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My Morning Jacket Announce New Year’s Eve Shows with Prince’s The Revolution, and More

Three Nights in Broomfield, CO Also to Feature Charles Bradley and tUnE-yArDs

Aug 07, 2017

My Morning Jacket have announced three shows at the end of the year leading up to New Year's Eve. They go down December 29, 30, and 31 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, CO and each will feature a different special guest.  More

100 Artists Sign Guitar for Planned Parenthood - Michael Stipe, Florence Welch, Feist, and More

Plus Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Mac DeMarco, Lady Gaga, Arctic Monkey's Alex Turner, Jim James, Matt Berninger, Perfume Genius, and Others

Apr 17, 2017

Over 100 artists have signed an acoustic guitar for Planned Parenthood and for $10 you can buy a drawing ticket to enter to win the guitar.  More

Jan 18, 2017

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James released an excellent new solo album, the politically-charged Eternally Even, last fall via ATO/Capitol. It was one of Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2016More

Watch: Jim James - “Here in Spirit” Video

Eternally Even Out Now via ATO/Capitol

Nov 18, 2016

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James released a new solo album, Eternally Even, a couple of weeks back via ATO/Capitol. Previously James shared the album's politically-charged first single, "Same Old Lie" (as well as a trippy video for the song that was accompanied by an anti-Donald Trump statement), which was followed by "Here In Spirit."  More

Nov 04, 2016

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is releasing a new solo album, Eternally Even, today via ATO. Previously James shared the album's politically-charged first single, "Same Old Lie" (as well as a trippy video for the song that was accompanied by ananti-Donald Trump statement), which was followed by "Here In Spirit."  More

Stream the New Album by Jim James - “Eternally Even”

Eternally Even Due Out November 4 via ATO

Oct 27, 2016

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is releasing a new solo album, Eternally Even, next Friday (November 4) via ATO. Previously James shared the album's politically-charged first single, "Same Old Lie" (as well as a trippy video for the song that was accompanied by an anti-Donald Trump statement),  More

Oct 27, 2016

Andrew Bird has been doing a series of shows from his living room called "Live From the Great Room" that he's been posting to his Facebook page. Back in July he and My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James did Soldier On's "Sic of Elephants" on the show.  More

Listen: Jim James - “Here In Spirit”

Listen: Jim James - "Here In Spirit" Eternally Even Due Out November 4 via ATO

Oct 14, 2016

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is releasing a new solo album, Eternally Even, on November 4 via ATO. Previously James shared the album's politically-charged first single, "Same Old Lie." More

Oct 13, 2016

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is releasing a new solo album, Eternally Even, on November 4 via ATO. Previously James shared the album's politically-charged first single, "Same Old Lie." Now the song has a trippy video.  More

Listen: Jim James – “Same Old Lie”

Eternally Even Due Out November 4 via ATO

Sep 23, 2016

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is releasing a new solo album, Eternally Even, on November 4 via ATO. When the album was announced no new music was shared and neither was the tracklist. But now James has shared the album's politically-charged first single, "Same Old Lie." James has also released the album's tracklist. More

Sep 19, 2016

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James has announced a new solo album. Eternally Even is due out November 4 via ATO. No music from the album has been shared yet, but he has announced some tour dates. More

Jul 12, 2016

M. Ward opened for Brian Wilson on Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl and during his performance he brought out his old friends and collaborators Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes and Jim James of My Morning JacketMore

May 02, 2016

Prince passed away at his home on April 21 and the Prince tributes and covers have been fittingly constant ever since. During their set at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Friday My Morning Jacket covered "Purple Rain" and at another show in Oklahoma City last Wednesday they covered "Raspberry Beret," as well as "Purple Rain" and "Sign O' the Times." More

Aug 27, 2015

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James recently shared a brand new solo song. "Take Care of You" is from the soundtrack to the new film No Escape, which stars Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, and Pierce Brosnan and is about an American family trying to escape a government coup. More

Aug 20, 2015

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James has shared a brand new solo song. "Take Care of You" is from the soundtrack to the new film No Escape, which stars Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, and Pierce Brosnan and is about an American family trying to escape a government coup. More

Mar 31, 2014

We’re not the only ones with a serious love for The War on Drugs. My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James recently joined the band onstage in Portland. More

Under the Radar’s Top 50 Music Videos of 2013

Our Favorite Visuals of the Year

Jan 03, 2014

While the days of watching music videos on television are long gone, over the past several years the visual art form has certainly found second life (like so many other things) as an excellent online commodity. More

Beck, Fiona Apple, Vampire Weekend to Contribute to Starbucks Valentine’s Day Compilation

Also Featuring Sharon Jones, Phosphorescent, and Jim James

Dec 11, 2013

For those who like to plan way in advance when it comes to getting something special for your significant other on Valentine's Day, Hear Music/Concord Music and Starbucks have announced the fifth installment of their love song covers compilation Sweeheart 2014. More

Watch: Jim James on “Austin City Limits”

Performs Tracks From Regions of Light and Sound of God

Nov 18, 2013

Over the weekend aired the latest episode of its 38th season, featuring a performance of music by Jim James. More

Oct 21, 2013

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James has premiered a brand new music video for "State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U)", taken off his solo debut Regions of Light and Sound of God. More

Watch: Jim James Play “Kimmel”

Perform: “State Of Art (A.E.I.O.U.)”

