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Jack White To Record, Press, And Release “Lazaretto” 7″ In A Single Day

Jack White bends the rules of physical releases more than just about anyone. Between the 3" mini records, the records set free on balloons, and combination 7" & 12" records it's no surprise that he was named Ambassador Of Record Store Day last year, and it's no surprise that he has something ridiculous i… More »

By: Miles Bowe / April 3, 2014

Jack White – “High Ball Stepper” Video

April 1 is a crummy day to be a blogger because you're especially likely to be prahnked, as they say on Kroll Show. Is the instrumental jam "High Ball Stepper" really the first song to be released from Jack White's new LP, Lazaretto? I've got faith that it is, even if an instrumental is a… More »

By: Michael Nelson / April 1, 2014

Neil Young Recorded A Letter Home In Jack White’s Vinyl Recording Booth, Is Writing “Fucking Weird” Sci-Fi Book

Neil Young is down in Austin right now to hype up his forthcoming Pono service, at events that included a keynote address that went awkward. But in an interview with SPIN's Garrett Kamps, Young also shared a few details about A Letter Home, the new album that he recorded at Jack White's Third… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 15, 2014

Watch Neil Young’s PonoMusic Kickstarter Video With Arcade Fire, Beck, Jack White, & Many More

Yesterday we heard about the impending launch of Neil Young's PonoMusic through Kickstarter. Now the Kickstarter is live with a promo video featuring a dumbfounding parade of musical luminaries singing Pono's praises. Watch Arcade Fire, Jack White, Beck, Eddie Vedder, Emmylou Harris, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Foo Fighters, Sting, Tom Petty, Elvis Costello,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 11, 2014

An Annotated Media Guide To Danger Mouse

On February 24, 2004, music fans worldwide participated in a coordinated act of civil disobedience. Dubbed Grey Tuesday, the digital demonstration was this simple: Hundreds of websites posted a free download of The Grey Album, Danger Mouse's mashup of the Beatles' self-titled "White Album" and Jay Z's The Black Album, and more than 100,000 fa… More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 26, 2014

Bonnaroo Lineup 2014

Like last year, Bonnaroo is announcing the bulk of its fest lineup via a 30-minute B.L.A.M. (Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Megathon) webcast. The 2014 reveal is hosted by comedians Hannibal Buress and Taran Killam and features a super jam with the Flaming Lips, Ben Folds, and special guests (I'm guessing Foxygen based on thisMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 19, 2014

Report: Neil Young & Jack White Prep Covers Album

During a recent Reddit AMA, Jack White said that he's "producing two albums this month, and finishing them," also saying that "one of them is mine." And now, as Consequence Of Sound points out, the music journalist Michael Goldberg claims that the other album is a full-on collaborative covers album from White… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 16, 2014

Governors Ball 2014 Lineup

We already knew that OutKast would headline this summer's Governors Ball festival in New York; it followed Coachella as the second reunion show that the legendary duo had announced. But the rest of the lineup for Governors Ball, which comes to New York City's Randall's Island 6/6-8, is online now; as IdolatorMore »

By: Tom Breihan / January 15, 2014

Watch Jack White On Charlie Rose

Jack White is a pretty good interview, and Charlie Rose is a pretty good interviewer, and last week, White appeared on Rose's show to talk about his work putting together the box set The Rise And Fall Of Paramount Records 1917-1932, Volume 1 -- a lavish and painstakingly curated set containing 800 early blues song… More »

By: Michael Nelson / December 30, 2013

Watch Jack White Join Brendan Benson On Two Raconteurs Songs In Nashville Last Night

Lately, Jack White has been busy, first with his solo album and then with the impending return of the Dead Weather, and it's been a few years since he did anything with the Raconteurs, his band with Brendan Benson. But last night, Benson played a benefit for the David Lynch Foundation at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2013

The Dead Weather – “Open Up (That’s Enough)”

A couple of months ago, we learned that the Jack White/Alison Mosshart band the Dead Weather was getting ready for an imminent return by prepping a bunch of singles, all of them available through a Third Man subscription series that'll take the band through 2013. At some point, they'll also compile those songs, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 13, 2013

Watch Jack White’s “We’re Going To Be Friends” From Inside Llewyn Davis Concert Film

Inside Llewyn Davis, the Coen brothers' upcoming film set in the early-'60s Greenwich Village folk scene, will be accompanied by a star-studded concert special called Another Day, Another Time on Showtime next week. The concert was filmed at Town Hall in Manhattan back in September, and we already saw fan-made video of Elvis Costello'… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 4, 2013

Rockin’ Legends To Pay Tribute To Jack White On Rockin’ Legends Pay Tribute To Jack White

Jack White has spent an entire brilliant career paying oblique tribute to the fuzzier, wilder ancestral forms of rock music that haven't, by and large, gotten a ton of play within popular culture over the past decade-plus. It's only right, then, that some of the survivors of those past eras are paying White some tribute… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 13, 2013

Preview The Dead Weather’s New Single “Open Up (That’s Enough)”

The Dead Weather's "Open Up (That's Enough)" b/w "Rough Detective" is an upcoming 7" that will be released through the platinum edition of Third Man's Vault Subscription. The label writes:… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / October 2, 2013

Jack White Thinks Dan Auerbach Is Ripping Him Off And Won’t Let Their Kids Play Together

Earlier today, we reported the disturbing news that Karen Elson, Jack White's ex-wife, had filed a restraining order against him, alleging, among other things, that White wanted his kids out of a class with another musician's kids, since he felt that this other musician had "ripped off" his music. The initial report didn't name… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 2, 2013

Karen Elson Files Restraining Order Against Jack White

UPDATE: More on this story can be found here. // For a minute there, Jack White and his ex-wife, the model and singer Karen Elson, seemed like the most chill, simpatico divorced couple possible. When the two ended their six-year marriage in 2011, they threw a joint divorce party, and Elson released a couple… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 2, 2013

Jack White Saves Detroit’s Masonic Temple, Which Will Name Theater After Him

It was reported over the weekend that an anonymous donor paid $142K in back taxes owed by Detroit's Masonic Temple, the largest of its kind in the world, saving it from foreclosure. The white (stripe) knight behind the charitable act was none other than Motor City native Jack White. According to ABC NewsMore »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / June 4, 2013

Hear Jack White Cover Loretta Lynn In The Third Man Vinyl Recording Booth

On Record Store Day, Jack White's Third Man Records debuted their analog vinyl recording booth, which allows patrons to crank out quickie two-minute records. During the label headquarters' Record Store Day festivities, a ton of people, including Neil Young, recorded their own mini-platter. And White himself also took the booth for a spin,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 23, 2013

Check Out Third Man’s Vinyl Record Recording Booth

Record Store Day is upon us -- this Saturday, 4/20 to be exact -- and Jack White, ambassador of the whole shebang, and his Nashville hub for Third Man Records will unveil a brand new analog machine, the Third Man Recording Booth, at the store for the event. Like the Mold-O-Rama and Dip'n'Dunk photobooth before… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 16, 2013

Great Gatsby Soundtrack To Feature New Songs By Jay-Z, The xx, Lana Del Rey, Beyoncé & André 3000

As we reported earlier this year, Jay-Z had a large hand in the music component of the upcoming Baz Lurhmann's film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. The tracklist for the soundtrack, which Jay executive produced, has been revealed and includes an eclectic array of artists. On the theme of the music,… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 4, 2013
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