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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

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 - 9:02 am

Flaming Lips’ Sgt. Pepper’s Tribute Tracklist Revealed: My Morning Jacket, MGMT, Miley Cyrus, Tegan And Sara, J Mascis, More

The Flaming Lips already announced the impending release of With A Little Help From My Fwends, their guest-heavy full-length tribute to the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The album will include covers of every single song on the Beatles' original album, and we already knew that it would feature guests like Miley Cyrus,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 4, 2014 - 9:48 am

My Morning Jacket Announce One Big Holiday 2015 With The War On Drugs, Band Of Horses

Earlier this year, My Morning Jacket put on the inaugural One Big Holiday in Mexico and we had a lot to say about it. Now the band has announced details for next year's event. In addition to three MMJ performances, the 2015 lineup will include Band Of Horses (playing separate electric and acoustic sets), Preservatio… More »

By: James Rettig / June 19, 2014 - 12:21 pm

Spanish Gold – “Out On The Street” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Spanish Gold is a new rock band featuring Patrick Hallahan (My Morning Jacket), guitarist Adrian Quesada (formerly of Grupo Fantasma) and guitarist and lead vocalist Dante Schwebel (City and Colour, formerly of Hacienda). They view their music as a product of early MTV, back when the network's focus was music and a bunch of genre… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 5, 2014 - 10:11 am

My Morning Jacket – “Farewell Transmission” (Songs: Ohia Cover)

Last year, after a long battle with alcoholism, Jason Molina, who led Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co., died. On the new double-disc collection Farewell Transmission: The Music Of Jason Molina, a number of Molina's peers and acolytes have gathered to pay him tribute. Wooden Wand, Murder By Death, Bottomless Pit, the Black Swans, Sarah… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 26, 2014 - 4:24 pm

All-American Bacchanalia: Six Days In Mexico For My Morning Jacket’s One Big Holiday

Day 1 There's an eerie sense of calm hanging over the waiting area outside my gate in the Atlanta airport. All around me are people roughly four decades my senior; save for one couple that looks like they may be twenty-somethings as well, I am one of the only people waiting for this flight without… More »

By: Ryan Leas / February 20, 2014 - 11:06 am

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 wa… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2014 - 12:14 pm

The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we're looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am
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