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Back when I was first becoming an obsessive music fan, Oasis were big for me. I loved everything: the classic albums, of course, but also the mid-period stuff most people dismiss. As I got older, those last two very underrated albums were special to me, too. I sought out all sorts of Oasis minutiae, from… More »

There was a time when being a star meant getting away with whatever you wanted, whenever you wanted. Tales of trashing hotel rooms just for fun, drinking, smoking, and snorting everything in sight, lines of groupies waiting outside tour busses, and even, in some unfortunate cases, taking part in sexual activities that are at best… More »

The real best music video of the week is this: the debut effort from Tyler Breeze, bad-guy male model character in WWE’s developmental system, a sort of excessively narcissistic take on pre-personal journey Derek Zoolander. I didn’t put it on this week’s list because it’s not, strictly speaking, a good music video. But if you… More »

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Jack White Shares Poem Not About Tidal

Last night, Jack White published a poem called "Music Is Sacred" on his Third Man Records blog. Logically, it would appear to be in response…
James Rettig | May 23, 2015 - 10:26 am

Jack White Answers Lots Of Questions About Tidal

I don't recall Jack White soliciting the public's inquiries about Tidal, though lord knows the public has plenty. On his Third Man Records website, White…
Chris DeVille | May 20, 2015 - 2:49 pm

Watch Jack White’s Acoustic Fargo Show, Last Concert For The Foreseeable Future

Jack White wrapped up his mini-tour of acoustic shows a few nights ago, and the last one in Fargo, North Dakota was streamed exclusively via…
James Rettig | April 28, 2015 - 5:52 pm

Jack White’s Final Acoustic Show In North Dakota Will Livestream On Tidal Tonight

Over the past week, Jack White has been putting on intimate (and cheap) acoustic shows in five U.S. states that he's never played in before.
James Rettig | April 26, 2015 - 11:21 am

See Jack White Go All-Acoustic For The First Time In Surprise Alaska Show

Last week, Jack White announced that he'd take a long break from performing live once he finished one final project. Right now, White is planning…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2015 - 9:02 am

Third Man Details Extensive Record Store Day 2015 Plans

Jack White loves limited edition curios, so it's unsurprising that his label takes Record Store Day very seriously -- so seriously, in fact, that Third…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 14, 2015 - 5:17 pm

Jack White Plans Surprise $3 Acoustic Shows Before Long Live Hiatus

Jack White has been touring hard for basically forever, and he served as Coachella headliner just this past weekend. But for the moment, he is…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2015 - 11:41 am

Watch Jack White’s Full Coachella Set, Dedicated To The Transgender Community

Jack White headlined Saturday night at Coachella, performing songs from across his extensive catalogue as both a solo artist and member of the Raconteurs and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 13, 2015 - 12:55 pm

Jack White, T Bone Burnett, & Robert Redford Launch American Epic Film And Music Series

Some people are skeptical of the artists-as-entrepreneurs stage of late capitalism -- cough Tidal cough -- but since people generally become superstars through some semblance…
Caitlin White | April 8, 2015 - 11:09 am

Tidal Owners Including Jay Z, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Jack White, & Madonna Share The Stage At Launch Event

Jay Z bought the Swedish company Aspiro's streaming music service Tidal less than a month ago, but that didn't stop him from rolling out his…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2015 - 5:27 pm

See Jack White, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Madonna, & More Looking Serious In A Promo For Jay Z’s Tidal

Jay Z is not playing with his big rollout of the streaming service Tidal. After many big stars tweeted their support last night, those same…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Jay Z’s Tidal Streaming Service Launches With Blue Avatars From Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Third Man, & Others

Jay Z wants you to know that Tidal, the Scandinavian high-fidelity streaming service that he bought earlier this month, is a big deal. So he…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2015 - 9:06 am

Watch Jack White And Robert Plant Play Led Zeppelin’s “The Lemon Song” At Lollapalooza Argentina

The nicest thing I've ever heard anyone say about Jack White is that he's Robert Plant and Jimmy Page if they were the same person.
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2015 - 9:41 am

Third Man Records Releasing Jay Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail As Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set

Jay Z previously said that Jack White's Third Man Records would be releasing his 2013 record Magna Carta Holy Grail on vinyl. Then nothing happened…
Caitlin White | March 18, 2015 - 12:27 pm

Jack White Bought Elvis’ First Record For $300k And Will Reissue It For Record Store Day

Jack White is a big fan of gimmicks on Record Store Day. Just last year, he recorded, pressed, and released a 7-inch in a single…
James Rettig | March 6, 2015 - 8:39 am

The White Stripes’ Get Behind Me Satan Getting First Ever Vinyl Release And Lenticular Cover

Jack White is no longer Record Store Day ambassador, but he's still lending some fun to the proceedings. This year's RSD will see the White…
Chris DeVille | March 3, 2015 - 3:47 pm

Jack White – “That Black Bat Licorice” Interactive Video

Jack White's solo album Lazaretto is nearly a year old now, and it hasn't run out of steam yet. White just made a new video…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2015 - 10:21 am

SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 9:05 pm

Jack White Posts Open Letter To Journalists In Response To Guacgate

In a move that will surely get even more articles written about him, Jack White has posted an open letter on his website addressing "journalists…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 6:50 pm
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