The Dead Weather Get Heavy with Horehound

July 14, 2009

Four talented musicians walk into a studio . . . Featuring Jack Lawerence (The Raconteurs, The Greenhornes) on bass, Alison Mosshart (The Kills) on vocals, Dean Fertita (Queens of the Stone Age) on guitar, synthesizer, and organ, and the former Detroiter of White Stripes and Raconteurs fame on the drums and some vocals, The Dead Weather was unveiled at a secret show during the opening of White’s Third Man Studios in downtown Nashville back in March of 2009. Jack White clearly has the Midas touch. Terms like “side project” or “supergroup” cannot do justice to the genius of the highly anticipated, full length LP Horehound.

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Treasure Island Festival – Day Two

September 30, 2008

Words and Photographs* by Luke Pimentel, Editor

September 30, 2008

*except where noted

I arrive at the island Sunday, feet and back still sore from the epic marathon of the night before.

My mood is bright, though, because today’s schedule boasts one of the better single-day lineups of any festival this year.  Plus – now that I know my credentials work – I have my full cache of lenses available to capture the action.

Take it away, journal…

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