Dean Fertita, the incendiary strike force alongside rock titans Joshua Homme and Jack White (among others) and solo artist, discusses creativity, music, and art.
31 Jan 2016
The latest PopTalk podcast takes a look at whether or not, as Kanye West suggests, the Grammys and awards culture in general can or should care about "true artistry".
Evan Sawdey and Brice Ezell
18 Mar 2015
Perfect weather and fantastic music lent Governors Ball 2014 the sensation of escaping from New York, even though the island itself sits snug atop the East River.
12 Jun 2014
Investigative reporter and Detroit native Steve Miller takes us from the glory days of Grande Ballroom to the time when Kid Rock rapped -- and beyond. Wayne Kramer, Jack White, Violent J, and others appear.
16 Jun 2013
Jack White is a natural choice for the 2013 Record Store Day figurehead with his creation in Nashville of his own Third Man Records label and shop.
20 Feb 2013
If you want lessons in womanizing, dressing to the nines, or ordering martinis, James Bond is your man. If, however, you’re looking for a review of British music history over the last 50 years, the world’s favorite secret agent has no idea what he’s doing.
29 Jan 2013
In the past few days, Uncut, Mojo, and Paste have released their Album of the Year lists, and AllMusic is dropping theirs throughout the week. Some quick analysis shows that it's pretty obvious what the #1 record of the year is going to be for a lot of publications...
29 Nov 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.
05 Oct 2012
PopMatters' explores the relationship between the Hangout Festival and the impact the Gulf oil spill had on the locals. Hangout also provided the best overall festival experience of the three years.
10 Jun 2012
Actor Jack Black recently joined a long line of prognosticators shaking the death rattle for rock 'n' roll. However, Foo Fighter Dave Grohl says, "There will always be rock 'n' roll." If saltine crackers are any way of judging, I'm with Grohl on this.
30 May 2012
The only thing more exciting than the release of 12 previously unrecorded Hank Williams lyrics is the group of artists recruited to put them together.
12 Oct 2011
By exiling themselves to small-town America's "Main Street", the Rolling Stones began serving up a rich, steamy gumbo of sounds they certainly didn't invent, but undeniably put their stamp upon.
10 Aug 2010
As a fan of both Paul McCartney and the Beatles, I heard quite a bit about this special, and had low expectations. The event seemed focus too much on itself and its guests instead of the real reason they were there.
29 Jul 2010
The 500 fans permitted entrance to the surprisingly sexy venue formed an energetic but comfortably spaced crowd for White and vampish frontwoman Alison Mosshart to ignite their smoldering brand of muscular, electro-driven sludge.
17 Jun 2010
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