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Why The Black Keys' 'Turn Blue' is Actually a Great Album

I’m going to get straight to the point: ‘Turn Blue’ is not anything common of the popular rock duo’s traditional, garage-rock musical creation. You could only assume earlier this year after the announcement of their new album that this one was going to be a hyped up version of ‘El Camino.’ However, we were wrong. 345 more words

Gig Review: The Black Keys At The Forum

No one does arena rock better than The Black Keys do.

I first saw The Black Keys rock out a headline slot at Hangout Festival in May to over 25,000 people, so naturally my expectations for their own show were high. 560 more words

Live Shows

The Black Keys @ Viejas Arena--Weekly Show Recommendation (11/9)

With a plethora of electrifying, goose bump-arousing bands and DJs in town this week ranging from hard techno to downtempto R&B to indie rock, selecting “the best” seems like pulling teeth.  302 more words


Catching Up On The Week (Oct. 31 Edition)

Some #longreads as you deal with the candy hangover this weekend…

The recent release of The Best Day is allowing Thurston Moore to talk to a range of news outlets over the past couple of weeks.   233 more words


15 Albums You Have to Hear Before You Die- 3 & 2

3) MAGIC POTION- The Black Keys

I got introduced to The Black Keys right after Thickfreakness (You know, when people still thought Dan Auerbach was black?). 622 more words


Gold on the Ceiling (Live)

Some days you just have to dance!  Today is the day for Gold on the Ceiling, performed live by The Black Keys in NYC.  If you enjoy great live performances and audience energy, then click through to the youtube post.  238 more words