Tag Archives: Jack White

Friday Music News

Last night, ahead of their Bonnaroo appearance, Pearl Jam made a surprise stop in Nashville to perform at Jack White‘s Third Man venue. They played an eight-song set and White even joined them onstage during their “Off the Earth” encore. No live video has surfaced…yet. But the performance was recorded direct-to-acetate and will be availableRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On June 3, The Kills will release Ash & Ice, their first album since 2011’s Blood Pressures. Check out the album’s first single “Doing It To Death” below, and catch the indie rock duo at Showbox SoDo on June 1. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

In a wonderful example of “you never know unless you ask,” powerhouses Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs are teaming up for a collaborative album, titled case/lang/veirs, out June 17th via ANTI- Records. Check out their first single “Atomic Number” below, as well as an album trailer. A few years ago, lang emailed theRead more…

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Monday Music News

In a move we can only hope was inspired by KEXP’s Six Degrees Day, Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli has covered a song by Sharon Van Etten! Stream his version of “A Crime” below, featuring guest vocals from none other than Ani DiFranco, to add another link to the chain. You can download the trackRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Jack White’s Third Man Records is teaming up with Seattle’s own Light in the Attic Records for the children’s compilation, This Record Belongs To __________. As the press release boasts, “You won’t find boy bands, princesses, or purple dinosaurs here.” Instead the collection features tracks from Nina Simone, Jerry Garcia, Harry Nilsson, Van Dyke Parks,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 4/20

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, April 20th: Late Show with David Letterman: The Waterboys Jimmy Kimmel Live: Matt & KimRead more…

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Friday Music News

Not only has he taken his haircut, Jack White will now be re-releasing the first vinyl record ever cut by Elvis Presley himself. A press release from Third Man Records explains: “Utilizing the actual unrestored audio as it currently exists on the sole original copy of ‘My Happiness’ b/w. ‘That’s When Your Heartaches Begin’ ThirdRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Jack White brings the same creative inventiveness he does to his Third Man Records releases to his new music video for “Black Bat Licorice.” With a push of the “3” or “B” key, you can switch back and forth between three different interpretations of the interactive video: an animated version, a live-action version, or justRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Talk about “a movie script ending”: in the brand new music video from Death Cab for Cutie, frontman (and future KEXP guest DJ) Ben Gibbard stars as a film director, shooting an action movie. Watch the brutal slow-motion footage for the track “Black Sun” below. Their forthcoming release Kintsugi hits stores March 31st via Atlantic,Read more…

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Monday Music News

While most Seattleites were glued to our television sets this weekend, local duo Shabazz Palaces went to Jack White‘s infamous Third Man headquarters to record a direct-to-acetate album in front of a live audience. Holy shit. A representative from Third Man said, “Very few records from last year got us as excited about the currentRead more…

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