Posted in music | pictures on April 15, 2009

"met jack white for the first time tonight at the dead weather show." -David Pajo

Dead Weather

"It's only fitting that it was a gloomy and rainy on the night of the first ever public performance by music supergroup The Dead Weather. And while the cold clammy weather was bummer for those hovering by the entrance of the Bowery Ballroom in hopes of snagging an extra ticket to the sold out performance, for the lucky folks who made it inside the outlook was positive.

Judging from the pre-show audience chatter it seemed as though the major draw of the night was to see Jack White strut his stuff with his new side project, but as soon as the band came out on stage and started in on the first rock-fueled tune, all eyes were on frontwoman Alison Mosshart.

Known as the female half of the rock duo The Kills, Mosshart is familiar with being in the (shared) spotlight. But where The Kills's energy comes from the push and pull between Mosshart and her bandmate Jamie Hince, the dynamic of the Dead Weather is hinged upon Mosshart's role as the ferocious, fearless leader and the rest of the band acting as her dutiful, capable soldiers."
[The Modern Age]

Crystal Stilts opened last night's show with a short set right at 9:00.

By 10:05, The Dead Weather were on stage and playing. Before the two-song encore that would end their hour-or-so (12 songs total?) headlining set, Jack White came out from the drums (his main instrument in this band) and played a song (as everyone hoped he would) on guitar. He also sang a bunch, mostly while playing drums.

More pictures from the show, and some videos, below...

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"Alison Mosshart is quite the engaging lead singer. She smoked numerous cigarettes on stage and played an awesome Bo Diddley-esque box guitar. Jack White had about 4 tom toms and an awesome drum set, and even though he was set back a ways, was pretty much the centerpiece of the stage. Played the drums with as much gusto as he does on the guitar." [Ben]
First song w/ intro music

The Dead Weather @ Bowery Ballroom 4/14/09 from Kibbe on Vimeo.

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The Dead Weather @ Bowery Ballroom 4/14/09 from Kibbe on Vimeo.

he Dead Weather is an American alternative rock supergroup that formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2009. Comprising vocalist Alison Mosshart (of The Kills), guitarist Dean Fertita (of Queens of the Stone Age), bassist Jack Lawrence (of The Raconteurs and The Greenhornes) and drummer Jack White (of The White Stripes and The Raconteurs), the band is due to release their debut album Horehound on June 9, 2009. The Dead Weather was revealed at the opening of Third Man Records' new headquarters in Nashville on March 11, 2009. The band performed for the first time at the event, before immediately releasing their debut single "Hang You from the Heavens".
The Dead Weather's next announced show is at the Outside Lands Festival.

Bowery Ballroom setlist? (via)
60 Ft Tall
Treat Me Like Your Mother
Outside
Bone House
So Far From Your Weapon
I Cut Like A Buffalo
You Just Can't Win
Rocking Horse
No Hassle
Will There Be Enough Water?

Hang You From The Heavens
New Pony

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Comments (131)

Can one still claim to have "indie cred" when you have a sweet sponsorship deal with Gretsch that includes white falcon versions of everything they make?


Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 3:45 AM

Nobodys claiming to have anything.

Posted by suzylee | April 15, 2009 4:09 AM

Jamie Hince is over the moon about this. Oh yeah.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 4:16 AM

Jack White fucked his way to the top. Good for him.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 6:30 AM

They covered Phil Collins' "In The Air Tonight"

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 7:43 AM

@ 3:45,

it is a sweet sponsorship deal, 'speshly the Chet Atkins bass and the ZZ top guitar. However, The Raconteurs and The White Stripes were both, at some point, signed to Warner Brothers.

No claims of "indie cred" in sight.

Posted by dan | April 15, 2009 7:54 AM

The show rocked. Really good band.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 8:01 AM

yea, a lotta fun. so what kinda drugs does jack white do? bc i want some.

and are he and mosshart boffing or what?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 8:18 AM

The show looks like it was a good time. I'll def. catch them next time they come around.
- Ashok

Posted by Ashok | April 15, 2009 8:20 AM

Nice guitars!

