Jack White and his Third Man Records imprint aren't the only ones benefiting from the vinyl boom. Oxford, Mississippi-based Fat Possum Records took matters into its own hands, building a pressing plant to meet the demands of its avid collectors. Afte...
Jack White might have hidden valuable memorabilia in your couch.
In the Internet’s infancy, there was no Bandcamp, SoundCloud, or even Myspace. Y2K-era musicians relied upon analog methods for ensuring their music would be preserved for posterity. How tedious it must have been to write, record, and...Show More Summary
In the early 2000s, Jack White was in the Upholsterers, a short-lived project with fellow Detroit musician and drummer Brian Muldoon (of the Muldoons). The duo pressed 100 copies of their second single, “Your Furniture Was Always Dead … I Was Just Afraid To Tell You,” and then hid them in furniture being reupholstered by [...]
100 copies of The Upholsterers single are scattered throughout suburban Detroit living rooms.
Conan O’Brien, with his pompadour and his longtime Jack White homeboy status, has always come across as something of a garage rock head. So I imagine he was amped when garage snot-lord King Tuff was the musical guest on his show last night. On the show, King Tuff and his band blazed their way through [...]
Tuesday night, The Colbert Report welcomed Kendrick Lamar as the show’s final musical guest—a double-edged sword, Colbert noted, joking that Paul McCartney, R.E.M., Jack White, and Nas were all his opening acts. Not that Kendrick minds that sort of pressure. Show More Summary
The comeback is real: vinyl now makes up about 3.5% of album sales — still not a huge number in the scheme of things, but significantly larger than the 0.2% it was pulling in ten years ago. We know that Amazon and Urban Outfitters are going one-two as the biggest vinyl distributors, so what exactly [...]
Modern rock legend Jack White won’t shy away from technology, so his next videos will be in full 360 degrees …
After a world record, an elaborate vinyl release and two box sets of classics from the Paramount vault, Jack White is trying his hand at VR. White's Third Man Records teamed up with Jaunt to create immersive versions of a few recent performances with...
Jack White has partnered with Google Cardboard to offer fans a 3D, virtual reality step inside his live shows, direct from your phone!
Finally, you can go to Red Rocks without leaving your couch.
A new virtual reality app titled Jack White: Third-D has just hit the Google Play store that will place Google Cardboard wearers in the middle of a Jack White concert from wherever they are located. The experience will also be hitting the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift in the future as well.
When you think of virtual reality, dustbowl fetishist and noted technophobe Jack White is presumably not the first artist who comes to mind. And yet White now has his own Virtual Reality app, though it does, somewhat hilariously, involve using a folded cardboard doohickey to hold your phone up in front of your eyes. White’s [...]
Eat your heart out, Jack White.
Here's why Kanye West, Jack White, and other musicians are hiring pop-punk guitarist Tom Delonge to help them make money online. Kanye West, Jack White, and Pearl Jam all have something in common—Tom DeLonge, Blink 182's guitarist and singer. Show More Summary
From Beck to Jack White, here's a sample of the Grammy-nominated guitar songs.
By Torey Markowitz on Tixr Blog Jack White has been influencing rock music for nearly two decades. He clearly has a passion for creating unique sounds, but his newest passion seems to be vinyl records. In 2001 White founded the record label, Third Man Records, which releases singles and albums primarily on vinyl. Show More Summary