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White Stripes Break Up

'Myriad of reasons' cited in friendly split

(Newser) - The White Stripes split up today, ending a 13-year career that saw six studio albums and numerous world tours, PopEater reports. Jack and Meg White, who last released 2007's Icky Thump, said there was no hard feelings in a statement posted to their website . "The reason is not due... More »

Rockabilly Coco Cuts a Record

'Most fun ever,' says singing talk-show host

(Newser) - Conan O'Brien turned up at Jack White's Third Man Records production company in Nashville yesterday to lay down a sizzling set before a live audience amid plans to release the show on vinyl later this year. White dubbed Conan a "rockabilly legend in the making" before he tore through... More »

White Stripes Warn Air Force Over Super Bowl Ad

Musicians claim TV spot recycles their song

(Newser) - The White Stripes have threatened "strong action" against the Air Force Reserve for a Super Bowl ad that sounded an awful lot like their song "Fell in Love with a Girl." The Air Force and Fast Forward Music, the firm hired to score the commercial, have denied... More »

Top 10 Workout Songs

Eminem, Kanye West top list of decade's gym anthems

(Newser) - With your annual weight-loss resolution on the horizon, Men’s Fitness aims to get you pumped up with its list of the decade’s top workout songs:
  • Lose Yourself , Eminem: “This song won the Academy Award for Best Song solely for its ability to motivate even 75-year-old voters to
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Best Videos of the Decade

Music industry may be changing, but the format is alive and well

(Newser) - The "aughties" saw a breakdown in the traditional music business and the outlets for music videos. But that doesn't mean people didn't make good ones—maybe they're even better for it. Steve LaBate runs down the best since 2000 in Paste. A sampling:
  • Outkast, "Bombs Over Baghdad": "
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100 Definitive Songs of the '00s

From Amy Winehouse to Outkast and beyond, tunes define a music-rich decade

(Newser) - As the 2000s draw to a close, the Telegraph takes a look at the 100 songs that define the decade. The top 10:
  1. "Rehab," Amy Winehouse (2006)
  2. "I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor," Arctic  Monkeys (2005)
  3. "Crazy In Love," Beyonce (2003)
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Jack White's New Band Opens Strong

Jack White's latest effort confirms his reign as king of the blues-rockers

(Newser) - Jack White’s rise to stardom in the postmillennial world of the struggling blues rocker is “remarkable,” and he continues to “honor the blues’ authenticity” while also exploiting its “capacity for mythology” with his third project, writes Stuart Berman for Pitchfork. On Horehound, the Dead Weather—... More »

Jack White's Many Hats Multiply

(Newser) - Three bands just weren’t enough for Jack White, who’s started a music store/recording studio/record label in his adopted hometown of Nashville. Third Man Records is “where everything starts to make sense,” the White Stripes frontman tells the Wall Street Journal. “Where modern meets old and... More »

It Might Get Loud Hits Guitar Hero Trifecta

Jimmy Page, U2's Edge and Jack White get their axe grind on in new documentary

(Newser) - There's no Behind the Music-style debauchery to be found in It Might Get Loud, Rolling Stone reports. Rather, the documentary more resembles “having three carpenters talk about a radial-arm saw,” quips Jack White, who along with the Edge (of U2) and Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), form the heart... More »

Alicia Keys, Jack White Record 007 Theme

Duo replaces Amy Winehouse to record 'Another Way to Die'

(Newser) - It's a double-O duet. Alicia Keys and White Stripes frontman Jack White have recorded the theme song for the new James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, producers said today. White wrote and produced the song, dubbed "Another Way to Die," and also plays drums and provides vocals with... More »

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