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 8:22 AM

what did they play?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 8:22 AM

Oh wow. Thanks for putting my videos up!

I have more that I haven't gotten up yet. Admittedly they progressively got worse because I was getting more paranoid about getting caught again (was told I'd be thrown out of they had to tell me to stop taking video again) so a few are of the ceiling, haha. Also, sorry they're kinda small. Had to compress the heck out of them so I could get them to upload .

Enjoy all! That show was amazing. REALLY excited for this record.

Posted by kibbe | April 15, 2009 8:29 AM

What Crap, and Alison Mosshart that keeps chain smoking wtf is that about...this has classic rock written all over it. Jack just wants to be a fucking rock star!

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 8:48 AM

um, he already is a rock star.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 8:51 AM

he most certainly is.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 8:56 AM

thats a lot of leather jackets on stage

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 9:12 AM

wasnt there, watched the videos. the lead singers posturing is pretty douchy. and Jack's drumming is mediocre. I guess the joke is on you if you expected him to play guitar. It's like going to the opera and Pavarotti is playing the triangle. I would have told her to put out her fucking cigarette if I was there.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 9:15 AM

915 - who cares? it was a good show. dont drop negativity bc you couldnt get a ticket. that's poor posturing.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 9:17 AM

Jack played guitar on two songs. I think he played on the final Dylan cover as well.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 9:22 AM

BITCH, YOU CAN'T SMOKE INDOORS IN MY CITY!

Posted by Mayor Bloomberg | April 15, 2009 9:27 AM

Jack White is the greatest musician of his generation. If you can't deal with it, you're fucked in the heart.

Posted by Rajah of Rehab | April 15, 2009 9:39 AM

Great show - I'd the band a 10 and the Bowery's sound a 8.5 Too bad Jack broke a string shortly after picking up his Gee tar. And Alison is fucking nuts - she looks like she's gonna cut off your head, drink your blood, and keep singing. Jawsome.

Posted by J | April 15, 2009 9:46 AM

Losers dissing the show because they couldn't get tix. That's the BV troll way.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 9:47 AM

P.S. BV - your show pics suck. Far below your usual standards. I coulda taken better shots with a beer in my hand.

Posted by J | April 15, 2009 9:48 AM

they played a two song encore, BV.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 9:52 AM

so lame and contrived on so many levels.

Jack is a false prophet

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 9:54 AM

How long did Crystal Stilts play - I arrived around 9:30 and they were already offstage.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 9:57 AM

"It's like going to the opera and Pavarotti is playing the triangle."

analogy fail.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 9:58 AM

douches of the highest caliber permeated the crowd.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:08 AM

it. was. sick.
All white equipment, that was incredibly hot.


And what's up with photos? coloring is waaaaaaaaaaay off.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:09 AM

setlist anybody?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:15 AM

any setlist?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:15 AM

crystal stilts is a poor man's doors.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:17 AM

Keep on truckin' Jacky.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:19 AM

i was at the show. they sounded great, their songs rock and have a lot of soul. the crowd wasn't douchy at all, i met some cool people. i think i fell in love alison, she is a fucking rockstar! i was a little disappointed they didnt play that 'friends electric' song though.

Posted by paul blunts | April 15, 2009 10:23 AM

surrounded by d-bags in the crowd. dead weather killed it though. stilts would be a better band with a new lead singer who sang, moved around and didn't appear to be bored out of his mind.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:25 AM

@ 3:45 - who would want "indie cred" if it meant poopstars like you were waving the indie flag? No offense of course, but seriously.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:38 AM

crowd was obnoxious. could not even move around.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:39 AM

crystal stilts clearly ruled the night...awesome set

Posted by james | April 15, 2009 10:42 AM

"crowd was obnoxious. could not even move around."

not really the crowds fault...it was a sold out show...

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:47 AM

@ 10:39

you're kidding, right? no offense to the crystal stilts, b/c i normally like them, but their set freakin' sucked last nite. yeah, the poor sound didn't help, but really? you liked that?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:47 AM

i have a boner

Posted by Guy with a Boner | April 15, 2009 10:52 AM

i personally thought crystal stilts were great last night.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:52 AM

yeah, these photos are terrible.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:54 AM

It's truly unbelievable that you could find anything wrong with that show.

