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The White Stripes to share unreleased material and rarities for ‘De Stijl’ 20th anniversary

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Rare live recordings, AC/DC covers and more feature on the new Third Man Records release

Listen to the first two episodes of Third Man Records’ new White Stripes podcast

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Third Man Records have launched a new podcast about the early days of The White Stripes - listen to the first two episodes below. Produced by Jack White's record label and Misfire, Striped: The Story of the White Stripes is hosted by Kentucky journalist Sean Cannon. A Third Man-written synopsis for the podcast explains more about the programme. "Two decades ago, The White Stripes hit...

Listen to The Raconteurs’ Brendan Benson recall his hilarious first encounter with Jack White

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The Raconteurs' Brendan Benson has opened up about his first encounter with Jack White. READ MORE: The White Stripes – Why They’ll Be Missed Speaking in a forthcoming podcast series from Third Man Records and Misfire Media titled Striped: The Story of the White Stripes, Benson recalled meeting him for the first time in the late 1990s and he wasn't impressed. “We were standing...

Live album of The White Stripes’ final concert in 2007 released

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The White Stripes have released a live album of their final concert before their break-up in 2011. Audio of Jack and Meg White’s concert in Southaven, Mississippi on July 31, 2007 has been made available on Nugs.net, as Consequence of Sound points out. READ MORE: The White Stripes – Why They’ll Be Missed The 24-song set (including a four-song encore) includes...

The White Stripes announce 20th anniversary boxset celebrating their debut album

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Jack White's Third Man Records have announced a new boxset celebrating The White Stripes' 1999 self-titled debut album, to be titled 'THE WHITE STRIPES XX'. Read More: Jack White’s 10 most spectacular live performances caught on camera The set includes a recording of a show in Raleigh, North Carolina, recorded on the band's first ever tour in 1999 in support of Pavement...

Jack White and Jack Black share photo of themselves finally meeting

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Jack White and Jack Black have finally crossed paths and shared an image of themselves together – check it out below. Read More: Jack White’s 10 most spectacular live performances caught on camera The Raconteurs bumped into Black's band Tenacious D at Heathrow Airport earlier this week, with both groups having recently played London shows. White and co. played Victoria...

Bradley Cooper approached Jack White about playing the lead in ‘A Star Is Born’

Bradley Cooper reportedly approached Jack White about the prospect of playing the male lead in A Star Is Born, before it was eventually decided that he would take the role himself. The Oscar tipped drama was released in October and saw Cooper win huge plaudits for his turn as Jackson Maine, a washed up rocker who falls in love with talented...

Sub Pop’s Singles Club returns after a decade

Sub Pop has announced plans to release another instalment of its legendary mail order service, the Sub Pop Singles Club. The service initially started in 1988 and and ran to 1993, sending subscribers exclusive music from the likes of Nirvana, Fugazi and Sonic Youth pressed to vinyl. Read more: In search of Sub Pop's soul - Celebrating 30 years of the label that...

Watch Pearl Jam cover The White Stripes’ ‘We’re Going To Be Friends’ as a tribute to teachers

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Pearl Jam covered a White Stripes classic at their show in Seattle last night (August 8) in tribute to the teachers of Eddie Vedder's kids and teachers worldwide. Vedder spoke at length, as reported by Stereogum, about the role teachers play in local communities before covering the track from White Stripes' 2001 album, White Blood Cells.  Vedder began: "There’s one part of the...