Feb 19, 2013
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Musician Jack White praises analog living, says ‘there’s no romance in a mouse click’
Jack White, of The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, and The Dead Weather fame, isn’t happy about all things digital. In his new role as Record Store Day Ambassador, White issued a statement expressing his sadness about kids these days, lamenting the death of meatspace for art and entertainment. “How can record shops (or any shop for that matter) compete with Netflix, TiVo, video games that take months to complete, cable, texting, the internet, etc. etc?,” White asks. “The internet is two-dimensional… let’s wake each other up.” White wants you to leave your cave.

Musician Jack White praises analog living, says ‘there’s no romance in a mouse click’

Jack White, of The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, and The Dead Weather fame, isn’t happy about all things digital. In his new role as Record Store Day Ambassador, White issued a statement expressing his sadness about kids these days, lamenting the death of meatspace for art and entertainment. “How can record shops (or any shop for that matter) compete with Netflix, TiVo, video games that take months to complete, cable, texting, the internet, etc. etc?,” White asks. “The internet is two-dimensional… let’s wake each other up.” White wants you to leave your cave.

  1. lizabeth-thompson reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    Amen to this.
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    personally, i relish in flipping vinyl and taking film photos. it’s physical and proves a more meaningful bond to this...
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  10. bellemaddox reblogged this from eschaton-disaster and added:
    I get what he’s saying though. Neil Young made a similar argument on Colbert a few months ago, something along the lines...
  11. sans-nuage reblogged this from cocteautwin and added:
    but if i left my cave i wouldnt be following amazing ppl and what would my life be worth then
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  23. ecstasybread reblogged this from lemondifficult and added:
    #I don’t get the love for him because he always sounds like such a dick in interviews
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