Spanish Gold is comprised of My Morning Jacket drummer Patrick Hallahan, ex-Grupo Fantasma guitarist Adrian Quesada and guitarist/vocalist Dante Schwebel of Hacienda. Their debut, South of Nowhere is out May 27th. AS for what it sounds like, Rolling Stone so aptly pointed out that the track below sounded something like Rockwell’s Somebody’s Watching Me. Don’t [...]
Jason Molina’s signature alt-country melancholy gained heightened appreciation since his untimely passing last March. To celebrate the songwriter’s catalogue, Rock the Cause Records will release a covers compilation April 22 that features work from My Morning Jacket and Molina’s former bandmates: Memorial Electric Co. Show More Summary
Listen to My Morning Jacket's cover of Jason Molina's "Farewell Transmission" for Farewell Transmission: The Music of Jason Molia.
The late singer-songwriter remembered with star-studded covers album.
Last year, after a long battle with alcoholism, Jason Molina, who led Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co., died. On the new double-disc collection Farewell Transmission: The Music Of Jason Molina, a number of Molina’s peers and acolytes have gathered to pay him tribute. Wooden Wand, Murder By Death, Bottomless Pit, the Black Swans, Sarah [...]
Day 1 There’s an eerie sense of calm hanging over the waiting area outside my gate in the Atlanta airport. All around me are people roughly four decades my senior; save for one couple that looks like they may be twenty-somethings as well, I am one of the only people waiting for this flight without [...]
Following last year's Emancipated Hearts mini-LP, Dean Wareham will release his first-ever proper solo album on March 11. The self-titled album was produced by Jim James of My Morning Jacket, and recorded at Jim's place in Louisville, Kentucky with...
I saw MMJ’s setlist for their recent show in Mexico and realized that I’ve never heard their cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Hungry Heart!” They’ve been doing it for years, but somehow I’ve overlooked it every time. No surprise here; the cover is fun and lively. Here’s hoping my move to Connecticut doesn’t put TOO big […]
CBS This Morning’s weekend edition has upped its indie rock game in recent months, airing performances by and profiles on folks like My Morning Jacket, Tegan And Sara, and Okkervil River. Today the show featured Best Alternative Music Album Grammy nominees the National. Watch the Brooklyn band get interviewed by Anthony Mason and perform a [...]
My Morning Jacket fans can now enjoy a special concert experience at their own convenience.
Download a recording of their December 2011 in San Francisco.
Every winter morning as my kindergartner and I head for the bus stop, I hear the same lament: “Do I have to wear my heavy coat?” I know I’m not the only parent to have heard this kind of protest, but as a science writer I can offer an evidence-based response beyond “Yes, because I said so.” Read full article >>
Add these 10 covers of "Auld Lang Syne" (by My Morning Jacket, Billy Bragg, and others) to your New Year's Eve playlist. Word and Film lists its eight favorite movie portrayals of women writers,. 54 online year-end "best books of...
My Morning Jacket has teamed with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, the Flaming Lips and other bands for a 4-night concert adventure in Mexico from January 26-30, 2014. The event, dubbed My Morning Jacket’s One Big Holiday features three...Show More Summary
Jennifer Garner wears a beige top while heading to a breakfast meeting on Thursday (November 21) in Brentwood, Calif. The 41-year-old actress wore a black jacket the day before while going for a morning coffee run and meeting up with a pal in Santa Monica. Jennifer recently talked about how working on her new movie [...]
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Jim James has been on the road for most of this year in support of his first solo album. The My Morning Jacket frontman’s performance for PBS’s Austin City Limits recently aired and is now streaming along with footage of Austin psych-rock band Black Angels. Watch the video below. James’ solo album, Regions Of Light [...]
My Morning Jacket's frontman spends some time showcasing his debut solo LP.
If you’re the kind of music fan who still needs sex and drugs with your rock ‘n’ roll, My Morning Jacket’s new resort-centered yoga-fied rock festival may not be for you. Their new One Big Holiday 5-day event, billed as “an all-inclusive musical adventure” will be held January 26-30, 2014 at [...]Show More Summary
This past summer, Bob Dylan joined forces with Wilco and My Morning Jacket on the AmericanaramA tour, creating a triple-headed hydra of roots-music innovators. But just because Dylan was touring with these young guns, it didn’t mean he was going to hang out with them. MMJ frontman Jim James says that, despite sharing Dylan’s stage, [...]