This week's issue

The Brag issue 720 cover featuring three members of Two Door Cinema Club on a black background, plus cover lines for Why Music Festivals Need To Get Smarter About Drugs New Found Glory, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Broken Social Scene, Montaigne, The Rover, Game OnThe BRAG #720

Jack White

Meg and Jack White of The White Stripes

The White Stripes share first concert to mark 20th anniversary

Undoubtedly one of the most important duos in music over the last 20 years was The White Stripes. Even though they broke up back in 2011, frontman Jack White has been busy with a solo career, been an integral figure in vinyl’s resurgence, and has dug up so much rare...

Jack White is becoming an author, and releasing a children’s book

Just in case upholsterer, part-time actor, musician, vinyl revivalist, and record producer wasn’t enough, Jack White is now about to embark on his newest adventure; children’s author. As Consequence Of Sound reports, Jack White’s debut book is inspired by and titled after The White Stripes beloved song, ‘We’re Going To Be Friends’. As...

Surprise Albums Are The New Black

This week Björk delighted fans with the news that she was pushing the release of her new album Vulnicure forward two months to combat leaks that had surfaced online. It’s starting 2015 with a bang, continuing a hot trend of artists releasing albums with little or no promotion.  You have...

AC/DC Lead Australian Names On 2015 Coachella Lineup

One of the world’s biggest music festivals, Coachella, has announced its 2015 lineup, with legendary Australian rock band AC/DC headlining alongside Jack White and Drake.   The lineup boasts well over 100 acts and artists from around the world, and features a strong Australian contingent this year, most notably on...

Now You Can Watch Jack White’s Performances In 3D On His New App

Grammy Award-winner and troubadour of all things weird and wonderful Jack White has launched the Third-D App today, which allows users to watch a selection of his live shows in 3D. In a collaboration between Jack White’s label Third Man Records and Jaunt VR, the free app is now available...

Jack White

Jack White’s position in pop culture is a complicated one. Few artists are as feted, yet so strangely opaque and confusingly contradictory, as the man born John Gillis in Detroit, Michigan.  Since taking on the name – and persona – of Jack White, he’s steadily worked his way through the levels...

Jack White: Lazaretto

ALBUM OF THE WEEK Jack White has long flirted with the country music genre, but up until now that flirtation had been limited to his production work and light-hearted album closers.  On Lazaretto, his country influences have been given equal billing with his garage rock, and while White has always restlessly...

Are Outkast, Damon Albarn And Franz Ferdinand Playing Splendour This Year?

With the 2014 Splendour In The Grass lineup set to drop on Wednesday April 23, we’ve pulled out our crystal ball to decipher just who we may be seeing gracing the stage at Byron Bay this July. Ever since their recent reformation and announcement of a ‘world festival tour’, one...