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Consisting of guitarist/vocalist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney, you may know The Black Keys as “that band that ripped off The White Stripes”, or perhaps “The Black Eyed Peas” if you caught a certain epic blunder on the part of MTV.
In fact, the rock ‘n’ roll duo from Akron, Ohio have been breathing new life into garage rock and blues since 2001, amassing a very healthy list of hit albums to their name with each one more lo-fi and raunchy than the next. They’ve managed to annoy a good amount of people along the way, but fans of the band include familiar faces as diverse as Led Zep frontman Robert Plant and actress Charlize Theron.
But even aside from being a hugely popular and successful musical act, »
- Alex Porritt
Dan Auerbach has found his only one! The Black Keys guitarist and lead vocalist may not have won any Grammys last Sunday, but he walked away with an even better prize - an engagement, And a baby on the way! Auerbach, 35, is engaged to Jen Goodall, and the couple is expecting, a rep confirms to Us Weekly. The “Everlasting Light” singer hit the red carpet with Goodall at the Feb. 8 awards show, where he was nominated for three Grammys alongside bandmate Patrick Carney and his wife Emily [...] »
What a year in rock music! There, I said it. Too much to take in. Like a rowboat taking in more water than I can bail out. I keep getting new music recommended to me by friends, publicists, old lovers, dudes on subways, songs blasting in hipster boutiques; freakin' new music was everywhere. I got tipped to U.K. acts such as punk rockers Sleaford Mods, poetry rapper Kate Tempest, and folkster Jake Bugg; there was a new pop rock opus by Dan Wilson, and soulful Brooklynite Selena Garcia, and much more. I could barely compile my "best of/favorites of 2014" list knowing that I'll probably discover even more music after I've completed it. But here goes...my ten favorite tracks from 2014, a few essential reissues, and my ten favorite albums, yes, albums, like on real heavy duty vinyl, with two sides and everything.
"Brother" - Selena Garcia »
- Dusty Wright
3 items from 2015
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