7inch Sunday: Deap Vally – Gonna Make My Own Money

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7inch Sunday is a segment devoted entirely to 7” vinyl and the all-encompassing experience surrounding it. Although most publications cover major releases, the vinyl single is often overlooked and given nothing more than a half-hearted nod of acknowledgement. This weekly feature is a hub for 7” reviews, exploring the B-sides and rarities of artists that [...]

Shaun White Dreams Up Music Festival For VH1, Has Unsurprisingly Good Taste

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Shaun White is undoubtedly one of the coolest, most laid-back athletes on the planet. After being interviewed on what he knows best for VH1′s Big Morning Buzz Live, the Olympic snowboarder made time for more casual conversation with Jim Shearer on the roof of VH1′s Times Square headquarters. The topic of conversation; if White was [...]

Video: Jack White Performing “Seven Nation Army” and “Cut Like a Buffalo” at the 2012 Hangout Music Festival

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Jack White headlined the 2012 Hangout Music Fest and performed a 90-set that included tracks from his new album Blunderbuss and some of his past hits, including the White Stripes hit “Seven Nation Army” and The Dead Weather track “Cut Like a Buffalo”.  Watch the videos below. Check out photos from White’s set here. Seven [...]

Photos: Jack White Headlines the 2012 Hangout Music Festival


Jack White was one of the many headliners at this weekend’s 2012 Hangout Music Fest in Gulf Shores, Alabama. White took to the stage Friday night and performed a 90-minute set that included songs from his new debut album Blunderbuss, but also tracks from his but also songs from the White Stripes, the Dead Weather, [...]

Jack White: ‘Bankruptcy Is the Only Reason the White Stripes Would Reform’


White Stripe fans shouldn’t hold their breath for a reunion, because according to the newly solo Jack White, the only way he would reform the band is if he “went bankrupt”. In a new interview with NME, when asked if there was any chance the duo would reform, the former White Stripes singer stated, “I [...]

Liz Green: New Record, NPR Premiere, Euro Tour


U.K. singer Liz Green comes across as more of a purist purveyor of standards than anything else. Her style sits somewhere in the ‘new world’ category – that which is too clever and too educated to be classified as world, and not hokey enough to be classified as retro. It is much more the latter [...]

Review: Dum Dum Girls – “Only in Dreams”


Oh my, the new Dum Dum Girls record is totally not what I was expecting! I guess I sort of holed up with I Will Be, their 2010 debut LP that made a lot of noise in cyberspace and was, well, noisy. Dee Dee’s lo-fi vocals were so uncouth and cool that they influenced my [...]

Conan O’Brien Rocks Nashville with Jack White


More than 1,000 people lined up around the block on Thursday night (June 10) to see Conan O’Brien play with White Stripes’ Jack White during his “Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television Tour.”  White tossed bottles of water to those in line from the roof of his Third Man Records outlet in Nashville, where [...]