It's no accident Jim James' new album Eternally Even comes out mere days before the presidential election. It's a state of the world polemic that's equal parts angry and soulful/groovy. Co-produced with Blake Mills, Eternally Even is also a sonically inspired record with James really getting his hands dirty, production-wise. It's a terrific album and you can stream the whole thing right now, via NPR, below.

Jim also contributes guitar and vocals to "Sic of Elephants," Andrew Bird's contribution to the anti-Trump "30 Days, 30 Songs" project. (There have been so many contributions, it's now called "30 Days, 40 Songs.") Bird originally wrote it about the 2004 election but has updated it, lyrically, for 2016. They debuted it earlier this year in a 30-minute collaborative living room set for Andrew Bird's "Live from the Great Room" series, but it now has its own video that you can watch below.

Jim's upcoming solo tour with Twin Limb hits NYC on November 20 at Terminal 5 (tickets). Updated dates are listed below.

Jim James - U.S. Tour Dates
*support by Twin Limb on all dates

11/15 & 11/16: Boston, MA @ Royale
11/18: Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
11/19: Washington, DC @ Warner Theatre
11/20: New York, NY @ Terminal 5
11/22: Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
11/23: Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
11/25: Louisville, KY @ Palace Theater
11/26: Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
11/27: Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theater
11/29: Saint Louis, MO @ The Pageant
11/30: Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
12/01: Minneapolis, MN @ State Theater
12/03: Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre
12/05: Missoula, MT @ The Wilma Theatre
12/06: Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
12/07: Portland, OR @ Roseland Theatre
12/09: Los Angeles, CA @ Orpheum Theatre
12/10: Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl
12/11: Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
12/13: Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Live
12/14: Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
12/16: Houston, TX @ House of Blues
12/17: New Orleans, LA @ The Civic Theatre
12/18: Birmingham, AL @ Iron City