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Rolling Stone (p.69) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Jack hauled more than bagpipes to his garage to make ICKY THUMP, which is easily his loudest album....Like his sometime heroes, Led Zeppelin, Jack White builds monuments."Rolling Stone (p.110) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Top Albums of the Year 2007" -- "Delta-garage wallop made from the fewest, finest ingredients."Entertainment Weekly (p.68) - "Whether howling or crooning, picking or ripping, Jack comes across as earnest and fully invested in every ICKY moment." -- Grade: AUncut (p.92) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "By turns direct, quizzical, loose, and intense, it's more eclectic in terms of approach than any previous White Stripes recording."Vibe (p.72) - "THUMP is a return to form....It sounds like everything here was written on a guitar, bursting with razor-wire anthems..."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.57) - "[T]he most obvious inspiration throughout is Led Zeppelin....It confirms Detroit's biggest band as a singular talent and a genuinely great American band."Q (Magazine) (p.88) - Ranked #02 in Q's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2007" -- "[A] classic White Stripes record."39.6794

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Rolling Stone (12/25/03, p.111) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2003"Rolling Stone (4/17/03, p.102) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...There are still only two of them, but now they sound like an army....Equal measure of Lightnin' Hopkins' crude strum, Marc Bolan's sequined boogie and the cut-'n'-thrust song hooks of the Buzzcocks..."Spin (5/03, pp.107-8) - "...A remarkably good record, quite possibly a great record....This is not garage rock; this is art rock: And that's a compliment..." - Grade: AEntertainment Weekly (12/26/03-1/2/04, p.140) - Ranked #1 in Entertainment Weekly's 2003 "Records of the Year"Entertainment Weekly (4/04/03, pp.98-99) - "...Jack is a top-notch frontman, a charismatic yowler with a seemingly endless supply of brilliantly simplistic guitar riffs that often find fresh musical twists on tired rock & roll cliches..." - Rating: BQ (01/01/04, p.84) - Ranked #1 in Q's "The 50 Best Albums of 2003" - "[A] record that made white-boy blues sound like pop music for the first time in over 30 years..."Uncut (01/04, pp.84-7) - Ranked #23 in Uncut's "Albums Of The Year 2003"Uncut (5/03, pp.94-5) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...ELEPHANT features a group at their peak, rejoicing in basic forms while bursting beyond their limitations....They are quite simply in a league of their own..."Magnet (4/03, pp.109-111) - "...It sounds warm and well-aged....At the core is Jack's increasingly stunning songwriting..."CMJ (12/29/03, p.4) - Ranked #1 in CMJ's "Top 10 of 2003"CMJ (04/07/03, p.8) - "...With Meg's perfectly imperfect drumming and Jack's Detroit wail excavating Jon Spencer or Plant or Willie Dixon, the divinely sloppy and unadorned ELEPHANT is RAW POWER with a GED..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.67) - Ranked #8 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "Emotionally, the needle rarely drops beneath total overload."Mojo (Publisher) (01/01/04, p.62) - Ranked #1 in Mojo's "The Best of 2003"Mojo (Publisher) (4/03, pp.88-90) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Where ELEPHANT differs from what has gone before is in terms of quality. It's just better all round: consistently better songs, more explosive performances - and, when required, more tender performances..."39.31961

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Rolling Stone (4/11/02, p.107) - Ranked #34 in Rolling Stone's "50 Coolest Records" - "...Sexy, raw, weird, pretty..."Spin (5/03, p.108) - "...The first three songs on DE STIJL are as good as modern music gets..."Spin (p.116) - "DE STIJL nails the Stripes' expansion-by-subtraction MO."39.31961

