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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 rock stars. We polled dozens of notable musicians about their favorite Radiohead songs, and this is how they responded. More »

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 solo record:

I wanted the album to sound like it came from a different place in time. Perhaps sounding as if it were the past of… More »

Guys, it’s Friday, and there are used plates with smeared cake-frosting laying around, with empty booze bottles accumulating on our desks and a general pall of whiskey fumes hanging over the office. While that is some people’s idea of holiday magic, for us, it’s the signifier that it’s someone’s last day. It’s a sad thing. More »

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Yim Yames, Jay Farrar, Will Johnson & Anders Parker – “Old LA”

There's quite a collection of Americana big dogs at work on this track: Former Uncle Tupelo co-leader and current Son Volt frontman Ja Farrar, My…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2012 - 11:00 am
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My Morning Jacket & Neko Case Cover “Islands In The Stream”

As part of the encore to their Pittsburgh show at Stage AE last night, MMJ brought opener Neko Case onstage to duet with Jim Jame…
Scott Lapatine | August 11, 2011 - 1:34 pm
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Progress Report: My Morning Jacket

NAME: My Morning Jacket PROGRESS REPORT: Kentucky’s greatest space-rock barn band converges in NYC to talk about their forthcoming full-length Circuital. A…
T. Cole Rachel | March 11, 2011 - 3:52 pm
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Jim James & M. Ward Launch Crème Brûlée Blog

All-American chums Yim and Matt have taken a fixation upon France’s caramel and custard confection to the internet. They even bought a domain name: cremebrulog.com.
Amrit Singh | February 8, 2011 - 1:25 pm

My Morning Jacket Visit Letterman, Fallon

Like Gorillaz did a few days before, My Morning Jacket treated the Ed Sullivan Theater audience to a nearly hour-long set of music on Tuesday…
jessica | October 14, 2010 - 10:21 am
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My Morning Jacket @ The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles 8/12/10

One respectable way to spend last night's meteor shower w as with My Morning Jacket, dressed in period attire, performing the hailed new song "Circuital,"…
Amrit Singh | August 13, 2010 - 3:18 pm
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Yim Yames Joins The Roots On Fallon

On Friday, the Roots posted up a full album stream of their 11th LP, How I Got Over. The LP credits ought to have a…
Amrit Singh | June 21, 2010 - 11:53 am

The Roots – “Dear God 2.0″ (Feat. Monsters Of Folk)

"Dear God 2.0" obviously remakes Monsters Of Folk's “Dear God (Sincerely M.O.F.)" and is maybe referencing "The Seed (2.0)," Internet 2.0, and (by default) XTC,…
brandon | May 24, 2010 - 10:37 am
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Roots Recruit Joanna Newsom, Jim James

The Roots’ forthcoming How I Got Over will feature John Legend and Jim James, as well as a sample of The Milk-Eyed Mender’s “Book OF…
brandon | April 23, 2010 - 10:26 am

My Morning Jacket & The Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Alabama Theatre, Birmingham 4/20/10

We mentioned Jim James’s appearance on the Preservation Hall’s Benefit LP a couple months back. The house jazz band started a short tour with My…
jessica | April 21, 2010 - 4:38 pm
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Jim James Hints At New MMJ, MOF LPs

Yim Yames told BBC 6 Music My Morning Jacket’s working on their sixth album (“[W]e’re knocking around three or four songs”) and that Monsters Of…
brandon | December 14, 2009 - 10:48 am
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New Monsters Of Folk Video – “Say Please”

The last time a video featured Conor Oberst in a public performance period piece, he was getting clobbered by trash and tomatoes. But that wa…
Amrit Singh | November 13, 2009 - 1:34 pm
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The ‘Gum Drop CXII: Hear New Jookabox, Win A Guitar Signed By Monsters Of Folk

In a very special Halloween edition of the 'Gum Drop, David "Moose" Adamson, aka Jookabox, told us "Evil Nite" -- "a song about the infectio…
brandon | October 28, 2009 - 9:56 am
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Monsters Of Folk @ Paramount Theatre, Seattle 10/15/09

Conor Oberst, M. Ward, Jim James, Mike Mogis, and Centro-matic’s Will Johnson donned their best late-night suits and played Seattle’s Paramount Theatre last night. Photographer…
Amrit Singh | October 16, 2009 - 5:57 pm
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Monsters Of Folk “Say Please” On Conan, Release “Right Place” Video

Monsters Of Folk are four dudes better known for other projects, they are the Them Crooked Vultures of the NPR-section of contemporary music, they are…
Amrit Singh | September 23, 2009 - 11:11 am
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Monsters Of Folk Unveil Their Album Art

And art it is. On the front sleeve of the forthcoming Monsters Of Folk album is an illustration of the lite-indie superheroes’ beatific mugs, just…
Amrit Singh | September 4, 2009 - 12:47 pm
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Stream Jim James’s Tribute To

As previously reported, Folk Monster "Yim Yames" recorded an EP of George Harrison covers in 2001 shortly after the Beatle died of lung cancer. The…
Scott Lapatine | August 4, 2009 - 5:21 pm
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New Monsters Of Folk – “Dear God (Sincerely M.O.F.)” & “The Sandman, The Brakeman, And Me”

The Paste-y supergroup of Conor, Matt, Yim, and Mike drop another pair of tracks from their forthcoming mindmeld. These aren’t as free as was “Say
Amrit Singh | July 29, 2009 - 8:55 am
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Monsters Of Folk Announce Fall Tour

The all-star roots troupe of Conor Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward, and Mike Mogis finally let us sample their Monsters Of Folk project with the…
Amrit Singh | July 23, 2009 - 1:29 pm
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New Monsters Of Folk – “Say Please”

Finally some sounds to round out the months of vague news reports and website launches for Monsters Of Folk, the project that brings Yim Yame…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2009 - 1:55 pm
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