Daniel Johnston Tributes: Fellow Artists Memorialize the Avant-Garde Songwriter

Zola Jesus, M. Ward, Beck, Judd Apatow, Mark Duplass, and more pay tribute to the late musician

Daniel Johnston
Daniel Johnston, photo via Facebook

    Celebrated outsider Daniel Johnston passed away Tuesday at the age of 58. His lo-fi avant garde cassette recordings inspired a generation of songwriters, many of whom have taken to social media to pay tribute to Johnston. Below, you can find tribute posts from Zola Jesus, M. Ward, The Mountain Goats, Death Cab For Cutie, Pavement’s Bob Nasanovich, Beck, Jack Antonoff, and El-P, as well as from Hollywood luminaries like Judd Apatow, Mark Duplass, Elijah Wood, Eugene Mirman, Duncan Jones, and Mark Ruffalo.

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