him.”

    Back in in July, a new box set titled The End Is Never Really Over was announced as part of Record Store Day UK, containing Johnston’s 1990 album 1990 and 1991’s Artistic Vice.

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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