Lead singer was the best live performer I have ever seen (to avoid a pissing contest I won't list the names that she handily destroyed). Brilliant voice, and unreal screaming. I think she even yodeled at one point jumping octaves in the middle of a potent shriek.

The drummer was a perfectly competent with his own style. He was hitting quarter-notes on the high-hat at a rapid rate, and spinning the stick in his hand in between some of the strikes. And, when he got off the set and picked up the guitar, he was ROCKING so hard that he broke a fuckin string.

Equally competent bass and guitar players. The guitarist was playing some sweet blues lines.

Lyrics were audible and succinct.

"There's a bullet in my pocket burning a hole. You're so far from your weapon and you wanna go home."

The album will explode your head, I'm sure.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:56 AM

these pictures are awful. who took them?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:59 AM

people complaining about the photos are probably disgruntled blog photographers who couldnt get into the show :)

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:02 AM

lol at comment 10:56.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:03 AM

the dead weather were was like watching bunch of sims on stage i thought the crystal stilts killed it

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:07 AM

Wait. I thought the lady that was singing used to be in Boss Hog . . . not the Kills. No wait, was it the Royal Trux? Wasn't that lady in either/and/or Boss Hog/Royal Trux.

signed,
Confused in New Yawk

Posted by C.I.N.Y. | April 15, 2009 11:09 AM

Did Frankie kill it?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:14 AM

for everyone who was foolish enough to miss St Vincent last night, I was obviously there and got some great pics.

beachgoth.wordpress.com

Posted by beachgoth | April 15, 2009 11:29 AM

she was the singer in discount, a punk band from vero beach florida.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:32 AM

fuckin fantastic show

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:36 AM

sorry 11:29, jack white > st. vincent

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:36 AM

and can i get a discount on my ticket because the dead weather were atrocious?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:38 AM

the last song of the set (pre-encore) was unreal. it seemed like jack and allison were about to just have sex on stage. also, she kind of resembles meg.

sucks that the crystal stilts are stuck with that god-awful lead singer. the band was good and had energy, but he sucked and seemed completely pissed off that he was even there.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:38 AM

that place was rigged i saw applause signs flash when the dead weather went on i'm glad i caught the crystal stilts although i wish they had played a longer set i left midway through dead weather, pure crap.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:45 AM

Can we all agree that beachgoth sucks?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:50 AM

beachgoth sounds cool

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:53 AM

I would say someone who went to St Vincent instead of Dead Weather is pretty cool. Heard the crowd at Dead Weather was full of poseurs, on and off the stage.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:56 AM

Jack may have a lot of fancy ass Gretsches, but he doesn't have a sponsorship deal with them. Not an official one anyway.

Regarding contrived bands, isn't being contrived pretty common in the indie world? Seriously folks, double standards abound in these comments.

Posted by kelly | April 15, 2009 11:56 AM

If anybody cares, the last song of the encore was a Dylan cover, "New Pony".

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 12:05 PM

i care! i knew it sounded familiar- thanks for solving the mystery

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 12:19 PM

If Jack White took a dump on the stage, people would line up to see it...wait wait wait...that's exactly what happened last night according to my sources...Secondly, the man who is known for his guitar was on drums for basically the entire show...what a lame band. Learn to discover new music instead of what is spoon fed to you by the Bowery presents. Will anyone remember that this band existed in 5 years?

Posted by beachgoth | April 15, 2009 12:20 PM

Beachgoth,

Your photos < Jack White's shit

Learn not to use a flash at a concert. It's distracting.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 12:22 PM

wow this girl is like so kewl

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 12:29 PM

CRYSTAL STILTS STOLE THAT SHOW. SORRY TO RAIN ON YOUR PARADE!!!

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 12:32 PM

Hahaha. Crystal Stilts were mud.

It was like the lead singer got shot in the stomach, and just moaned for the entire show. Music wasn't bad. Liked the stand-up drummer. Bassist could wail too.

Guitar player had his back turned the whole time. It would have been excused if he was getting some feedback from the amp, but I didn't hear any.

