March 14, 2012


News Notes: Jack White Drops Second Single & More

Scott Legato
Scott Legato

White Stripe Releases Second Solo Track

Jack White releases his debut solo album on April 23, and ahead of that he's just released the album's second single "Sixteen Saltines," which he's already played on SNL. You can listen to it here. [NME]

Glamorous Rockers Announce Fourth Album

Scissor Sisters, the New York "future-pop" outfit, have announced their fourth album, called Magic Hour. It comes out on May 28 and features contributions from Diplo, Azealia Banks, Pharrell Williams and Calvin Harris. It's gonna be fabulous. [Guardian]

Colbert Gets Quirky Multi-Instrumentalist

Andrew Bird, the hyper-literate Chicago musician known for his advanced violin playing and his whistling, stopped by The Colbert Report last night. Check out a video of his interview with Colbert below. [CoS]

Maybach Rappers Release New Clip

Wale just put out the video for "Ambition," featuring Rick Ross and Meek Mill, and you can watch it below. A little low-budget, eh? [Prefix]

Intense White Rapper Readies New EP

Machine Gun Kelly, the 21-year-old Ohio rapper whose intensity reminds me of Sid Vicious, is prepping his new EP. You can see the cover and the tracklist here. [XXL]

Madonna's MDNA Promo Photos Are Steamy

The 53-year-old pop star wandered into some extremely flattering light as she shot her album's promo photos. Check out the photos here. [Idolator]