My Morning Jacket Shabazz Palaces September 15, 2012 Greek Theatre There's little that the members of My Morning Jacket haven't seen in their now 15-year career. Beloved amongst scene kids and jam-bobbing hippies alike, MMJ seems to have gotten everyone on board with its stadium-sized arrangements ... More >>
I loved, loved the Flaming Lips' Embryonic, and find The Soft Bulletin to be a pretty magical cornucopia. Pretty big fan of 1995's Clouds Taste Metallic as well. Yet I've never considered for even a second if the Lips could be one of my Favorite Bands. They might've struck gold three-ish times, but ... More >>
My Morning Jacket at the Fox on Friday My Morning Jacket Everest June 14, 2011 @ The Fox Theater Better than: Smoking some kush and listening to "Free Bird" on repeat for three hours. Or was it 30 minutes? There are a few things that can be easy to forget when considering a My Morning Jacke ... More >>
My Morning Jacket: Has My Morning Jacket come full circle? The title of its latest album would suggest as much. The band has certainly come quite a long way in just over a decade, but it's not as if Circuital is a return to the lo-fi form of the Louisville outfit's quiet 1999 debut on the tin ... More >>
Mick Jagger threw his name into the running for what may become the biggest supergroup of 2011, joining Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, Damien Marley, Joss Stone, and A.R. Rahman, composer of the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack, for what promises to be an eclectic (and hopefully not too terr ... More >>
Christopher VictorioNeil Young and Adam SandlerNeil Young's Bridge School Benefit Concert October 25, 2009Shoreline AmphitheaterCheck out our Bridge School slideshow by Christopher Victorio here. Better Than: watching AC/DC play at Marine World. Combine a huge rock' n roll show with a scho ... More >>
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 >>
Evil Urges (ATO)
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It Still Moves
My Morning Jacket may have a big new label, but its haunting brand of country remains as comfortable as ever
At Dawn (Darla)