New "What's in My Bag?" Episode with My Morning Jacket

Posted by Amoebite, October 12, 2015 04:51pm | Post a Comment

My Morning Jacket

My Morning Jacket are Louisville, Kentucky based roots rock outfit consisting of singer-songwriter & guitarist Jim James, bassist Tom Blankenship, drummer Patrick Hallahan, guitarist / saxophonist / vocalist Carl Broemel, and keyboardist / percussionist/vocalist Bo Koster. James founded the band in 1998. Their debut album The Tennessee Fire was released a year later, with only James and Blankenship present from the band’s current iteration. My Morning Jacket signed with ATO in 2002 and released their major label debut, It Still Moves a year later.

The WaterfallIn 2005, My Morning Jacket’s Z was released via Sony BMG. In 2006, they performed on The Late Show with David Letterman, accompanied by members of the Boston Pops, with whom they would play a handful of shows at Boston Symphony Hall later on. They have played at Lollapalooza, Coachella, Bonnaroo, as well as on Saturday Night Live and on CNN’s 2009 New Year's special. The band has hosted their very own festival, One Big Holiday, in Mexico. They released their seventh studio album, The Waterfall, in 2015, and are working on a 2016 release. My Morning Jacket will swing through Los Angeles for a show at the Shrine Auditorium tomorrow before a three night stint at The Masonic in San Francisco, October 15th-17th.

In support of The Waterfall's release week, My Morning Jacket stopped by Amoeba Hollywood for an album signing. Loyal fans lined up, thrilled to meet the band and get the new record signed. The band also took some time that day to shop around and share their music picks with our What's in My Bag? crew. Spanning a wide range of genres, the vinyl aficionados chose albums by Public EnemyNina Simone, Nick Drake, Fela Kuti and, of course, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

Check out all of My Morning Jacket's eclectic picks in the full episode below:

My Morning Jacket - "What's In My Bag?"
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