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Pearl Jam, Florence Sing Eagles of Death Metal for Charity

December 18, 2015

Kings of Leon, My Morning Jacket, Florence and the Machine with the Maccabees, Imagine Dragons and Jimmy Eat World are among the first wave of artists to answer Josh Homme's call and contribute a cover of Eagles of Death Metal's "I Love You...


My Morning Jacket Pay Tribute to Eagles of Death Metal

November 30, 2015

In Eagles of Death Metal's first interview since the horrific Paris terror attacks, the band asked that artists in all genres cover their song "I Love You All the Time" in tribute to those killed at the Bataclan club. My Morning Jacket wrapped...


Jim James Talks Paris Attacks: 'Fear Must Never Win'

November 24, 2015

My Morning Jacket's Jim James offered pointed words of healing and perseverance in an interview with Rolling Stone about the terrorist attacks in Paris, saying, "Every note we play and every syllable I sing is for peace, and for understanding, and...


Hear Giorgio Moroder Give My Morning Jacket a Disco Makeover

October 13, 2015

My Morning Jacket's The Waterfall standout "Compound Fracture" has received an unexpected four-on-the-floor remix courtesy of disco king Giorgio Moroder, who radically transforms the track from an infectious toe-tapping rocker into a dance floor...


'Daughter Shot-Put' Highlights Jim James' 'No Escape' Video

August 27, 2015

Jim James has released a video for his heartfelt, slow-burning new track "Take Care of You," which appears on the soundtrack to the Owen Wilson, Lake Bell and Pierce Brosnan film, No Escape. The video, which premiered on Paste, opens...


Roger Waters Performs With My Morning Jacket at Newport Folk

July 25, 2015

Roger Waters promised a "very special" set leading up to his first ever Newport Folk Festival performance Friday, and the bassist delivered with an acoustic-heavy gig that featured Pink Floyd favorites, solo cuts, three covers, a new...


My Morning Jacket Establish Philanthropy Foundation

April 29, 2015

My Morning Jacket will release their new album The Waterfall on May 4th, and with Jim James and company's latest LP comes a new philanthropic effort called The Waterfall Project. "We're honored to announce The Waterfall Project - a fund that supports...


My Morning Jacket Welcome 'Spring' With New Song

March 31, 2015

As the last remnants of winter recede, the opening lines of My Morning Jacket's new song, "Spring (Among the Living)," express an especially apt sentiment: "Boy, I was ready," sings Jim James over twinkling, intermingling guitar lines. "Boy, I was ready...


No Doubt, Usher, MMJ Headlining Earth Day Event

March 5, 2015

UPDATE: YouTube will livestream Saturday's Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day concert on the Global Citizen YouTube channel. YouTube guest hosts Matthew Santoro (MatthewSantoro) and Yousef Erakat (FouseyTUBE) will host the pre-show and post-show...


My Morning Jacket, Modest Mouse to Headline Forecastle Fest

January 27, 2015

Louisville's own My Morning Jacket will headline the city's annual Forecastle Festival this year, along with Sam Smith, Widespread Panic and Modest Mouse. The three-day festival is scheduled to take place from July 17th to the 19th at the Waterfront...


Black Keys, Drake, Bjork to Headline 2015 Governors Ball

January 7, 2015

Drake, The Black Keys, Bjork, Lana Del Rey and Deadmau5 will headline the fifth annual Governors Ball at New York's Randall's Island June 5th through 7th. The popular festival will also feature performances by Florence and the Machine, My Morning...


Jim James Talks Roger Waters, New My Morning Jacket LP

November 27, 2015

My Morning Jacket's Jim James recently stopped by the Rolling Stone office to talk about the band's next LP, his love of J Dilla's Donuts and performing alongside Roger Waters at the Newport Folk festival, a gig James called "one of those moments...


My Morning Jacket Bring Thunderous 'Tropics' to 'Colbert'

November 24, 2015

My Morning Jacket descended upon The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Monday for a performance of "Tropics," an expansive track off their latest LP, The Waterfall. Jim James and Co. tore through the cut, which shifts between the band's always-potent...


My Morning Jacket Showcase Red Rocks Gig in Trippy New Video

September 30, 2015

My Morning Jacket put a kaleidoscopic spin on their legendary live shows, mixing on-stage and behind-the-scenes footage in the new video for The Waterfall track, "Compound Fracture." Veteran photographer and director Danny Clinch helmed...


Hear Jim James' Heartfelt, New Solo Track

August 21, 2015

Fresh off My Morning Jacket's new album The Waterfall and helping to serve as Roger Waters' backing band at Newport Folk Festival, Jim James is back with a surprise new solo track titled "Take Care of You." The heartfelt, spirited song appears...


Jim James Covers Blind Melon to Raise Awareness of Doc

April 30, 2015

My Morning Jacket's Jim James and the Avett Brothers' Seth Avett have offered up covers of two Blind Melon deep cuts to raise awareness of photographer Danny Clinch's Kickstarter campaign to fund a documentary on the Nineties alt rock outfit's late...

Live Review

My Morning Jacket Play First U.S. Shows in Two Years

April 9, 2015

Close to 11 p.m. Tuesday night at Louisville, Kentucky’s Headliners Music Hall, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James looked over the 600-capacity hometown crowd of friends, family and fan-club members who scored tickets to the surprise...


Watch My Morning Jacket Preview Five New Songs

March 19, 2015

My Morning Jacket have shared a trippy, oceanic trailer for their seventh studio album, The Waterfall. The two-minute clip, available above, shows the veteran rock quintet recording the 10-track LP at the idyllic Panoramic House studio at Northern...


My Morning Jacket Detail New Album, Plot U.S. Tour

March 3, 2015

My Morning Jacket will release their seventh studio album, The Waterfall, on May 4th via ATO/Capitol Records. The 10-track LP, the band's Capitol debut, is their first since 2011's Circuital. The Louisville, Kentucky-based quintet have shared The...


Billy Joel Leads Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup

January 13, 2015

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and multiplatinum icon Billy Joel will be headlining the 2015 edition of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Related: 45 Best Things We Saw at Bonnaroo 2014 The initial lineup for the 13th annual mega-fest —...