Jack White http://kunc.org en Jack White Rescues Legendary Detroit Theater http://kunc.org/post/jack-white-rescues-legendary-detroit-theater Transcript <p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>A classic theater in Detroit is getting a new lease on life, courtesy of Jack White. It seems that the Detroit Masonic Temple is home to an iconic music venue, the Cathedral Theater. And the temple owed some $142,000 in back taxes. But along came an anonymous donor who paid the tab. This week, the Masons revealed that the benefactor was none other than the famous rock musician. Sun, 09 Jun 2013 10:33:00 +0000 45536 at http://kunc.org Jack White Disappointed In Fans' Energy Level http://kunc.org/post/jack-white-disappointed-fans-energy-level Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with news of Jack White. The musician once of the White Stripes was playing Saturday in New York and enraged fans by storming offstage after less than an hour. Mr. White seemed to blame the fans themselves. He complained of their energy level, barking out during the performance: Is this an NPR convention? We'll take that as a compliment. Rolling Stone says the crowd was actually so loud that White also complained he could not hear himself think. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.<p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 11:35:00 +0000 34440 at http://kunc.org A Record Label With A Midas Touch http://kunc.org/post/record-label-midas-touch In the past 15 years, Richard Russell, the owner of the British independent record company XL Recordings, has shepherded his label to more than its fair share of industry success.<p>Last year the label saw its greatest heights yet, though to be fair, no other label climbed anywhere near as high. That's because 2011 was the year of <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=18790675" target="_blank">Adele</a>, and XL is the singer's home. Fri, 08 Jun 2012 07:50:00 +0000 28560 at http://kunc.org A Record Label With A Midas Touch Jack White On His Own, Tells Other People's Stories http://kunc.org/post/jack-white-his-own-tells-other-peoples-stories <em>Blunderbuss</em>, Jack White's first solo album, is not just about him. It's about characters, he says.<p>"The 'hes' and 'shes' and 'Is' are sort of all arbitrary," White tellsGuy Raz, host of w<em>eekends on All Things Considered</em>. "Some of them fall in the blues context of just 'man versus the world' or 'man versus woman,' or something like that, but they don't really have anything to do with male or female."<p>White says the stories in his songs come to him partially formed. Sun, 03 Jun 2012 22:25:00 +0000 NPR Staff 28315 at http://kunc.org Jack White On His Own, Tells Other People's Stories World Cafe Looks Back: Jack White http://kunc.org/post/world-cafe-looks-back-jack-white <em>Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of </em>World Cafe<em> by revisiting some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.</em><p>This session of <em>World Cafe</em> is a celebration of all things <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/17089122/jack-white" target="_self">Jack White</a>. With many successful bands, an impressive list of production achievements and an endless string of awards, White is a force to be reckoned with. Mon, 03 Oct 2011 17:57:00 +0000 15521 at http://kunc.org World Cafe Looks Back: Jack White