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Watch Strand Of Oaks perform “Ruby” with Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires and members of My Morning Jacket on ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.’
My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James will embark on a co-headlining tour with The Claypool Lennon Delirium this summer.
Jenny Lewis brought together Beck, Jim James, St. Vincent and many others for her ‘On The Line Online’ listening party.
Watch Jim James reinterpret Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’ “Breakdown” in honor of the new Petty compilation that was released on Friday.
My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is taking his solo band on the road for May rock shows.
Listen to “Weird Ways” the first single from the upcoming new Strand Of Oaks album ‘Eraserland’ featuring members of My Morning Jacket.
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Latest Jim James Setlist
Jim James at Roundhouse
- Wordless Chorus
- Just a Fool
- Yes to Everything
- You Get to Rome
- Knot Comes Loose
- Over and Over
- Same Old Lie
- Too Good to Be True
- I'm Amazed
- State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)
- Here in Spirit
- All in Your Head
- Hillside Song
- The World's Smiling Now
- Changing World
- No Use Waiting
- Bermuda Highway
- Of the Mother Again
- A New Life
About Jim James
Over the course of fifteen years and six studio albums, James has been the focal point of a group that has grown into one of the most acclaimed and successful rock and roll bands in the world. With this project, he reaches into new territory that extends, but doesn’t break from, MMJ’s accomplishments.
Until now, James had never felt the call to create a longer-form album on his own. “I’m very lucky to play in a band with guys that I love, who are great at what they do,” he says, “so on MMJ records, I don’t have a need to play bass or keys or what have you. But as a person and as a musician, I love to play every instrument under the sun, and I wanted to make a record where I played all the instruments and produced/engineered it myself.”
The results are nine songs that resist easy categorization, from the hazy space-funk of the opening “State of the Art (A. E.I. O.U.)” to the chiming, operatic pop of “A New Life.” On Regions of Light and Sound of God, nothing is what it seemstouchstones from old-school R&B or island folk or hip-hop flicker into focus and then disappear; a delicate instrumental is titled “Exploding.” It’s complex but cohesive, intimate and hypnotic where My Morning Jacket might turn more wide-screen and epic. “The album knew what it wanted to be,” says James. “The songs would tell me what they wanted to be, and I just had to search around and find those sounds to bring them into this world.”
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A free webcast of this weekend’s SweetWater 420 Fest will feature performances from Widespread Panic, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and more.
Listen to “Krewe,” the first single from Lettuce’s forthcoming ‘Elevate’ album and see where the band will play this fall.
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters performed with Nick Mason at the Beacon Theatre on Thursday night.
The show went on for Gov’t Mule at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee on Thursday despite the absence of drummer Matt Abts.
High Sierra Music Festival lineup additions include Dawes, Shook Twins, Midnight North and more.