Jack White and his Third Man label are heading back to Detroit with a new record store (that also happens to be a vinyl pressing plant) and a renewed desire to pay homage their hometown's long history of wild-eyed weirdos. By Evan Minsker.
In the latest episode of our This Is How We Do It podcast series, Evan Minsker visits noise-rock vets Wolf Eyes in their home base of Detroit to talk about their unapologetic 20-year career as well as their new album for Jack White's Third Man Records.
Power pop virtuoso Mikal Cronin brings the concept album down to earth with his third solo record, which includes a suite of universal songs that take on the anxiety and fear of growing up. By Evan Minsker.
On Beat the Champ, John Darnielle uses the world of professional wrestling as a backdrop for his songwriting, teasing out the humanity of his favorite larger-than-life combatants along the way. He talks with Evan Minsker about the realities of the ring, the primal satisfaction of being hit, and more.