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09.03.2010 // THE WHITE STRIPES TO APPEAR ON LORETTA LYNN TRIBUTE ALBUM

 

This is great news! Will this be a brand new White Stripes recording, or will we get a older, recorded version of "Rated X". Time will tell. Here's to hoping we get some new music recorded by Jack and Meg!

"Loretta Lynn has revealed the artists she personally chose to participate in an upcoming tribute album set for a Nov. 9 release on Sony Music. Lynn picked Sheryl Crow, Steve Earle, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Allison Moorer, Paramore, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, the White Stripes, Lucinda Williams, Gretchen Wilson and Lee Ann Womack to perform her hits with the producer and musicians of their own choosing. Additional details will be announced soon. "I am so happy that these singers wanted to do this record," Lynn said. "I love 'em all, and it was so great to hear all the different ways they did my hits. I hope people like it as much as I do and we sell a bunch of records!""

The article can be found HERE.

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09.01.2010 // ...AND THE WINNER IS

 

The winner of the 1st Little Room contest is:

Michelle (Shelly) W. of Sacramento, CA!!

Congrats Shelly!! You should be receiving an email from me. Please reply back using the email address you used when you entered. Leave the mailing address you would like me to ship the items to as well. If you are a member of the Little Room, let me know your screen name!

A BIG thanks to everyone who entered to win. I really appreciate it, you have helped the Little Room community a great deal!! I do have some other White Stripes related items I tend to give away in future contests. Stay tuned for future contest announcements!

Thanks again, and I expect a picture Shelly once you get the framed poster on the wall!

Follow me on Twitter if you haven't already!

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08.31.2010 // ENDS TODAY - ENTER TO WIN FRAMED ICKY THUMP PROMO POSTER

 

Today is the final day to enter to win the poster!!

The contest to win the framed Icky Thump promotional poster, as well as some extra White Stripes related goodies is ending today, August 31st. A $15 donation will enter you in the drawing for the items. The money goes towards the hosting costs of this community. The winner of the contest will be chosen by random and emailed. I will also announce the winner on the website on September 1st. Good luck!

If you would like to donate and enter the contest CLICK HERE.

Here's a picture of the framed poster:



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08.20.2010 // CONAN O'BRIEN'S RELEASING TWO ALBUMS VIA THIRD MAN RECORDS

 

I need to hear this spoken word recording of the story of Frankenstein! This information was taken from Paste Magazine:




"As the hype for his new show on TBS begins to grow, Conan O’Brien will release two albums on Jack White’s Third Man Records imprint.

Live At Third Man was recorded on June 10 with the Legally Prohibited Band. It features some comedy along with some rockabilly tunes and a cover of The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army,” and Jack White sits in on Eddie Cochran’s “20 Flight Rock.” Order your copy here.

If that doesn’t satisfy your Conan cravings, a 7-inch titled And They Call Me Mad? will be released on Aug. 24. The A-side is Conan’s spoken word interpretation of the story of Frankenstein, and the B-side boasts an interview with Jack White. Pre-order it here.

See the article below if you would still like to enter the contest. Your entry must be received by Tuesday, August 31st! Thank you!

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08.12.2010 // HELP THE LITTLE ROOM AND ENTER THE CONTEST TO WIN FRAMED PROMO POSTER

 

As some of you know, the Little Room messageboard survives partly thanks to member donations. If it was not for the help of Little Roomers, it's possible the Little Room would cease to exist! The donations help keep the board on a semi-dedicated server, which it needs to be on due to the size of the message board and the amount of users who access it daily. They also goes toward support for the message board which includes, upgrades, patches, tech support, etc.

The Little Room message board donation drive for September is a little different. Any amount donated, high or low, is greatly appreciated, but if you donate $15 or more, your information gets automatically entered to win a framed Icky Thump promotional poster, plus some other White Stripes goodies I have laying around. You must have your donation in by August 31st to be considered as I will be drawing for the winner on September 1st. If you win, you will be notified by me via email.

Thanks to everyone who enters!! It's greatly appreciated!! Good luck!!

To see the framed Icky Thump promo poster click CLICK HERE.

If you would like to donate and enter the contest CLICK HERE.

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08.08.2010 // AUTUMN DE WILDE BOOK SIGNING AT THIRD MAN RECORDS

 

Autumn de Wilde will appear at Third Man Records on Saturday, August 21st to sign copies of her book, The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights. Here's the official release from the band:

"Third Man Records is very happy to announce that on Saturday, August 21st, world renowned photographer Autumn de Wilde will join us at our Third Man shop in Nashville for a rare and special signing of her photo book The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights. Please join us and Autumn for this meet and greet, starting at 12pm CST on Saturday, the 21st, where she will be meeting fans and autographing her book.

