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Jim James

  • Music

    March 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    The Best Shows of SXSW 2013

    This year, Houston Press music blog Rocks Off and Dallas Observer music blog DC-9 at Night, the music blog at our sister paper Dallas Observer, teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness. John Fogerty: Creedence Clearwater Revival survivor John Fogerty gets overl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    The Worst Shows of SXSW 2013

    Security and Cops Gettin' Wild: Look, I get it. Every drunken dickhead in town "knows someone" or thinks he has pull at the door, but that doesn't mean the hammer goes down on everyone. I was stopped by two cops who didn't want me to walk 50 yards from where the Smashing Pumpkins would be playing an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Questlove of The Roots Is So Much Better at Instagram Than You

    Of all the stupid things we do with our phones, Instagram might be the worst. Not only has the app falsely convinced us all we're professional photographers, but it's done something even worse: It's encouraged our worst vainglorious tendencies. No one is Amaro-toning his or her real life. There are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Five Summer Releases We're Excited About

    To our extreme delight, there are quite a few artists that are dropping new music this year for the first time in a long time. We've been waiting seemingly forever for No Doubt's next album. Thankfully a few other artists didn't leave us hanging for as long. We've selected five albums you definitel ... More >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    My Morning Jacket: Circuital

    My Morning Jacket - CircuitalToday marks the last grasp for the month of May -- a rather solid month, I might add, for new releases. So far, I've covered Fleet Foxes, Gang Gang Dance, Friendly Fires and, now, Kentucky indie rockers My Morning Jacket. Circuital, the band's sixth LP, is their first fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    The Roots: How I Got Over

    ​There may not be a track released the rest of the year that has an ounce of the substance and effortless polish of "Dear God 2.0" off of How I got Over -- the long-awaited new album from The Roots.The song employs a genius guest vocal from Jim James of My Morning Jacket and Monsters of Folk fame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Dr. Dog: Shame, Shame

    Considering they already have six albums to their credit, it's great to say Philly band Dr. Dog truly hits their stride with Shame, Shame.With 2008's Fate looming in the background as some of the band's finest work, Shame had a lot to live up to. It mostly does.Shame, Shame, shows just how the band ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Arty Girl: Monsters of Folk Mural...No Thanks

    Ok, just a warning: I'm going to be mean in this blog. But I assert that anything I say here does not hold a candle to the suffering I feel everyday on my way to work, when I've had to take in a begrudging eyeful of the Monsters of Folk Tour mural.The Monsters of Folk Mural by Joe Pagac.​Yeah, I ... More >>

  • Music

    October 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Stream Some New Monsters of Folk Tracks

    Jim James, Connor Oberst, M. Ward and Mike Mogis equals Monsters of Folk​Excited for supergroups? Disappointed that the Dead Weather's album isn't quite as good as you think it should be? Well let Monsters of Folk -- Connor Oberst, Jim James (Yim Yames, whatever), M. Ward and Mike Mogis -- ease yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Lily Allen and Liam Gallagher's Drunken Flight, Charles Manson Courts Phil Spector, Green Day at the VMAs

    Spin:Listen: Scarlett Johansson Duets with Pete Yorn NME: Rejected Britney Spears Song Set for Har Mar Superstar Album NME: Ray Davies: 'The Kray Twins Wanted to Manage The Kinks' NME: Lily Allen and Liam Gallagher Cause Boozy Havoc on 11-Hour Flight NME: Charles Manson Asks Phil Spector to Collabor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Monsters of Folk Coming To Phoenix Oct. 21

     Seems like it's been a long time since a any Phoenix promoter felt like shelling out the big bucks it takes to rent the gorgeous Orpheum Theatre downtown for a show. It appears the inaugural tour by Monsters of Folk, an ironically-named side project featuring My Morning Jacket's Jim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Rihanna To Testify, Oberst and M. Ward Form Supergroup, Best of Bonnaroo

    Electric Mustache: Video: Animal Collective - "Summertime Clothes" Spin: Rihanna To Testify At Chris Brown Hearing Rolling Stone: Oberst, Jim James and M. Ward Form Monsters Of Folk Supergroup Spin: Bonnaroo Day 1: The Best & the Worst Rolling Stone: Green Day Bring New "Breakdown" Tracks To "R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    By Noah W. Bailey Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>

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    September 18, 2008
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    September 18, 2008
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    July 10, 2008
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    April 24, 2007
  • Music

    December 28, 2006

    My Morning Jacket

    Because jam is a breakfast food

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    My Morning Jacket

    Okonokos: Double Live Album
    (Ato Records)

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Living With Post-War

    M. Ward's recipe for political change: Let's ignore the president

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Morning After

    My Morning Jacket breaks through a breakup with Z

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    Shorties

    EPs are usually ignored by reviewers. Here are a few recent releases worth the attention.

  • Music

    September 4, 2003

    Refried South

    Southern rock, once stigmatized and left for the comedians, has entered a new era of appreciation

  • Music

    May 29, 2003

    Road Hoggin'

    Indie innovators My Morning Jacket soak in the greasy spoons on the way to your town

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Pretty Vacant

    New Times' panel of critics searches for musical gems in a disheartening 2001

  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    My Morning Jacket

    At Dawn (Darla)

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