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The Best Moments of Austin City Limits 2010

Now in its eighth year, the Austin City Limits festival has worked hard to broaden the city's laid-back, hippies-and-roots-rockers reputation by booking edgier acts like…
Dan Solomon / October 11, 2010

The Roots, ‘How I Got Over’ (Def Jam)

When Jim James addresses a higher power on Monsters of Folk's "Dear God"-gently entreating, "Why do we suffer?"-he sounds like an uneasy supplicant. But on…
Charles Aaron / June 24, 2010

Monsters of Folk Kick Off U.S. Tour

Monsters of Folk -- the indie supergroup featuring M. Ward, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, and Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis -- gave…
Mike Usinger / October 14, 2009

Q&A: Monsters of Folk

The term "supergroup" tends to get thrown around a lot, but often the tag just doesn't sit right. Consider Damn Yankees. Or Zwan. Or more…
John Sellers / October 12, 2009

Monsters of Folk, ‘Monsters of Folk’ (Shangri-La Music)

Supergroups suck. Even the ones that don't totally disappoint (Blind Faith, CSNY) are always somehow less than the sum of their parts. Into these dicey…
David Peisner / September 1, 2009

Conor Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward Supergroup Announces Tour

Indie supergroup Monsters of Folk has announced plans for a fall tour, kicking off October 13 in Vancouver, BC, before hitting 16 cities across the…
Anna Hyclak / July 23, 2009