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On April 6, 2001.

On April 6, 2001, “Darla Records” label released “At Dawn”, the second My Morning Jacket studio album. It was recorded 2000 – 2001 at “Tarbox Road Studiis” in Cassadaga, New York, and was produced by Jim James.

Personnel:

  • Jim James – vocals, guitars, harmonica, banjo
  • Danny Cash – keyboards
  • Johnny Quaid – guitars
  • Two Tone Tommy – bass
  • Glenn – drums
  • Keenan Lawler – resonator guitars

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim James.

  1. At Dawn
  2. Lowdown
  3. The Way That He Sings
  4. Death Is the Easy Way
  5. Hopefully
  6. Bermuda Highway
  7. Honest Man
  8. X-mas Curtain
  9. Just Because I Do
  10. If it Smashes Down
  11. I Needed it Most
  12. Phone Went West
  13. Strangulation
  14. Hidden Song #1 (hidden track)

On September 9, 2003.

On September 9, 2003, “ATO” label released “It Still Moves”, the third My Morning Jacket album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Above the Cadillac Studios” in Shelbyville, Kentucky, and was produced by Jim James.

Personnel:

  • Jim James – vocals, guitars, artwork
  • Johnny Quaid – vocals, guitars, artwork
  • Tom Blankenship – bass
  • Patrick Hallahan – drums
  • Danny Cash – keyboards, artwork, graphic design, layout design
  • Lester Snell – horn arrangements
  • Niko Bolas– studio construction
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Danny Kadar– engineer, mixing
  • Archie Mitchell – engineer
  • Kathy Olliges – artwork
  • Linda Park – artwork
  • Sam Erickson – photography, cover art
  • Jojo Pennebaker – photography, cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim James.

  1. Mahgeetah
  2. Dancefloors
  3. Golden
  4. Master Plan
  5. One Big Holiday
  6. I Will Sing You Songs
  7. Easy Morning Rebel
  8. Run Thru
  9. Rollin Back
  10. Just One Thing
  11. Steam Engine
  12. One in the Same

 

On June 10, 2008.

On June 10, 2008, “ATO” label released “Evil Urges”, the fifth My Morning Jacket studio album. It was recorded in November 2007, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli and Jim James.

Personnel:

  • Jim James- vocals, guitars, bass, drums, percussion, Omnichord
  • Tom “Two Tone Tommy” Blakenship – bass
  • Patrick Hallahan – drums, percussion
  • Carl Broemel- guitars, vocals, pedal steel, lap steel
  • Bo Koster – keyboards, programming, vocals, piano, synthesizers, organ, Rhodes, percussion
  • Michael Brauer – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Artie Smith – drum technician
  • David Campbell- string arrangements
  • Rick Kwan, Colin Suzuki, Will Hensley, Kyle Mc Innis, Lowell Reynolds, Andy Taub – assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim James, except where noted.

  1. Evil Urges – Jim James, Tom “Two Tone Tommy” Blakenship, Patrick Hallahan, Carl Broemel, Bo Koster
  2. Touch Me I’m Going to Scream Pt. 1
  3. Highly Suspicious
  4. I’m Amazed
  5. Thank You Too!
  6. Sec Walkin
  7. Two Halves
  8. Librarian
  9. Look at You
  10. Aluminum Park
  11. Remnants
  12. Smokin from Shootin
  13. Touch Me I’m Going to Scream Pt. 2
  14. Good Intentions

 

 

 

On May 31, 2011.

On May 31, 2011, “ATO” label released “Circuital”, the sixth My Morning Jacket studio album. It was recorded in Louisville, Kentucky, and was produced by Jim James and Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Jim James – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Tom Blakenship – bass guitar
  • Patrick Hallahan – drums, percussion
  • Carl Broemel – vocals, guitar, pedal steel, saxophone, horn arrangements
  • Bo Koster – vocals, keyboards, synthesizers, pianos, organs, glockenspiel, percussion
  • Jeremy Kittel- violin, viola
  • Ben Sollee – cello
  • Oscar Utterstrom – trombone, euphonium
  • Chris Gregg – alto and baritone saxophone
  • Leif Shires – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Black Metal Girls – group backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim James.

  1. Victory Dance
  2. Circuital
  3. The Day is Coming
  4. Wonderful (The Way I Feel)
  5. Outta My System
  6. Holdin on to Black Metal – includes portions of “E-Saew Tam Punha Huajai (Advice Column for Love Troubles Part I)”, written by Kwan Jai and Kwan Jit Sriprajan
  7. First Light
  8. You Wanna Freak Out
  9. Slow Slow Tune
  10. Movin’ Away

On September 22, 2009.

On September 22, 2009, “Shangri-La Music” label released the debut, self-titled Monsters of Folk album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Mike Mogis.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst- vocals, guitar, baritone guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Mike Mogis- guitar, keyboards, baritone guitar, percussion, mandolin, drums, bass guitar
  • Jim James- vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion, programming
  • Ward- vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Dear God (sincerely M.O.F.)
  2. Say Please
  3. Whole Lotta Losin’
  4. Temazcal
  5. The Right Place
  6. Baby Boomer
  7. Man Named Truth
  8. Goodway
  9. Ahead of the Curve
  10. Slow Down Jo
  11. Losin Yo Head
  12. Magic Marker
  13. Map of the World
  14. The Sandman, the Brakeman and Me
  15. His Master’s Voice

On September 3, 2013.

