Back to the future
with Jim James & Co. — down vests and DeLoreans optional.
By Fred Mills
My Morning Jacket has just released a “documentary”
set 30 years in the future. WTF?!? That’s right – MMJ circa 2038, being
followed around by an amateur filmmaker.
As the doc storyline goes, the would-be auteur tracks down
each member of the band, now living their respective lives 30 years after the
band called it quits. (Wait – the band is breaking up this year? What about all
those advance tickets that have been sold!) But soon there’s a renewed interest in the band and their music, so Jim
James & Co. reunite and relive the year that was 2008. That, of course,
would be the year of the band’s massive tour supporting the just-issued Evil Urges (ATO, which hit stores June
The film — dig the screen shots here —can be viewed at My
Morning Jacket’s imeem page. That’s where you can also stream the entire Evil Urges for free.
We’d be remiss if we didn’t add this additional plug for
- All of
imeem’s playlists (music, video and photos) are embeddable anywhere, so
feel free to grab the embed code and put it on your blog. You can also
make your own playlists so you can embed the music on your posts instead
of just listing the songs. All of imeem’s media is available for free
streaming- just be sure to log-in for full length songs (www.imeem.com/login).
Meanwhile, don’t forget to check out BLURT’s exclusive MMJ
feature – just click on the digital magazine image in the right hand corner of
our homepage and follow the navigation instructions.