The concept of down time is something completely foreign to White Stripes leader Jack White. Fresh from touring with his side project, the Raconteurs, and actively plotting the future of his primary gig, White has launched yet another new band, the Dead Weather. The group’s first album fleshes out the White Stripes’ stripped down, hard-hitting formula.
Coming off a surprisingly weak album, White Stripes main man Jack White attempts to silence any doubts about his future by unveiling a brand-new side project, the Raconteurs. David reviews whether this new album will save his reputation as a garage-rock prodigy.
Soundbytes gives the rundown on new releases by the White Stripes and Nine Inch Nails, and comments on the two group’s differing strategies for repeating musical success.
With everyone from 50 Cent to Warren Zevon squaring off for Grammys this year, Soundbytes weeds through the categories to give us his picks for who’ll emerge as winners from this Sunday’s event.
David gives a rundown of what CDs should’ve found their way into your collection during the past year — everything from “Elephant” to “Elephunk.”
Soundbytes has a compiled a list of the best albums for the year 2001.