Jack White berates the internet’s influence on music

He hails it the main enemy to the 'art of music'

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Jack White has admitted he hates the internet, saying he thinks it’s a “nuisance” which detracts from the “art of music”.

Speaking as one of Uncut‘s sister title NME‘s [url=http://www.nme.com/news/nme/50491]10 cover stars in a special edition of a the magazine this week (April 7)[/url], White said he thinks the web is music’s main enemy right now.

“In my head I’m still living and working as if there is no internet, and treat it as a nuisance,” he explained. “The internet is a beautiful tool for many, many things, but it is in direct opposition to the art of music being treated with respect.”

The interview also saw White speak about President Obama, Oasis and gives his opinion on what he thinks is the true underground music at the moment.

The special covers have been put together to mark the launch of the new NME. The magazine has been completely revamped with new front, features and reviews sections, plus an update for NME‘s iconic logo.

The 10 covers feature the following artists:

1. Jack White
2. Florence And The Machine
3. LCD Soundsystem
4. Rihanna
5. Kasabian
6. Laura Marling
7. Foals
8. MIA
9. Biffy Clyro
10. Magnetic Man


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