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Q&A: Jim James On The It Still Moves Reissue, A New Solo LP, And What’s Next For My Morning Jacket

Tomorrow, My Morning Jacket are releasing a deluxe reissue of their sprawling, beloved 2003 album, It Still Moves. The package includes frontman Jim James' original…
Ryan Leas | May 26, 2016 - 1:29 pm

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33 Musicians Discuss Their Favorite Radiohead Songs

From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead's fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow…
Stereogum | March 10, 2015 - 10:42 am

Interview

Q&A: Jim James On My Morning Jacket And His New Solo LP, Regions Of Light And Sound Of God

In the press materials that accompany Jim James' new solo album, the singer/songwriter has this to say about the songs that make up his new…
T. Cole Rachel | January 24, 2013 - 11:51 am

More Jim James stories

Jim James – “Same Old Lie”

My Morning Jacket's Jim James announced his second solo album, Eternally Even, a few days ago. The album is his most political work to date,…
Collin Robinson | September 23, 2016 - 11:13 am

Premiere

Twin Limb – “The Weather” Video

Louisville-based dream-pop band Twin Limb have announced their first full-length album, Haplo, with a video for a new track titled "The Weather." Additionally, the trio…
Bruce Hamilton | September 22, 2016 - 10:00 am

Jim James Announces New Solo Album Eternally Even

My Morning Jacket's Jim James has announced his second solo project, Eternally Even, out later this fall. The album, produced by James himself and Fiona…
Collin Robinson | September 19, 2016 - 10:48 am

Watch Eddie Vedder, Jim James, & Robyn Hitchcock Perform On The Roadies Season Finale

Last night, Cameron Crowe's rock-and-roll road-life Showtime dramedy Roadies finished up its first season, and you probably didn't watch it. All season, the show has…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2016 - 11:43 am

My Morning Jacket – “The First Time”

My Morning Jacket have dropped a new tune called "My First Time" to serve as the fourth track from Showtime's Roadies OST. It's a calamitous…
Collin Robinson | July 15, 2016 - 12:28 pm

Watch M. Ward Reunite Monsters Of Folk, She & Him While Opening For Brian Wilson

M. Ward sort of gave us a little Monsters Of Folk reunion last month with his "Slow Driving Man" video featuring Conor Oberst, and now…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2016 - 8:23 pm

Jim James & Brittany Howard Covered Backstreet Boys For A Chipotle Ad

This week Chipotle released a new animated short called "A Love Story" designed to remind you that if you get E.Coli from their food, at…
Chris DeVille | July 6, 2016 - 2:43 pm

My Morning Jacket – “Golden” (Demo)

At the end of this month, My Morning Jacket will reissue a remixed and remastered edition of their 2003 album It Still Moves, which will…
James Rettig | May 17, 2016 - 1:11 pm

Hear Grateful Dead Covers From Sharon Van Etten, Perfume Genius, Jim James, More

The National's massive triple-disc Grateful Dead tribute album Day Of The Dead is coming out in a few weeks, and we've already heard a whole
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2016 - 9:53 am

The National Reveal Massive Grateful Dead Tribute Tracklist Feat. The War On Drugs, Jenny Lewis, Flaming Lips, & Many More

The long-gestating Grateful Dead compilation album curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National will at last be released this May. The comp is…
Michelle Laggan | March 17, 2016 - 9:59 am

Karl Blau – “Fallin’ Rain” (Feat. Jim James) (Link Wray Cover)

Longtime veteran of the indie underground Karl Blau is releasing an album of covers via Bella Union in May. According to the Line Of Best
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 22, 2016 - 2:06 pm

Jim James, Antony, Courtney Barnett Confirmed For Massive Grateful Dead Covers Comp

The National have been planning a Grateful Dead tribute album for quite some time, and when we profiled the band last year they elaborated a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 12, 2016 - 10:22 am

Sting, Katy Perry, Jim James Sing The Praises Of Transcendental Meditation In NYC

When the Beatles embraced Transcendental Meditation in the late ‘60s, they did so under the tutelage of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the guru who developed the…
Scott Lapatine | November 5, 2015 - 12:48 pm

Jim James – “Take Care Of You” Video

The new movie No Escape is sadly not a remake of the 1994 B-movie in which Ray Liotta tries to survive in a dystopian prison…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2015 - 1:14 pm

Jim James – “Take Care Of You”

My Morning Jacket's Jim James just released a new solo song titled "Take Care Of You," which is slated to be released on the soundtrack…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 20, 2015 - 5:44 pm

Stream Four Bonus Tracks To My Morning Jacket’s The Waterfall

My Morning Jacket recently released their seventh album, The Waterfall. The album can be considered a part of the new wave of Americana that's cropped…
Caitlin White | May 6, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Jim James, Seth Avett, Brian Fallon, & More Cover Blind Melon

Last month, director and band photographer Danny Clinch launched a Kickstarter to raise funds for a documentary about Blind Melon's late frontman Shannon Hoon, which…
James Rettig | April 30, 2015 - 6:25 pm

Jim James Has Perfectly Reasonable Response To My Morning Jacket Album Leak

My Morning Jacket did a Reddit AMA a few hours ago, and Jim James further confirmed that he's one of the most empathetic, thoughtful people…
Caitlin White | April 14, 2015 - 2:22 pm

Karen O, Sky Ferreira, Duran Duran, And A Dozen More Artists Paid Tribute To David Lynch (And Die Antwoord Heckled The Whole Time)

Amongst the shabby, shuttered vaudeville theaters that line Broadway in Los Angeles, the Theatre at Ace Hotel burns bright. A line stretched from the theater…
Molly Bergen | April 2, 2015 - 11:05 am

Jim James, Karen O, Wayne Coyne, Sky Ferreira, Twin Peaks To Play David Lynch Tribute Concert

On April 1st, the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles will host a celebratory concert to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the David Lynch Foundation. The…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 10, 2015 - 7:12 pm

Watch 6 Songs From Showtime’s Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued Starring Jim James, Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, & More

The all-star Bob Dylan tribute band known as the New Basement Tapes released Lost On The River, their album of refurbished Dylan songwriting scraps, earlier…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2014 - 2:57 pm

Watch The New Basement Tapes Play Two Songs On Kimmel

The New Basement Tapes -- which features Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, and Mumford & Sons' Marcus Mumford, among others -- is a…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2014 - 9:52 am

Watch The New Basement Tapes Play “Kansas City” On Ellen

The New Basement Tapes -- the supergroup made up of Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, Marcus Mumford, Dawes' Taylor Goldsmith, and Carolina Chocolate…
James Rettig | November 14, 2014 - 7:25 pm

Watch Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, & Jim James Perform Live As The New Basement Tapes For The First Time On Fallon

The New Basement Tapes -- aka the supergroup made up of Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Marcus Mumford, Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith, and Carolina…
James Rettig | November 11, 2014 - 9:15 am

The New Basement Tapes – “When I Get My Hands On You” Video

A few months back, producer T Bone Burnett announced that he had recruited Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, and Mumford And Sons'
James Rettig | September 24, 2014 - 6:43 pm

The New Basement Tapes (Feat. Elvis Costello, Jim James, Marcus Mumford) – “Married To My Hack”

In 1967, Bob Dylan and the Band got together to work on a whole pile of songs, many of which eventually came out as The
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2014 - 12:44 pm

Hear “Nothing To It” From All-Star Bob Dylan Comp The New Basement Tapes Feat. Jim James, Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford

Bob Dylan wrote over a hundred songs during the legendary Basement Tapes recording sessions, which took place in the summer and fall of 1967, eight…
James Rettig | August 19, 2014 - 9:02 am
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