Latest Evil Urges Stories
Is there a rock band having a better year than My Morning Jacket? What fun it's been, these last few years, to watch the 10-year-old Kentucky band ascend the ranks of buzzed-about fan favorite to nationally adored concert powerhouse, delivering their Southern- rock-coated, Radiohead-meets-Neil Young-meets-Flaming Lips melange with increasingly more excitement.
By Thor Christensen The guys in My Morning Jacket live in Kentucky, play electric guitars and sport facial hair, all of which can add up to only one thing. They're Southern rockers, right? No dice.
By JOHN HUGAR That's it; this is officially the strongest contender for album of the year so far. After breaking out with their 2005 album "Z," southern indie rock band My Morning Jacket has released the followup, "Evil Urges," and it is a masterpiece of epic proportions.