Today's best new music recommendations include a surprising take on an iconic song, a haunting pop ballad, and a couple of artists you'll need to catch on tour this summer. It's a mixed bag of the best kind.1. Jack White + Jack White = Jack WhiteYou already know Jack White, silly. He has a new song, and on June 10th, he'll have a new album. "High Ball Stepper" is featured on Lazaretto. There are no words. Literally.2. Adele + Jessie Ware = Katy BKaty B's new single "Still" is the jam that...Read Full Story
John Mayer, Jack White, and the Edge. (Getty Images)Who would you rather air guitar to? John Mayer or Eddie Van Halen? Jack White or Cheap Trick's Rick Nielson? Since March is the month of Madness, the US Air Guitar organization has put together a bracket to determine who is the all-time greatest "There" guitarist. The bracket was brought to our attention by the reigning Air Guitar World Champion, Eric Melin, who calls it "the most important question of our time."
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Musician Jack White and Karen Elson attend the Royal World Premiere of 'Quantum of Solace' held at the Odeon Leicester Square on October 29, 2008 in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics »Whe It really seemed like Jack White and Karen Elson had achieved the near-impossible: A truly amicable split in the public eye. They celebrated their 2011 divorce with a blowout party in Nashville, and Karen even sang backup on White's solo debut, Blunderbuss. But just last month, Elson filed a...Read Full Story
Detroit, Michigan has seen hard times in recent years, but it has spawned a few rock 'n' roll superheroes — and thankfully, they're willing to give back.According to the Detroit Free Press, the anonymous donor who shelled out $142,000 to help the Detroit Masonic Temple pay back taxes was none other than rocker Jack White. In honor of his gift, the Temple's theater — where he and Meg White performed several sold out shows as the White Stripes — is now the Jack White Theater."Jack's magnanimous...Read Full Story
(Getty | Bauer Griffin)Hold your pitchforks, Little Monsters: Jack White did not mean to insult Lady Gaga.It might have seemed that way given the quote from White's interview with Esquire that made the rounds this week, in which he stated, "It's all image with no meaning behind it. You can't sink your teeth into it. It's a sound bite. It's very of this age, because that's what people want."But in a statement posted to his website Wednesday, White clarified that his statements had nothing to...Read Full Story
What's the only thing better than one Jack White? Two Jack Whites, of course. And that's exactly what we get from the rocker's new "I'm Shakin'" music video.The fourth single off White's debut solo album, Blunderbuss, "I'm Shakin'" isn't an original song. No, it's a Little Willie (no relation to Big Willie Will Smith) cover. But the music video sure is damn unique. Two identically dressed — save for the color of their suits — Whites take part in a rock battle of sorts, as each pale faced...Read Full Story
Getty ImagesLady Gaga is a lot of things: songstress, trend-setter, lover of little monsters, and, apparently, an inspiration to White Stripes singer Jack White. He said he thought about how she writes music and "got quite into being Lady Gaga" while writing a track for his band The Dead Weather, called "Sea of Cowards." Jack said: "I was thinking of the type of song a contemporary musician would write, so I started thinking about Lady Gaga. I started thinking of how she would write the...Read Full Story