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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 simplicity. More »

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 wherein coeds in search of bed buddies show off the binge drinking skills they honed in the dorms. For lack of… More »

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 Jane model… More »

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Watch Brandon Flowers Cover The White Stripes’ “Fell In Love With A Girl” At MoPop

After a bit of rain trouble and threats of cancellation, Brandon Flowers ended up performing at Detroit's MoPop festival last night, and in addition to…
Peter Helman | July 26, 2015 - 1:21 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” With Dave Grohl’s Foot Surgeon

Dave Grohl has been milking his leg injury for all its worth -- he made his own special throne to sit on during his recent…
James Rettig | July 20, 2015 - 9:57 am

Jack White Explains Why He Doesn’t Talk To Meg, Doesn’t Like Touring Or NYC In Latest Q&A

Jack White came into his members-only Third Man Records Vault Chat yesterday to answer some fan questions. He addressed his current relationship with Meg (not…
James Rettig | May 25, 2015 - 12:33 pm

Preview A Previously Unreleased White Stripes Recording From Third Man Records’ Latest Vault Package

Every once in a while, Jack White's Third Man Records will take some older music and make vinyl art-objects out of it, sending the results…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2015 - 1:26 pm

The White Stripes’ Get Behind Me Satan Getting First Ever Vinyl Release And Lenticular Cover

Jack White is no longer Record Store Day ambassador, but he's still lending some fun to the proceedings. This year's RSD will see the White…
Chris DeVille | March 3, 2015 - 3:47 pm

Watch Members Of Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Bon Iver Cover Phil Collins At Pop Vs. Jock

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…
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2014 - 6:38 pm

Watch Jack White’s Acoustic Take Away Show At A French Chateau

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…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2014 - 4:13 pm

Watch Vic Mensa Cover The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” At Lollapalooza

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…
James Rettig | August 8, 2014 - 7:11 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…
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…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2014 - 6:05 pm

Hear Jurassic 5 Sample The White Stripes On Comeback Single “The Way We Do It”

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…
James Rettig | May 20, 2014 - 8:52 pm

Watch A Cruise Ship Cover The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army”

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…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2014 - 10:27 am

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

Jack White – “Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground” (Live At Third Man Records)

Jack White has a history of releasing music and merch in cool and unusual ways; his new "Vault Package 14" may not be among his
Michael Nelson | October 25, 2012 - 4:13 pm

White Stripes’ First Concert Gets Vinyl Release

Third Man Records will release recordings of the first ever White Stripes show — 7/14/1997 at Detroit’s Gold Dollar on Open Mic night — on…
Corban Goble | July 9, 2012 - 4:14 pm

Deconstructing: Jack White

"I eat sixteen saltine crackers, then I lick my fingers" is a killer rock lyric. Beyond the alliteration and syntax, that shit bleeds sex, both…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | April 18, 2012 - 12:12 pm

The Simpsons’ 10 Greatest Rock Moments

With the 500th episode of The Simpsons airing last Sunday, the last few weeks have been a celebration of everything Simpsons, where all your favorite…
Corban Goble | February 23, 2012 - 12:02 pm
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