From Chicagoconcertgoers.com, “White Mystery is a brother-sister duo hailing from the city’s north side. Miss Alex White plays guitar and sings. Francis White plays drums and sings some, too. Each has wild, red hair. Both rock hard and heavy. (more…)
White Mystery: “Anything can happen day” came from Mickey Mouse Club fame, but what of a day that offers the sonic whiplash of Natalie Cole and White Mystery? Crazy. So you have the remarkable garage rock of Alex White and her brother Francis to start things off. It’s drums, guitar and a mountain of red hair. It’s also primal drumming, simple lyrics and an energy that remind you of what it must have been like at the beginning of rock ‘n’ roll. It’s also too cool for words.
“That ringing in your ears is just them preparing: The local garage rock duo simply demolishes a simple but smartly conceived formula of smashing drums, buzzsaw guitar and Alex White’s towering vocals. 5:30 p.m. June 5. (Also: 4 p.m. June 30 at Taste of Chicago, free.)” (more…)
The first time that I ever laid eyes on Chicago’s White Mystery was at last summer’s Taste of Chicago. There on a side stage stood Alex White, dressed in a business suit with her hair, a violent explosion of flaming red, wilting in her face, shredding notes on her electric guitar and screaming her lungs out. Her brother, Francis, I didn’t actually see—just flashes of more red hair (more…)