April 15, 2011 - The fourth annual edition of Record Store Day -- during which about 700 independent record stores across the U.S. celebrate their continued, against-all-odds existence -- is set for Saturday (4/16), and as usual there are plenty of reasons to seek out a local shop.
February 13, 2009 - Champion low-fi duo The White Stripes started writing songs and
performing in 1997, a year after Jack and Meg White were married in their hometown of Detroit. Jack's given name is Gillis but, in true rock-and-roll fashion, he decided to take his wife's name of White.
February 12, 2009 - The White Stripes, who haven't performed live since the duo cut short its 2007 tour as drummer Meg White dealt with acute anxiety, will be the final musical guest on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien."
February 10, 2008 - Britain's Amy Winehouse, one of pop music's most troubled souls, swept the Grammy Awards Sunday (2/10), receiving five trophies, including Song and Record of the Year for her single "Rehab."
December 31, 2007 - Indie-rockers Spoon largely operated under the radar for much of their 12-year existence--which included a single major-label album a decade ago--but the group keeps finding ways to tweak its core sound.