Jack White http://michiganradio.org en Detroit's Jack White causes stir during last night's Grammy Awards http://michiganradio.org/post/detroits-jack-white-causes-stir-during-last-nights-grammy-awards <p>Detroit's Jack White put on a memorable performance during last night's 55th Annual Grammy Awards.</p><p>The former member of the rock duo White Stripes, released&nbsp; his&nbsp; solo album <em>Blunderbuss </em>in early 2012, which was up for three awards.</p><p>He didn't take any awards home, but he did attract some attention.</p><p>On the broadcast, White played "Love Interruption" and "Freedom at 21."</p><p>After "Freedom at 21," he killed his guitar.... left it humming on the stage.</p><p>But prior to that, during "Love Interruption" White caused a bit of a stir on Twitter:</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:14:36 +0000 Mark Brush 11176 at http://michiganradio.org Detroit's Jack White causes stir during last night's Grammy Awards Nonprofit, White Stripes bring music to Michigan deaf students http://michiganradio.org/post/nonprofit-white-stripes-bring-music-michigan-deaf-students <p>While the Detroit-based rock duo the White Stripes officially broke up early this year, they are still providing inspiration and encouragement to Michigan students, including some from Flint&#39;s Michigan School for the Deaf.</p><p>According to<a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2011/11/music_video_to_white_stripes_s.html"> the Flint Journal</a>, D-Pan (Deaf Professional Artists Network), an Oakland County-based nonprofit, is working to give deaf students the ability to enjoy music and one of the organization&#39;s recent projects was to create a music video set to the White Stripes &ldquo;We&rsquo;re Going to be Friends&rdquo; featuring students signing the song&#39;s lyrics.</p><p>As the Journal reports, the White Stripes were not directly involved with the project, but some D-Pan supporters were personally acquainted with the band, who not only gave <a href="http://www.d-pan.org">D-Pan</a> their blessing&nbsp; to use the song, but also gave the project a shout out on<a href="http://www.whitestripes.com/news/newsExtra.html"> their website</a>.</p><p>Check out the video below:</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbLz9-riRGM</p><p><em>-John Klein Wilson, Michigan Radio Newsroom</em> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:53:52 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 5155 at http://michiganradio.org First Listen: Danger Mouse and Jack White vs. the Spaghetti Western http://michiganradio.org/post/first-listen-danger-mouse-and-jack-white-vs-spaghetti-western <p>How many times a day do you wonder what a Spaghetti Western soundtrack would sound like composed by Danger Mouse and featuring Jack White&#39;s signature vocals? Forty? A hundred?</p><p>Whatever the number is, you can stop wondering. Danger Mouse and Italian composer Daniele Luppi are on the verge of releasing<em> Rome</em>, a Spaghetti-inspired album which features vocal performances by superstars Norah Jones and Jack White.</p> Mon, 09 May 2011 20:56:20 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 2413 at http://michiganradio.org First Listen: Danger Mouse and Jack White vs. the Spaghetti Western