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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… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 19, 2015

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

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,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 25, 2015

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."… More »

By: James Rettig / February 2, 2015

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

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

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

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… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 29, 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

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… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 4, 2014

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),… More »

By: James Rettig / June 19, 2014

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

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,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 26, 2014

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

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

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,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 23, 2013

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

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

Watch My Morning Jacket Cover The Velvet Underground With Neil Young, Elvis Costello, & Jenny Lewis At Bridge School Benefit 2013

This past weekend, Neil Young held his two annual all-star Bridge School Benefit shows in Mountain View, California. And before the second of those shows last night, we learned that Lou Reed had died. Over the years, My Morning Jacket, who played the Bridge School shows, have covered the Velvet Underground's space-folk hymn "More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 28, 2013

Stream The 2013 Bridge School Benefit Feat. Arcade Fire, CSNY, Tom Waits, & More

Every year, Neil Young hosts the Bridge School Benefit, a star-studded two-day acoustic fundraiser for the special-needs school he founded with his wife Pegi. Now in its 27th year, the 2013 fundraiser features sets by CSNY, Arcade Fire, Queens Of The Stone Age, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, fun., Jenny Lewis, Heart, My Morning Jacket, and… More »

By: Liz Pelly / October 26, 2013
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