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  • Tintype Portraits at Third Man

    Posted by Third Man on 19 August 2014

    Photographer Giles Clement will be setting up shop in our Blue Room this Friday and Saturday shooting tintype portraits. This is open to the public, and any interested parties should head to www.gilesclement.com to schedule a session.

    In the tradition of artists and tradesmen of generations past, portrait photographer Giles Clement has taken his studio on the road. Clement uses the tintype method of photography to create unique silver images on sheets of black metal. Tintyping was popular in the late 1800’s, but was quickly abandoned as less difficult and more reliable methods of portraiture were invented. Clement’s camera equipment is antique – some of it more than 160 years old. In harmony with old methods and equipment, he uses modern lighting and technologies to capture the faces, and often the souls, of a new generation of artists, inventors and pioneers.

    Giles Clement
    Tintype Portraits at Third Man Records
    August 22nd & 23rd
    in the Blue Room
    10am - 6pm
    4 x 5 - $50
    8 x 10 - $160

    To schedule a time, visit www.gilesclement.com. (This is recommended. Walk-ins cannot be guaranteed.)

    Photographer Giles Clement will be setting up shop in our Blue Room this Friday and Saturday shooting tintype portraits. This is open to the public, and any interested parties should head to www.gilesclement.com to schedule a session.

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  • Otis James Nashville

    Posted by Third Man on 18 August 2014

    While questions regarding the origin of our uniforms used to be posed mainly to the ladies of TMR, ever since we upgraded the Third Man menswear to include an Otis James necktie, our fine gentlemen staff members are getting the same frequent inquiries. So, why not introduce you to the man behind the tie? Otis James is a former tuxedo-shop-workin', cross-country-bicyclin', good old fashioned hard worker. His neckties and bowties are handmade one-by-one by Otis and his small staff just 5 minutes down the road from TMR headquarters. What luck! Check out Otis' wares here.

    While questions regarding the origin of our uniforms used to be posed mainly to the ladies of TMR, ever since we upgraded the Third Man menswear to include an Otis James necktie, our fine gentlemen staff members are getting the same frequent inquiries.

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  • JACK WHITE AUGUST SUPPORT ACT ANNOUNCED

    Posted by Third Man on 12 August 2014

    Jack White is pleased to announce that Curtis Harding will be joining him on the bill for his August headline shows. For a complete list of tour dates and more information, visit Jack's tour page, and if you're new to Curtis Harding's music, check out his "Keep on Shining" video below:

    Jack White is pleased to announce that Curtis Harding will be joining him on the bill for his August headline shows.

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  • LAZARETTO ULTRA LP BEST SELLING VINYL ALBUM OF 2014

    Posted by Third Man on 7 August 2014

    We are so pleased to report that, with your support, not only are vinyl record sales continuing to climb in general, but Jack White's Lazaretto ULTRA LP has beenreported by Billboard as being the biggest selling vinyl record of the year as well as the biggest selling vinyl record of any year since Pearl Jam's Vitalogy album in 1994. 

    After breaking the first week sales record when Lazaretto was released in June, the ULTRA LP has now sold over 62,000 copies.

    We can't thank you enough for helping Jack and Third Man Records spread the word about just how good music can sound when it's pressed onto wax, and your support of this release means the world.

    We are so pleased to report that, with your support, not only are vinyl record sales continuing to climb in general, but Jack White's Lazaretto ULTRA LP has been reported by Billboard as being the biggest selling vinyl record of the year as well as the biggest selling vinyl record of any year since Pearl Jam's Vitalogy album in 1994.

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  • Record of the Week

    Posted by Third Man on 5 August 2014

    We LOVE Beck. We love his records, old and new. We love when he does things like invite another guy we love on stage to help him knock out an encore of classics, and we love that his Song Reader sheet music has been recently brought to life. But, all this aside, what do we love best about Beck? His country-tinged and decidedly misanthropic Third Man Blue Series single "I Just Started Hating Some People Today" of course! The irony is not lost on us.

    This single features a band of TMR All Stars: Jack White on drums, Dean Fertita wearing many hats, Fats Kaplin on fiddle and pedal steel, and Karen Elson doing some jazz vocals. Point is, if this is missing from your personal Blue Series collection, it's time to fix that, because....

    ...It's our Record of the Week! Get it.

    We LOVE Beck. We love his records, old and new. We love when he does things like invite another guy we love on stage to help him knock out an encore of classics

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  • Light and Sound Machine Presents... LA ÚLTIMA PELÍCULA

    Posted by Third Man on 4 August 2014

    THURSDAY, August 21st, 7pm in the Blue Room

    Dir. Raya Martin and Mark Peranson

    Dually a tribute to, and criticism of, Dennis Hopper's 1971 masterpiece THE LAST MOVIE, this co-directorial effort between the prolific Filipino filmmaker Raya Martin (HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY) and Cinema Scope Magazine founding editor Mark Peranson is, like its point of inspiration, a frenzied experiment in narrative and cultural discourse. Alex Ross Perry (director of 2011 hit THE COLOR WHEEL) stars as an egomaniacal American director traveling to Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula in hopes of exposing the world's last remaining celluloid film stock at the site of the new Mayan age of enlightenment. But like Hopper before him, the implications of his journey are far greater than he imagined.

    There will be a Q&A via Skype with co-director Raya Martin following the screening. For more information, visit the ticket page.

    Tickets are available via THIRDMANSTORE.COM or discounted for Belcourt members via BELCOURT.ORG.

    Dually a tribute to, and criticism of, Dennis Hopper's 1971 masterpiece THE LAST MOVIE

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