The Dead Weather

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    August 13, 2012

    The Best of Outside Lands: Sunday, Aug. 12

    Jack White Jack White likes the struggle. He's said so in interviews. He believes in hard work. The guiding force of each performance is the feeling that arises as the musicians collectively navigate the particular challenges of each moment on stage. Every show is guaranteed to be different. There a ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012

    Jack White's Solo Debut, Blunderbuss: A First Listen

    For some reason, like the Craig Finn solo album, I'm kind of dreading this. Jack White's one of my generation's greatest, which is partly the reason I'm always worried about when he'll Clapton out. Without his cro Meg-non secret weapon on drums (well, drum, singular -- as in one at a time), he came ... More >>

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    September 2, 2011

    Why Did Jack White Collaborate With the Misogynistic Insane Clown Posse?

    ​Jack White is a man we like. We like the White Stripes, we like the Dead Weather -- hell, we even like bits and pieces of what The Raconteurs have done (yes, they're boring occasionally, but they really come alive from time to time). He's a maverick, a man with ambition, a ma ... More >>

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    May 11, 2011
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    February 2, 2011

    R.I.P. The White Stripes, 1997-2011: An Appreciation

    R.I.P., guy and gal.​More than just a band ended today, with the White Stripes' announcement that they are formally ceasing to record, perform, exist. (They hadn't done anything for a long while, anyway.) Easily the best of a cohort that might loosely be known as the "The" bands -- the Strokes, th ... More >>

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    July 23, 2010

    Last Night in Photos: The Dead Weather at the Warfield

    Richard Haick​The Dead Weather -- a modern supergroup if there is one -- hit the Warfield last night, and our photographer Richard Haick was on hand to capture some of the action. Check out his photos, and leave your memories of the show in the comments section.

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    July 21, 2010
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    July 19, 2010

    Put Away the Cameras and Watch the Show, Music Fans

    ​In a recent interview with Spinner, White Stripes/Raconteurs/Dead Weather mastermind Jack White explained why he doesn't allow fans to shoot photos and video during shows at Third Man Records:When we have concerts [at Third Man Records headquarters in Nashville], we don't allow people to film and ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    Bastille Day Party, Indie Mart, Mission Creek and Dave Eggers' art

    Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes plays McLaren Park this Saturday​Now that the World Cup is long over, let's get back to business. If you're like some people, you're probably wondering how will you spend your vuvuzela-less days. Others may not know what that word means. Either way, rejoice in ... More >>

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    June 1, 2010

    The Ghosts of Outside Lands Past

    Now that this year's Outside Lands lineup has been released in full and stayed true to its lil-bit-hippie-lil-but-hip-hop roots and the folk vs. funk vibe, will you be forking over some coin when the tickets go on sale tomorrow? How do you think this year's lineup fares with those of previous years? ... More >>

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    May 19, 2010
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    April 19, 2010

    Coachella in Photos: Jay-Z, She & Him, Perry Farrell, Boots Riley, More

    We had our own little Coachella last week in SF, with shows by MGMT, Beach House, Faith No More, Charlotte Gainsbourg, the Dead Weather, Passion Pit, Spoon, and Atoms For Peace, among other Bay Area gigs. But photographer Christopher Victoria went to the actual Coachella down south and sent us the f ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    Coachella in Photos Day 2: Girls, Devo, Hot Chip, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, The Dead Weather

    More photos from last weekend's desert marathon, shot by Christopher Victorio. In this round, a couple local faves: Girls and Faith No More.Full slideshow here. Christopher VictorioDevo​Christopher VictorioGirls​ Christopher VictorioEdward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros​

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    April 18, 2010

    Friday Night: The Dead Weather at the Fillmore

    ​The Dead Weather Friday, April 16, 2010 The Fillmore Better Than: Watching the new White Stripes concert DVD cranked up to 11. When The Dead Weather made its Bay Area debut at last year's Outside Lands festival, modern guitar giant Jack White's latest project offered one of th ... More >>

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    April 14, 2010

    Q&A w/ The Dead Weather's Jack Lawrence

    Timothy NorrisThe Dead Weather​Jack Lawrence is a hard working rock 'n' roller. He's so busy with his bands--The Dead Weather, The Raconteurs, and The Greenhornes--that he he hardly has the time to sleep. The Dead Weather, who are coming to town this week to play two shows at the Fillmore on ... More >>

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    April 7, 2010
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    September 1, 2009

    Outside Lands Post-Script

    EKAphotographyVinyl Vamp: Zap Mama​ Fickle weather and last-minute headliner replacements aside, Outside Lands was a success, by most yard sticks. Here's what folks are saying about the three-day extravaganza, which drew more than 100,000 people to Golden Gate Park: Local reaction: The Chron ... More >>

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    August 31, 2009

    Dead Prez Boots Riley Tonight @Black Dot

    EKAphotographyRBGz at YBG: dead prez @G4G's solar-powered concert​ Outside Lands, Shmoutside Lands. The hundreds of folks who came out to Yerba Buena Gardens to see dead prez and Mistah F.A.B. perform for free yesterday may have gotten a better deal than the tens of thousands who shelled out $90 ... More >>

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    August 30, 2009

    Outside Lands Day Two: Street Sweeper Social Club, Trombone Shorty, Black Eyed Peas, The Mars Volta

    EKAphotography​Outside Lands Day 2: Street Sweeper Social Club, Trombone Shorty, Black Eyed Peas, The Mars Volta, & more, Saturday, August 20, 2009.Better Than: sitting in the park, waiting for you.The first day of Outside Lands was a huge freakin' success, especially if you stayed at the Twin ... More >>

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    August 26, 2009
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    June 18, 2009

    Track of the Day: Screaming Females

    Expect to hear a lot more from New Jersey trio Screaming Females--mostly because they're an excellent sideways-titled, banshee-screaming take on post punk and black 'n' bluesy garage rock. But you'll also hear more about these guys and gal because they have big fans in high places. Word has it the s ... More >>

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