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Jim James Reddit AMA request answered on Tuesday

What's a good question to ask during the Jim James Reddit AMA? How about asking him why he ever chose the lazy name of "Yim Yames" as his alter ego. In support of his new album, "Regions of Light and Sound of God," My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James will do an AMA, or "Ask Me Anything," on the popular news/cat photo/meme aggregator Reddit on Tuesday at noon EST.

Watch Skrillex accidentally set his hair on fire (video)

Maybe Skrillex wished for the same amount of hair on both sides of his head for his birthday. TMZ scored footage of the electronic producer, who looks like an extra from "Battlefield Earth," accidentally setting his hair on fire while blowing out the candles at his birthday bash on Wednesday night.

Listen to Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s “So Good At Being In Trouble” single

With a sound that would be at home in Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown,” Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s new single “So Good At Being In Trouble” might be an indication of what’s to be found on the group’s forthcoming album, “II.” Though the weathered, looped drums and tape hiss from the group’s previous work are still there, “So Good At Being In Trouble” shifts the melodic emphasis from strings to vocals.

Bob Seger announces U.S. tour and a Denver show

UPDATE: Joe Walsh will open for Bob Seger at the Pepsi Center show. Tickets go on sale on Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. While Bob Seger is best known for his hits – including the undeniably awesome “Get Out of Denver” – the Silver Bullet Band’s ringleader is returning to the Mile High City for a big rock show this spring.