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[It's] his most expansive and masterful record since the White Stripes' 2003 classic, ELEPHANT, full of brilliant songs about how love tears your body and soul to shreds..."Entertainment Weekly (p.109) - "[T]he nostalgia for simpler times works here....He's recruited pedal-steel players, harpists, and violinists for a set so vintage in style -- with nods to '70s country, '60s garage, classic rock, and the blues -- that it's sequenced to play on vinyl." -- Grade: BBillboard (p.28) - "BLUNDERBUSS is familiar enough to please the faithful, adventurous enough to forge a new path forward and satisfying enough to make fans realize anew just how much White has been missed."Q (Magazine) (p.92) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] concentrated shot of charisma, undiluted and intoxicating."Mojo (Publisher) (p.80) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he musical invention remains consistent throughout and gradually we emerge out of the thorny briar thicket of broken hearts and busted noses."Uncut (magazine) (p.66) - "[I]t's a surly, spiky piece of work....Love, clearly, is the brooding heart of the matter here, with protagonists trapped in a co-dependency of dark desire."34.84531

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[It's] his most expansive and masterful record since the White Stripes' 2003 classic, ELEPHANT, full of brilliant songs about how love tears your body and soul to shreds..."Entertainment Weekly (p.109) - "[T]he nostalgia for simpler times works here....He's recruited pedal-steel players, harpists, and violinists for a set so vintage in style -- with nods to '70s country, '60s garage, classic rock, and the blues -- that it's sequenced to play on vinyl." -- Grade: BBillboard (p.28) - "BLUNDERBUSS is familiar enough to please the faithful, adventurous enough to forge a new path forward and satisfying enough to make fans realize anew just how much White has been missed."Q (Magazine) (p.92) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] concentrated shot of charisma, undiluted and intoxicating."Mojo (Publisher) (p.80) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he musical invention remains consistent throughout and gradually we emerge out of the thorny briar thicket of broken hearts and busted noses."Uncut (magazine) (p.66) - "[I]t's a surly, spiky piece of work....Love, clearly, is the brooding heart of the matter here, with protagonists trapped in a co-dependency of dark desire."34.84531

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Spin (p.63) - Ranked #18 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[The disc] feels less like a middle finger than an attempt to insulate the group from the bruising limelight."Spin (p.101) - "[Jack White] manages to make songs that sound like harnessed truths, which is why the White Stripes generally make the best records in the contemporary world." - Grade: BUncut (p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 - "White stays true to the band's aesthetic vision, while mapping multiple paths away from stagnation..."CMJ (No. 916, p.4) - "Seems Jack and Meg have been spending time in the nursery fiddling with their old xylophones and marimbas in between their routine bloozeouts, power-pop aerobics and local band beat-downs."Mojo (Publisher) (p.60) - Ranked #14 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[L]acerating blues and stricken balladry."Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 3 stars out of 5 - "'My Doorbell' is catchier than a four-pronged trout fly. 'Little Ghost' is an Appalachian knees-up straight out of the Harry Smith handbook."Paste (magazine) - "[T]he album's focused restraint -- White wrote the better part of the record on an acoustic guitar -- achieves the heartfelt timelessness he was clearly after."34.61667

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Entertainment Weekly (p.92) - "[W]ith go-for-broke performances....If UGWNL is their last hurrah, it's one hell of a goodbye." -- Grade: APitchfork (Website) - "The exquisitely packaged UNDER GREAT WHITE NORTHERN LIGHTS box set aims to summarize the duo in their most potent form -- onstage, with two spotlights beaming through them....It's a wild success..."Uncut (magazine) (p.111) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[The] live album begins with a dramatic flourish, a bagpipe skirl prefacing the hammer-blow riffage of 'Let's Shake Hands'."29.80467

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Rolling Stone (7/19/01, p.50) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...Gothic garage punk strictly by the all the best and baddest rules....fusing inescapable, eerily eternal melodies with dirty-ass, brain-scrambling riffs recalling both the Kinks and the Melvins..."Spin (1/03, p.70) - Ranked #1 on Spin's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year" - "...A jittery, lovably pretentious garage blues record....Unexpected rock stars who love Howlin' Wolf and peppermint candy in equal amounts..."Q (1/03, p.69) - Included in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums Ever"Q (9/01, p.122) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Their sonic ingenuity...enhances even the most basic garage-rock templates....curiously innocent..."Uncut (9/01, p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The most explosively entertaining new band to come out of America in recent memory..."Magnet (12-1/02, p.57) - Included in Magnet's "20 Best Albums of 2001".CMJ (7/2/01, p.4) - "...Irresitible....It's as if they take Beatlesque hooks and a snotty Stones rock 'tude, mashes them with the eardrum-bursting chugs of Sabbath, and then washes it all in a decidedly millenial indie-rock mood..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.64) - Ranked #28 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "[With] 16 irresistible three-minute frenzies..."Mojo (Publisher) (1/02, p.69) - Ranked #15 in Mojo's "Best [40] Albums of 2001".Mojo (Publisher) (9/01, p.93) - "...Irresistible..."NME (Magazine) (12/29/01, p.59) - Ranked #3 in NME's 50 "Albums Of the Year 2001".NME (Magazine) (7/7/01, p.34) - 8 out of 10 - "...Great songs, a great look and self-discipline, too..."29.48971

