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Austin City Limits 2010: Black Keys Plays the Crowd

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Cruising through a sea of concert-goers and a fog of pot smoke (don't act surprised), The Black Keys were on target turning out a sun drenched crowd.  Playing to all types, they employed a stable of women signing the music to the hearing impaired, proving that feeling the music is just as important as hearing it. If only all bands could be that considerate. Here's what happened...

Dan Auerbach Will Embark On Solo Tour This Fall

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By most accounts Keep it Hid, Dan Auerbach’s first solo outing away from his Black Keys cohort Patrick Carney, has been one of the better album releases of 2009 so far. And now it looks like Auerbach is ready to take the new songs on the road for a spin with today's news of a solo tour, which gets underway in November. And if you’re worried...

Musicians That Look Like Jesus

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If you could have any one thing similar to the iconic Jesus Christ, what would it be? His miracle abilities? His parents? His followers? If any of these things were actually attainable, musicians would probably be all over it, but instead they have to settle for looking like the guy (mostly thanks to a long unkempt beard). In order to celebrate Easter, which is coming up this week, below are...

SXSW Music Day 1: Fol Chen, Dan Auerbach and Access

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If you're heading down to good ol' Austin, TX for SXSW this week and you haven't arrived yet, get reading to hit the ground running. I'm an Austinite myself (yes, that is our title), so I know the city back-to-front, but it's always difficult to prepare for the throngs of people clogging the downtown streets. Air travel was a nightmare (Dallas- Fort Worth's...

NEWS: Black Keys Frontman to Release Solo Record

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Dan Auerbach, guitarist and singer of the duo The Black Keys, will release his first solo album titled Keep It Hid on February 10 via Nonesuch Records. Instead of his usual cohort Patrick Carney on drums, Auerbach tackled the kit himself. The album also features Auerbach's uncle James Quine on guitar on the track "Street Walkin'" and fellow Ohio singer-songwriter...