We're starting to think Jack White doesn't fully grasp the internet. It's not that he doesn't know how to use it to communicate with fans, bring them high-end streaming music with Tidal, sell albums and tickets through various outlets, etc. It's just that things like Third Man Records' lengthy rant... More »
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Third Man Records issued a statement via Facebook in response to what the label has deemed “JACK WHITE CLICK BAIT BINGO EXHAUSTION.” It’s fair to say that White has been the target of a lot of criticism this year ever since his ridiculous tour rider leaked in February, and he became one of the leading […]
The world's most famous rocker needs to learn what it means to be a celebrity.
The rise of the hot take news cycle has been tough on everyone, but it's been toughest of all on Jack White, whose musical career has long since been eclipsed by his new position as the inspiration for thousands of quick-hit blog posts. Some highlights: Jack White at the Cubs... More »
This past weekend, Jack White held a Q&A with members of Third Man Records' Vault, an online community hosted on the label's website. White answered questions about his relationship with former White Stripes bandmate Meg White, his future touring plans (or lack thereof), click-bait headlines, and more. Show More Summary
The Third Man Records boss answered fan questions in a Q&A this weekend
Jack White came into his members-only Third Man Records Vault Chat yesterday to answer some fan questions. He addressed his current relationship with Meg (not good), his dislike of touring and festivals, and his frustrations with the media. The full Q&A is only available if you subscribe to his membership, but Consequence Of Sound has […]
Third Man rocker discusses relationship with Meg White, his future in touring, and more.
Jack White shared a poem called "music is sacred" to his Third Man Records blog last night. It's a call to arms to lovers of music to "jump in front of demons" to defend the artist's freedom to create. The timing's peculiar, since earlier...Show More Summary
"that the melody of the human race / is a song that never ends / music is sacred."
Just days after Jack White defended the value of music in a Q&A, the rocker has expanded on those thoughts in a new poem titled "Music Is Sacred." In the poem posted to his Third Man Books site, White pleads to "those of you who stand for the sanctity of music /...
Last night, Jack White published a poem called “Music Is Sacred” on his Third Man Records blog. Logically, it would appear to be in response to the reaction to his stilted and off-putting Tidal Q&A from earlier this week. It reads like a plea to maintain the “sanctity of music” by not letting those grubby […]
Jack White is one of the artists involved with Tidal, the artist-owned streaming service launched by Jay Z. Over the past week, he's been contesting the frequently brought-up argument that the service mostly exists to help rich artists get richer. Show More Summary
"Hey man, I'm just trying to speak up for the little guy." s_bukley / Shutterstock.com Earlier this week, Jack White decided to to answer questions about TIDAL via the Third Man Record website. While most of his comments were vague and,...Show More Summary
Featured on the track Good Thing, Nick Jonas supports Sage The Gemini on quite the summer jam. Jonas also appears in the official music video, embracing black and white styles for the tropical outing. No stranger to the bomber jacket, Jonas wears the trendy staple before embracing white in ripped denim jeans and a casual sports jacket. Show More Summary
Jack White, one of several celebrity co-owners of Jay Z's recently relaunched Tidal streaming service, took to his website Wednesday to respond to fans' criticism about the service and comment about music industry economics. He said several awesome things — "Digital in the car, Vinyl in the bedroom, baby" — but also seemed...
"You've got questions and comments about TIDAL, and Jack White has answers," begins a post on White's Third Man Records site. The questions and comments were submitted by members of the Third Man Records Vault and fans on Facebook, and then addressed "by Jack White himself." ________________________ Jack White on...
Jack White has come under scrutiny lately for his involvement with TIDAL, Jay Z’s Spotify-killing, paid media streaming service. Many have been apprehensive about the idea of supporting a service that, from its ads anyway, appears to only be promotional and beneficial to the wealthiest, most established of artists. Show More Summary
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