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Entertainment Weekly (p.92) - "[W]ith go-for-broke performances....If UGWNL is their last hurrah, it's one hell of a goodbye." -- Grade: APitchfork (Website) - "The exquisitely packaged UNDER GREAT WHITE NORTHERN LIGHTS box set aims to summarize the duo in their most potent form -- onstage, with two spotlights beaming through them....It's a wild success..."Uncut (magazine) (p.111) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[The] live album begins with a dramatic flourish, a bagpipe skirl prefacing the hammer-blow riffage of 'Let's Shake Hands'."24.88972

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Clash (magazine) - "Opener 'Song Of The Moon' eschews the duo's more traditional Southern Gothic bent for a muted stomp in the vein of early White Stripes, or even The Kills."0.5936126

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Uncut (magazine) (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir simplicity is spirited and adroit, their Farfisa-driven songs tracking a path from The Pharoahs right through to The White Stripes."0.5936126

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Rolling Stone - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Like White's best, brawling work with the White Stripes, the Raconteurs and the Dead Weather, 'Three Women' has a pocket you can sink into, and it glows with trouble."0.5088108

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[It's] his most expansive and masterful record since the White Stripes' 2003 classic, ELEPHANT, full of brilliant songs about how love tears your body and soul to shreds..."Entertainment Weekly (p.109) - "[T]he nostalgia for simpler times works here....He's recruited pedal-steel players, harpists, and violinists for a set so vintage in style -- with nods to '70s country, '60s garage, classic rock, and the blues -- that it's sequenced to play on vinyl." -- Grade: BBillboard (p.28) - "BLUNDERBUSS is familiar enough to please the faithful, adventurous enough to forge a new path forward and satisfying enough to make fans realize anew just how much White has been missed."Q (Magazine) (p.92) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] concentrated shot of charisma, undiluted and intoxicating."Mojo (Publisher) (p.80) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he musical invention remains consistent throughout and gradually we emerge out of the thorny briar thicket of broken hearts and busted noses."Uncut (magazine) (p.66) - "[I]t's a surly, spiky piece of work....Love, clearly, is the brooding heart of the matter here, with protagonists trapped in a co-dependency of dark desire."0.4406431

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Uncut (p.149) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Jeffrey Lee Pierce never sounded more possessed..."Q (Magazine) (p.131) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] was perhaps their most coherent, 'Bad Indian' and 'Like Calling Up Thunder' coming on like a prototypical White Stripes."Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[P]arts of MIAMI are ferocious."Record Collector (magazine) (p.83) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Produced by Blondie's Chris Stein, it streamlined the sound of Gun Club's debut FIRE OF LOVE..."0.3392072

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Paste (magazine) - "[P]owerhouse vocalist Hayley Williams steals the show with Paramore's acoustic 'You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man),' proving that Loretta Lynn's influence reaches far beyond Music City."Record Collector (magazine) (p.101) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "What sets this joyful release apart from the majority of tribute albums is the fact that Nashville legend Lynn hand-picked its A-list contributors....A hugely respectable hoedown..."Uncut (magazine) (p.90) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Nobody straddles the Nashville divide quite like Loretta....'Rated X', is here covered in rollicking style by The White Stripes."0.3392072

