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Hear Patrick Carney’s Theme To New Animated Netflix Series BoJack Horseman

BoJack Horseman is a new animated sitcom on Netflix about a washed-up sitcom star who happens to be an anthropomorphic horse-person. The first season is already streaming, and there’s a second one on the way. The show has a very serious cast of voice talent, with Will Arnett in the lead role and Aaron Paul,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 29, 2014 - 9:14 am

The Black Keys – “Weight Of Love” Video (NSFW)

The Black Keys’ video for their seven-minute Turn Blue power ballad “Weight Of Love” begins the same way their “Fever” video ended: With a grainy televised image of frontman Dan Auerbach as a sweaty evangelical preacher. And even though Auerbach is only barely in the new video, it seems to be about a cult of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 14, 2014 - 12:31 pm

Watch Glastonbury 2014 Performances From Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Jack White, Disclosure, Haim, & More

Glastonbury, the world’s biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of all the performances from the legendary Somerset extravaganza. Below you can watch professionally shot footage of songs from Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Haim, Metallica, MGMT, Parquet Courts, Chvrches, Interpol,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 28, 2014 - 2:33 pm

Jack White Calls Black Keys “Watered-Down” White Stripes, Later Apologizes

Earlier this month, the Black Keys discussed their Jack White feud and were pretty sympathetic to the guy — but now White has talked more about the Keys in his new Rolling Stone cover story, and it’s pretty ugly. In the article he says the Black Keys’ success has hinged on filling the void left… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 30, 2014 - 6:15 pm

The Week In Pop: Ain’t Paramore Fun?

The question is not so much “How did Paramore end up on American Idol?” as “Why did it take them so long to get there?” As I explained at length last month, the Warped Tour scene that carried Hayley Williams and company to stardom was very much a pop star delivery system, and if anyone… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 22, 2014 - 4:08 pm

The Black Keys Discuss Ugly Jack White Feud

Jack White might live in the same city as the Black Keys, but that doesn’t mean he has to like them. White has reportedly refused to let Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach into an event at his Nashville Third Man compound, and last year, when White’s ex-wife Karen Elson filed a restraining order against him,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 20, 2014 - 2:26 pm

Watch The Black Keys’ Full Hangout ’14 Set

The Black Keys played their first show since the release of their new album Turn Blue at Alabama’s Hangout Festival. The set was comprised of a good chunk of new material, including the first live performance of “Gotta Get Away.” Watch the full show minus the first song (“Howlin’ For You”) and check out the… More »

By: James Rettig / May 18, 2014 - 4:31 pm

Steve Reich & Philip Glass Bury The Hatchet For Nonesuch’s 50th

Tastefully curated Warner Bros. subsidiary Nonesuch turns 50 this year and is still going strong (next week they may very well have the #1 album in the country with the Black Keys’ Turn Blue). And this September the label will celebrate its anniversary with a three-week series of concerts at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / May 15, 2014 - 10:21 am

Black Keys Take Turn Blue To Colbert, Patrick Carney Says Michael Jackson’s Xscape Is Fucking Bullshit

Patrick Carney, famously bespectacled drummer for the Black Keys, has made a habit lately of attacking easy pop targets. First, it was Justin Bieber. Now, it’s Michael Jackson’s retooled-throwaways collection Xscape, which, perhaps not coincidentally, shares a release date this week with the Black Keys’ new album Turn Blue. Here’s Carney telling Rolling Stone what… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 14, 2014 - 9:40 am

Watch The Black Keys’ Live On Letterman Webcast

David Letterman doesn’t usually make a big deal about his musical guests, even the really famous ones. But last night, he gave actual literal marquee treatment to the Black Keys. The band didn’t play in his usual studio; instead, they set up outside, on the marquee of the Ed Sullivan Theatre. On the show, they… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 13, 2014 - 11:46 am

Watch The Black Keys Play SNL With Charlize Theron

The Black Keys’ Turn Blue is out on Tuesday and last night the band returned to Saturday Night Live to play a couple of songs from the album. You can watch their performances of “Fever” and “Bullet In The Brain” below. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / May 11, 2014 - 9:01 am

Patrick Carney Is Still Pissed At “Fucking Irresponsible Asshole” Justin Bieber

In case you don’t have an encyclopedic knowledge of Very Important Music Beefs, let’s first set the stage. Last year, after the Black Keys won four Grammys for El Camino, a TMZ reporter asked drummer Patrick Carney if he was upset that fellow indie musician Justin Bieber wasn’t up for any awards. Spoketh Carney: “He’… More »

By: James Rettig / May 9, 2014 - 3:53 pm

Watch The Black Keys Goof Around With Charlize Theron In Some SNL Promos

It’s a big day for goofy promo videos featuring the Black Keys! First it was the Turn Blue tour announcement; now it’s the promos for their appearance on SNL this weekend. Below, watch Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach joke around with Charlize Theron and Cecily Strong. More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 8, 2014 - 5:08 pm

Watch The Black Keys Announce Turn Blue Tour (With St. Vincent) In Jokey Press Conference

The Black Keys are releasing Turn Blue next week — it’s streaming now! — and as monstrously successful rock bands are wont to do, they’ve just announced a North American arena tour that will encompass most of the last four months of the year. They’ve done so with a jokey press conference video that you… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 8, 2014 - 10:20 am

Stream The Black Keys Turn Blue

Two and a half years after El Camino, the Black Keys are now one of the biggest rock bands in the world, and their new Danger Mouse-produced album Turn Blue is about to come out. We’ve heard a pair of tense, nervy new songs — first single “Fever” and the title track — and now… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 5, 2014 - 4:17 pm

Watch The Black Keys Debut “Bullet In The Brain” At BBC’s Maida Vale Studios

The Black Keys recently performed a live session at BBC Studios for Zane Lowe, where they debuted a new song off their upcoming album, Turn Blue, titled “Bullet In The Brain.” We’ve already heard “Fever” and the title track, making this the third song we’ve heard from the Danger Mouse-produced album. Listen to it below. More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 1, 2014 - 12:23 pm

The Black Keys – “Fever” Video

Unstoppable arena-rock monsters the Black Keys are about to unleash their latest Danger Mouse-produced album Turn Blue upon us, and they shared the tense and new-wavey single “Fever” a few weeks ago. The new video for “Fever” casts Dan Auerbach as a sweaty, pomaded, exceedingly low-rent TV preacher, and it doesn’t do much more tha… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 1, 2014 - 11:10 am

Watch The Black Keys Play “Fever” On Jools Holland, Che Tempo Che Fa

The most recent episode of the BBC live-performance show Later With Jools Holland was a deeply star-studded one. The big news from the episode was that the Black Keys played their tense, new wavey single “Fever” live for the first second time. (UPDATE: They actually played “Fever” two days prior on the Italian TV show… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 30, 2014 - 10:11 am

St. Vincent Playing SNL Season Finale With Host Andy Samberg

Spring has finally sprung, which means what remains of the traditional network TV season is winding down, and with it the 39th season of Saturday Night Live. As such, the show announced its hosts and musical guests for the final three episodes of the season on Tumblr today. On 5/3 Andrew Garfield aka The AmazingMore »

By: Chris DeVille / April 23, 2014 - 1:48 pm

The Black Keys – “Turn Blue”

Next month, triumphant arena-blooz stars the Black Keys return with their new album Turn Blue, which band members Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney co-produced with Danger Mouse. (If that new U2 album also comes out this year, this will probably mean Danger Mouse is 2014’s biggest rock producer, which is a weird turn for the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 14, 2014 - 11:44 am
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