Jack White Talks Musical Projects

Singer moves between groups
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Workaholic producer Jack White has spoken about moving between his many musical projects.

Jack White likes to keep busy. Aside from running his own studio and label - both called Third Man - the guitarist likes to keep making music. Lots of music.

Over the past year Jack White has appeared with The Raconteurs, recorded two albums with The Dead Weather, overseen a DVD from The White Stripes and produced the debut album from his wife Karen Elson.

That's not including several one off singles and guest appearances. Phew! Slow down, Jack you're making the rest of us look bad.

In a new video Jack White has spoken about how he can moved between so many musical projects. "On everything, I look at myself as a producer on any project, even in this band (The Dead Weather), and I still feel like a producer, even in The White Stripes as well… or perhaps a director," he explained to the NME.

"They just all get presented in a different way, like working with Laura Marling or Loretta Lynn, White Stripes or Dead Weather, they just have different names" continued the Nashville based musician.

"Some come out and get called Jack White and Alicia Keys or The Raconteurs, it doesn't really matter to me, it's just about making those things exist. They tell you what to do. It's about paying attention to what the music wants."

Jack White recently started a new project. Laura Marling recently toured the United States, and was invited to record with the Third Man producer. The pair laid down some tracks in Nashville which are set to be released as a single later this year.

Meanwhile, The Dead Weather are gearing up for more tour dates, following a stunning appearance at this year's Glastonbury. The band's second album 'Sea Of Cowards' was released earlier this year.

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