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Spin (p.74) - "[A] fine testament to the power of pomade nostalgia, cigarette-pack-in-sleeve tropes, and Gene Vincent licks."CMJ - "WILL THE GUNS COME OUT is a collection of pleasantly rough and catchy minimalist-rock tunes."Q (Magazine) (p.126) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a raucous ride, in thrall to rock'n' roll pioneers and early White Stripes, and El Khatib growls like a Doberman."Uncut (magazine) (p.84) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[H]e's fond of back-porch country classicism...plus '60s R'n'B and '50s rock'n'roll/doo wop..."0.3392072

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Spin (p.94) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] terrific, accessible hard rock album deserving of more than cult attention....[With] aggressively funky grooves that suggest a Motown rhythm section gone punk..."Uncut (p.94) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] classic three-string scuzz, rap-rock, a cross between the Beasties and the White Stripes, and the straight-out electro noise of 'Race To The Bottom'."Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Diverse as ever, WE HAVE YOU SURROUNDED takes in spooky ESG disco and dirgey grunge rock as fronted by Marvin Gaye."0.3392072

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Entertainment Weekly (1/9/04, pp.79-80) - "...[Jack] White's breadth comes [through on his traditional and] self-penned [tunes]....Alison Krauss [sings in] drop-dead-dulcet tones that might be compared to the white light [of a] near-death experience..." - Rating: B+Uncut (3/04, p.96) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[A]n essential purchase for White Stripes devotees as Jack White gives five brand new performances....Worthy, wintry."0.3392072

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Uncut (p.149) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Jeffrey Lee Pierce never sounded more possessed..."Q (Magazine) (p.131) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] was perhaps their most coherent, 'Bad Indian' and 'Like Calling Up Thunder' coming on like a prototypical White Stripes."Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[P]arts of MIAMI are ferocious."Record Collector (magazine) (p.83) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Produced by Blondie's Chris Stein, it streamlined the sound of Gun Club's debut FIRE OF LOVE..."0.3392072

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Spin (p.74) - "[A] fine testament to the power of pomade nostalgia, cigarette-pack-in-sleeve tropes, and Gene Vincent licks."CMJ - "WILL THE GUNS COME OUT is a collection of pleasantly rough and catchy minimalist-rock tunes."Q (Magazine) (p.126) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a raucous ride, in thrall to rock'n' roll pioneers and early White Stripes, and El Khatib growls like a Doberman."Uncut (magazine) (p.84) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[H]e's fond of back-porch country classicism...plus '60s R'n'B and '50s rock'n'roll/doo wop..."0.3392072

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Rolling Stone (11/13/03, p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Paul Westerberg is in indie-bluesman mode, turning out stripped-down up-tempo saloon rock....his voice is wonderfully ragged, and his bandmates almost always operate at full stomp."Uncut (1/04, pp.102-3) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...So wild and stripped-down it makes The White Stripes sound like Yes. Here, Westerberg digs into a deep well of classic Americana, mixing howling blues covers, lonesome country, riotous rockabilly and full-on rock'n'roll."Mojo (Publisher) (12/03, p.112) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[The album] captures the essence of his schizo spirit with a collision of punk-fuelled cacophony, halting balladry and guttersnipe sensibility."0.2968063

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Q (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[He] injects each number on this debut with a scriptwriter's ear for narrative, inviting the listener into a deliciously mysterious world."Uncut (p.81) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "With its rough harmonies, strings and acoustics, it sounds like a rural mix of Iron & Wine, early Ray Davies and The White Stripes."Magnet (p.96) - "LEAVING THE NEST gets spiked with stripped-down rockers....Ferree's debut isn't easy to peg, and that's its strength: Its eccentricities are vaguely familiar, but they still charm."CMJ (p.51) - "[A] symphony of electric guitars, blasting horns and crashing cymbals. The album has a decidedly down-home vibe."0.2968063

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Saadiq holds it together with tight songwriting, and he ups the urgency with garage-rock production that suggests a White Stripes fan."Rolling Stone (p.74) - Ranked #44 in Rolling Stone's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "This retro-soul master segues from 1960s Motown to Fifties R&B to Seventies psychedelic soul."Spin (p.80) - "[Saadiq is] a virtuoso stylist whose finest flourishes lie in the details."Entertainment Weekly (p.63) - "Horns soar as he charms on 'Movin' Down the Line,' and a bluesy harmonica wails next to a funky guitar riff throughout the lady-lauding title track." -- GRade: B+Uncut (magazine) (p.31) - Ranked #41 in Uncut's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "[H]is metier remained consummate, inspiring soul revivalism."0.2968063

