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The Dead Weather – ‘Sea of Cowards’

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That Jack White chose to introduce Sea of Cowards to the world with a camera pointed at a record player is no accident. The group’s sophomore effort is meant to be seen as a cohesive front-to-back experience. Every single particle was tracked and organized to be a long-player event.

10 May 2010 | 4 comments | More

Dead Weather Announce Summer Tour Dates

Continuing on the Sea of Cowards publicity whirlwind, the Dead Weather have just announced a run of North American dates, set to kick off July 13 in Washington, DC. And, if you can’t make any of the dates below, the dirty-blues quartet have partnered with MySpace Music to stream a live performance (from Third Man Records HQ in downtown Nashville) of the album in its entirety today starting 3pm PST/6pm EST.

3 May 2010 | More

The Dead Weather Reveal ‘Sea of Cowards’ Cover

The Dead Weather have just unveiled the cover artwork for their upcoming sophomore release, Sea of Cowards, out May 11th via Third Man/Warner Bros.

30 Mar 2010 | More

The Dead Weather Confirms ‘Sea of Cowards’ Tracklisting

The details have been fast, furious and gone in an instant this week about the sophomore release from the Dead Weather, Sea of Cowards, due May 11 via Third Man Records/Warner Bros. Records. The video for ultra-heavy first single “Die By the Drop” directed by Floria Sigismondi…

25 Mar 2010 | More

Karen Elson Confirms Album Details

Though it’s difficult to write a news item about her without mentioning “supermodel” and “Jack White’s wife,” the stunningly beautiful Karen Elson is set to release her debut album, The Ghost Who Walks on May 25th, via Third Man/XL Recordings.

22 Mar 2010 | More

The White Stripes ‘Under Great White Northern Lights’ – Film Review

It could have all gone so terribly awry. When it was first announced that the White Stripes were releasing a documentary chronicling their gallant tour of all 13 provinces and territories of Canada while promoting 2007’s Icky Thump, I grimaced.

15 Mar 2010 | 1 comment | More

The White Stripes – ‘Under Great White Northern Lights’

Surely, at least to this writer, one of the prevailing beliefs about this first live CD issue from the White Stripes is (arguably) that the recording is both electrifying and a shame. Electrifying for obvious reasons, because Jack White is one of the last of the true Rock Stars in the Age of Auto-Tune…

15 Mar 2010 | More

The Dead Weather Announce New US Tour Dates

Making good on their group promise to work every day for a year (and probably more considering the personalities in question here), The Dead Weather have just announced a slew of US tour dates beginning April 15th in San Francisco, just before they are scheduled to hit Coachella on the 17th.

2 Feb 2010 | More

White Stripes Set to Release Live Album With Documentary on March 16

The White Stripes will release their heralded documentary Under Great White Northern Lights along with their first-ever live album on March 16.

21 Jan 2010 | More

Sentimentalist Magazine’s Top Live Gigs of 2009

It’s very simple: we see many, these stuck out. Our top picks in no order are below, other than Leonard Cohen owning and deserving the very first slot.

30 Dec 2009 | More