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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...


'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...


My Morning Jacket Detail Four-Day Concert

June 19, 2014

My Morning Jacket have begun unveiling details about the second edition of One Big Holiday, their Mexican blowout concert scheduled for early next year. In addition to three performances by the Louisville rockers, Band of Horses – who...


MMJ Launch Extensive Download Series

January 22, 2014

Eclectic rockers My Morning Jacket posted the first installment of their new series of concert downloads to yesterday. The group's initial offering is a 23-song set from 2011 that they recorded at San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium....


Tom Waits Steals the Bridge School Benefit

October 28, 2013

The crowd was a little restless by the time Tom Waits took the stage at the second night of the Bridge School Benefit. Temperatures were frigid throughout the entire day, but the winds picked up after the sun went down, leaving many folks shivering under...


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 —...


My Morning Jacket Talk New Albums

December 3, 2014

My Morning Jacket have stayed relatively quiet since they released 2011's Circuital, but they're about to make up for lost time: The band is currently finishing work on two studio albums, one due in April, the other in 2016. "I just had tons of songs...


Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford Record 'Lost' Dylan Lyrics

March 25, 2014

Producer T Bone Burnett has found a way to extend the legacy of Bob Dylan's legendary "basement tapes," recordings the singer-songwriter made with members of the Band in the late Sixties in upstate New York that were heavily bootlegged until their...


Jim James on Touring With Bob Dylan: 'He Does Not Hang'

November 1, 2013

My Morning Jacket couldn't have been been more stoked to hit the road with Bob Dylan on a six-week tour of amphitheaters this summer. "The whole concept of the tour was supposed to be super collaborative," says MMJ frontman Jim James. "We were expecting...