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Watch Strand Of Oaks Play Colbert With Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires

Next week, Tim Showalter, the burly rock classicist who records as Strand Of Oaks, will release the new album Eraserland. It's a big swing. Showalter recorded the song with a pretty impressive backing band: All the non-Jim James members of My Morning Jacket. A few weeks ago, he shared "Ruby," a sparkling reminisce … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Stephen Colbert, My Morning Jacket, Jim James, Strand Of Oaks, Jason Isbell, Showalter, Amanda Shires, Tim Showalter

Strand Of Oaks – “Ruby”

Last month, heartland rocker Tim Showalter announced Eraserland, his sixth album under the name Strand Of Oaks. Recorded with the members of My Morning Jacket (sans frontman Jim James) as his backing band, the follow-up to 2017's Hard Love and last year's companion piece Harder Love will be out next month. We've already … More »
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Trail Mix: New Albums and Rhiannon Giddens

New Albums by the musicians you want to listen to. Rhiannon Giddens Returns with New Collaboration, Our Native Daughters Rhiannon Giddens first emerged in the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, a popular acoustic trio that revived the underappreciated traditions of black string band music in the South. She’s since pivoted to a solo career and notably collaborated with T Bone Burnett, Marcus Mumford, and Jim James on The New Basement Tapes, a project that set new music to previou...
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Jim James: The Musical Magic Of Tidying Up

The My Morning Jacket frontman reflects on some of the truths he's found in his own lyrics, including his thoughts on drinking and struggles to stay in the moment.(Image credit: Justin Tyler/Courtesy of the artist)
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Jim James – “What The World Needs Now Is Love” (Burt Bacharach Cover)

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James released his third solo album, UNIFORM DISTORTION, earlier this year. Over the last couple months, he's put out a new version of one of the songs from the album that features Angel Olsen and went on a solo acoustic tour around the country. To wrap up the … More »
Tags: Music, Jim James, Angel Olsen, Burt Bacharach, Resistance Revival Chorus

Jim James – “Over And Over” (Feat. Angel Olsen)

Jim James is taking the song title "Over And Over" very seriously. First the My Morning Jacket frontman included a rocking version of the song on his new album Uniform Distortion. Then he released an acoustic companion album called Uniform Clarity, which included a stripped-down version of "Over And Over." Now, for Amazon Music, James … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Jimmy Fallon, Jim James, Olsen, Angel Olsen, Tiny Desk Concert, The Resistance Revival Chorus, Amazon Music James

Jim James: Tiny Desk Concert

A single voice can send a powerful message - and that's just what Jim James did at the Tiny Desk, with just his voice and an acoustic guitar.(Image credit: Madeleine Cook/NPR)
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Matt Berninger, Cass McCombs, Andrew Bird, & More Contribute Tracks To Free Songs For Swing Left Compilation

Songs For Swing Left is a new compilation to raise money and increase awareness of the Swing Left campaign to help flip the United States' House Of Representative blue in the upcoming midterm elections. It's a running collection of songs, and it features contributions from the likes of Kurt Vile, Tim Heidecker, Jim … More »
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Watch Jim James Perform 'No Secrets' Live In The Studio

The psychedelic rock musician unleashes raw, unfiltered energy at the KCRW Studios.(Image credit: KCRW)
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The Lagniappe Sessions :: Cornelia Murr

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. The Lagniappe Sessions return with Cornelia Murr whose debut lp, Lake Tear of the Clouds, dropped earlier this month. Produced by Jim James of My Morning Jacket and featuring a Yoko Ono […]
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Transmissions Podcast :: Jim James + Cornelia Murr/Talk Show: Robbie Simon

And we’re back. Welcome to the June edition of the Aquarium Drunkard Transmissions podcast, our monthly series of features, interviews, and audio esoterica. This month, we have two in-depth conversations. Up first, Jim James of My Morning Jacket and singer/songwriter Cornelia Murr. They’ve both got new records at the ready. On June 29, James releases […]
Tags: Podcast, Music, Jim James, James, Talk Show, Cornelia Murr, Robbie Simon, Jim James Cornelia Murr, Aquarium Drunkard Transmissions

Stream M. Ward’s Surprise New Album What A Wonderful Industry

We last heard from bluesy, folksy retro rocker M. Ward in 2016, with the release of his solo LP More Rain and a She & Him Christmas album. But Ward's been working in the meantime, and today we enjoy the fruits of his labor: a new album called What A Wonderful Industry, released by … More »
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Jim James – “Throwback”

