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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 lineup will include: Duran Duran, Jim James, Karen O, Moby, Angelo Badalamenti, Chrysta Bell, Donovan, Julee Cruise, Kinny Landrum, Rob Mathes, Sky Ferreira, Steven Drozd and Wayne Coyne, Tennis, Twi… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 10, 2015

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 this month. Tonight at 9 p.m. EST Showtime will air Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued, a special in which the band -- featuring Jim James, Elvis Costello, Marcu… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 21, 2014

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 supergroup that exists entirely to finish up unfinished songs from Bob Dylan and the Band's Basement Tapes. The group released its own Lost On The River album recently, and they've… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 20, 2014

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 Drops' Rhiannon Giddens -- made their television debut earlier this week on Jimmy Fallon, and they showed up on Ellen today to perform another track from their new record… More »

By: James Rettig / November 14, 2014

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 Chocolate Drop’s Rhiannon Giddens -- made their first late-night TV appearance on Fallon yesterday to perform one of the Bob Dylan rarities that they recorded for their new collection, More »

By: James Rettig / November 11, 2014

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' Marcus Mumford to record unfinished songs from Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes sessions. The band calls themselves the New Basement Tapes and they've already put out versions of "Married ToMore »

By: James Rettig / September 24, 2014

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 Basement Tapes. But many of those songs were left unfinished, and now producer T Bone Burnett has gotten together with an all-star cast to finish some of those songs, setting… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 2, 2014

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 years before the album itself was released. Those sessions would produce some of Dylan's most enduring songs, including "I Shall Be Released," "The Mighty Quinn," and "This Wheel's On Fire."… More »

By: James Rettig / August 19, 2014

Watch Jim James Join The War On Drugs On John Lennon’s “Mind Games” In Portland

The War On Drugs' tour behind the triumphant Lost In The Dream rolled into Portland's Wonder Ballroom Sunday, and we sent photographer Colin McLaughlin to document the action -- action that included a guest appearance by Jim James. The My Morning Jacket frontman lent vocals to the cover of John Lennon's "Mind Games"More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 31, 2014

Hear Jim James, Tim Harrington, Honus Honus, A Bunch Of Comedians, Colt Cabana, And Lil Bub Cover “The Super Bowl Shuffle”

In 1985, the Chicago Bears, on their way to a Super Bowl victory, assembled to record a ridiculous primitive rap song called "The Super Bowl Shuffle," which went on to become a massive novelty hit and, years later, one of the first things that millions of people looked up when they realized that YouTube… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2014

Dean Wareham – “Holding Pattern”

The former Galaxie 500/Luna frontman Dean Wareham has been in the game for about a quarter century, but he hasn't released a proper solo full-length album until now. Wareham recorded his self-titled LP, which follows the 2013 mini-album Emancipated Hearts, in My Morning Jacket's Louisville studio, with MMJ frontman Jim James producing. The first… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 14, 2014

Jim James – “Turn Your Lights Down Low” (Bob Marley Cover)

Don't ever let anybody tell you Bob Marley is lame. It's not his fault he got turned into a dorm-room icon for America's bros or that many people annoyingly don't go any further into his catalog than Legend. (Shout out to my best man John Ross for taking me slightly deeper into Marley's world, eve… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 11, 2013

Watch Jim James’ Austin City Limits Episode

Jim James has been on the road for most of this year in support of his first solo album. The My Morning Jacket frontman's performance for PBS's Austin City Limits recently aired and is now streaming along with footage of Austin psych-rock band Black Angels. Watch the video below. More »

By: Miles Bowe / November 18, 2013

My Morning Jacket Didn’t Even Get To Meet Bob Dylan On “Super Collaborative” AmericanaramA Tour

This past summer, Bob Dylan joined forces with Wilco and My Morning Jacket on the AmericanaramA tour, creating a triple-headed hydra of roots-music innovators. But just because Dylan was touring with these young guns, it didn't mean he was going to hang out with them. MMJ frontman Jim James says that, despite sharing Dylan's stage,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 1, 2013

Jim James – “State Of The Art (A.E.I.O.U.)” Video

Many months ago, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James opened Regions Of Light And Sound Of God, his first-ever proper solo album, with a tingly psych-soul song called "State Of The Art (A.E.I.O.U.)." Over the summer, he sang the song in a memorable Letterman appearance. And today, he shares the song's video. The productio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 21, 2013

Jim James – “Know ‘Til Now (Pixelated Remix)”

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James released Regions Of Light And Sound Of God, his first official solo album, earlier this year, and the first single "Know 'Til Now" always had a faint soul-disco undercurrent pulsing through it. In a new remix of that song, the Brooklyn producer Pixelated has brought that undercurrent out… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 26, 2013

Watch Jim James Play Kimmel

Earlier this year, the My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James released Regions Of Light And Sound Of God, his proper solo debut. And all year, he's been doing great work on the late-night circuit, giving dramatically staged renditions of its songs on all the talk shows. Last night, it was Jimmy Kimmel Live'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 19, 2013

Gov’t Mule – “Captured” (Feat. Jim James)

Jam band mainstays Gov't Mule are releasing their first album in several years in a pretty grand fashion. The album comes with a second disc where the band reinterprets the same songs with guests including Elvis Costello and Jim James. So even if Gov't Mule is not really your thing, they're still proving to be… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 7, 2013

Watch Jim James Play Letterman

After a long weekend spent gracing multiple stages at Bonnaroo, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James remained on his grind last night, serving as the musical guest on the Late Show With David Letterman. On the show, he sang "State Of The Art (A.E.I.O.U)," the opener from his recent solo album Regions Of Light AndMore »

By: Tom Breihan / June 20, 2013

Jim James, John Oates, R. Kelly, Billy Idol Join Forces On Bonnaroo Superjam

Superjam is an annual tradition at Bonnaroo, and this year the fest hosted three of them. One was led by Jim James and John Oates, with appearances by R. Kelly, Billy Idol, Larry Graham, and Brittany Howard of the Alabama Shakes. R. Kelly covered Sam Cooke. Billy Idol covered T. Rex. Check out some… More »

By: Liz Pelly / June 16, 2013
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