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LouFest starts today in St. Louis

Daylight come Daylight go How far will it reach Ain’t nobody know LouFest begins today in St. Louis with local favorites Kentucky Knife Fight kicking things off on the BMI stage. From there, you’ll have plenty of choices like Ra Ra Riot, The National, Wilco, and the guy who we’re featuring today: Jim James of … Read more

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Lineup Announcement | The Black Keys, The String Cheese Incident, The Avett Brothers, The Flaming Lips, Alabama Shakes, Jim James, Grace Potter, Big Boi to play the 2013 Forecastle Festival in Louisville (July 12 – 14)

The 11th annual Forecastle Festival at Waterfront Park in Louisville will feature a heavy stack of heavyweights: The Black Keys, The String Cheese Incident, The Avett Brothers, The Flaming Lips, Alabama Shakes, Jim James (of My Morning Jacket), Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, among many more (see full lineup below). We’ve never had the pleasure … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Jim James – A New Life

Let’s get one thing clear …. there’s so much more stardust when Jim James is near. I’m jamming to Jim today and his new solo record that was just released this week. What a treat that I get to share my favorite song on the album with you. “A New Life” has sucked me in … Read more

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Our Most Anticipated Albums of 2013 (Quarter 1)

New year, new music. And it’s coming, fast. Can you feel your pulse racing? All those albums that are about to impact your life. Because you know they will; they always do. 2013 will be no different. Here’s what our eyes and ears are on. January 8th Wooden Wand, Blood Oaths of the New Blues … Read more

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10 to Spin | Hayley Taylor

In August, I wrote about Hayley Taylor’s “No More Wishing,” and how I admired her for defining her idea of a true love. I’m also quite fond of her latest release, One Foot in Front of the Other; Taylor’s given us an album full of honest tunes that play well to her strengths: thoughtful songwriting, … Read more

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My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Launches New Record Label

After a very busy 2009 that included lending vocals to The Decemberists’ Hazards of Love, releasing a tribute EP of George Harrison covers, and folking out with supergroup, Monsters of Folk, J/Yim J/Yames of My Morning Jacket has joined forces with his cousin (and former MMJ guitarist), Johnny Quaid, to launch Removador Recordings and Solutions, … Read more