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The Story Behind Every Song On Strand Of Oaks’ New Album Eraserland

Today, Tim Showalter returns with Eraserland, his sixth album as Strand Of Oaks. It almost didn't happen. As the touring behind 2017's Hard Love was coming to a close, Showalter found himself defeated. After the wild journey from his 2014 breakthrough HEAL to its follow-up, something didn't click. Unsatisfied with his … More »
Tags: Footnotes, Interview, Emma Ruth Rundle, Jason Isbell, My Morning Jacket, Strand Of Oaks, Tim Showalter

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 – “Keys”

Timothy Showalter is releasing his sixth album under the Strand Of Oaks name soon. As we mentioned in our look at Eraserland's first single, "Weird Ways," this full-length comes after a time of artistic uncertainty and doubt for Showalter during the era of his last album, Hard Love. Thankfully, My Morning … More »
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, Strand Of Oaks, Showalter, Timothy Showalter, Eraserland

Dark Was The Night Turns 10

Indie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases from the genre's dominant, or very-soon-to-be-dominant, names. The year kicked off with Animal Collective's Merriweather Post Pavilion, still regarded as their masterpiece and a pivotal indie release overall. More »
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, Sufjan Stevens, Andrew Bird, Arcade Fire, Beirut, Yo La Tengo, Beach House, Conor Oberst, The Decemberists, Bon Iver, David Byrne, Feist, Yeasayer, The Anniversary, Bryce Dessner

Strand Of Oaks – “Weird Ways” Video

Just under two years ago, Tim Showalter released Hard Love, his fifth album under the Strand Of Oaks moniker. It was the successor to his 2014 breakthrough HEAL, and as such came with a lot of pressure, the weight of following up your most acclaimed and scrutinized career turning point yet. The years … More »
Tags: Video, Music, My Morning Jacket, Strand Of Oaks, Jason Isbell, Carl Broemel, Emma Ruth Rundle, Tim Showalter, David Boone

Concert Review: Brandi Carlile Covers Aretha, Channels Elton in Moving Greek Show

Brandi Carlile is well used to both covering and being covered. Last year, she was the recipient of a tribute album that had Adele, Dolly Parton and Pearl Jam, among others, doing her songs. She can give as well as she gets, and on her current tour, she’s dropped in everything from “Madman Across the […]
Tags: Reviews, News, Aretha Franklin, My Morning Jacket, Elton John, Grammy Awards, Paul Buckmaster, Brandi Carlile, Concert Reviews, Adele Dolly Parton

Evil Urges Turns 10

My Morning Jacket were in a new chapter. In 2005, they released Z, a turning-point album that served as a demarcation between the first phase of the band and what came next. Having added guitarist Carl Broemel and keyboardist Bo Koster to the fold, the group had settled on a new lineup that has stayed … More »
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, The Anniversary, Carl Broemel, Bo Koster

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 »
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, Jim James

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 »
Tags: Video, Music, Stephen Colbert, My Morning Jacket, Colbert, Jim James, James, Jim James Rock

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 »
Tags: Music, List, My Morning Jacket, Jim James, 10 Best Songs

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 »
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, Jim James, Premiere

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

52 of the best indie holiday songs (listen to a playlist)

Add an indie rock twist to your holiday season with festive tunes by Bright Eyes, Sufjan Stevens, Cat Power, Death Cab for Cutie, Low, The Shins, The Flaming Lips, Fiona Apple, Tegan & Sara, Cocteau Twins, Weezer, The Decemberists, The Raveonettes, Sharon Van Etten & many more. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Christmas, Stars, Fruit Bats, Kanye West, My Morning Jacket, Sufjan Stevens, Eels, Low, Rufus Wainwright, The Raveonettes, Music News, The Decemberists, They Might Be Giants, Best Coast, Weezer

a guide to 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend events in NYC

Read our day-by-day guide to the various events taking place around the city on Thanksgiving Weekend. Continue reading… [Author: Jeremy Nifras]
Tags: Music, Bruce Springsteen, Jay-z, My Morning Jacket, Bob Dylan, Jhene Aiko, Willow Smith, Yo La Tengo, Music News, Tour Dates, Kamasi Washington, Mavis Staples, The National, The Xx, Lloyd Cole, Arlo Guthrie

Jim James – “The World Is Falling Down” (Abbey Lincoln Cover)

At the end of last month, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James announced a new solo album, a collection of covers called Tribute To 2. (The name marks it as a sequel to James' first solo release, an EP of George Harrison covers.) He introduced the project with a psych-soul rendition of the Beach Boys' … More »
Tags: Music, George Harrison, My Morning Jacket, Jim James, James, Abbey Lincoln

Jim James – “I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times” (Beach Boys Cover)

It's been two and a half years since My Morning Jacket released their last album, 2015's excellent The Waterfall, and though its once-rumored sister album never materialized, frontman Jim James has kept pretty busy since. Aside from always being on the road with MMJ, there's been the reissue of one of the band's … More »
Tags: Music, MMJ, My Morning Jacket, Jim James, The Beach Boys, These Times

Jim James covers Beach Boys' "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times" for new LP

