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The annual Pop Vs. Jock celebrity basketball game went down today in Montreal as part of Pop Montreal festivities, and as promised, it featured some all-star halftime festivities involving covers of…   Read Story »
La Blogotheque's "Take Away Shows" video series are a Dogme 95-style thing in which bands perform entirely acoustic in unexpected French locations, with no effects to sweeten the performance. That's…   Read Story »
Up-and-coming Chicago rapper Vic Mensa took some time out of his Lollapalooza set to cover the White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army." I can't tell if it's the sound quality or if he filtered the song…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
Jurassic 5 hasn't released any new music since 2006's Feedback. The group broke up the following year but reunited for a few festival appearances last year, including sets at Coachella, Outside…   Read Story »
The central riff from the White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" long ago ceased being simply a component part of a great rock song and instead became the sort of thing you chant at football games. (Go…   Read Story »
The White Stripes were Occam's razor manifested as rock. Underneath the misdirection and mythology, it was just two people, wearing three colors, obsessed with one musical concept: the beauty of…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
The bar scene at Ohio University, where I was finishing up my freshman year this time 10 years ago, is a heavy-handed metaphor. Along the main drag, Court Street, are a few dozen establishments…   Read Story »