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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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New M. Ward Solo LP On The Way

Matt sat with Paste to give an update on his various projects: She & Him Volume 2 is in the works, that Jim James-collab LP is looking at a 2010 (or ’11) release date, and he’s ready to release a new solo album, titled Hold Time. Look for it February ’09. More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 8, 2008 - 2:33 pm

Jim James Rushed To Hospital After Onstage Injury, Cancel Dates

My Morning Jacket’s performance in Iowa City came to a sudden and unfortunate end last night when, after seven songs, Jim James “misjudged the stagefront” and collapsed into the crowd after some typically energetic stage-bounding during “Off The Record.” Drummer Pat Hallihan told the crowd, “Jim is really hurt and he’s heading to the hospital… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 8, 2008 - 10:56 am

Pictures From The Newport Folk Festival 2008

While we were sweating it out in Grant Park for Lollapalooza this past weekend, friend of the ‘Gum and occasional photo contributor Jon Bahr was toughing it out up in Newport, Rhode Island for this year’s installment of the annual folk festival. Well, maybe not toughing it out, exactly. Jon describes the scene:… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 5, 2008 - 4:18 pm

Newport Folk Festival Announces 2008 Lineup

Maybe some of the festivals we’ve been announcing are too loud for the folkier souls out there (Devendra). If that’s the case, the Newport Folk Festival just unveiled their ’08 lineup and new Dunkin’ Donuts-free name. The longstanding fest’s 49th year includes Jimmy Buffett, Cat Power, the Black Crowes, She & Him, Kaki King, Jim… More »

By: brandon / April 17, 2008 - 1:57 pm

SXSW: Saturday In Photos

This is it everybody, the last photo post of SXSW ’08. That means it’s time for our superlatives, so welcome to our list of the SXSW 2008 Top Five. These are the bands who delivered sets we could not stop talking about, to friends, to strangers on planes, to people in line for cabs. These… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 17, 2008 - 8:35 pm

Sufjan Stevens, Cat Power, And Jim James & Calexico Cover Dylan

You can stop watching the I’m Not There trailer now and get listening to some of the soundtrack for Todd Haynes’ mucho anticipated, shape-shifting Dylan flick. Check out the album art below — A Bobby double looming large. Sufjan, Chan, and Jim James & Calexico streams after the jump. More »

By: Stereogum / October 18, 2007 - 4:24 pm
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