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WFPK’s Sean Cannon remakes a classic with Jim James, Lil Bub and more

Here is the Louisville music story of the day: WFPK DJ Sean Cannon, host of the weeknightly “After Dark,” has assembled a cast of indie rockers, comedians, a wrestler, Jim James and the Internet’s favorite cat to remake “The Super Bowl Shuffle,” the mid-’80s joke song that was briefly popular and never forgotten. The music […]

tUnE-yArDs remix Jim James

Jim James shares: “Check the tune-yards remix of ‘A New Life’ on Rolling Stone. enjoy… http://smarturl.it/v6gcud”

Jim James has “A New” video

Here’s the brand new video for “A New Life,” from Jim James’ solo album Regions of Light and Sound of God:

Jim James on Broadway

“Hello friends!” says Jim James in a statement. “I have put together a special band of some of my oldest pals to help bring this album to life on the road! We are very excited about it and can’t wait to bring it to light! See ya out on the open road!” Jim James and […]

Jim James solo album: February 5, 2013

Regions of Light and Sound of God, the debut solo album from My Morning Jacket singer/guitarist James Olliges Jr., will be released on February 5, 2013. The album was recorded in a Highlands church building in 2011 with producer Kevin Ratterman, who also worked on MMJ’s 2011 album Circuital. Pre-orders are available at his site, […]

Forecastle X Day Two

The rain is over, the sun is out and the temperature is rising, and if it all ended right now, I will have been completely satisfied, because Preservation Hall Jazz Band just melted my face. The septet stepped out in suits and ties in the heat, and never loosened a single cuff for the duration […]

Lydia Burrell’s new EP

Removador recording artists Lydia Burrell will release a new 3-song EP this Friday at their Zanzabar show. “Like We’re Animals” can be heard here: http://soundcloud.com/probablynot/lydia-burrell-likewereanimals

Forecastle lineup announced

Well, it turns out our psychic powers are strong, as we nailed at least a few of the bands playing this year’s Forecastle Festival, July 13-15. Here’s the lineup, which will include our predictions Wilco, Andrew Bird, Neko Case, Dr. Dog, Ben Sollee, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Ravenna Colt, Lydia Burrell, Scott Carney’s […]

SXSW Day 3: Yim Yames with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Yim Yames performs March 17 with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band at The Moody Theater during a taping of “Austin City Limits.” Yames sang on the New Orleans group’s latest album, Preservation. Photos by: Ron Jasin

Booker T., The Roots join forces

Last time around, Booker T. won a Grammy for his work with Drive-By Truckers and Neil Young. This time, he’s gone to Philly for the treatment (and snare drums) only The Roots can provide. The Road From Memphis features guest appearances from Yim Yames, Sharon Jones, Lou Reed and Matt Berninger of The National and […]