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Jim James Stories

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...

One Big Holiday | Holiday Inn + My Morning Jacket T-Shirt from Apparel Thee Well

See More Designs from Apparel Thee WellWaking Up Feeling Good And LimberNot a lot of MMJ Lot-style merch out there, so thought we'd give one a shot.Please allow 5-8 business days for printing / delivery.Have special requests with this design (hoodies, children's, ladies)? Just shoot us a message and we can accommodate!$20 (add $3 for...

Watch A Video For Jim James' New Solo Song

My Morning Jacket's Jim James recorded a new song, "Take Care Of You," for the soundtrack ofNo Escape, a film starring Owen Wilson, Lake Bell and Pierce Brosnan. The soundtrack is out now, and Jamesshared a music video for the songwhich juxtaposes the singer with clips from thefilm.Thesong features a spacey introduction before becoming...

Playlist: The Many Projects Of Jim James

My Morning Jacket is currently working on two new studio albums, according to Rolling Stone. Their follow up to 2011s Circuital will be released in April 2015, with another full-length out in 2016.I just had tons of songs this time, Jim James told the magazine. We didnt even get to all of them.The interview with...

The Barn's Best Of The (First Half) of 2013

Since we didn't publish our Best of 2012 list until February of 2013, I'm pleased as punch to get a jump on this post prior to July 31st -- it's our list of our best albums of the first half of the year...Many thanks to @WeirScrewed for contributing this list which I (Steve - @thebarnpresents) will...

Setlist, Video: Jim James @ Vic Theater 4/20/13

Jim James and his band performed to a sold out crowd, playing the entirety of his solo debut Regions Of Light and Sound of God in the main set before dropping some MMJ and material from his other projects in the encore. He'll be back in Chicago this summer with My Morning Jacket, Wilco and...