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Somewhere along the way, the Black Keys sneakily became one of the weirdest bands of the 21st century. Not stylistically, of course — and that’s where a whole lot of the weirdness is rooted. There are still famous rock bands in 2015, but the topic of their decreased relevance is by now its own cliché. More »

Just setting a festival in Barcelona means you don’t really have to try as hard. Who doesn’t feel like going to Spain for a festival overlooking the water? Bonnaroo is probably my favorite festival, and while Nashville is cool and the Farm is a special setting, it’s not exactly the allure of Tennessee that has… More »

From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead’s fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow rock stars. We polled dozens of notable musicians about their favorite Radiohead songs, and this is how they responded. More »

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The Arcs – “Young”

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach introduced his new band the Arcs earlier this year, and back in September, they released their debut album Yours, Dreamily.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 23, 2015 - 12:59 pm

Dan Auerbach Teams With Dr. John & David Hidalgo For The Arcs vs. The Inventors EP

Earlier this year, the Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach put together a new blues-rocking band called the Arcs and released the new album Yours, Dreamily.
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 11:50 am

Watch The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach Invent A Blind Old Blues Guy In A Colbert Skit

Dan Auerbach's new Black Keys side project the Arcs released their first album, Yours, Dreamily, a few weeks ago, and two days ago the band…
Peter Helman | September 27, 2015 - 9:48 pm

Watch The Arcs Perform “Outta My Mind” On Colbert

The Arcs, the new side project of the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, put out their album Yours, Dreamily a few weeks ago. Last night, they…
Peter Helman | September 26, 2015 - 10:59 am

Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Says Jack White Tried To Fight Him Last Night

Jack White, famously, isn't a big fan of the Black Keys, the world-conquering Ohio blues-rock duo who may have picked up a couple of tricks…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2015 - 9:00 am

The Arcs – “Outta My Mind” Video

The Arcs -- side project of the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach -- released their debut album, Yours, Dreamily, last week, and they're following that up…
James Rettig | September 8, 2015 - 4:50 pm

Stream The Arcs Yours, Dreamily

The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach introduced his new band the Arcs a few months ago, and their debut album Yours, Dreamily comes out next…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2015 - 10:19 am

Neil Young Tribute Concert Lines Up Ryan Adams, Sharon Van Etten, Body/Head, Patrick Carney, & More

This fall, NYC's Bowery Ballrooom is hosting the first-ever Neil Fest, a two-day tribute concert event organized by the same people who previously brought us…
Peter Helman | August 26, 2015 - 9:23 pm

The Arcs – “Put A Flower In Your Pocket” Video

The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach has a new project called the Arcs, and he's getting ready to release their debut album Yours, Dreamily in…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2015 - 1:40 pm

Obama, Black Keys Exchange Jokey Tweets

Yesterday, President Obama did a Q&A session on Twitter. When asked what his favorite song was right now, he responded:…
James Rettig | July 2, 2015 - 3:11 pm

The Arcs – “Outta My Mind”

Dan Auerbach's one-off 7-inch side project the Arcs has transformed into a full-fledged Black Keys side project with a new full-length on the way. (Maybe…
James Rettig | June 29, 2015 - 9:53 am

Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2015

Not to be confused with Brooklyn’s Northside Festival, Denmark’s NorthSide Festival (note the capitalization!) takes place ever June in Aarhaus Denmark, and the fest celebrated…
Stereogum | June 19, 2015 - 11:14 am

The Arcs – “Stay In My Corner”

A couple of months ago, Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach announced that he had a new side project called the Arcs and that he's have…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2015 - 9:13 am

Dan Auerbach Announces New Band The Arcs, Boxing-Inspired 7″

Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys is embarking on another solo project, but this time he's not recording under his own name. Auerbach's new band…
Caitlin White | April 24, 2015 - 10:49 am

Outside Lands 2015 Lineup

Outside Lands has just announced the lineup for the eighth iteration of the San Francisco-based festival. This year's headliners are Elton John, Mumford & Sons,…
James Rettig | March 24, 2015 - 1:02 pm

Q&A: Noel Gallagher On Kanye, Beck, Beyoncé, Moz, Jack White, Black Keys, & More

Back when I was first becoming an obsessive music fan, Oasis were big for me. I loved everything: the classic albums, of course, but also…
Ryan Leas | February 23, 2015 - 2:41 pm

Watch The Black Keys’ Episode Of Austin City Limits

The Black Keys were the featured performers on the most recent episode of Austin City Limits. Their six song set was a mixture of Turn
James Rettig | February 1, 2015 - 12:00 am
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