Posts Tagged ‘white stripes’

Arts Roundup: Bonnaroo, Jack White, and Another Free Willy

Good morning, snowed-in readers.
*The 2010 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival line-up was announced yesterday over a painstakingly long unveiling process. Some of the artists for the four-day Tennessee-based festival include: Kings of Leon (the first band to go from a tent stage to a headliner), Dave Matthews Band, Phoenix, Jay-Z, Norah Jones, The xx, Stevie [...]

Reports of Rock & Roll’s Demise at the Hands of Pro Tools Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Yesterday, Douglas Wolk—whose byline I recognize and who, according to Beaujon and this online encyclopedia thingy, is sort of a dude—published an item on NPR's Monitor Mix blog to the effect that, dammit, AutoTune and Pro Tools and click tracks and, you know, Twitter are conspiring to kill rock & roll.
Holding up the 48th second [...]

Directing the Dead Weather’s Next Video

Just gonna say it: The Dead Weather has really been phoning it in on their videos. You'd think Jack White, a film buff with a track record of excellent White Stripes videos who named his record label after an Orson Welles movie (and who's expressed his admiration for the guy in other, less subtle ways), [...]