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A lighthearted mid-’90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the intersection of physics, math, and philosophy, but watching 1994’s IQ is how I discovered that, theoretically, you can never truly get where you’re going. Matthau plays Albert Einstein, who spends… More »

It’s been a lifetime since Gwen Stefani was chanting “B-A-N-A-N-A-S,” even longer still since the Velvet Underground and Nico drew on Warhol’s interpretation of the tropical fruit as a muse. But this year it felt as though there was a resurgence in banana culture, a rekindled appreciation for our innocent, fair-weather, potassium-rich yellow friends. Maybe… More »

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 »

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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…
Miles Bowe | April 3, 2014 - 2:15 pm
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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…
Michael Nelson | April 1, 2014 - 11:16 am
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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.
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2014 - 11:38 am
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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…
Chris DeVille | March 11, 2014 - 5:07 pm
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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…
Chris DeVille | February 26, 2014 - 2:08 pm
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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…
Scott Lapatine | February 19, 2014 - 7:01 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2014 - 4:06 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2014 - 10:20 am
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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…
Michael Nelson | December 30, 2013 - 4:41 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 1:57 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2013 - 9:38 am
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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…
Chris DeVille | December 4, 2013 - 3:34 pm
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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,…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2013 - 9:55 am
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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…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 2, 2013 - 12:30 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2013 - 2:01 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2013 - 9:04 am
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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…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 4, 2013 - 5:55 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2013 - 11:34 am

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…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 16, 2013 - 2:28 pm

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…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 4, 2013 - 11:09 am
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