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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

The Black Keys – “Fever”

Two and a half years is a pretty standard interim between albums for major rock acts, but preeminent blooz rockers the Black Keys have never gone longer between albums than the gap between the December 2011 release of El Camino and the impending May 2014 arrival of Turn Blue. For the Keys, it’s been a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 24, 2014 - 1:31 pm

The Black Keys Announce Turn Blue; “Fever” Out Monday

The Black Keys just announced the details of their new album the only way you really can do such a thing in this age of social media — via Mike Tyson’s Twitter:… More »

By: Michael Nelson / March 21, 2014 - 6:02 pm

An Annotated Media Guide To Danger Mouse

On February 24, 2004, music fans worldwide participated in a coordinated act of civil disobedience. Dubbed Grey Tuesday, the digital demonstration was this simple: Hundreds of websites posted a free download of The Grey Album, Danger Mouse’s mashup of the Beatles’ self-titled “White Album” and Jay Z’s The Black Album, and more than 100,000 fa… More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 26, 2014 - 2:08 pm

Looks Like Dan Auerbach Is Producing Lana Del Rey’s Ultraviolence

When Lana Del Rey premiered her short film Tropico, she also announced that her next album would be called Ultraviolence. There have been rumors this week that Giorgio Moroder is working on the record, but Lana herself just confirmed one major contributor: Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. She posted the following message on Twitter… More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 20, 2014 - 3:26 pm

The Rentals Announce First Album In 15 Years

We last heard from ex-Weezer bassist Matt Sharp’s Rentals in 2009, when the multimedia project Songs About Time generated a series of four new EPs of soundtrack music including a collaboration with Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago, all of which were later compiled into the 2011 Japanese tsunami relief benefit Resilience. Despite that isolated surge of… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 5, 2013 - 2:01 pm

Watch The Black Keys Compete To Give Stephen Colbert A Prostate Exam

Last week Today hosts Matt Lauer and Al Roker got prostate exams on live TV to raise awareness for men’s health. In the name of November sweeps, Stephen Colbert one-upped that stunt on last night’s Colbert Report by pitting celebrities against each other for the right to examine his colon in an event called the… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 15, 2013 - 11:01 am
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