Amidst writing, producing, and starring in the FX series Atlanta and being cast to portray a young Lando Calrissian in an upcoming Star Wars installment, Donald Glover took some time to return to his Childish Gambino persona and has released one of the most interesting album of 2016. Awaken, My Love!, out on Glassnote Records, is Childish Gambino’s […]
Jack White now has claim to a scientific achievement: he led the project to launch a vehicle that played the first vinyl record in space. The high-tech record player cleared our atmosphere to broadcast “A Glorious Dawn,” from Carl Sagan’s famous TV series Cosmos. We’re a little dubious as to the efficacy of the project, given the amount of […]
A long list of known and respected musicians from a wide variety of genres have signed a petition against the systemic enabling of illegal streaming provided by entities such as YouTube and Google. The petition urges Congress to reform the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which protects companies that host user sharing from being held accountable […]
Earlier this year, we wrote about how The Muppets arranged a drum-off between Dave Grohl and Animal, and now, as the show nears its season finale, Jack White and Kermit the Frog belt out some tunes in Kermit’s car. Watch a preview of White’s appearance via Pitchfork, and catch the full performance on the show’s season finale, which aired last night.
Jack White’s Third Man Records is expanding to include books. August 5th will see the release of Third Man Books‘s first hardcover title, Language Lessons, Volume 1, a 321-page collection of poetry, prose, and art together with 2 vinyl LPs, edited by poet and musician Chet Weise and Third Man’s Ben Swank. Among the included […]
If you’re not already listening to the Believer’s new podcast, the Organist, don’t worry—there’s still time to catch up! The third episode, posted earlier this month, swings from hillbilly records to classic horror movies, hitting everything in between. It’s worth a listen for the weird-ass Jack White/Conan O’Brien interview alone.