All posts by Jake Brown

White Stripes Divorce Certificate

We told you it was coming, so here it is: Jack and Meg’s 2000 divorce certificate: This whole thing has been pretty silly, and while it’s been fun getting one or two high-profile links, we hope some of you newbies will stick around while we get back to doing what we’ve been doing all along… … Continue reading White Stripes Divorce Certificate

Autographed CD Contest Results

We had a lot of great responses to our contest to give out an autographed copy of Jay Bennett and Edward Burch’s new album, The Palace at 4am (Part 1). The artist who got mentioned more than any other was Tom Waits, which seems appropriate. Our panel of judges struggled with the decision, but they … Continue reading Autographed CD Contest Results

The Real Garage

Glorious Noise was representin’ in full effect on WXRT’s Sound Opinions last night. I hope I sounded better than the first time I was on that show. The show focused on garage rock, and they had us on to discuss the recent White Stripes thing we did here a couple weeks ago. I get frustrated … Continue reading The Real Garage

Fishing with Tom

I’ve been meaning to write something about Tom Waits. I’ve even been preparing something in my head. But it’s still too big of a subject for me to tackle. Tom Waits represents just about everything to me: talk about a life-changing artist. For me, anyway. Sheesh. From getting turned on to Nighthawks at the Diner … Continue reading Fishing with Tom

Well, It’s Better than the Last One

Glorious Noise and the rest of the world made a very big deal a few weeks ago when Wilco’s new album, which had been rejected by their record label, debuted at number 13 on Billboard’s album chart. It proved, we said, that not only are record company executives weak in the head about what kind … Continue reading Well, It’s Better than the Last One

White Stripes Marriage License

White Stripes Marriage License Glorious Noise values the truth as much as we value great rock and roll. So what’s to be done when these important values butt heads? We go both ways. Though the Detroit Free Press broke this story over a year ago, the White Stripes continue to propogate the rumor that they … Continue reading White Stripes Marriage License