That one song "I wonder why" was decent because the singer almost got into it. But it still sounded like the others... like he was slowly bleeding to death.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 12:35 PM

"setlist anybody?"

They made sure to keep the setlists out of reach and didn't give them to anyone after the show. Everything from the album's tracklist was played. The last song pre-encore was "Will There Be Enough Water"; the first song of the encore was "Hang You from the Heavens." Unfortunately don't remember the specific order of songs, but stand outs from the set were "I Cut Like a Buffalo," (JW on lead vocals) "So Far From Your Weapon," "New Pony," "Three Birds," and "Will There Be Enough Water?" (JW on lead vocals and lead guitar). As I said, "Will There Be Enough Water" was the closer, and the aforementioned songs were jumbled somewhere the middle of the set.

Should be a cool record, they know what they're doing!

Posted by Ben | April 15, 2009 12:37 PM

Literally anybody in the crowd could have done what the singer from Crystal Stilts did.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 12:38 PM

Shes not polite.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 12:48 PM

Apparently this is the setlist, though I know that they had a band meeting between songs and swapped You Just Can't Win (I think) to be part of the encore instead of New Pony. So give or take 1-2 songs, this appears to be the setlist.

60 Ft Tall
Treat Me Like Your Mother
Outside
Bone House
So Far From Your Weapon
I Cut Like A Buffalo
You Just Can’t Win
Rocking Horse
No Hassle
Will There Be Enough Water?

Hang You From The Heavens
New Pony

Posted by Ben | April 15, 2009 12:48 PM

FWIW i think the pics here are as-good-as-usual, and, compositionally speaking, better than photos in lots of galleries i've seen here in the (recent and distant) past, its just clear the camera wasn't super spanking expensive.

Posted by ryan | April 15, 2009 12:49 PM

Crystal Stilts have all the makings for indie bible material...mediocre kids with blog hype who act annoyed about doing what they do. Too bad Jack White will go down in the music bible as a credible hard working musician who loves what he does and does it well. CS will not be heard of in a year or so.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 12:57 PM

i thought the show was great especially for it being their first real show. all the players played really well and worked well with each other. the sound is different than jack's other bands. Allison is smoking...figuratively and literally. can't wait for those kills shows! the audience was cooler than most shows. i thought douche factor was low. lots of beautiful people in the audience and a who's who of local indie rock stars. all in all the show beat my expectations and i think band has a real future.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 1:02 PM

beachgoth = spam

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 1:06 PM

these photos stink

Posted by disgruntled blog photographer | April 15, 2009 1:07 PM

the Crystal Shits.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 1:10 PM

I thought the openers were called Comet Gain?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 1:21 PM

I was up early that day to score tickets, but missed and was in no way going to fork out to some scalper. *Shakes fist*

Posted by This Music Sucks | April 15, 2009 1:21 PM

crystal stilts!!!!!! their songs rock!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 1:23 PM

the singer from the crystal shitbags is a douchenozzle. he acts like he's a rockstar already or something. totally pretentious, prema donna fuck.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 1:28 PM

go away rollingstone

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 1:41 PM

First and foremost the Dead Weather was amazing. This post tho is to tell everyone how unbelievably terrible the opening act was. This band, for lack of a better word, Crystal Stilts was the most pathetic excuse for a band i have ever seen. Their music was bland, boring and painful to listen to. They have the creativity a 3 toed sloth, and the stage presence of a 2 toed sloth.

Words of advice - Quit now and save some face and embarrassment

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 1:42 PM

nick zinner was there!!

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 1:43 PM

Crystal Stilts are a horrible band. Cant believe they are hyped so much.

