Rock music is not the biggest thing in the mainstream these days but it definitely isn’t due to a lack of talent, and The Black Keys are definitely at the forefront of the biggest acts of the genre that demonstrate that’s not the problem. Their latest album, Turn Blue, was produced by DJ Danger Mouse and from my assessment, it definitely lives up to the hype and it is indeed one of the best releases so far that will undoubtedly appear on our year-end list of the best albums of 2014. Continue Reading
The Black Keys played SNL last night to support next week’s release of Turn Blue and they absolutely rocked their late night set. The first track performed was lead single, “Fever” (above), which sounded damn well thanks to the added bravado that comes with live performances, while “Bullet In The Brain” (below) was another example of the band’s great ability to blend the Blues with Rock and just how well that works in a live setting.
Plus seeing the energy with which Pat Carney plays drums is always entertaining. Continue Reading