If you havent purchased The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights book already, this is a great chance to do so. In addition we will also be offering a selection of rare Autumn de Wilde photo prints used in the manufacturing of and featured in the book itself, of which only one of each test print used as a proof for the book exists. Standard prints may be made available in the future. This is a very rare opportunity to meet Autumn, who has been an important part of documenting The White Stripes legacy, and to purchase one of a kind, collectible print memorabilia."


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08.05.2010 // NEW WHITE STRIPES LIMITED EDITION POSTER SET NOW AVAILABLE

 

If you do not get the newsletter sent out by the White Stripes, then this is news to you:

"New limited edition poster set and Under Great White Northern Lights Book available through webstore

These limited edition Jack and Meg button portraits were designed by Todd Slater. They are sold as a set, along with a copy of the Under Great White Northern Lights photography book, only while stocks last. Poster sets are limited to a run of 333 and are exclusively available through the bands webstore.

The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights hardcover photography book features photographs by Autumn de Wilde and foreword by Jim Jarmusch. With 208 pages and nearly 300 color and black-and-white images, this remarkable book documents an epic journey and an amazing band.

To visit the bands webstore, please click HERE."

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08.02.2010 // WE INTERRUPT THIS REGULARY SCHEDULED POST...

 

So, here's a small plug for my podcast. What? You didn't know I have a podcast? Kevin aka Twitch from the Little Room and myself have a music podcast called "Jumble Jumble". Catchy title huh? The show airs twice every Tuesday at 10AM/10PM on the ridiculously amazing Real Punk Radio. We would love for you to check it out, especially for the 10PM EST airing of the show as myself (whitestripesnet in the chat room), Kevin and a ton of other Little Room members hang out in the chat room during the show. So, with that said, how about putting aside any plans you may have tomorrow at 10PM EST and listen to our show while chatting with us! Here are some important links:

Jumble Jumble Blog
Jumble Jumble on Facebook
Real Punk Radio

See you tomorrow and EVERY Tuesday night at 10PM EST! You can find the show on iTunes if you search for JumbleJumble.net.

Thanks, now back to your regularly scheduled White Stripes news...

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07.23.2010 // JACK WHITE PERFORMING THE BEATLES TRACK MOTHER NATURE'S SON

 

This special is set to air on PBS July 28th:

Watch the full episode. See more In Performance at The White House.



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07.16.2010 // JACK WHITE INTERVIEWED BY SPINNER

 

Here's an interesting conversation between Jack White and Spinner that hits on various topics:

"You've mentioned that 'Sea of Cowards' is a reference to the state of criticism on the Internet ...

The Internet thing kind of got blown out of proportion. That was just a comment I made as part of a bigger discussion on the word "coward." The title came about because the lyrics on the album had a lot to do with cowardice. It was an idea that kept on popping up when I was listening to the mixdown. I was explaining to Alison [Mosshart, Dead Weather singer] that since a lot of the themes of the songs are about cowardice, maybe we should have the word "coward" in the title of the album.

Later, we were having a conversation with some journalist about the way the Internet breeds cowardice nowadays -- how everyone has a fake name, no one shows their face, everyone is extremely judgmental, extremely harsh to each other, commenting and blogging all this stuff. The world is their oyster now, they can type whatever they want, and they don't present themselves as a human being, they present themselves as an avatar and as a screen name, and that's cowardly.

We wouldn't waste our time writing about the Internet"

You can find the entire interview with Jack HERE.

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07.16.2010 // DEAD WEATHER ARTICLE FROM SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

 

Well, since the news on the White Stripes is super slow... actually, non existent, here's a recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle on Jack's other band, the Dead Weather:

"It can't be easy sharing the stage with Jack White - even if he's sitting behind the drum kit. But Alison Mosshart is better cut out for the job than most.

As the wiry singer for the Dead Weather, the White Stripes front man's side project of the moment, she swaggers effortlessly with her blunt-cut bangs and demon howls. When she trades verses with White over the fuzzy garage-rock racket, stomping her boots and strangling the microphone with her black-painted nails, their voices are virtually indistinguishable. The other band members have taken to calling her Baby Ruthless."

Check out the complete article HERE. Also, don't forget to share your thoughts on this story and any story now in the comments section under each article!

Remember to follow @whitestripesnet on Twitter so I can overload you with White Stripes related news!

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