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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

July 21, 2014

Jack White's setlist Monday largely covered highlights from his solo albums, but also broke into other material, like his interpretation of an uncompleted Hank Williams tune, “You Know I Know,” and plenty of White Stripes songs.
04.07.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Retiring The White Stripes certainly hasn't hurt Jack White's brand any. With his many side bands and more recently his solo ventures the singer/guitarist has continued to enjoy the kind of "rock legend in progress" cache otherwise reserved almost exclusively for Dave Grohl. On June 10, White will release his latest solo album, Lazaretto, and in support he's announced a lengthy summer tour which w...
Monday, April 30, 2012

Blunderbuss (Columbia/Third Man)

Beginning with a penetrating progression that rapidly explodes into choral dexterity and poetic narrative unequalled in rock music today, “Missing Pieces” opens Jack White's first solo album, Blunderbuss. The song is brief. The impact is not...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
It's not entirely clear what the annual South By Southwest music festival accomplishes anymore. Once an industry shindig where buzz bands played in hopes of landing a record deal, the four-day event (10 days, counting the film and interactive...
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Few pop-music terms inspire more eyes to roll than “supergroup.” Defined as a band whose lineup consists of members from other notable acts, the word itself seems to ooze contrivance and ego in a way that makes it challenging for the music to live up to the hype generated by disparate famous people sharing the same stage. Too often the albums released by these groups...
Thursday, July 16, 2009

Jack White’s Blues

As one of the few remarkable artists to emerge from rock since Kurt Cobain, Jack White started from scratch, ignoring readymade musical models and building the sound of the White Stripes from the foundation of Robert Johnson's poetic voodoo blues. Setting the Stripes aside, White embarked on other projects, first the more straight-ahead rock...
09.19.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Alright, I've given it a day or two to sink it, but the new Jack White and Alicia Keys song is majorly rough. Like, demo rough. Or first-take rough. Or Alicia Keys didn't know they were actually recording rough: I wasn't a fan of Chris Cornell's blas� theme for Casino Royale, but at least that song had some compositional structure. This one is just a mess�it's like ...
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino - 8:00 PM

In the early ’60s, Loretta Lynn’s misleadingly sweet voice seemed to herald the arrival of another country star in the acquiescent spirit of the handful of other woman country singers who’d already achieved bona fide stardom, like Patsy Cline and Skeeter Davis, but Lynn’s jaded, feminist songs introduced her as an . . .