Tag Archives: The Black Keys

Get Out with Black Keys and Black Oak

I’d like to think that Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney were bored and hanging out in their Akron homes watching the movie Dazed and Confused when Black Oak Arkansas’ “Jim Dandy (To The Rescue)’ was played and changed their life forever.  It could be true.  Both bands are Southern Blues based bands and both built their reputation on their […]

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New Music Tuesday

The Black Keys are back and expanding on their sound.  On their last tour they took to the arenas and that might have inspired the band to flesh out those songs.  The first song on their new album “Turn Blue” features is a nearly 7 minute song that stars slow and builds to a full […]

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Grammy Nominations

The 2012 Grammy Nominations are out and it made the case that even though many people are decrying the death of the full-length record there is reason to believe in the album as the preferred way for artistic expression. The five nominees for album of the year are also all on my list for possible […]

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2012 Concert Tours

This year looks to be quite an eventful one when it comes to major artist tours this year.  Here are a few to prepare you.  Start saving your money now. Yes, the group of Van Halen, Van Halen, Van Halen and Roth will meet up in your local hockey arenas this summer where you will […]

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2011 Favorite Music Videos

All my favorites this year involved the love of the dance. Robyn “Call Your Boyfriend”- Flashdance era dance sequence with Robyn’s own unique choreography.  Any video that can inspire a loving re-creation from SNL member, Taran Kilam is okay by me. tUnE-yArDs-“Bizness” – Grade school rebellion kind of like “Another Brick In The Wall Part […]

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New Music Tuesday

This looks like the last week this year where actual new music will be released but there are two new releases worth noting. Former indie blues-rock band The Black Keys is now a big deal thanks to their last album Brothers.  El Camino is the name of the new album and it continues in the same […]

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