Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig Rocks Austin

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Maybe holding a party in a place called Weather Up offers an extra edge, but the rain promised for Wednesday’s fifth annual Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig, sponsored by American Songwriter, never materialized. Instead, the day remained bright and sunny for a lineup of rising stars. The music started at 11:30 a.m. with harmonizing Seattle […]

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig at Weather Up: In Photos

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Billy Reid and Third Man Records Join Forces for 5th Annual Austin Shindig, Paramount Records Installation

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig Wednesday, March 18, 11:30am – 8pm Billy Reid is proud to announce its partnership with Third Man Records to host the Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig, presented by K-SWISS. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 18, from 11:30 am – 8 pm at Weather Up, located at 1808 […]

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig Preview: Hurray For The Riff Raff and Gill Landry

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We can’t wait to get to Austin, and we bet you can’t either. In preparation for next week’s festivities, we’re previewing tracks from a few of the artists set to play the Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig, which kicks off at 11:30 at Weather Up on March 18. Check out these tracks from Hurray For The […]

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig Preview: Olivia Jean and Broncho

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We can’t wait to get to Austin, and we bet you can’t either. In preparation for next week’s festivities, we’re previewing tracks from a few of the artists set to play the Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig, which kicks off at 11:30 at Weather Up on March 18. Check out these cuts from Third Man Records artist Olivia […]

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig Preview: La Luz and Steve Gunn

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We can’t wait to get to Austin, and we bet you can’t either. In preparation for next week’s festivities, we’re previewing tracks from a few of the artists set to play the Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig, which kicks off at 11:30 at Weather Up on March 18. Check out these tracks from Seattle four-piece […]

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RSVP To Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig Wednesday, March 18, 11:30am – 8pm Billy Reid is proud to announce its partnership with Third Man Records to host the Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig, presented by K-SWISS. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 18, from 11:30 am – 8 pm at Weather Up, located at 1808 […]

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Olivia Jean Joins Jack White on Tour

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Third Man Records has announced that Olivia Jean will join Jack White as a support act for his upcoming September headline shows, beginning September 14 in Columbia, MD. Jean is no stranger to White, who produced her debut solo album Bathtub Love Killings (available 10/14). In addition to joining White on the road, you can […]

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Neil Young: A Letter Home

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Neil Young A Letter Home (Reprise Records/Third Man) 3 out of 5 stars If you haven’t already figured out that Neil Young operates on his own special wavelength, his new covers album A Letter Home should drive that notion home for you. Not only did Young suddenly make the album available for sale on his […]

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Jack White Breaks A World Record On Record Store Day

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Steady As She Goes: Jack White delivers world’s fastest studio-to-store record for Record Store Day 2014 Just after 10 a.m. Saturday, Jack White took the stage in the Blue Room at the Nashville headquarters of his label, Third Man Records, flanked by a pair of escorts in full 1970s motorcycle cop regalia. “Thank you for […]

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Wax Figures: The Economics Of Vinyl

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Why does a hundred-year old format still intrigue us? According to the RIAA, the recording industry trade organization that tracks record sales, shipments of vinyl records increased 36 percent in value to $163 million in 2012. Meanwhile, physical recording formats, on the whole, continued to decline, down 16.5 percent. As streaming services like Spotify and […]

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Shovels & Rope, “Johnny 99” b/w “Bad As Me”

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Shovels & Rope “Johnny 99” b/w “Bad As Me” (Third Man) Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Jack White’s Third Man Records has pressed some inspired and intriguing cover versions to vinyl on its Blue Series over the years — Laura Marling performing Jackson C. Frank, Wanda Jackson taking on Amy Winehouse, and Tom Jones singing […]

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