Im not big on the White Stripes or Raconteurs (or Jack White for that matter) but i do love the Kills. And i must say this is what Allison AND Jack should be doing. Their chemistry is unbelievable. Amazing show and cant wait for the album to drop (or leak)

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 1:52 PM

Could you idiots be any more stupid? How do you think a band gets to open a gig like that? Yes, that's right, Jack White asked them to do it. No they are not stadium aimed, zeppelin riff rock, catering to the most base in musical tastes. They do however, combine elements from the last 50 years of music to create some of the most spookily unique sounds around. And maybe the lead singer looked like he didn't care about being there because he couldn't have give a shit about playing in front of all you morons.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 2:03 PM

crystal stilts stole my heart last night

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 2:20 PM

DISCOUNT. no mention of discount?

anywhere?

this band sucks. the kills suck. jack stripe has always sucked, and if you like any of this crap you should feel dumb because clearly talented people are watering down their craft for you, and you simpletons eat it up!

go buy "half fiction." And live in the days when this chick actually tried, instead of GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS.

Posted by Gaines V. | April 15, 2009 2:23 PM

yes finally someone(2:23) here is talking sense. and you know why many people from the industry were there? because money dont stink!

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 2:27 PM

So why do so many brooklynvegan commenters hate Jack? If Jack was signed to Sub Pop and only sold 100,000 albums a year, would you hate him then? I can't believe people can sit here and call this band "contrived" when you guys eat up other bands that like to wear costumes on stage, grow weird facial hair and sport long or crazy hairstyles, dress up in ratty second hand clothes from goodwill and vintage shirts, etc.,,. They are all contrived. Indie bands are probably the most contrived bands out there, much more so than the mainstream ones. They try to pander to what is considered "cool", "unconventional", and "independent". Jack only gets flak for it because he's fucking famous and being shoved down your throats.

Posted by the truth | April 15, 2009 2:49 PM

its embarrassing that this thread continues on, and on.

and on, and on.

and on and on and on and on.

UNSUBSCRIBE

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 2:57 PM

^^
Forgive me for not liking having something shoved down my throat.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 2:58 PM

"Jack White asked them to do it."

Thus definitively proving that crappy musicians happy crappy taste in crappy music.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 3:01 PM

Maybe so 2:58, but don't you think it's unfair to give other bands a pass for doing the same things Jack is being accused of in this thread?

Posted by the truth | April 15, 2009 3:11 PM

Honestly- can anyone name another artist right now, of our generation, that is more innovative than Jack White? Please... name some, I'd like to see who people think are cooler than him

**please don't say the guy from Crystal Stilts**

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 3:44 PM

GRIZZLY BEAR. ED DROSTE.
ANIMAL COLLECTIVE. NOAH LENNOX.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 3:49 PM

Viktor Vaughn

Posted by Daniel Dumile | April 15, 2009 3:51 PM

Dan Snaith

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 3:54 PM

I like Jack White and am kind of bummed that I wasn't able to get into the show last night...but let's be realistic about this, please. How is it that someone who spends all of his time copying old blues performers & Led Zeppelin (who themselves built an entire career off of copying old blues performers) considered to be "innovative" by those of you saying this? His schtick is as old as rock music itself.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 3:58 PM

exactly. the last thing from innovative. and yes, even though crystal stilts will never have the star power that a classic rock stadium revival set will, their dizzying combination of dick dale surf guitar, postpunk gloom, zoned shoegaze and 60's pop is in fact more innovative than anything jack white has yet to do.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 4:30 PM

Was there anyone playing drums when Jack was on guitar? How did that work? Acoustic mellow song or just crazy JW distortion with no drums

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 4:35 PM

i hope a second crystal stilts album comes out!

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 4:37 PM

bassist played drums

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 4:39 PM

3:49 reads too many blogs.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 4:42 PM

cleary, friends of the crystals stilts are adding to this thread...

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 4:52 PM

does anyone know how we will get the rob jones posters? i got on the '100 people only' list, but wasn't sure how/when they would contact us... anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 4:53 PM

both of these groups suck. i can't believe you tards are arguing over this.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 4:57 PM

1:43

nick zinner was there with ... josh hartnett!!! haha

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 5:08 PM

jack white is beyond amazing. not being signed to an indie label doesn't mean shit.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 5:25 PM

Bo the First Dog was there!

