the raconteurs

The Raconteurs’ New EP Features 2 Versions of Richard Hell Songs

Just one cover of Richard Hell and the Voidoids' classic "Blank Generation" is enough to make any punk fan go wild. Well, on Friday (May 29),…
Brenton Blanchet / May 29, 2020

The Raconteurs to Release Live EP and Documentary

After less than a year since announcing their last live release, the Raconteurs will return this Friday (May 29) with Live at Electric Lady, a…
SPIN Staff / May 27, 2020

Brendan Benson on How His Long Career Led to Dear Life

"I get really nervous about the show and I get nervous about what I’m gonna say," Brendan Benson says. The Michigan-born singer-songwriter has toured the…
Al Shipley / April 23, 2020

The Raconteurs Cut Loose With Face-Melting Austin City Limits Performance

The Raconteurs recently stopped by Austin's Moody Theater to tape a live performance for Austin City Limits and now, the band's six-song set is now…
Rob Arcand / January 12, 2020

Jack White Announces New Raconteurs Live Album

Five months since the release of their first album in 11 years, the Raconteurs have announced a new live album. Live in Tulsa documents a…
Rob Arcand / November 9, 2019

Watch The Raconteurs Play “Only Child” and Joke Around With Jimmy on Fallon

The Raconteurs continued their late-night run supporting their June album Help Us Stranger with an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 5, 2019

Jack White Attends Baseball Game, Plays Concert, Then Returns to Tied Game

Jack White is, among many things, a big fan our national pastime. The former White Stripes frontman has become a regular at Detroit Tigers and…
Rob Arcand / August 18, 2019

The Raconteurs, Miley Cyrus, Carlos Santana, More Pull Out of Woodstock 50

Yet more artists have withdrawn from Woodstock 50 after organizers moved the festival to Maryland and released all booked performers from their contracts. The Raconteurs, Lumineers, Miley Cyrus, and…
Tosten Burks / July 30, 2019

Watch Josh Homme Play With The Raconteurs in L.A.

Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme joined the Raconteurs on Friday night to perform "Blue Veins" from the band’s 2006 album Broken Boy Soldiers.
Julia Gray, Stereogum / July 29, 2019

The Raconteurs’ New Album Was Not Delayed Because Jack White “Started Doing Heroin” [Corrected]

The Raconteurs latest album Help Us Stranger was released earlier this month following an 11 year gap since their last album, 2008's Consolers of the…
Rob Arcand / June 29, 2019

Jack White Rediscovers Rock’n’Roll on the Raconteurs’ Rollicking Help Us Stranger

It’s never sufficient to say Jack White has irons in the fire. Maybe stipulating that he forged the irons from scrap and split the firewood…
Brad Shoup / June 24, 2019

Watch the Raconteurs Perform “Bored and Razed” on Colbert

The Raconteurs performed back-to-back nights on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to celebrate the release of Help Us Stranger, their first album in 11…
Rob Arcand / June 22, 2019

Watch The Raconteurs Perform “Help Me Stranger” on Colbert

The Raconteurs' first album in 11 years, Help Us Stranger, is out today on Third Man Records. To celebrate, the band, which consists of Jack White, Brendan…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 21, 2019

Stream the Raconteurs New Album Help Us Stranger

The Raconteurs have released Help Us Stranger, their first proper album in 11 years following 2008's Consolers of the Lonely. The band has taken…
Maggie Serota / June 21, 2019

The Raconteurs – “Bored and Razed”

The Raconteurs have released a new single from their upcoming album Help Us Stranger. "Bored and Razed" premiered yesterday on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show,…
Will Gottsegen / June 11, 2019
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