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Third Man Records Partners Up With Bob Seger For Vinyl Reissue

That Jack White seems always up to something. This time, it’s a Bob Seger reissue for Record Store Day on April 22. Here are the details. According to Third Man Records, this is the first vinyl reissue of Bob Seger System’s “2+2=?” in nearly four decades. The limited edition yellow-colored vinyl record will be remastered directly from the analog tapes by Robert Vosgien and cut by Ron McMaster at Capitol Mastering. A standard black vinyl version will be released after Record Store Day. Both...

VIDEO: Shinola commercial set in Detroit's Cass Corridor features Third Man Records

Shinola has a new-ish commercial out along with Third Man Records set in the Cass Corridor (part of the larger area often referred to as Midtown) and talking about Detroit music, with the aim of pushing Shinola’s new audio line. Three songs featured in the 90 second piece are While You Were Gone by The Combinations, Gotta Let You Know by James T. Cotton, and On the Run by The Gories. It’s set mostly in the Cass Corridor Third Man Records store. The commercial (embedded below) has some visual...

Jack White To Release Live Tracks Recorded In Detroit From The 90s

Around the corner and down the way from the Cass Corridor-ish Daily Detroit blogquarters is a building with a unique facade. It has a triangular bit over the door, and if walls could talk, it would have decades of stories. I’m talking about a bar that is no more – it is one that probably few have ever heard of, but was important in the development of the Detroit music scene. The Gold Dollar. Let’s allow “Music USA: A Rough Guide” to lay out the description of the most modern incarnation, l...

Jack White's Third Man Records will open a vinyl record pressing plant in Detroit

Stashed behind the new Third Man Records in Detroit, like an awesome find in at the back of a crate of 45s, will be a vinyl record pressing plant. The Detroit native musician will open the first vinyl record pressing plant in Detroit since Archer Record Pressing started up in 1965. The plant behind 441 West Canfield won’t be operational on Friday, but the plan is to eventually have eight presses going according to Pitchfork. While the manufacturing arm definitely means that Third Man wi...

Jack White Buys Building In Detroit, Will Open Branch Of Third Man Records

More big moves related to music and development in Motown. Jack White’s Third Man Records is now going to neighbor to the Shinola store, occupying the space currently held by Willy’s Detroit. Shinola Founder, Tom Kartsotis, partnered with Detroit native Jack White to purchase the building that currently houses the Shinola Flagship store at 441 W. Canfield in the Midtown/Cass Corridor area. The area has seen a retail resurgence as a true shopping district as of late. The deal marks new expans...

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