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 5:25 PM

The Dead Weather was fun to laugh at The Crystal Stilts were fun to dance to and no I'm not a friend of the band I'm a fan.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 5:36 PM

You're such a dumb idiot for not thinking that it is awesome music and stupid

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 6:02 PM

"I wonder why! I wonder why!" come on that song is awesome! check it out about three minutes into this vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX7pIOPsHqc

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 6:25 PM

she was in discount? i completely forgot about that band, it's been so long. damn. i guess i should actually listen to the kills. i thought it was a dumb band name and never gave them a chance.

Posted by Aaron. | April 15, 2009 6:42 PM

I remember when Interpol came out and everyone was knocking them for being a bad Joy Division knock off...(which they are).

Well, now we have the Crystal Stilts, who give new definition to the term "Joy Division knock-off".

I think we all, myself included, owe Interpol an apology. If only we had the foresight to see just how bad the mopey-boy-reverbed-guitar indie scene could get, we/I probably would've given Interpol a pass so that our ire could, rightfully so, be directed at those, like the Crystal Stilts, who are truly worthy of it.

This band cannot disappear soon enough.

Posted by Alex | April 15, 2009 6:55 PM

Don't hold your breath dipstick. Have you heard their new single? Plus being Dean Wareham, Stephen Pastel and Martin Bramah's favorite new band won't hurt them too much.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 7:18 PM

Its so sad how a bunch of kids sitting at home on their computers listening to all the coolest "indie" music stick their noses up at people who are making the music they love. Jack white didn't ask you to listen to his music. Criticize next time you're making records and playing the bowery. Or doing anything on your own terms at all.

Posted by give me a break | April 15, 2009 9:07 PM

Hey guys,

What venue do you think is the best to dump in? I personally think Hammerstein has the cleanest toilets (at least at the start of the night) while Roseland has the absolute worst. Bowery usually sucks because by the time I get to dumpin' someone has already pissed ALL over the seat. Webster Hall is way too dark so I can never really tell if I still need to wipe or not. Thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 9:59 PM

I hold it in until I get home so I can give your mom a Cleveland steamer.

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 10:14 PM

love is wave (on this thread), hate is included

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2009 11:32 PM

I saw Nick Zinner up in the balcony....and he went into the van with Jack and everyone after.... Josh Hartnett was there??

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2009 3:26 AM

heres the thing guys girls gals dudes ladies people you fun fucks if you dont like the crystal stilts that really fucking blows my fucking mind to pieces all over the sidewalk EXPLOSION! your all crazy totally insaine

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2009 8:13 PM

this band sounds like the kills.

Posted by anonymous | April 28, 2009 4:32 AM


There's no evidence that White has any kind of a sponsorship deal with Gretsch. If they do, they sure aren't listing him on their website as a Gretsch artist. In fact, the "Gretsch" guitars that he played with The Raconteurs were supposedly super-copies he had custom built for him by a custom-builder not affiliated with Gretsch, which apparently did not take offense to his use of the Gretsch name.

I think it is likely that the exclusive use of Gretsch White Falcons by The Dead Weather could be a fashion statement, which White is known for. White Falcons have always been fabulous-looking guitars, and their use by The Dead Weather is pretty dramatic onstage.

Posted by Anonymous | July 15, 2009 12:50 PM

The show rocked. Really good band.thanks!!!

Posted by Mark Lewis | September 27, 2010 8:28 PM

شكراThere's no evidence that White has any kind of a sponsorship deal with Gretsch. If they do, they sure aren't listing him on their website as a Gretsch artist. In fact, the "Gretsch" guitars that he played with The Raconteurs were supposedly super-copies he had custom built for him by a custom-builder not affiliated with Gretsch, which apparently did not take offense to his use of the Gretsch name.
I think it is likely that the exclusive use of Gretsch White Falcons by The Dead Weather could be a fashion statement, which White is known forشكرا

Posted by منتد | December 20, 2010 9:44 PM

i like
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the "Gretsch" guitars that he played with The Raconteurs were supposedly super-copies he had custom built for him by a custom-builder not affiliated with Gretsch, which apparently did not take offense to his use of the Gretsch name.
I think it is likely that the exclusive use of Gretsch White Falcons by The Dead Weather could be a fashion statement, which White is known forشكرا

Posted by brooklynvegan | December 20, 2010 9:49 PM

Good for Pavement. Can't wait!

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