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Watch Jack White’s Surprise Performance In The Woods At Outside Lands

This past weekend, the Outside Lands festival came to San Francisco, and Jack White was among the headliners. But White also played a smaller show over the weekend, doing a surprise pop-up set with his all-female backing band in some nearby woods, with the Third Man Records van parked on site. Watch White doing "More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 13, 2012

Lollapalooza 2012: Jack White, The Walkmen, Dum Dum Girls, & More

For Saturday's recap and photos, click here. For Friday's recap and photos, click here. Sunday's recap below... In contrast to Saturday's torrential downpours, emergency weather evacuation, and general air of hecticness, Sunday floated by, with cooler temperatures and even occasional breeziness, to ease out of three long festival days. 1:30 p.m. @ TheMore »

By: Liz Pelly / August 6, 2012

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you need a quick crash-course in why music videos are not what they once were, have a look at Alex Pappademas's celebration of the great Hype Williams in Grantland. Plenty of great music video directors are working today, but none of them are bringing the sheer opulent visual verve that Hype had at… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 20, 2012

Jack White – “Freedom At 21″ Video

Last week, Hype Williams and Jack White posted up the trailer to "Freedom At 21"'s video. As a general rule, video content that is just over two minutes shouldn't be granted a trailer, but Hype and White are brands unto themselves, and if anything it was an indication that they were "going for it."… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 16, 2012

Preview Jack White’s Hype Williams-Directed “Freedom At 21″ Video

Jack White and Hype Williams will connect for White's forthcoming "Freedom At 21" video, and today they posted a short teaser for the clip, revealing that they're really going for the blown-out B-movie aesthetic. Also, fluorescent colors! Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / July 12, 2012

Jack White Confirms Radiohead Third Man Recordings

Onstage at Bonnaroo last month, Radiohead's Thom Yorke hinted at some sort of collaboration between the band and Jack White. And now Jack White has confirmed that Radiohead did indeed record something at White's Third Man studios, though White himself wasn't directly involved. More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 5, 2012

Hear Jack White On Marc Maron’s WTF

For most of the time he's been doing his great WTF podcast, the stand-up comic Marc Maron has devoted his energies to interviewing stand-up peers and comic actors, but lately he's been branching out into interviewing musicians: Carrie Brownstein, James Mercer, Wayne Coyne, Craig Finn. And on the podcast's latest episode,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 18, 2012

Jack White’s 10 Weirdest Merch Items

Sure, Radiohead have come up with some cool merch in their day but they've got nothing on potential collaborator Jack White. Think about it: How many times have you found yourself in dire need of a stylish balsa plane that represents your choice listening tastes -- but you can only find a Plane… More »

By: Aaron Lariviere / June 11, 2012

Watch Radiohead Play Bonnaroo 2012, Hint At Jack White Collab

Radiohead played Bonnaroo last night, and though they didn't play the new song they've been soundchecking, they did dedicate "Supercollider" to Jack White. "This song is for Jack White,” said Yorke. “We saw him yesterday. A big thank you to him, but we can’t tell you why. You’ll find out.” Do with that… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 9, 2012

Jack White, Pokey LaFarge And The South City Three @ Wiltern, Los Angeles 5/31/12

Having performed with the Buzzards the night before, Jack White strutted out the Peacocks for the final show of his two night sold out run at the Wiltern in support of his number one album Blunderbuss. Propelled by the fierce drumming of Carla Azar of Autolux, Jack and his Peacocks ripped through a… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / June 1, 2012

Beck – “I Just Started Hating Some People Today” (Feat. Jack White)

Beck recently hooked up with old buddy Jack White to release a new single on Third Man. The 7" features the new tracks "I Just Started Hating Some People Today" and "Blue Randy." White produced both songs, playing drums on the latter and adding "punk vocals" to the former. "I Just Started Hating… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 30, 2012

Sasquatch! 2012 In Photos

Washington's Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the Shins, Feist, Metric and dozens more. Stereogum contributor Alex Crick was on hand to behold and snap some great shots. Check out his gallery up top. More »

By: Corban Goble / May 29, 2012

Preview Beck’s New Third Man Single “I Just Started Hating Some People Today” b/w “Blue Randy”

Beck will issue a single through Third Man Records, and today, previews of the single's two sides were made available on Third Man's website. So go there to hear (really brief) snippets of the twang-heavy "I Just Started Hating Some People Today" and the downstated, old-school country ode "Blue Randy." Jack White produced both… More »

By: Corban Goble / May 23, 2012

Jack White Forfeits ‘Most Metaphors’ World Record

*BREAKING NEWS* on the story that just will not die: Jack White has forfeited his attempt at his proposed claim to "Most Metaphors" in a single concert, a plot that arose from the Guiness Book Of World Records' counter to his critique of the institution. From his website:… More »

By: Corban Goble / May 21, 2012

Jack White Responds To Guinness Book

A couple days ago, we pointed you to an interview where Jack White complained about his attempt for "shortest concert" was not considered by The Guinness Book Of World Records. Guinness responded, giving a little context to their decision not to keep publishing trivial records like "shortest concert" and then offered, "Many of… More »

By: Corban Goble / May 18, 2012

Guinness Book Responds To Jack White

In a recent piece for Interview Magazine, Jack White complained about the Guinness Book Of World Records deliberately avoiding the inclusion of the White Stripes, something we chronicled in yesterday's edition of Where's The Beef?. To review, here's Jack:… More »

By: Corban Goble / May 17, 2012

Jack White Pissed At Guinness Book Of World Records

In this month's Interview Magazine, Buzz Aldrin (interesting pairings are kind of their M.O.) and Dimitri Ehrlich interviewed Jack White, and it appears White has a few bones to pick with Guinness Book Of World Records and their "elitist" policies. An excerpt:… More »

By: Corban Goble / May 16, 2012

Check Out The Jack White “Triple Decker Poster”

Jack White recently scored his first-ever number one album, and he's got a ton of festival gigs coming up, but neither of these things are going to keep him away from his true passion: Making goofy limited-edition curios! Tonight and tomorrow, White is playing the historic Ryman Auditorium in his adapted hometown of Nashville. More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 15, 2012

Jack White Has The Number One Album In The Country

From Elephant on, every album from every band that counts Jack White as a member has debuted in the top 10 of the U.S. Billboard charts. But until this morning, Jack White had never found himself in the top position. The closest he ever came was with the White Stripes' Icky Thump, which peaked at… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 2, 2012

Jack White @ Mayan Theater, Los Angeles 4/30/12

With his solo album Blunderbuss slated to hit the charts at number one, Jack White dropped by the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles for a scintillating twenty-song set that included songs from the White Stripes, the Raconteurs and Dead Weather. Some of the many spine-tingling highlights included the crowd singing along to "We're Going… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / May 1, 2012
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