The Raconteurs: Now That You’re Gone

Back with their first transmission in 10 years, The Raconteurs—a band comprised of Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler—have released a pair of singles that will appear on their currently untitled 2019 album. Their reunion was announced earlier this year, but the singles—”Sunday Driver” and “Now That You’re Gone”—are proof the plan is still in motion. The latter of the two—both of which …

400 Pounds of Punk feat. Jack White: One Way or Another (Blondie Cover)

Opposite 400 Pounds of Punk frontman Jamie Cherry, Jack White’s unmistakable voice turbo-charges this cover of Blondie’s “One Way Or Another.” The trio recorded the track back in 1997, with White offering vocals as well as acting as the sound engineer. Third Man Records co-founder Ben Blackwell revealed the recording in honor of Cassette Week, while also drawing attention to the band’s tape He Once Ate A Small Child. It’s …

Jack White’s Vinyl-Pressing Plant in Detroit

Occupying part of a 10,000-square-foot warehouse space in Detroit’s Cass Corridor, Jack White and Ben Blackwell’s Third Man Records vinyl-pressing facility is finally in motion. The plant features two custom Newbilt vinyl presses for seven-inch records and six for pressing 12-inch records. All of the machines are manually operated—a departure from the industry norm. This has already led to 16 manufacturing jobs and Blackwell hopes …