Sep 19, 2013

Last night, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James took to the stage at Kimmel to perform Regions Of Light And Sound Of God cut, “State Of Art (A.E.I.O.U.).” More

Jul 30, 2013

One of the signature experiences of Tennessee's annual Bonnaroo Festival is the Superjam, a special one-off performance that brings together artists old and new for supergroup session of music. More

Jim James Announces Additional Tour Dates

Tickets Go On Sale Thursday at 7am

Jul 23, 2013

Keeping the Regions of Light and Sound of God love rolling, today Jim James announced a string of additional tour dates. More

Watch: Jim James Hits the Stage at Letterman

“State Of The Art (A.E.I.O.U)”

Jun 20, 2013

 Last night Jim James appeared on The Late Show With David Letterman, performing Regions Of Light And Sound Of God cut, “State Of The Art (A.E.I.O.U).” More

Listen: Jim James - “A New Life” (tUnE-yArDs Remix)

For James' Global Citizen Tickets Initiative

May 06, 2013

This week Jim James and My Morning Jacket helped launch the Global Citizen Tickets Initiative, a social awareness program fighting world poverty that will allow fans to enter a lottery for two donated tickets at participating artists' shows for the next three years. More

Feb 11, 2013

It's pretty hard to image Jim James being able to top the amazing rendition of his Regions of Light and Sound of God track "A New Life" when he appeared as the musical guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. More

Watch: Jim James Plays “Fallon”

Performs "A New Life"

Feb 05, 2013

Last night My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James made an appearance as the musical guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. More

Jim James Announces New Tour Dates

Solo Debut Available to Stream

Jan 28, 2013

Jim James has annouced a full set of new tour dates in support of his upcoming solo debut Regions Of Light And Sound Of God. More

Jim James Announces Live Shows

Trio of Performances Supporting Solo Debut

Jan 16, 2013

My Morning Jacket's Jim James has announced a trio of select shows leading up to the release of his forthcoming solo debut Regions Of Light And Sound Of God. More

Listen: Jim James - “A New Life”

Debut Solo Album Out This February

Jan 09, 2013

On Feb. 5 My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James will unveil his debut solo album Regions of Light and Sound of God, a work inspired by Lynd Ward's 1929 graphic novel God's Man. More

Dec 20, 2012

How to you get to Carnegie Hall? Pratice Pratice!...and be on the lineup for Tibet House US benefit concert.  More

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Announces Debut Solo LP

Regions of Light and Sound of God Out Feb. 5

Nov 12, 2012

My Morning Jacket's Jim James has announced his debut solo album, Regions of Light and Sound of God. More

Watch: My Morning Jacket and Neko Case Cover Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

Live Video of them Performing “Islands in the Stream”

Aug 11, 2011

Neko Case and My Morning Jacket are currently touring together and yesterday in Pittsburgh they both joined the stage to perform Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton's 1983 duet "Islands in the Stream." More

Feb 17, 2011

As a Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Booker T. Jones has a pretty remarkable Rolodex. That was made clear by the announcement of new album, The Road From Memphis (out May 10 via ANTI-Records).  More

Jun 21, 2010

Last Friday The Roots performed their new single "Dear God 2.0" with Jim James of My Morning Jacket on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. They also released the music video for the single. Check out the videos.

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Jim James, Ben Sollee, and Daniel Martin Moore Announce Appalachian Voices Tour

Proceeds Benefit Organization Devoted to Ending Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

May 17, 2010

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James (once again going under the name Yim Yames), cellist/vocalist Ben Sollee, and singer/songwriter Daniel Martin Moore will be on a nine-date “Appalachian Voices” tour in support of raising public awareness of Mountaintop Removal coal mining throughout Appalachia. More

Apr 23, 2010

The Roots' (aka coolest late night show house band ever) new album How I Got Over will feature a few familiar facesJoanna Newsom and Monsters of Folk's Jim James. More

Jim James to Release EP of George Harrison Covers

Portion of Proceeds to Benefit Animal Charity

Jun 25, 2009

As reported by both Pitchfork and Billboard, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, or rather the mysteriously similar-named musician Yim Yames, is releasing an EP of George Harrison covers. The EP, Tribute To, will be released by ATO on August 4th. More


Interviews

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James on Twin Peaks

Beyond Life and Death, Twin Peaks

Aug 02, 2010

Making sure I had properly saved my game, I pushed the power button on my Nintendo Entertainment System to bring that day's Legend of Zelda adventures to a close. When Zelda disappeared, there was a man staring at me from the TV—a sharp-dressed man in a fine suit with his black hair slicked back, eyes searching for something beyond me at that time. Special Agent Dale Cooper—he spoke to something in me that was “good.” Something that wanted to know the truth about what all those grownups were doing. More

Monsters of Folk

Averting Disaster

Oct 01, 2009

It's one of the most ill-used words in the rock and roll lexicon, but 20 years ago, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison, and Jeff Lynne brought new meaning to the word "supergroup" when they formed The Traveling Wilburys. More


Reviews

Eternally Even

Eternally Even

ATO/Capitol

Dec 15, 2016

The My Morning Jacket frontman is back with a follow up to his 2013 debut solo release Regions of Light and Sound of GodJim James is an artist whose work is clearly born of deep and varied influences, a man who takes his music seriously and for whom emotional resonance is a key anchor. More

Regions of Light and Sound of God

Regions of Light and Sound of God

ATO

Feb 01, 2013

The debut full-length from the lead singer of My Morning Jacket has a surprisingly light touch. Rather than trying to sound like a full band all on his own, James keeps things pretty simple. Not that things feel slight.  More