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Saadiq holds it together with tight songwriting, and he ups the urgency with garage-rock production that suggests a White Stripes fan."Rolling Stone (p.74) - Ranked #44 in Rolling Stone's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "This retro-soul master segues from 1960s Motown to Fifties R&B to Seventies psychedelic soul."Spin (p.80) - "[Saadiq is] a virtuoso stylist whose finest flourishes lie in the details."Entertainment Weekly (p.63) - "Horns soar as he charms on 'Movin' Down the Line,' and a bluesy harmonica wails next to a funky guitar riff throughout the lady-lauding title track." -- GRade: B+Uncut (magazine) (p.31) - Ranked #41 in Uncut's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "[H]is metier remained consummate, inspiring soul revivalism."0.2968063

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Rolling Stone (p.70) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "There's plenty of storminess on her excellent second solo album, whose songs mix muscular guitar rock with soul balladeering and chamber pop."Entertainment Weekly (p.76) - "'Pretty Bird' recalls Linda Ronstadt circa '75, while 'Jack Killed Mom' may be the best thing the White Stripes never wrote."Alternative Press (p.155) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[S]ensual slow jams 'Black Sand' and 'Bad Man's World' summon a summer-night ambiance of cooing siren vocals, lulling beats, chopping strings and piano plunks."Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] mix of enigmatic lyrics beatifully sung and immaculately arranged....The cherry on top is Elvis Costello's forceful guest vocal on 'Carpetbaggers.'"Blender (Magazine) (p.82) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he 11 songs encompass Southern-gothic folk, Appalachian blues stomps and 'The Next Messiah,' an eight-minute, Who-style rock mini-opera."0.2544054

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Billboard (p.38) - "[With] big beats, absurdly funny lyrics, scraps of dusty horn...all designed to inspire spontaneous dance combustion."0.2347549

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Rolling Stone (p.57) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] has some of the tastiest fuzz-guitar tones recorded in years, and Jimmy Page-worthy chordal riffing..."Rolling Stone (p.104) - Ranked #15 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 50 Albums Of 2006" -- "Andrew Stockdale brings Ozzy-Plant screech...[and] the lyrics are true metal poetry."Spin (p.56) - Ranked #37 in Spin's "The 40 Best Albums of 2006" -- "They balance the tongue-in-cheekiness of their throwback stylings with legitimate tunes."Entertainment Weekly (p.136) - "[T]hey've got a flashy supply of Page/Plant-level mojo....Wolfmother's ultra-confident tracks could unclog rock radio's weakened arteries." -- Grade: A-Q (p.117) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he missing link between Black Sabbath and The White Stripes....Immense fun..."Q (p.117) - Ranked #83 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.49) - "13 straight-ahead rock songs that...morph into strange and visionary flights of fancy that tap the touchstones of prog, folk, garage-rock and metal."Mojo (Publisher) (p.98) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Wolfmother have a canny knack for a tune, as they ably demonstrate on the Kyuss-lite stomp of 'Dimension', the post-Zep groove of 'Tales' and the lilting 'Mind's Eye'..."0.2120045

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Spin (p.104) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he unsatisfied sneer of singer Alison Mosshart and the black-vinyl blooze riffs of guitarist Jamie Hince swagger with debauched lan."Entertainment Weekly (p.59) - "[T]heir octane-edged atmosphere remains: The dozen blues-rock dirges build hypnotically from the raw elements of stripped-down percussion, sludgy guitar riffs, and singing-through-a-dirty-gym-sock vocals."Uncut (p.93) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The Kills needed to pull something new out of their hat. Using crunched beats that owe more to hip hop/R&B than garage rock, adding bright white to their palette, they've done just that."Q (Magazine) (p.108) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir primal blues frequently reference a darker White Stripes, while Alison Mosshart's vocals echo an on-form PJ Harvey..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] elusive, intriguing, jagged slithers of melodic hook lingering on the taste buds. Their lyrics, too, are enigmatic...like jottings from a frazzled night owl's notebook."Blender (Magazine) (p.80) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Behind the pouts are riffs that could draw real blood and sharp, broken-down beats that in combination sound like a malfunctioning sampler chopping up Jack White."URB (Magazine) (p.106) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he sultry burn of MIDNIGHT BOOM makes the duo seem more continental than ever....The duo's most accomplished release to date. An album that one suspects will age extremely well."0.2120045

