CMJ 2012: Who’s On My Hot List to See This Year

Believe it or not, this will be the 11th CMJ I’ve attended (yes, that’s right, I started going to CMJ when I was 11 years old. Amazing, I know). During the time I first started attending the annual event, things were very different. CMJ felt really really important to me at the time — this […]

Jack White Show Goes On Without a Hitch @ Second Radio City Show: September 30, 2012

Wow. Can you believe it? Everyone made it through the second night of Jack White‘s two-gig stint at New York City’s famed Radio City Music Hall. No one got yelled at! No one got booed at! No one got stabbed! No one got shot! No one got called a NPR listener! An amazing, heroic job […]

Jack White Plays for 50 Minutes at 1st Radio City Show: Angry Hipsters Throw Hissy Fits

Uh oh. Sounds like the sh*t went down. On the first night of his two night stand at Radio City Music Hall, Jack White and his band played a 50 minute set, at the end of which they left the stage…and did not return. After about 30 minutes of trying to get an encore, the […]

Paul Banks Documentary: You Had Me at “Paul Banks”

Play it on mute, play it with sound, any way you slice it, Interpol front-man Paul Banks is dreamy. Here he is letting Noisey get the “behind-the-scenes” look into the making of his newest solo album, Banks (!!!!!) You may remember Banks’s former solo project, Julian Plenti, which was laid to rest earlier this year […]

Nelly Furtado: Still Can Do No Wrong

My long-standing girl crush on Nelly Furtado has been renewed with the release of her new album, The Spirit Indestructible. She’s totally underrated by music critics for some reason (perhaps Randall Roberts of the LA Times is right — she’d get more buzz if her dad was a Sri Lankan rebel), but I’m always excited […]

White Stripes First Ever Live Performance Vinyl to Be Released!!

File this under “amazing”: Vault Package #13 also includes a red vinyl 7″ of the White Stripes first ever live performance recording from an open mic night at the Gold Dollar on July 14, 1997 and a tote bag featuring the iconic peppermint logo. Relive the memories of Jack and Meg TOGETHER, with this clip […]

Nikolai Fraiture Performs with Mick Jagger and Arcade Fire on SNL

What’s that? Oh it’s Nikolai Fraiture performing “The Last Time” with Mick Jagger and Arcade Fire on SNL, that’s all: I will be playing bass with @MickJagger and @arcadefire tmrw on @nbcsnl! Tune in if you can!! — Nikolai Fraiture (@N_Fraiture) May 18, 2012 Here he is:

Jack White Tries to Get Into Guinness Book of World Records with “Most Metaphors in a Single Concert”

As you may have heard, Jack White has recently revealed some beef he has with the Guinness Book of World Records folks over the White Stripes’ record for “Shortest Musical Concert” , which was recognized in the 2009 edition, but removed in subsequent additions. Guinness says that since publishing the record, which was set with […]