With their enchanting onstage presence and crazy guitar chops, White Mystery are the brother/sister duo of the Midwest. Some claim they play scuzzy garage rock; others say it's pure, unadulterated rock n’ roll. Best we go straight to the source to find out what White Mystery is all about.

Name, instrument you play and an interesting fact about yourself?

Miss Alex White: I do vocals and guitar and was named [one of the] "Ten Female Guitarists You Should Know” by Guitar World Magazine.

Francis Scott Key White: I do drums and vocals. [And I'm a] Level 30 Barbarian.

What do you always have with you when on tour?

G.O.R.P, green apples and Black Sabbath’s Paranoid.

What are you listening to now?

Thee Oh Sees' The Master’s Bedroom is Worth Spending a Night In and The Psyched's debut album on Black Gladiator.

Any disturbing or life-changing stories from your excursions on the road?

Finding a box of blood in Toronto was the most disturbing story from the road.

Can you dance? If not, what is your day job?

White Mystery's job is rock n’ roll.

On a typical day you can be caught doing/watching/listening to...?

Working out, walking around Chicago, drinking pots of coffee, DJing vinyl.

What's coming up for White Mystery?

Coming up for White Mystery:
1. Tour with Shonen Knife
2. Riot Fest with The Stooges
3. Our music video debut on JBTV