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Spin (p.104) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he unsatisfied sneer of singer Alison Mosshart and the black-vinyl blooze riffs of guitarist Jamie Hince swagger with debauched lan."Entertainment Weekly (p.59) - "[T]heir octane-edged atmosphere remains: The dozen blues-rock dirges build hypnotically from the raw elements of stripped-down percussion, sludgy guitar riffs, and singing-through-a-dirty-gym-sock vocals."Uncut (p.93) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The Kills needed to pull something new out of their hat. Using crunched beats that owe more to hip hop/R&B than garage rock, adding bright white to their palette, they've done just that."Q (Magazine) (p.108) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir primal blues frequently reference a darker White Stripes, while Alison Mosshart's vocals echo an on-form PJ Harvey..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] elusive, intriguing, jagged slithers of melodic hook lingering on the taste buds. Their lyrics, too, are enigmatic...like jottings from a frazzled night owl's notebook."Blender (Magazine) (p.80) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Behind the pouts are riffs that could draw real blood and sharp, broken-down beats that in combination sound like a malfunctioning sampler chopping up Jack White."URB (Magazine) (p.106) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he sultry burn of MIDNIGHT BOOM makes the duo seem more continental than ever....The duo's most accomplished release to date. An album that one suspects will age extremely well."0.2120045

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Rolling Stone (p.68) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "In 'Ten Cent Pistol,' the pair pile on the menace -- a garage quintet's worth of guitars, organ and heavy death march..."Entertainment Weekly (p.74) - "[T]here's a new kind of shrewdness...real songwriting, and real hooks, beneath all that mondo riffage." -- Grade: B+Billboard (p.37) - "[T]he pair's latest album, BROTHERS, lures with its spooky throwback sound, preternatural grooves and dark bluesy jams."Mojo (Publisher) (p.93) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The old stomp is here -- along with a cover of Jerry Butler's 'Never Gonna Give You Up' -- but Alabama has stoked The Black keys' dark side."Mojo (Publisher) (p.57) - Ranked #5 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "Their ability to delve into truly soulful territory was clear..."Pitchfork (Website) - "New challenges, as well as time apart from their main outfit, have served these guys well....BROTHERS is the loosest they've sounded since 2004's RUBBER FACTORY."Clash (magazine) - "Different but not drastic, BROTHERS takes just the right amount of street-spirit fire, and builds towards something tentatively grander."Uncut (magazine) (p.81) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "BROTHERS is really all about The Black Keys' swaggering journey from sub-White Stripes curio to one of the best rock'n'roll bands on the planet."Uncut (magazine) (p.35) - Ranked #28 in Uncut's "The 50 Best Albums of 2010" -- "[A] measured soulful evolution of the blues-rock sound that's made the duo so compelling..."0.2120045

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Spin (p.63) - Ranked #18 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[The disc] feels less like a middle finger than an attempt to insulate the group from the bruising limelight."Spin (p.101) - "[Jack White] manages to make songs that sound like harnessed truths, which is why the White Stripes generally make the best records in the contemporary world." - Grade: BUncut (p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 - "White stays true to the band's aesthetic vision, while mapping multiple paths away from stagnation..."CMJ (No. 916, p.4) - "Seems Jack and Meg have been spending time in the nursery fiddling with their old xylophones and marimbas in between their routine bloozeouts, power-pop aerobics and local band beat-downs."Mojo (Publisher) (p.60) - Ranked #14 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[L]acerating blues and stricken balladry."Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 3 stars out of 5 - "'My Doorbell' is catchier than a four-pronged trout fly. 'Little Ghost' is an Appalachian knees-up straight out of the Harry Smith handbook."Paste (magazine) - "[T]he album's focused restraint -- White wrote the better part of the record on an acoustic guitar -- achieves the heartfelt timelessness he was clearly after."0.2120045

