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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SXSW Photos: Wednesday

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Live from the Billy Reid Shindig with Nikki Lane, Natalie Prass, Jonny Fritz, John McCauley and more.

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Beck Teams With Third Man Records For “I Just Started Hating Some People Today”

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The coolest record label in the world just got a little bit cooler. On May 28, Third Man Records, the Nashville-based label run by Jack White, will release Beck’s latest single, “I Just Started Hating Some People Today,” backed with the B-Side “Blue Randy.” A press release states that Beck recorded the single last year […]

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The Black Faces And The Black Belles Live At Third Man Records, Nashville (11/11/11)

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The Black Belles’ Album Release show at Jack White’s Third Man Records in Nashville.

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Feist At Third Man Records, Nashville (11/5/2011)

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Feist and her backing band came to Nashville and played a surprise show at Jack White’s Third Man Records.

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SoundLand Music Festival 2011 In Photos (Sept. 21-24, 2011)

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    Photo highlights from Nashville’s SoundLand Music Festival, featuring Those Darlins, JEFF The Brotherhood, Jessica Lea Mayfield and many more.

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The Black Belles At The Basement, Nashville, TN (9/11/2011)

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Jack White’s goth girl group play a hometown show.

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Stephen Colbert Joins Jack White’s Record Label

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In your face, Conan O’Brien. Comedian and late night talk show host Stephen Colbert is the latest artist to join the roster of Jack White’s Third Man Records, the independent Nashville-based label that specializes in limited edition vinyl releases. After featuring White and his label during The Colbert Report’s week-long “Colbchella ’011″ celebration, the comedian […]

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Drinks With: The Greenhornes

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Skip Matheny— currently a songwriter in the band Roman Candle and former bartender in a retirement community — caught up with Craig Fox, Patrick Keeler, and Jack Lawrence of The Greenhornes in Nashville recently. Their latest LP,  * * * * is out now on Third Man Records. What’s your favorite drink? Patrick: If you […]

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