The band, whose latest album, Turn Blue, dropped yesterday (May 13), made another stop at The Colbert Report–their fourth–to talk about their new album and touching host Stephen Colbert’s prostate.
“Our intention wasn’t to be stars. We didn’t want to be on a big stage and headline festivals. We were nerds. We just wanted to make recordings on a four-track.”
The band played as if everyone – fans who paid for their tickets, or the many V.I.P.s, deserved a great show, and that’s what they gave them, from the opening song to the encore of “Everlasting Light” and “I Got Mine.”
There’s a new beef brewing in the music world, pitting Patrick Carney of the Black Keys against pop star Justin Bieber. The war of words began when Carney was asked if he thought Justin Bieber […]
Competition in the category was stiff, with powerhouses of pop like Jeff Bhasker for his work on fun.‘s smash Some Nights, Markus Davs for Coldplay‘s Mylo Xyloto, Salaam Remi for his work with Nas and Amy Winehouse and Dilpo, who counts Justin Bieber, Snoop Lion and No Doubt to […]
Dr. John’s Locked Down exposed the New Orleans legend to a new audience, and much of that was due to the album’s producer: Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Tonight it took home the GRAMMY […]
Despite not releasing an album in 2012, the Black Keys dominated the year in a lot of ways. The most surprising thing, however, is the feasibility of the rock duo doing the same thing in […]
The Global Citizen Festival in New York City was an event with a stated goal to “Celebrate the progress made in fighting extreme poverty, secure financial commitments for tackling extreme poverty and disease, and mobilise thousands of ambassadors for change.” But festival headliner Neill Young made sure that this wasn’t your average televised money and awareness raising concert: when he and Crazy Horse played “F***in’ Up,” it took the event straight into PG-13 (or R) territory.
In yesterday’s Lollapalooza battle of America vs. England, young vs. old and Black vs. Black, the Black Keys knew their strengths.