Wednesday, October 8 2014
From breathtaking reformulations of shoegaze to British soul revival, this batch of stellar recordings from the 2000s is an eclectic one.
Thursday, September 25 2014
Despite their canonical status, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, Oracular Spectacular, and White Blood Cells lack the staying power of truly great albums.
Thursday, December 16 2010
Successful live albums are challenging things, judged by their ability to adequately portray the power of a performance. 2010 proved that even a strong crop of carefully staged and recorded recent shows could still be overshadowed by legendary sets of the past.
Sunday, July 28 2013
For more than a century, immigrants—particularly those from Latin America—have helped forge the cultural identity of the United States. In so doing they've spiced up America's food and thankfully, its music, too.
Tuesday, August 20 2013
The White Stripes' third live album gives us a raw and distorted listen to the band in concert, but their renditions are so much like the studio versions of the songs, the necessity of this live collection is questionable.
Monday, November 12 2012
A good holiday album for smart, gentle souls who like fires, sweaters, and evocative songwriting, and who avoid the mall on Black Friday.
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.
Sunday, June 17 2007
If you've ever heard a White Stripes song you liked, you will like Icky Thump.
Tuesday, October 18 2005
Against the backdrop of Coney Island, the Earth shook. And no, it wasn't from the Cyclone...
Friday, October 5 2012
Counterbalance leaves the Top 100 with an album that everyone knows about, from the Queen of England to the hounds of hell. The black math of the Great List gives us Jack and Meg's 2003 bellwether at #101.
Wednesday, March 16 2011
Jack White made a surprise appearance at SXSW in Austin, Texas, opening up for the new Third Man Records signee Seasick Steve in a parking
Wednesday, February 2 2011
The White Stripes have officially split up. The Detroit garage rock duo announced today on their website that they are disbanding and they “will make
Monday, February 7 2011
The news that the White Stripes broke up Wednesday really didn't come as a shock to anyone. It had been four years since their last