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Two decades ago, The White Stripes hit the scene in a real way. Jack and Meg White dropped their debut album, blew minds, toured with Pavement, and sowed the seeds of worldwide rock and roll domination — with some bumps along the way. In season one, you'll hear that story from the people who witnessed it firsthand. Hosted by music journalist Sean Cannon, Striped is a production of Third Man Records and Misfire.

Two decades ago, The White Stripes hit the scene in a real way. Jack and Meg White dropped their debut album, blew minds, toured with Pavement, and sowed the seeds of worldwide rock and roll domination — with some bumps along the way. In season one, you'll hear that story from the people who witnessed it firsthand. Hosted by music journalist Sean Cannon, Striped is a production of Third Man Records and Misfire.
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Two decades ago, The White Stripes hit the scene in a real way. Jack and Meg White dropped their debut album, blew minds, toured with Pavement, and sowed the seeds of worldwide rock and roll domination — with some bumps along the way. In season one, you'll hear that story from the people who witnessed it firsthand. Hosted by music journalist Sean Cannon, Striped is a production of Third Man Records and Misfire.

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Episodes

Part 5: Do You Want To Explode Now?

10/29/2019
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When a band releases an album, the easiest way to measure success is the number of records sold. However, sometimes an album is successful because it accomplishes something behind the scenes; it makes a connection for an artist or puts their music in the right place at the right time. That's exactly how you could describe The White Stripes self-titled debut on Sympathy For The Record Industry. It didn't light up the charts, but it provided the scaffolding for Jack and Meg White to build...

Duration:00:34:01

Part 4: Nothing Could Be Better

10/22/2019
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For some artists, if you have the freedom to make every creative choice — you won't make any choice at all. So you set limits on yourself as a challenge, and as a corrective to make sure your initial vision remains unobstructed. The success of The White Stripes is a prime example. Then other times, a force completely outside your control shuts off options and limits your choices for you, requiring you to operate within those new boundaries. The success of The White Stripes is a prime...

Duration:00:27:08

Part 3: Got A Little Feeling Going Now

10/15/2019
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When you're in the recording studio, it takes a lot for everything to go right — but it doesn't take much at all for everything to go wrong. It can feel like the deck is stacked against. For The White Stripes, though, they threw the deck out the window altogether. They knew what they wanted, and they were going to get it. Even if Jack's attention was divided.

Duration:00:33:00

Part 2: What A Feeling That's Begun

10/8/2019
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Before The White Stripes closed out Late Night With Conan O'Brien, garnered platinum records, or played SNL, they were just a frenetic boy teaching himself how to play music in an attic and a quiet, artistic girl who wasn't interested in playing music at all.

Duration:00:27:37

Part 1: Don't Feed Me Planned Obsolescence

10/8/2019
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The music scene that Jack and Meg White were thrust into didn't form in a vacuum. Detroit has a rich heritage informed by a wide variety of musical stylings, as well as the auto industry — in both good and bad ways.

Duration:00:31:23

Coming Oct. 8: Striped Season One!

9/24/2019
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In season one of Striped, music journalist Sean Cannon takes you through the early years of The White Stripes by talking to the people who witnessed it all firsthand — from a young Jack White practicing loudly in his attic to The White Stripes wowing their tourmates Pavement in late 1999. You'll hear from members of The MC5, Pavement, The Raconteurs, The Detroit Cobras, The Dirtbombs, The Soledad Brothers, filmmaker Lance Bangs, and more.

Duration:00:01:39