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Watch My Morning Jacket Play “Big Decisions” On Ellen

Up until a few months ago, the only thing I could’ve only told you one thing about Ellen DeGeneres’ musical tastes: She knows all the words to “Shoop.” Lately, though, DeGeneres has been bringing a ton of indie-rock heavy hitters — artists she really seems to love — to her show: Sharon Van Etten, CourtneyMore »

By: Tom Breihan / May 8, 2015 - 11:57 am

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 up over the last few years. But for those who were itching for even more from MMJ, they’ve posted four new songs on Spotify today. The bonus tracks are a… More »

By: Caitlin White / May 6, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Opening The World Again: My Morning Jacket’s The Waterfall And The New Americana

In the stream of reviews and interviews published before My Morning Jacket’s new record The Waterfall came out yesterday, two threads have emerged as the main narrative of the band’s seventh release: that it’s their best since 2005’s Z, and that it is an uncharacteristically dark release from a group that made their name o… More »

By: Ryan Leas / May 5, 2015 - 2:40 pm

Stream My Morning Jacket The Waterfall

Pretty much every album gets an official stream before its released nowadays, but leave it to My Morning Jacket to come up with an interesting way to do it. Tonight, the band will host a live online Q&A and listening party to debut their new album, The Waterfall. They’ll kick things off at 9:30PM EST… More »

By: James Rettig / May 3, 2015 - 9:24 pm

Watch My Morning Jacket Play “Compound Fracture” On Jimmy Fallon

My Morning Jacket’s new album, The Waterfall, comes out next week, and they made a celebratory stop by The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon last night to play a new track. The band did a rousing rendition of “Compound Fracture,” which they’ve already played live a few times before. (Of course, if you’ve partaken i… More »

By: James Rettig / May 2, 2015 - 9:59 am

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 will be made up of home-video footage that Hoon shot during the band’s rise to fame. They’re five days away from the end of their campaign and still have quite… More »

By: James Rettig / April 30, 2015 - 6:25 pm

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Has Some Harsh Words For Modern Country Music

Jim James seems like a chill guy, writing prose poems about Radiohead and throwing musical festivals in Mexico and reacting sensibly to album leaks and whatnot. But broach the subject of modern mainstream country music and prepare for an outpouring of anger. A new Rolling Stone profile points out how weird it is that a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 23, 2015 - 2:41 pm

My Morning Jacket – “Believe (Nobody Knows)”

My Morning Jacket will release their seventh full-length record, The Waterfall, next month, and we’ve already heard the first single “Big Decisions.” Today, the band presented another song from the album on NPR’s All Songs Considered. When The Waterfall was announced, Jim James spoke to its content, asserting that recording the album in a house… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 21, 2015 - 4:36 pm

Livestream The Global Citizen Earth Day Concert Feat. No Doubt, My Morning Jacket, Mary J. Blige

The Global Citizen Earth Day rally is taking place today on the National Mall in Washington D.C. to draw awareness to the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, and to put pressure on the upcoming meetings of the World Banks and the IMF to enact climate change reform. The big event of the day is a… More »

By: James Rettig / April 18, 2015 - 12:48 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 in the industry right now. Someone asked him how he felt about the new My Morning Jacket album The Waterfall leaking early, and here’s what he had to say:… More »

By: 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 doors all the way down the street, with fans dressed to the nines waiting to get in. The event? The Music Of David Lynch, a concert at which a galaxy… More »

By: Molly Bergen / April 2, 2015 - 11:05 am

My Morning Jacket – “Spring (Among The Living)”

My Morning Jacket have shared “Spring (Among The Living),” the second single from the band’s upcoming seventh studio album. Like lead single “Big Decisions” before it, the track is accompanied by a slow-motion visualizer that shows off some pretty striking images of the eponymous waterfall from the album title. (Which is apparently Yosemite’s Vernal Fall,… More »

By: James Rettig / March 31, 2015 - 8:41 am

Hear New My Morning Jacket Songs In The Waterfall Album Trailer

Festival kings My Morning Jacket are a month and a half away from releasing The Waterfall, their first new album in four years, and we’ve already heard first single “Big Decisions.” The band has just posted a new two-minute trailer for the album, which is full of nicely-shot footage of the band at work recording. More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 19, 2015 - 10:58 am

My Morning Jacket Announce New Album The Waterfall

My Morning Jacket have announced the details of The Waterfall, their seventh full-length and the follow-up to 2011’s Circuital. The album was recorded at a house on Stinson Beach in Northern California that overlooked the ocean. “For me, every record has the spirit of where we made it,” Jim James explains in a press release. More »

By: James Rettig / March 3, 2015 - 7:46 am

My Morning Jacket – “Big Decisions”

The members of My Morning Jacket have been keeping themselves busy with other projects in the years since their last album, 2011’s Circuital. But they’re reportedly planning on dropping two new albums in the next two years. A track from one of them made its way online today; it’s a big, searching, midtempo jam, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 25, 2015 - 12:59 pm

My Morning Jacket Played 3 New Songs And Covered 4 Classics With The War On Drugs’ Frontman At One Big Holiday ’15

My Morning Jacket played their first shows in over a year at this year’s One Big Holiday, their own music festival that takes place in Mexico. (Here’s our report from last year.) Over the course of three nights, the band debuted three new songs that fans are calling “Big D,” “Compound,” and “Only Memories.” They… More »

By: James Rettig / February 2, 2015 - 11:33 am

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, LostMore »

By: James Rettig / November 11, 2014 - 9:15 am

My Morning Jacket – “This Land Is Your Land” (Woody Guthrie Cover)

My Morning Jacket recorded a cover of Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land” as a part of North Face’s “Your Land” campaign. The folk classic — which MMJ frontman Jim James calls “the most eternal song when it comes to America” — provides a moving soundtrack for the North Face TV spot. James say… More »

By: Maggie Stamets / October 27, 2014 - 2:48 pm

Stream The Flaming Lips With A Little Help From My Fwends

The Flaming Lips’ much-discussed tribute album to the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is finally here. Like their Dark Side Of The Moon reimagining from a few years ago, With A Little Help From My Fwends has a long list of famous collaborators, including My Morning Jacket, MGMT, Miley Cyrus, Moby, Tegan And… More »

By: James Rettig / October 20, 2014 - 9:07 am

Lucius – “Wonderful” (My Morning Jacket Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Brooklyn quintet Lucius made their name in part on the strength of a flashy stage show in which the leading ladies harmonize powerfully while looking like each other’s mirror image. It’s an electrifying show that’s won the approval of collaborators Mavis Staples, Tweedy, and the Rentals, but don’t let those wildly entertaining performances trick you… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 29, 2014 - 1:37 pm
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