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Watch Jack White’s Performance And Interview On The Tonight Show

Back when Conan O’Brien was hosing Late Night, Jack White showed up as often as he possibly could; the White Stripes, as it happens, were Conan’s final Late Night musical guests. And now, it’s starting to look like White is forging a similar bond with Jimmy Fallon, Conan’s successor on both Late Night and TheMore »

By: Tom Breihan / June 10, 2014 - 9:31 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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 »

By: Tom Breihan / June 6, 2014 - 2:56 pm

Jack White – “Lazaretto” Video

Jack White’s “Lazaretto” is a beast, and its video features one. Specifically, there’s a raging bull involved in the black-and-white clip by Jonas & François, which also features a lot of glass breaking thanks to the sheer power of such good old-fashioned American artifacts as bullets, baseballs, and analog sound. Additionally, White wears a terrible… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 4, 2014 - 11:07 am

Premature Evaluation: Jack White Lazaretto

Jack White seems to be in a weird life-place right now. As someone who regularly writes news stories about White, writing news stories about White isn’t much fun. If you’re inclined to build an image of someone’s inner life out of the scraps of information that go public, it’s easy to envision White as a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 2, 2014 - 5:23 pm

Watch Jack White Perform Two Lazaretto Songs At Free Press Summer Fest

Jack White performed at Free Press Summer Fest this past weekend in Houston, and played a set that shifted effortlessly between songs from his time in the White Stripes and the Raconteurs, and recent material under his own name. He played two songs off his upcoming solo album, Lazaretto, toward the beginning of the set:… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 2, 2014 - 12:32 pm

Jack White Calls Black Keys “Watered-Down” White Stripes, Later Apologizes

Earlier this month, the Black Keys discussed their Jack White feud and were pretty sympathetic to the guy — but now White has talked more about the Keys in his new Rolling Stone cover story, and it’s pretty ugly. In the article he says the Black Keys’ success has hinged on filling the void left… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 30, 2014 - 6:15 pm

Jack White Doesn’t Talk To Meg Anymore, Didn’t Get Enough High Fives From Her

Yesterday Rolling Stone released some snippets from its new cover story on Jack White, including the revelation that at one time wheels were in motion for collaborations with both Jay Z and Kanye West. The issue is on newsstands now, and CoS passed on some quotes from White about his relationship with ex-wife and ex-bandmate… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 22, 2014 - 6:05 pm

Jack White Talks Scrapped Collabs With Jay Z, Kanye

Jack White has a general reputation as a guy who doesn’t like rap, but it seems that this reputation is way off. Talking to Rolling Stone recently, White revealed that he worked on a few unfinished tracks with Jay Z at some point. According to White, the reason those songs never came out might be… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 21, 2014 - 11:31 am

The Black Keys Discuss Ugly Jack White Feud

Jack White might live in the same city as the Black Keys, but that doesn’t mean he has to like them. White has reportedly refused to let Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach into an event at his Nashville Third Man compound, and last year, when White’s ex-wife Karen Elson filed a restraining order against him,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 20, 2014 - 2:26 pm

Jack White – “Just One Drink”

Jack White’s new solo album Lazaretto looms ever closer, and we’ve heard two of its songs, the instrumental “High Ball Stepper” and the badass ripshit title track. Today, we get a third, a juicy, vigorous, pounding bar-rock anthem called “Just One Drink.” It’s the closest that White has ever come to sounding like Bob Seger… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 16, 2014 - 11:02 am

Watch Jack White & Neil Young Cut A Record On The Tonight Show

Last month, Neil Young released A Letter Home, an album of old-timey covers recorded entirely in the straight-to-vinyl Voice-O-Graph booth at Jack White’s Third Man compound. And last night, Young and White found an interesting way to subvert the whole musical-guest thing when they appeared on The Tonight Show. They brought the booth to Jimmy… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 13, 2014 - 9:39 am

Neil Young & Jack White To Appear On Fallon Together On Monday

Jimmy Fallon has been doing Neil Young for years now, but Young has never done Fallon. But on Monday, Young will make his Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon debut, and he’ll be joined by Jack White. The two artists/entrepreneurs will sit for a Q&A segment together to promote the new Third Man Records release AMore »

By: Michael Nelson / May 9, 2014 - 12:53 pm

Jack White’s Lazaretto Ultra LP Has A Dozen Hot New Gimmicks!

Jack White has already given us two good reasons to believe his upcoming sophomore solo effort Lazaretto will be a powerhouse. But it wouldn’t be a proper Jack White release if it wasn’t also rife with gimmickry. And what do you know, hot on the heels of attempting the world’s fastest record release on Record… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 6, 2014 - 1:32 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Look, for some of us, every week is Britpop Week, but for all practical purposes, Britpop Week is over. Just like Britpop itself, sadly. There’s not much in this week’s 5 Best Songs that bears even a tangential connection to that bygone moment. Well, there’s British singer Hannah Diamond. And there’s White Lung, whose Mish… More »

By: Stereogum / April 25, 2014 - 4:33 pm

Jack White – “Power Of My Love” (Elvis Presley Cover)

For Record Store Day this past weekend, Jack White attempted and completed a very Jack White-esque stunt: Recording, pressing, and releasing a new 7″ single in just over three hours, making it the world’s fastest single. For the occasion, he recorded a live version of “Lazaretto,” the title track from his forthcoming album. But since… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 22, 2014 - 10:10 am

The 10 Most Expensive Record Store Day ’14 Flips On Ebay

If you haven’t opened your Record Store Day purchases yet, you may want to throw it up on eBay instead. Just two days after the big day, RSD exclusives are being flipped for ridiculous amounts of money. Any list like this is imperfect and this is probably already out of date but we’ve combed through… More »

By: James Rettig / April 21, 2014 - 3:24 pm

Jack White – “Lazaretto” (Studio Version)

This past weekend, for Record Store Day, Jack White attempted the “world’s fastest record” — recording and pressing vinyl copies of his new song “Lazaretto” in three hours and change. But “Lazaretto” is also the title track from White’s forthcoming solo album, and the live-in-studio version of it that White recorded on Saturday isn’t the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 21, 2014 - 3:12 pm

Hear Jack White’s “Lazaretto,” The World’s Fastest Record

As someone who enjoys goofy stunts and old-timey vinyl, Jack White must feel like a kid on Christmas morning every time Record Store Day rolls around. For this year’s feat of ingenuity, he decided to record the world’s fastest record — a live-in-studio version of “Lazaretto,” the title track from his forthcoming album. From the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 21, 2014 - 8:54 am

Watch Eminem & Rihanna Peform, Jack White Cameo With Conan At The MTV Movie Awards

If you missed last night’s MTV Movie Awards, you have plenty of valid excuses — Game Of Thrones, Mad Men, Coachella, watching people talk about Coachella on Twitter, literally one million other better things you could’ve been doing. So here are a couple of the things you missed. 8 Mile star Eminem and Battleship star… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 14, 2014 - 8:28 am

Jack White Announces More 2014 U.S. Tour Dates

In the span of a week, Jack White confirmed the details of his upcoming album, Lazaretto, announced he would record and release a new 7″ in a single day, and now, announced the details of a tour that will take him into August. The tour proper starts on May 29 in Tulsa, hits Europe for… More »

By: Michael Nelson / April 7, 2014 - 1:22 pm
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