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Rolling Stone (pp.67-68) - 4 stars out of 5 - "The rhythmic jolt makes the malaise more compelling and complex, with enough playful musical wit to hint at a next step....On GUERO, he finds a way to revitalize his musical imagination..."Spin (p.64) - Ranked #11 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2005" - "Los Angeles plays itself: the noise of traffic, boom boxes, curbside Spanglish, mariachi music -- the sound of what it's like to be an outcast even in an outsider's hood."Spin (pp.97-98) - "[A] return to his most popular trick: digging up cool grooves and noises from far-flung neighborhoods and throwing a party where the whole city can get down and make out." - Grade:BEntertainment Weekly (p.140) - Ranked #2 in Entertainment Weekly's 'Top Ten Records of the Year' -- "[H]e's learned that kaleidoscopic music that digs deep into blues, bossa nova, and electro keeps everything marvelously grounded too."Entertainment Weekly (No. 813, p.66) - "[GUERO] is the first record on which the many moods and sides of Beck co-exist, and it's about time." - Grade: A-Uncut (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Here, again, is where fat dusty beats meet keening bottleneck scrapes....As another installment in the guy's ongoing dialectics, it's as welcome as anything he's done."Alternative Press (p.132) - 5 out of 5 - "'Rental Car' has a dilapidated bass line that's White Stripes-worthy....And let's not overlook 'Hell Yes,' which brings Beck together with Neptunes-ish beats for a broken hip-hop revival. Long live the king of hip."Magnet (p.85) - "Remarkably, the shifts in tone and mood only serve GUERO in the end, proof that stepping back to enjoy the broad picture can be just as rewarding as focusing on one detail at a time."Vibe (p.142) - "[E]ssentially a sequel to his '96 sample-heavy opus."Mojo (Publisher) (p.92) - 3 stars out of 5 - "'Missing' with wistful melody, swooping Melody Nelson strings, beautifully minimal bass and bossa nova guitar, is a jewel that takes Beck's sonic kleptomania to a new realm."0.1696036

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Rolling Stone (pp.67-68) - 4 stars out of 5 - "The rhythmic jolt makes the malaise more compelling and complex, with enough playful musical wit to hint at a next step....On GUERO, he finds a way to revitalize his musical imagination..."Spin (p.64) - Ranked #11 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2005" - "Los Angeles plays itself: the noise of traffic, boom boxes, curbside Spanglish, mariachi music -- the sound of what it's like to be an outcast even in an outsider's hood."Spin (pp.97-98) - "[A] return to his most popular trick: digging up cool grooves and noises from far-flung neighborhoods and throwing a party where the whole city can get down and make out." - Grade:BEntertainment Weekly (p.140) - Ranked #2 in Entertainment Weekly's 'Top Ten Records of the Year' -- "[H]e's learned that kaleidoscopic music that digs deep into blues, bossa nova, and electro keeps everything marvelously grounded too."Entertainment Weekly (No. 813, p.66) - "[GUERO] is the first record on which the many moods and sides of Beck co-exist, and it's about time." - Grade: A-Uncut (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Here, again, is where fat dusty beats meet keening bottleneck scrapes....As another installment in the guy's ongoing dialectics, it's as welcome as anything he's done."Alternative Press (p.132) - 5 out of 5 - "'Rental Car' has a dilapidated bass line that's White Stripes-worthy....And let's not overlook 'Hell Yes,' which brings Beck together with Neptunes-ish beats for a broken hip-hop revival. Long live the king of hip."Magnet (p.85) - "Remarkably, the shifts in tone and mood only serve GUERO in the end, proof that stepping back to enjoy the broad picture can be just as rewarding as focusing on one detail at a time."Vibe (p.142) - "[E]ssentially a sequel to his '96 sample-heavy opus."Mojo (Publisher) (p.92) - 3 stars out of 5 - "'Missing' with wistful melody, swooping Melody Nelson strings, beautifully minimal bass and bossa nova guitar, is a jewel that takes Beck's sonic kleptomania to a new realm."0.1696036

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