Danger Mouse Helms The Boards For Norah Jones’ Upcoming Little Broken Hearts

show||video|503533| By Zachary Swickey We’re not even a full month into 2012 and one of our favorite female voices in music, Norah Jones, has plenty for us to look forward to. Just a few weeks ago, Jones released the second album behind her side-project The Little Willies – a group that focuses on covers from…

Happy Birthday, Danger Mouse

By Zachary Swickey Brian Joseph Burton, the man the music world knows and loves as Danger Mouse, turns 34 today, and his many milestones are rather mindboggling. Growing up on the music of Pink Floyd and Portishead, Burton fit right in while living in London, where he moved to make a name for himself as… Read more »

Danger Mouse Producing Beck, About 100 Others

So we here in the Newsroom have been fans of Danger Mouse for a while, even back to his days doing bedroom beats under the name Pelican City. It’s one of the reasons why we were the first to report on the Grey Album and and the subsequent legal furor. (Wow, we are really feeling… Read more »

Jack White Teases Hype Williams-Directed ‘Freedom At 21′ Video


Jack White worked with perhaps his most curious collaborator to date for the video to his latest Blunderbuss single, “Freedom at 21.” The eclectic rocker tapped Hype Williams, the man behind some of the most influential hip-hop videos of all time, to helm the clip, which will arrive in full on July 16. White released… Read more »

U2 Team Up With One Direction Songwriter For New Album

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By Zachary Swickey It appears U2 hope to inject some youthfulness into their new album with the help of the writing team behind recent UK boy band sensation (and Saturday’s “SNL” performers) One Direction. The Sun is reporting that Bono and the U2 crew have recruited Swedish pop songwriter Carl Falk – the man responsible… Read more »

Jack White Sets Release Date For Debut Solo Set Blunderbuss

The ultimate music Renaissance man, Jack White, is all set to release his debut solo record, Blunderbuss, on April 24. Here in the MTV Newsroom, we can’t believe, given all of his various side projects over the years, that he’s only just now getting around to his solo debut! The album’s first single, “Love Interruption,”…

Jack White’s Appearance On ‘American Pickers’ Not As Crazy As It Sounds

By Zachary Swickey The White Stripes may have called it quits earlier this year, but we’ve seen and heard plenty from former frontman Jack White since their demise. Adding yet another eccentric appearance to the list is word that White will appear on the History Channel’s “American Pickers” next week. The show is admittedly addictive,… Read more »

The Black Keys El Camino Review Roundup

show||video|706819| By Zachary Swickey Few bands have ascended the rock and roll ranks as swiftly as The Black Keys have managed to do over the last year. Sure, the band has been around since their ’02 debut, but it wasn’t until their Danger Mouse-produced record – 2008’s Attack & Release – that the group finally…