Sunday, March 21 2010
If you've regrettably missed out on the White Stripes' raging, unrivaled live show, Under Great White Northern Lights does the volume-cranking, sweltering intensity they create some overdue justice.
Tuesday, June 9 2009
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Move over White Stripes.
Monday, June 2 2008
Sunday, June 17 2007
If you've ever heard a White Stripes song you liked, you will like Icky Thump.
Friday, June 24 2005
The truth was, I really did want to see the bands at Music Midtown more than the ones at Bonnaroo. I swear.
Sunday, June 19 2005
What may be surprising is how easily it leaves the electric guitar in its case, in favor of piano, marimbas, and a production aesthetic that recalls the dull haze of the Rolling Stones' Exile on Main Street.
Wednesday, June 18 2003
The songs are stuck in my head, I can understand the fascination with the White Stripes. But I can't get a sense of who Jack and Meg White are in the midst of all this drama, I'm dizzied by the spectacle.
Thursday, April 3 2003
Just one listen to Elephant, the fourth and latest offering from Jack and Meg White, is proof enough that the Stripes have come to take us to rock nirvana.
Wednesday, April 10 2002
The White Stripes are the real deal. No bass guitar, no samples, no click tracks, no "exploratory jams" -- just monster tunes, earth-shaking guitar, a telepathically intuitive drummer, and a vocal delivery that can evoke Iggy Pop as easily as Gene Vincent.