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The Raconteurs: Help Us Stranger review – classic rock undone by aggro
Jack White’s eccentricity is well contained by his bandmates, but the macho politics undermine the tautness

Rachel Aroesti

21, Jun, 2019 @8:30 AM

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The Raconteurs review – maximum rock’n’roll
Former White Stripes frontman Jack White and his re-energised Raconteurs have a guitar-wielding blast

Kitty Empire

25, May, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Brendan Benson: a new Raconteurs album is off the table
The artist has played down the possibility of a third album from the group he co-fronts with Jack White

Sean Michaels

19, Mar, 2014 @9:08 AM

Brendan Benson: What Kind of World – review
There's some lovely stuff on Brendan Benson's powerpopping new album, but it just doesn't match up to his best, writes Michael Hann

Michael Hann

19, Apr, 2012 @8:30 PM

Brendan Benson: My Old, Familiar Friend | CD review

Often it feels as if Benson is trying too hard to wow us in Jack White's absence, says Killian Fox

Killian Fox

29, Aug, 2009 @11:01 PM

Brendan Benson: My Old Familiar Friend | CD review

Brendan Benson is back to the sharply constructed power-pop that he does best, says Dave Simpson

Dave Simpson

20, Aug, 2009 @11:01 PM

Review: The Racounteurs

A brilliant new album, a thrilling set, a deliriously happy audience...and all merely a sideshow for Jack White, a guitarist in a class of his own, writes Kitty Empire

Kitty Empire

17, May, 2008 @11:04 PM

Playing the guitar: Brendon Benson on the blues

For Raconteurs guitarist Brendan Benson, blues has an integrity you just can't fake. Fortunately, it's not too hard to learn the basics ...

Laura Barton

10, May, 2008 @11:06 PM

Review: The Raconteurs' Consolers of the Lonely

CD of the week: The Raconteurs' Consolers of the Lonely

KItty Empire

30, Mar, 2008 @12:01 AM

CD of the week: The Raconteurs, Broken Boy Soldiers

CD of the week: Kitty Empire salutes a terrific album from Jack White and Co that mines the rock, psychedelia and experimental pop of the Sixties.

Kitty Empire

14, May, 2006 @1:43 AM

Flash forward: Jack White and The Raconteurs

Newly married he may be, but Jack White has just consummated an old affair. Andrew Perry meets the new men in his life, the blisteringly hot Raconteurs.

Andrew Perry

23, Apr, 2006 @12:07 AM

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Laura Barton meets the Raconteurs

... but that didn't stop Brendan Benson from getting together with his pal Jack White in the Raconteurs. They tell Laura Barton how they've left the White Stripes far behind

07, Apr, 2006 @12:31 AM

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