The White Stripes are better than loud — every song delivers a visceral jolt of electricity direct from the guts of Jack White's guitar. It's that electric touch that has kept his songs interesting over the course of several shape-shifting projects. On this playlist, down-and-dirty rock songs are booby-trapped with sharps of funk, country, and a bevy of unexpected sounds. He's a magician backed by a Marshall stack, with the voice of a wild animal. The songs are big enough to rock stadiums while retaining an element of mysticism long missing in the art of heavy rock.