Jim James can't seem to slow down.
Besides fronting one of the most beloved rock bands in the country — the Louisville, Ky., quintet My Morning Jacket — James has just put the finishing touches on his first solo album, still untitled and tentatively due in February.
Besides the solo work, the 34-year-old singer-songwriter has been remixing songs for up-and-coming artists such as Floating Action, a folk-hybrid act signed to James' own Removador label.
It's also been more than a year since My Morning Jacket released its sixth album, "Circuital," and James is still touring heavily in support of it. Right now, he's in a familiar position — in the thick of a...