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 >>
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 >>
Christopher VictorioFitz and the Tantrums at the Regency. (Photos are from the band's Thursday show.)
Fitz and the Tantrums
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
Jan. 27, 2011
The Regency Ballroom
Better than: Dancing to the same LMFAO songs over and over again.
The eardrum-destroyin ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Christopher VictorioJack White with the Raconteurs at Treasure Island 2008The lineup for the 2010 Treasure Island Music Festival was unveiled earlier today, and it's every bit as drool-worthy as we had hoped. First: the rumors were right, and Belle & Sebastian is headlining the second day's s ... More >>
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 >>
Timothy NorrisThe Dead WeatherJack 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 >>
January 29, 2009
Better than: Watching Amy Winehouse frolic a step away from death.
British singer/songwriter Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (known simply as Adele) totes a voice that's dripping with old soul, yet she's only 20. When she took to the stage last night at the Warfiel ... More >>