Next month, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is releasing his third solo album, UNIFORM DISTORTION, the follow-up to 2016's Eternally Even. He's already shared "Just A Fool" from it, and today he's putting out another single, "Throwback." It's a nostalgic look at looking back at life once you're older, told through the … More »
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Watch Jim James Rock Out “Just A Fool” On Colbert

Sometimes, Stephen Colbert’s Late Show gets cute with it, adding in-camera effects or vertiginous camera angles to make its musical performances stand out a little more. That’s what the show did last night, when My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James was pulling musical-guest duties on the show. On the show, we got to see James … More »
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Watch Jim James & Angel Olsen Cover Sonny & Cher At David Lynch’s Festival Of Disruption

David Lynch's Festival Of Disruption came to Brooklyn this past weekend with performances from Angel Olsen, Animal Collective, Au Revoir Simone, Flying Lotus, Jim James, Jon Hopkins, and Rebekah Del Rio. During the day, there were talks and film screenings with Lynch, Isabella Rossellini, and Gregory Crewdson and exhibits from William Eggleston, Lynch, and … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Brooklyn, Jim James, David Lynch, Sonny, Angel Olsen, Gregory Crewdson, Rebekah Del Rio, Sonny And Cher, Angel Olsen Animal Collective Au Revoir Simone, Jim James Jon Hopkins, Lynch Isabella Rossellini, William Eggleston Lynch

Cornelia Murr – “Man On My Mind” (Prod. Jim James)

After years of collaborating with people like Elvis Perkins and Lola Kirke, LA-based singer-songwriter Cornelia Murr is gearing up to release her debut album this summer. It's called Lake Tear Of The Clouds, and it speaks from a particular place in Murr's life. Though born in London and now residing in California, Murr lived in … More »
Tags: Music, London, California, Jim James, Premiere, Elvis Perkins, Lola Kirke, Murr, Charlotte Hornsby, Jesse Ruuttila, Cornelia Murr

The 10 Best My Morning Jacket Songs

Every band of note has fans. That's a given, that's how art-as-commerce works. But there are some bands that go beyond that. They become ecosystems in and of themselves. There are codes and references shared within the community, there are fans so devoted they spend all their money following an artist to any remotely nearby … More »
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25 Record Store Day 2018 exclusive releases we'd actually like to own

Record Store Day is Saturday (4/21) and the list of exclusive titles available can be overwhelming to pour through, even for record collector nerds. There's a lot of chaff amongst the sonic wheat but here are 25 RSD18 exclusives that we'll be on the lookout for on Saturday. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Pink Floyd, Neil Young, Sufjan Stevens, David Bowie, The Cure, Jim James, Arcade Fire, Record Store Day, Spectrum, Courtney Barnett, Music News, The Decemberists, Plush, Wire, Lalo Schifrin

Shorties (Books That Reimagine Classic Myths, New Music from Mazzy Star, and more)

recommended books that reimagine classic myths. Stream a new Mazzy Star song. April's best eBook deals. Stream a new Jim James song. Sergio De La Pava discussed his brilliant new novel with BOMB. Philadelphia Weekly profiled the shoegaze band King Woman. eBook on sale today for $2.99: The Color Purple by Alice Walker Stream a new song by The Essex Green. Paste listed America's best music festivals. Entertainment Weekly reports that Nicole Kidman will adapt and s...
Tags: Music, America, David, Nicole Kidman, David Bowie, Jim James, Entertainment Weekly, Julien Baker, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Laura Jane Grace, Bill Sullivan, Meg Wolitzer, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Philadelphia Weekly, Chandler Klang Smith, Ripley Johnson

Jim James Decries Media Distortion In Society With New Song, Album

The new solo album from My Morning Jacket's frontman was inspired, in part, by the explosion of information people are expected to consume, which, he says, leaves "more and more of us feeling lost."(Image credit: Duane Michals/Courtesy of the Artist )
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Jim James Decries 'Blanket Distortion' In Society With New Song, Album

The new solo album from My Morning Jacket's frontman was inspired, in part, by the explosion of information people are expected to consume, which, he says, leaves "more and more of us feeling lost."(Image credit: Duane Michals/Courtesy of the Artist )
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Jim James – “Just A Fool” Video

It's been almost three years since My Morning Jacket's most recent album, The Waterfall. That wouldn't necessarily feel like a super long time if not for the fact that The Waterfall was full of dense and gorgeous psychedelic epics that ranked as some of the band's best work in years, and the fact that … More »
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Five Notable Releases of the Week (4/13)

This week's Notable Releases include furious Baltimore punks War On Women, indie-folk lifer Laura Veirs, R&B singer Tinashe's long-awaited 'Joyride,' and more. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Future, Sufjan Stevens, Little Dragon, Jim James, Baltimore, Music News, Ty Dolla $ign, Tinashe, Andrew Sacher, French Montana, Kathleen Hanna, Hip Hop News, New Releases, War on Women, Offset

