Jim James

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Laments the Need for Political Change in “Same Old Lie”

Today, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James released "Same Old Lie," the first single off his upcoming sophomore solo album Eternally Even. It's a political anthem,…
Sadie Bell / September 23, 2016

David Lynch Foundation Benefit Concert Lineup: Katy Perry, Sting, and More

The David Lynch Foundation has announced the "Change Begins Within" benefit concert to be held at Carnegie Hall on November 4, with a lineup that includes…
Brennan Carley / September 29, 2015

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Gets Really, Really Chill on ‘Take Care of You’

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James shared a supremely chill new track he contributed to the soundtrack for No Escape, an upcoming John Erick Dowdle film starring…
James Grebey / August 20, 2015

Members of My Morning Jacket, Avett Brothers, and the Gaslight Anthem Cover Blind Melon

In the final days of his Kickstarter to fund a documentary of archival footage of late Blind Melon frontman Shannon Hoon, photographer and film director Danny…
Harley Brown / May 1, 2015

Elvis Costello, Jim James, and More Perform as New Basement Tapes Supergroup on ‘Fallon’

Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, and more dropped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to play their first-ever live performance as folk…
James Grebey / November 11, 2014

Hear Marcus Mumford Sing a ‘Lost’ Bob Dylan Song

After getting the first taste of the T Bone Burnett-produced The New Basement Tapes — wherein notables like Jim James, Elvis Costello, and Marcus Mumford pay tribute to Bob Dylan…
Colin Stutz / September 25, 2014

Hear Jim James, Elvis Costello, and a Mumford Sing Lost Bob Dylan Lyrics

A cache of Bob Dylan's lyrics that date back to his legendary Basement Tapes sessions was discovered recently and producer T Bone Burnett saw fit…
Colin Joyce / August 19, 2014

Watch War on Drugs Cover John Lennon With Jim James

Just last week, we brought you audio of the War on Drugs covering John Lennon's "Mind Games" at a New York City show. On Sunday,…
Dan Reilly / March 31, 2014

Monsters of Health: Pearl Jam, Jim James Help Clear Up Obamacare Confusion

Dave Lamb was on tour in Houston with his folk duo Brown Bird when he found himself struggling just to get through a song. He'd…
Marc Hogan / January 30, 2014

Watch Jim James and the Black Angels Co-Headline ‘Austin City Limits’

Jim James delivered a four-song sermon on the latest episode of Austin City Limits, performing highlights from his spiritual Regions of Light and Sound of…
Kyle McGovern / November 18, 2013

R.I.P. Lou Reed: David Bowie, John Cale, Kim Gordon, and More Honor the Late Rock Icon

Following reports that Lou Reed died on Sunday, October 27, at the age of 71, droves of musicians expressed grief and paid tribute to the…
Kyle McGovern / October 27, 2013

Jim James Can’t Cure Digital Ennui in ‘State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)’ Video

Jim James' spirituality-focused Regions of Light and Sound of God LP opens with "State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)," a Flaming Lips-like meditation on humanity's role…
Kyle McGovern / October 21, 2013

Jim James Joins Disco Revival With Slick ‘Know Til Now’ Remix

Somebody serve up Daft Punk's helmets on a platter. Jim James' formidable new solo album Regions of Light and Sound of God sidesteps the Americana-rock…
Marc Hogan / September 26, 2013

Jim James’ Impassioned, Hour-Long Newport Folk Festival Set Can Be Heard Online

Jim James graced the stage at this year's Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island last month, performing the bulk of his recent solo album, Regions…
Kyle McGovern / August 9, 2013

Jim James and Co. Add Soul to John Lennon’s ‘Instant Karma’ at Bonnaroo Superjam

At this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James shared the stage with John Oates, R. Kelly, Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard,…
Kyle McGovern / August 1, 2013

Bob Dylan, Jeff Tweedy, and Jim James Expertly Lift ‘The Weight’ From the Band

A week after tourmates Bob Dylan, Jeff Tweedy, and Jim James finally united for the first time on stage to perform the old folk song "Twelve Gates…
Dan Reilly / July 25, 2013

Bob Dylan, Jeff Tweedy, Jim James Jam on ‘Twelve Gates to the City’

Took 'em long enough. Halfway through their AmericanaramA tour, Bob Dylan, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, My Morning Jacket's Jim James finally took the stage together to…
Dan Reilly / July 17, 2013

Jim James Glides Through Combustive ‘State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)’ on ‘Letterman’

Jim James set off a slowly detonating mystic-rock explosion last night on Late Show With David Letterman. The My Morning Jacket frontman performed "State of the…
Marc Hogan / June 20, 2013

Jim James and the Roots Build a Church at Brooklyn’s Bandshell

Jim James filled Brooklyn's Prospect Park Bandshell with the holy spirit of his soulful solo LP Regions of Light and Sound of God on Tuesday…
SPIN Staff / June 19, 2013

Bonnaroo 2013: The 10 Best Things We Saw on Saturday

10. William Tyler Fahey-inflected, instrumental-rock doomsayer William Tyler opened his set by bragging that he lived only an hour away ("Bonnaroo is the most convenient…
SPIN Staff / June 16, 2013
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