The My Morning Jacket frontman's upcoming covers album includes takes on The Beach Boys, Sonny & Cher, WIllie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Emerson Lake & Palmer, and more. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, George Harrison, My Morning Jacket, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Jim James, Cher, Music News, The Beach Boys, Andrew Sacher, Sonny Bono, Irving Berlin, Abbey Lincoln, Al Bowlly, Emerson Lake And Palmer, Ray Noble

tUnE-yArDs announces tour, posts update from studio

It's been a minute since we've heard from tUnE-yArDs, but she just announced a tour for November and December. While there's no NYC show, she has other Northeast stops... Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, Music News, Tour Dates, Andrew Sacher, John Vanderslice, Tune Yards

Roger Waters addressed 9/11 anniversary @ 1st Barclays show (pics, setlist, video)

In other news My Morning Jacket's Ben Koster has temporarily joined Roger's band on keyboards. Roger Waters plays Barclays Center again tonight as part of his "Us + Them" tour. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Pink Floyd, My Morning Jacket, Barclays, Protests, Music News, Barclays Center, Roger, Roger Waters, Photo Galleries, BrooklynVegan Staff, Ben Koster

Watch My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Join Angel Olsen At Newport Folk Festival

Angel Olsen performed at the Newport Folk Festival yesterday, and she brought along a special guest. My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James joined her during her set to perform My Woman's "Sister" and "Those Were The Days," and you can watch their onstage collaboration below via Pitchfork. More »
Tags: Video, Music, My Morning Jacket, Jim James, Angel Olsen, Newport Folk Festival, Jim James Join Angel Olsen

Carl Broemel – “The Golden Age” (Beck Cover)

My Morning Jacket's Carl Broemel reactivated his solo career last summer with 4th Of July, and today he's back with a contribution to Amazon's Open Road playlist. Like White Reaper, who took on Deep Purple's "Highway Star" for the project, Broemel recorded a cover: "The Golden Age," the gloriously morose opening track from … More »
Tags: Amazon, Music, Beck, My Morning Jacket, Carl Broemel, Broemel

BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for July 19, 2017

This week's edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU features brand new music from The War on Drugs, The National, Ariel Pink, Nine Inch Nails, Waxahatchee, Big Thief, This is the Kit, and more. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: The Clash, Music, Sleep, The War On Drugs, My Morning Jacket, X, Ariel Pink, Little Dragon, The Libertines, REM, Music News, Conor Oberst, Nine Inch Nails, The Replacements, Lcd Soundsystem, Melvins

My Morning Jacket's One Big Holiday 2018 lineup: Broken Social Scene, Spoon, more

My Morning Jacket's concert vacation One Big Holiday returns for its fourth edition in March, and this time it happens in the Dominican Republic. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, Music News, Tour Dates, Broken Social Scene, Spoon, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Sylvan Esso, Andrew Sacher, Portugal the Man, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Moon Taxi, Toots and the Maytals, Hurray for the Riff Raff, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, One Big Holiday

My Morning Jacket & Gary Clark Jr @ Forest Hills Stadium (pics, setlist, video)

The appealing double bill of My Morning Jacket and Gary Clark Jr. made for a great evening at NYC's Forest Hills Stadium on Saturday night (7/15)... Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, Music News, Forest Hills Stadium, Gary Clark, Gary Clark Jr, Photo Galleries, BrooklynVegan Staff, NYC s Forest Hills Stadium

Electric Forest 2017 in pics

EDM and more festival Electric Forest expanded to two weekends this year, and had an eclectic lineup including The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, My Morning Jacket, Odesza, Flume, DJ Snake, Kamasi Washington, A-Track, Francis and the Lights, Khruangbin, Matisyahu, Vince Staples, Waka Flocka Flame, Xenia Rubinos, Thievery Corporation, Cashmere Cat, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and more Continue reading… [Author: Amanda Hatfield]
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, Francis, Waka Flocka Flame, Music News, Kamasi Washington, Vince Staples, The String Cheese Incident, Odesza, Dj Snake, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Cashmere Cat, Amanda Hatfield, Bassnectar, Matisyahu, Thievery Corporation

My Morning Jacket playing Forest Hills Stadium with Gary Clark Jr (and fests)

My Morning Jacket already had their recurring One Big Holiday coming up in Mexico this February, and they're playing Michigan's Electric Forest Festival. Now their first non-festival date of 2017 has been announced... Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Mexico, My Morning Jacket, Michigan, Music News, Tour Dates, Andrew Sacher, Forest Hills Stadium, Gary Clark Jr

Watch Jim James Sing “The World’s Smiling Now” On James Corden

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James released his solo album Eternally Even last fall, and last night he turned up as the musical guest on James Corden's Late Late Show. On the show, he sang the jazzy album track "The World's Smiling Now," and he also wore gigantic sunglasses that made weird eyebrow-shaped shadows … More »
Tags: Video, Music, My Morning Jacket, Jim James, James Corden, The World

Fat Wreck Chords bands list their top LPs of 2016 ++ other related news

Night Birds, Mean Jeans and Western Addiction (who also announced a new album) offer up best-of-2016 lists. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, Blood Pressure, Metallica, Belle and Sebastian, Nancy, Music News, Conor Oberst, Cobalt, Tour Dates, Tenement, Dark Thoughts, Savages, Iggy Pop, Apache, Lucius

Watch My Morning Jacket Play “Victory Dance” On Austin City Limits

My Morning Jacket and their frontman Jim James have appeared on the PBS live music show Austin City Limits several times already, and they're returning to share this weekend's episode with Ben Harper. Preview their performance by watching the band play Circuital's "Victory Dance" -- an especially poignant song given recent events -- below. More »
Tags: Video, Music, My Morning Jacket, Jim James, Pbs, Premiere, Austin City Limits