See also: Our review of Jack White at the Wiltern in May
Our review of Jack White at the Mayan in April
After getting through the prying eyes and loving hands of the security guards at the Shrine last night, one noticed Jack White's rolling record store selling rare ... More >>
By Ian Traas
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Dave Grohl: His Grammys Speech About Electronic Music Was Bullshit
[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012: The PeopleJustice at Lollapalooza, 8/5/12Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about youWith every year that passes, it feels li ... More >>
Saturday, July 28
Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak
What few critics there were of Dirty Projectors' 2009 magnum opus, Bitte Orca, took issue with the LP's idiosyncrasies. As thrilling as those songs were, they clearly weren't written for anyone other than main brain David Longstreth. But on new al ... More >>
*Our slideshow of the performance
*The Top 20 Whitest Musicians of All Time: The Complete List
Better than...all of the Dead Weather albums put together.
The man who built his career on secrets came to the Wiltern last night. Secret marriages, secret sin ... More >>
What do you call it when Axl Rose, Rod Stewart, Gary Oldman and Conan O'Brien converge in downtown Los Angeles on a Monday night? A Jack White show.
From the minute he and his all-female backing band The Peacocks hit the stage at 10 last night ... More >>
Timothy NorrisThe Kills
September 10, 2011
Better than... a date with Jack Daniel's.
Opening their nearly-sold out show with their song "No Wow" served as a palette-cleanser for Brit-American duo The Kills: Forget that singer Alison "VV" Mosshart fronts The Dead Weather with Ja ... More >>
Nathaniel ShannonPentagram vocalist Bobby LieblingLast year, The Power Of The Riff festival packed hundreds of metal kids, hardcore kids, and old geezers that remember the tape-trading days of the 1980s into the Echo and Echoplex, partly due to the ability to offer free admission thanks to a ... More >>
[See also "9 Reasons Wanda Jackson Rules Rockabilly and Beyond" and more photos in Timothy Norris' slideshow "Wanda Jackson feat. Jack White @ El Rey".]
What: Wanda Jackson (feat. Jack White)
Where: El Rey
Wanda Jackson has had three major men in her life--Elvis ... More >>
Ivan FernandezLe Butcherettes: Subverting everything! (even French grammar!)
Mexico City's Le Butcherettes made their second appearance in Los Angeles this past Tuesday as the opening act for the Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Group at the Troubadour. The trio led by vocalist/guitarist Teri Gender Bend ... More >>
Floria SigismondiThe Dead WeatherWhat can we say about the Dead Weather that you don't already know?
That they really really could have done better on the video for "Blue Blood Blues?"
That Jack White covering "Creep" with Conan O'Brien was stranger than fiction?
That Alison Mosshart has a ... More >>
We've just received an official announcement that Eagles of Death Metal bassist Brian O'Connor "has been diagnosed with cancer, and is undergoing treatment in Los Angeles. He will undergo surgery today and will begin chemotherapy in three weeks."
O'Connor is one of America's many uninsured ... More >>
Philippa AllamYour average view at Coachella
While other news outlets keep telling you that Coachella 2010 was a resounding, trouble-free success, and while the organizers are bragging about the size of the crowds to Billboard (as if bigger meant better when it comes to crowds...), you know ... More >>
On Saturday the "organizers" got some of their act together -- plus most people already had their wristbands after the clusterfuck of Day 1 -- so it was relatively painless to access the festival grounds. People were noticeably more chill throughout the day, which is what happens when you haven't ha ... More >>
Hannibal Moncrief saw the future last night. No, he didn't brew mushroom tea and watch Doc Brown tinker with the fabric of the space-time continuum. And no, he didn't spend three hours inside the glowing pink origami bird mumbling the phrase, "cool colors, man." The double-stacks of white ... More >>
The set-times for Coachella have been announced here.
It's Fever Ray vs. PiL
Gil Scott-Heron vs. Specials
It's Tiesto vs. Dead Weather (heh heh, "Tiesto")
and both of them vs. Die Antwoord (no contest)
It's The Gossip vs. The Raveonettes (catfight!)
It's Gary Nu ... More >>
The Coachella message board is doing a good job of tracking the upcoming Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio. Now's the time that bands begin leaking confirmations, revealing their hands on MySpace, Twitter and Facebook, and basically spilling the beans one way or another. For example, this f ... More >>
In his tribute to the art of guitar-playing, It Might Get Loud, documentarian Davis Guggenheim explores the personal histories, techniques and creative processes of three of the music world's most revered axe men: Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White. Whether or not this trifecta of talent represent ... More >>
The Dead Weather, the new supergroup featuring Jack White of the White Stripes/Raconteurs, Alison Mossheart of the Kills, Dean Furtita of Queens of the Stoneage, and Jack Lawrence of the Raconteurs and Greenhornes, arrived at the Roxy last night to make the case whether a blues rock band in the 21st ... More >>
The Roxy is the place to be tonight is Los Angeles, for sure, and not just because of the Dead Weather show. Yes, Jack White and Allison Mossheart's new project is one of the most discussed new collaborations in rock, and lots of people are excited. But immediately following their thing, which has a ... More >>