Dan Auerbach

REVIEW: The Black Keys – ‘Turn Blue’

Artist: The Black Keys Album: Turn Blue Genre: Rock Label: Nonesuch Records Before getting into the bulk of my review of The Black Keys’ Turn Blue, I’d like to get something out of the way. So we’ll start at the end, where the 11-track album closes with the completely tacked-on country-rock tune “Gotta Get Away,” […]

WATCH: The Black Keys Perform on ‘Saturday Night Live’

The Black Keys were the musical guests on last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live, delivering lethargic renditions of “Fever” and “Bullet In The Brain.” Both songs will appear on the group’s new album Turn Blue, which hits stores this Tuesday (May 13). This is the part where I’d normally tell you “Enjoy!” But honestly, […]

The Dan Auerbach Mix Of Lana Del Rey’s “West Coast” May Be Better Than The Original

If you’re anything like me then you have only recently managed to catch the breath that was stolen from you during the lush and entrancing debut of Lana Del Rey‘s new single (“West Coast“) last week. It had all the hazy vibes of pseudo-reality you have come to expect from the soulful vocalist, with a […]

The Black Keys to Release Album in May, Confirm Title

The Black Keys have announced that the band’s next album, entitled Turn Blue, will be released May 13. The album details were released in the most obscure of ways: through the Twitter feed of boxer Mike Tyson.  The tweet simply read “Turn Blue” and held a link to a YouTube video with a hypnotherapist and a […]

Dan Auerbach Reportedly Producing the Next Lana Del Rey Record

According to the Nashville, Tn.-based publication No Country For New Nashville, Lana Del Rey has been seen working at the Black Keys member’s studio, Easy Eye Studio, in Nashville. This morning, Del Rey posted a photo on Twitter with the caption “Me and Dan Auerbach are excited to present you Ultraviolence.” The news of the combo […]

The Black Keys Sponsor Ohio Little League Baseball Team

In a world where notable music icons adorn clothing made of meat (not to point fingers), it is nice to occasionally be reminded that some of our favorite musicians are still, for the most part, grounded. So is the case with The Black Keys, who recently shelled out $300 to sponsor an Ohio little league […]

The Black Keys Entering The Studio For New Album

We’ve already reported that The Black Keys aimed to get another album out by the end of 2013, but now we have something more concrete to share: they are entering the studio this week, aiming to finish by March so that they may release the album before the end of this year. Guitarist and singer […]

MUSIC VIDEO: The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling

The Black Keys fans are in for a real surprise today because they have released their video for the single “Gold On The Ceiling.” This mini film is directed by Harmony Korine and shows Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach as twins (You’ll see what I mean soon enough). Whether this is some ploy to grab […]

The Black Keys to Guest Star on Workaholics

It’s been announced that Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney (The Black Keys) have wrangled themselves guest spots on an upcoming episode of Comedy Central’s Workaholics! There is an explanation for this rock/comedy match-up; The Black Keys just so happen to be fans of your favorite Comedy Central slackers and became friends with Adam Devine (Adam […]

Vampire Weekend & The Black Keys battle

On The Colbert Report last night, he had Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig & The Black Keys on the show to see who should get his vote for Best Alternative Album. Check the clip from the show after the jump!

Black Keys Unveil Hip Hop Project

Source: Ultimate Guitar Although they’re known for their alternative sound, The Black Keys are going to dive into another genre. According to Billboard.com, an upcoming album featuring the group and some of the biggest names in hip-hop will be released on November 27th. Recorded under the name Blakroc, the Jim Jones idea will feature artists […]