Bob Gruen’s Opening at the Morrison Gallery

In the midst of watching the new episode of Gossip Girl (Michelle Trachtenberg, really? Vampire Weekend‘s “Campus” playing during a Brooklyn scene?) I’m finding time to log in some quick updates during the commercial breaks. Last Thursday I headed over to the new Morrison Hotel Gallery, now located on the Bowery in the former location …

Britt Daniel Now Loves the White Stripes

Looks like Spoon front man Britt Daniel has had a change of heart when it comes to the White Stripes. According to a recent Pitchfork interview, he is backtracking on his “Small Stakes” lyric “I don’t dig the Stripes/ But I go for Har Mar”—now stating he’s a “big fan” and thinks “they’re doing something …

White Stripes Sued for Sampling Radio Show

According to The Canadian Press: Former Radio-Canada host Dominique Payette was stunned to discover a 10-second clip of her interview with a little girl at the top of “Jumble, Jumble” by the White Stripes. She is suing the band, demanding $70,000 in damages and the removal of the album “De Stijl” from store shelves. The …

This Just In: Jack White Is at the Bowery RIGHT NOW!

Run, don’t walk! If you want to catch a glimpse of Mr. Jack White, who is surely supporting his lady love, Karen Elson and her new band “Birds,” playing at the Bowery Ballroom right now. Who else can you spot? Funny man Paul Rudd and the crew from the STELLA television show. Why are they …

Jack White Hearts Patti Page’s “Conquest”

Yes, it’s obvious that Jack White sure does love Patti Page from the cover version of her 1952 hit, “Conquest,” that appears on the latest White Stripes album, Icky Thump. But USA Today was not content with the mere thought of a lovefest between them, they recently facilitated a phone conversation between the White Stripes …

Catching Up on Californication

Hello hello. I’m officially a “homester” (aka, a person who thinks it’s cool to stay at home all the time). So what do I do to pass the time as a homester? I watch television, of course. Since we got Showtime to watch Dexter–which is now on hiatus–I started to dig into the “On Demand” …

Jack Breaks the Silence on Meg

Jack White sat down for a mainly soft-ball interview with the Los Angeles Times. It’s mainly about how the White Stripes are still going strong, and how they have not stopped creating, although they have temporarily stopped touring. They recently recorded and collaborated songs with their friend Beck, setting up in his living room and …

The White Stripes Up for 4 Grammys

From the official mailing list: Hello, The White Stripes have been nominated for 4 Grammys in the categories of BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM; BEST ROCK SONG;BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP; and BEST LIMITED PACKAGING at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards. The nominations are for the band’s 6th album Icky Thump and its title …