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Thursday, December 16 2010

The Best Live Albums of 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.


Columns

Sunday, July 28 2013

Latin Music Is American Music

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.


Reviews

Tuesday, August 20 2013

The White Stripes: Nine Miles from the White City

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

Tracey Thorn: Tinsel and Lights

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

The White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights

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

The White Stripes: Icky Thump

If you've ever heard a White Stripes song you liked, you will like Icky Thump.


Tuesday, October 18 2005

The White Stripes + The Shins + Brendan Benson: 24 September 2005 - Brooklyn, NY

Against the backdrop of Coney Island, the Earth shook. And no, it wasn't from the Cyclone...


Blogs

Friday, October 5 2012

Counterbalance No. 101: The White Stripes' 'Elephant'

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.


Thursday, March 17 2011

Watch: Jack White's Impromptu SXSW Parking Lot Performance

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 Break Up

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


News

Monday, February 7 2011

White Stripes' break-up as one-of-a-kind as duo's career

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


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