Jim James Stories

Friday Album Reviews | Eight New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks. Here are our favorite albums from June 29.By: Alex WoodJim James - Uniform DistortionThe third record of original material from My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, Uniform Distortion is a set of skuzzy rock songs that ignores the psychedelic...

Late Night Roundup | Jim James, Courtney Barnett, MGMT & More

Watch some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.Jim James on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertMy Morning Jacket frontman Jim James stopped by Colberts show to perform the first single off his upcoming solo album, Uniform Distortion. Flaunting a guitar-centric, psychedelic sound that should appease fans of the band...

Photo Gallery | Exodus 40 Live, A Celebration Of Bob Marley's Landmark Album

By: John 'Nunu' ZomotWe've been doing some "housecleaning" this week, getting up some long-simmering contributions.I guess its appropriate that we had just celebrated Bob Marley's birthday as well, since we've got a bunch of great shots from Nunu's visit out west, where he as able to capture the Exodus 40 Live Concert, a celebration of...

Jim James Joins JRAD For Jane's Addiction Cover and More at Lockn'

[instagram id="BYQvmJlllcj"]Joe Russo's Almost Dead pretty much owns the late night scene at Lockn' festival.   But they made room for one of last year's mainstage superstars, Jim James, who joined for a portion of their show late night on Friday.After Russo appeared at his solo set earlier in the day, James...

Jim James Performs On "A Prairie Home Companion," Pays Tribute To Chris Cornell

Photo: @frontrowkellyThe most recent episode of A Prairie Home Companion featured performances by Jim James, recorded live at the shows longtime home of The Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota.James first performed the New Multitudes track Changing World before covering Quincy Jones Everything Must Change.The songwriter returned later in the show for...

Listen To Jim James and Seth Avett's Blind Melon Covers

By: Alex WoodLast month, director and band photographer Danny Clinch launched a Kickstarter to fund a documentary about Blind Melons frontman Shannon Hoon.The documentary would largely feature unreleased home-video footage that Hoon recorded during the bands rise to fame, prior to the singers untimely death in 1995.The project is still looking for roughly $10,000 to...

Album Reviews | November 2016 Releases

By: Alex WoodJim James- Eternally Even [11/4]Even outside of My Morning Jacket, frontman Jim James remains endlessly prolific, always exploring new avenues to take his art. His sophomore solo album, Eternally Even, finds the singer experimenting with new sounds and lyrical concepts while keeping one foot deeply planted in classic rock. Musically, the songs stick...

Review / Setlist | Jim James @ The Vic 11/26/16

Words: Alex Wood | Photo: @coreyskatzJim James performed at The Vic Theater on a tour promoting his excellent new solo album, Eternally Even. Not surprisingly, the show heavily featured the songwriters new material, with all but two songs from the new album performed.But unlike My Morning Jackets guitar-forward classic rock style, James material leaned...

Jim James Announces Solo Album, Riviera Tour Date

My Morning Jackets Jim James announced a new solo record, Eternally Even, out November 4.The album, which was produced by Blake Mills, will be his second endeavor separate from his band, following 2013s Regions Of Light and Sound of God.Speaking of the album, James stated that it hopefully speaks to the issues of the...

Review: My Morning Jacket's "It Still Moves" Deluxe Reissue

By: Alex WoodFor My Morning Jacket fans, It Still Moves is a holy grail of sorts. The album, released in 2003, is arguably the bands first fully realized full-length record, a flawless testament to the raw energy and songwriting capabilities that have earned MMJ its diehard following over time.The songs on It Still Moves have...