Prine Time: John Prine’s New Record

Singer-songwriter Returns with First Record of New Material in 13 Years Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine is set to release his first album of new material in 13 years on April 13. He made the new record, The Tree of Forgiveness, at Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A with current golden-touch producer Dave Cobb, who’s helmed the most recent work of Americana heroes Chris Stapleton and Jason Isbell. Through a career that has spanned the better part of five decades, Prine has remained a bel...
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Nashville, Jim James, Bon Iver, Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton, Dan Auerbach, John Prine, Dave Cobb, Blue Ridge, Auerbach, Knoxville Tenn, Tennessee Theater, Brandi Carlile, Isbell

David Lynch bringing 'Festival of Disruption' to NYC (Angel Olsen, Animal Collective, more)

After two years hosting in Los Angeles, David Lynch is bringing his Festival of Disruption to NYC with live music, talks, screenings, art and meditation. Jim James, Flying Lotus, Au Revoir Simone and others are also performing. Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Art, Music, Movies, Los Angeles, Jim James, Brian Eno, David Lynch, Isabella Rossellini, Music News, Tour Dates, Animal Collective, Bill Pearis, Angel Olsen, Jon Hopkins, Flying Lotus, Gregory Crewdson

Robert Plant announces tour, including Forest Hills with Sheryl Crow

Plant also has newly-added dates with Jim James, Lucinda Williams, Los Lobos, and more. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Jim James, Music News, Tour Dates, Robert Plant, Los Lobos, Andrew Sacher, Lucinda Williams, Sheryl Crow, Forest Hills Stadium, Forest Hills, Seth Lakeman, Jim James Lucinda Williams

Premiere: Amo Amo, ‘I Wish I Had the Power’

What do you get when you put five experienced musicians and My Morning Jacket’s Jim James in an old house situated in bucolic wine country? The band Amo Amo and its debut album (the latter coming later this fall). The members, longtime friends who have played together in many iterations, are Omar Velasco, Shane Mckillop (Gardens & Villa), Justin Flint, Love Femme and Alex Siegel. James, a fan of their music from previous incarnations, signed on to record their songs in a house north of Santa Bar...
Tags: Music, Featured, My Morning Jacket, Jim James, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles Bands, Latest Music, Omar Velasco, Amo Amo, Alex Siegel James

Laura Veirs & Sufjan Stevens team for "Watch Fire" (listen)

Laura Veirs recently revealed that their upcoming album would have some exciting guests, including Jim James (who was also on Laura's last album), and Sufjan Stevens (whose Carrie & Lowell featured vocals by Laura Veirs)... Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
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Tonight in L.A.: Princess Nokia, the Soft White Sixties, Teenage Wrist, Wilderado, Lawrence, Terra Naomi, Joe Marson, Bird & Thorn, Jim James, Sarah Pigion, Emily Chambers, Yung Lean, Selly

Los Angeles concerts for Thursday: ► Before her weekends at Coachella, “G.O.A.T.” royalty Princess Nokia has a sold-out date tonight at the El Rey Theatre. ► The Soft White Sixties play the Echo, supported by Guards and Veronica Bianqui. ► Teenage Wrist [see “Dweeb”] rock the Hi Hat, joined by Tennis System and Souvenirs. ► Joe Marson [see “Lost in the Sun”] visits Harvard & Stone, joined by Brenda Carsey and Willow Stevens. ► At the Satellite, it’s Bird & Thorn, joined by MAWD, Purmamarca and J...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Fox, Jim James, Preview, James, Bootleg Theater, Veronica Bianqui, Lawrence, Molly Malone, Arlington, Harvard Stone, Masonic Lodge, Vokes, The Soft White Sixties, Brenda Carsey

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - December 8th, 2017

The compilation To the Outside of Everything: Story of UK Post-Punk 1977-1981 looks fascinating. Archival releases include Bob Dylan's The Legendary Broadcasts: 1985-1993, Bruce Springsteen's Acoustic Radio Broadcast Collection, and vinyl editions of three Beastie Boys albums (Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, The In Sound From Way Out, and To The 5 Boroughs). What new releases are you streaming or plan to pick up this week? This week's interesting music releases: The Album Leaf: An Orchestr...
Tags: Music, Bruce Springsteen, Sufjan Stevens, David, Bob Dylan, Justice League, Jim James, Thom Yorke, Belle, Leonard Cohen, Luke Bryan, Alexandre Desplat, Cohen, Yo Yo Ma, Sebastian, Brandi Carlile