Tag: the dead weather

The White Stripes garage rock list

How the White Stripes and the Hives built on the legacy of garage rock

Two U.K. televisual musical moments from the turn of the century, both involving stripped-down young rock ‘n’ roll bands: First up, the White Stripes on...
Joan Jett

10 Joan Jett-inspired artists who are breaking boundaries just like her

“Joan Jett doesn’t play rock ’n’ roll,” I wrote two years back, reviewing her SXSW showcase for The Austin Chronicle. “She is rock ’n’...
best side projects

20 side projects you should already be listening to by now

Side projects have the special ability to give artists the chance to express themselves in whatever manner they choose without snobby genre lords or...
Jack White

Jack White receives honorary doctorate for philanthropic work

Jack White has given a lot to the world, founding the White Stripes, the Raconteurs, the Dead Weather and his record label Third Man...

Jack White – Lazaretto

Jack White Lazaretto Jack White is not the bantam rooster prince of the deconstructed blues. Hasn’t been for a while. These days, White is a distillation...

Cage The Elephant – Melophobia

Cage The Elephant Melophobia There’s a lot happening on Melophobia, the third album by Kentucky rock band Cage The Elephant. The five members spent time separately...

Jack White saves historic Detroit venue from foreclosure

Jack White has been outed by the Detroit Free Press as the anonymous donor who paid $142,000 in back taxes in order to save the city's...

Jack White – Blunderbuss

Jack White Blunderbuss Since the White Stripes stopped taking thorny, deconstructed blues to the bank (thereby cashing all of Jon Spencer, Jeffrey Evans and Matt Verta-Ray’s...