KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night Two
Gwen Stefani's appearance at the first night of KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas made for a memorable evening. The rumors had circulated early in the evening that those in attendance would be treated to a surprise set from N ... More >>
By: Ian TraasSee Also:*[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012: The People*Justice at Lollapalooza, 8/5/12*Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about youWith every year that passes, it feels like electronic dance music gains a bigger foothold in the summer festival circuit, and the climb in popularity was ... More >>
The Wiltern, Los Angeles
May 30, 2012
Jack White's first solo offering, Blunderbuss, is the only album of 2012 that I've liked so far, yet I was ready to be a naysayer last night at the Wiltern. Maybe it has something to do with the way everybody worships White and his various mythologi ... More >>
Here are the top five this week from Pepperland Music, 850 N. Tustin St. in Orange, (714) 639-0909.This week's top seller is still the latest Jack White album, Blunderbuss, which came out over a month ago.
It's shocking. . . . We were expecting Jack White to continue joining and developing many more bands because The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather and his solo projects just aren't enough. Sadly, White informed Q Magazine he will never form another new band. Maybe after the White Stripes disbanded, he ... More >>
Lindsey ByrnesThese days, you can tack on whatever label to Margaret Cho and it would be accurate--comedian, actor, reality TV star, singer. Yup, singer. On her first musical full-length, Cho Dependent, she collaborated with Andrew Bird, Tegan and Sara, Fiona Apple, Patty Gri ... More >>
The Dead WeatherHorehound(Third Man)Jack White is a really good guitar player. In the White Stripes and the Raconteurs, he's shown off his proficiency in a variety of styles and genres (six years later, the faux-bassline of "Seven Nation Army" is still stuck in a lot of heads). He's a focus of upcom ... More >>
Back in 1996, it seemed like a pretty good bit that, post-"The Distance," Cake would wind up as a one-hit wonder. Yet the Sacramento band became one of the most reliable commodities in modern rock, which resulted in a ton of slightly amusing novelty hits: "Never There." "Sheep Go To Heaven." "Short ... More >>
Oh, the simple joys of rocking out in a garage band. Most aspiring musicians can reminisce about the countless days spent hashing out future rock classics not yet born, sweating out their angst between a dusty tool bench, crappy Christmas ornaments and a broken lawn mower. And in many respects, th ... More >>
The Raconteurs at the Greek Theatre September 22, 2008.
Better Than: winning your football pool at work.
Download: "The Switch and The Spur" from The Raconteurs website
The sudden cancellation of the White Stripes tour led me to believe it would be awhile until Jack White (Vocals/Guitars) would ... More >>
In a further swipe at the face of Music Industry giants, The Raconteurs have announced the release of their sophomore album... next Tuesday.
“March 25 became the soonest date to have it available in EVERY FORMAT AT ONCE. The band have done no interviews or advertisements for this ... More >>
FRIDAY, APRIL 25: Jack Johnson, The Verve, Raconteurs, The Breeders, Fatboy Slim, Tegan and Sara, Madness, The Swell Season, The National, Animal Collective, Slightly Stoopid, Mum, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Stars, Battles, Aesop Rock, Midnight Juggernauts, Does it Offend yo ... More >>
That's the word coming from a story in today's LA Times. Confirmed: My Morning Jacket, Rilo Kiley (who've never been as good as they were the night I saw them years ago at Chain Reaction--so long ago, the Weekly archives don't go back that far!), Jack Johnson, the Raconteurs, the Verve (of "Bitters ... More >>
Seriously. Playing Dark Side of the Moon, according to the LA Times.
Also: Death Cab, Breeders, M.I.A., Love & Rockets (woo-hoo!), Cafe Tacuba, Kraftwerk, Raconteurs....you'll know more when we do, but you can probably hit up the Coachella website and find out sooner....