On September 3, 2013, “Anti” label released “The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You”, the sixth Neko Case studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Neko Case – vocals, backing vocals, guitar, tambourine, jingle bells
  • Kelly Hogan– backing vocals
  • Jon Rauhouse – electric guitar, pedal steel guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo
  • Paul Rigby – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Tom V. Ray– bass
  • Steve Berlin – MIDI saxophone, baritone saxophone, flute
  • Carl Broemel – electric guitar solo
  • Joey Burns – cello, baritone guitar, bass
  • Tracyanne Campbell – vocals
  • Kurt Dahle– drums
  • Rachael Flotard – backing vocals
  • Tom Hagerman – violin, viola
  • Jim James– backing vocals
  • Bo Koster – piano, organ, Mellotron, bass organ, synths, keyboards, Melodeon, Wurlitzer, clavinet, vibraphone
  • C. Newman– backing vocals
  • Jon Rauhouse – trombone
  • Marc Ribot– piano
  • Craig Schmaucher – chimes
  • Chris Schultz – sonar samples
  • Jacob Venezuela – trumpets
  • Ward– electric guitar, vocals
  • Martin Wenk – trumpets

Track listing:

All tracks by Neko Case, except where noted.

  1. Wild Creatures
  2. Night Still Comes
  3. Man – Neko Case, Paul Rigby
  4. I’m from Nowhere – Neko Case, Paul Rigby
  5. Bracing for Sunday
  6. Nearly Midnight, Honolulu
  7. Calling Cards – Neko Case, Paul Rigby
  8. City Swans – Neko Case, Paul Rigby
  9. Afraid – Nico
  10. Local Girl
  11. Where Did I Leave That Fire?
  12. Ragtime – Neko Case, Paul Rigby

 

On June 3, 2013.

On June 3, 2013, “4AD” label released “Desire Lines”, the fifth Camera Obscura album. It was recorded in 2013 in Portland, Oregon, and was produced by Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Tracyanne Campbell – guitar, vocals
  • Kenny McKeeve – guitar, vocals
  • Gavin Dunbar – bass
  • Lee Thomson – drums
  • Neco Case – vocals
  • Jim James – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Tracyanne Campbell.

  1. Intro
  2. This Is Love (Feels Alright)
  3. Troublemaker
  4. William’s Heart
  5. New Year’s Resolution
  6. Do It Again
  7. Cri du Coeur
  8. Every Weekday
  9. Fifth in Line to the Throne
  10. I Missed Your Party
  11. Break It to You Gently
  12. Desire Lines

On October 4, 2005.

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On October 4, 2005, “ATO” label released “Z” the fourth My Morning Jacket studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Allaire Studios” in Shokan, New York, and was produced by John Leckie and  Jim James.In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 457 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”; and on number 31st on its list of the “100 Best Albums of the 2000s”, and 23rd of the “40 Greatest Stoner Albums Ever”.

Personnel:

  • Tom Blankenship– bass guitar
  • Carl Broemel– guitar
  • Patrick Hallahan– drums
  • Jim James– vocals, lead and rhythm guitars
  • Bo Koster– keyboards
  • Andrew Bird– strings, and whistles
  • Ward– acoustic guitar and choirs
  • Katie Beach
  • Guy Burwel
  • Nicolai Denchev
  • Mike Fulkerson
  • Brandon Jones
  • Kathleen Lolley

 Track listing:

All tracks by Jim James, except where noted:

  1. Wordless Chorus
  2. It Beats 4 U
  3. Gideon
  4. What a Wonderful Man
  5. Off the Record – Jim James,Tom Blankenship, Patrick Hallahan
  6. Into the Woods
  7. Anytime
  8. Lay Low
  9. Knot Comes Loose
  10. Dondante

On May 4, 2015.

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On May 4, 2015, “ATO Records” released “The Waterfall”, the seventh My Morning Jacket studio album. It was recorded 2013–2014, at “Panoramic House” in Stinson Beach, California, and was produced by Tucker Martine and Jim James.

Personnel:

  • Jim James– guitar, lead vocals, artwork
  • Carl Broemel– guitar, backing vocals
  • Tom Blankenship– bass guitar
  • Patrick Hallahan– drums
  • Bo Koster– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dan Wilson– songwriting on “Big Decisions”
  • Anna Fritz – backing vocals, strings
  • Kyleen King – backing vocals, strings
  • Patti King – backing vocals, strings
  • Brittany Howard– backing vocals\
  • Neil Krug – artwork
  • Danny Cash – layout
  • Tucker Martin – mixing engineer, percussion
  • Kevin Ratterman – recording engineer, sequencing
  • Michael Finn – recording engineer, keyboards
  • James Cerretta – A&R
  • Mike Flynn – A&R
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim James, except where noted.

  1. Believe (Nobody Knows)
  2. Compound Fracture
  3. Like a River
  4. In Its Infancy (The Waterfall)
  5. Get the Point
  6. Spring (Among the Living)
  7. Thin Line
  8. Big Decisions – Jim James, Dan Wilson
  9. Tropics (Erase Traces)
  10. Only Memories Remain

On February 5, 2013.

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On February 5, 2013, “ATO” label released “Regions of Light and Sound of God”, the debut Jim James solo album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Jim James.

Personnel:

  • Jim James- vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums, various instruments
  • Jenice Heo – art direction
  • Gary Burden- art direction
  • Carl Broemel- cover photo
  • David Givan – drums
  • Emily Hagihara – percussion
  • Adriana Molello – strings
  • Scott Moore – strings
  • Ben Sollee- strings
  • Knaht Voy Yilom – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim James.

  1. State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)
  2. Know Til Now
  3. Dear One
  4. A New Life
  5. Exploding
  6. Of the Mother Again
  7. Actress
  8. All Is Forgiven
  9. God’s Love to Deliver