NPR is streaming ’Muppets: The Green Album‘ a collection of Muppets tunes featuring contributions from Andrew Bird, My Morning Jacket, Weezer, OK Go and Rachel Yamagata. The only beef? Instead of The Fray covering “Mahna Mahna” the album producers should have gotten Menomena, whose band name was inspired by the Muppet’s song.
My Morning Jacket
Big week over at NPR’s First Listen: In addition to the newest from My Morning Jacket, the new Death Cab for Cutie album and Cults’ debut album are available for your streaming pleasure. Not sure which one to start with. Just kidding, obviously MMJ.
Every now and again, something comes along that can’t really be proven if it’s true or not, because it exists on a plane of absolute absurdism. Case in point: Crèm-brû-log. Now, normally, if I were to tell you about a blog devoted solely to the distinct, creamy pleasure of Crème brûlé, you would scoff and [...]
Yeah, yeah, Easter was yesterday. But, Aquarium Drunkard has unearthed a nice 2001 My Morning Jacket radio show in which the Kentucky band plays all Christmas tunes. Grab in now and file it away for December. Trust on this one.
Initially riding to the mainstream on the wave that carried fellow alternative country acts like Wilco and Bright Eyes to the public?s ears, My Morning Jacket have, through their past couple albums, deftly eluded sonic type casting. Front man and chief songwriter Jim James is amusingly agile at connecting weird imagery to lyrical snippets meditating [...]
Coachella Music Festival has announced its initial lineup for version 2008.? Well they haven’t announced anything, but sources have confirmed that Portishead will be headlining.? Also scheduled to make appearances will be: Rilo Kiley, My Morning Jacket, The Verve, Jack Johnson and The Breeders.? The official announcement should come later today.? We’ll update when that [...]