Akron, Ohio rock two-piece The Black Keys have released their first new song in five years. “Lo / Hi,” out now via Nonesuch, is a three-minute ripper with a “Spirit in the Sky” style fuzzrock riff and a hammering refrain that is destined for immediate heavy rotation (but don’t worry — it’s not a song you’ll tire of easily). Continue reading →
The Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney has a new project in the works. On April 19, he’ll release Akron, Ohio, the debut album from his new band called Sad Planets, which is a collaborative effort with John Petkovic of Death of Samantha and Sweet Apple. Continue reading →
After five years of struggling with this we agreed to put the keys songs on Spotify. I’d rather people hear our music than not.
— Patrick Carney (@patrickcarney) December 19, 2016
The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach has a new solo project called “The Arcs.” Listen to the song “Stay in My Corner” from the soon to be released album, “Yours, Dreamily.” Continue reading →
The Black Keys were born in a basement and have since evolved into one of the 21st century’s defining sounds. Their aesthetic, a unique tone developed with the help of none other than Danger Mouse, is unparalleled. And while you may know them by one of their countless hits from their 3 consecutive top-five albums over the past 5 years, their catalogue is extensive and the quality of songwriting hasn’t dared falter since the group’s inception in 2001. Frontman Dan Auerbach’s voice couldn’t be more soulful, his guitar playing more skilled, and we might as well go ahead and call Patrick Carney the epitome of hard-hitting indie-rock drums. All of this is to say that you’d expect a damn good show from this celebrated rock duo, and that’s just what Philly got. Continue reading →