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 …

The White Stripes: City Lights

Out on 9 September, the 26-track double LP Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016 will be a trove of unreleased music spanning the acclaimed musician’s entire career. Released today, “City Lights” offers a glimpse at what’s to come. Originally written as a White Stripes song for 2005’s Get Behind Me Satan, the track was revisited in 2015—much to our delight. It’s thoughtful, dreamy and filled with …