Tag Archives: The Black Keys

2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cheryl Waters

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more...

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Thursday News Roundup

The highly-anticipated new Black Keys album El Camino was finally released on Tuesday. Reaction has been spreading it’s way throughout the world wide interwebs, and soon that little mini news feed bar on your Facebook page will be filled with notifications of all your friends Spotify-ing the hell out of the new tracks. The ‘KeysRead more...

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Out This Week 12/6

It’s another short list of new releases this week, but there are some killer highlights that will make you rethink your Top Albums of 2011. Akron-to-Nashville duo The Black Keys seventh album hits stores this week, and it’s killer. Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls it “the band’s most vibrant, energetic and just plain rockingRead more...

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Tuesday News Catchup

Conrad Murray, the doctor found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the death of Michael Jackson, has been served the maximum sentence of four years in prison and a denial of probation. Prosecutors are also seeking restitution fees from Murray, paid to Jackson’s three children. As the Associated Press reports, Judge Michael Pastor said, “Dr. MurrayRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s no secret that The Black Keys have had a new album in the works, but it’s only been recently that they’ve begun to reveal the juicy details. The album will be called El Camino and is set to be released December 6 (the first single, “Lonely Boy,” will come out October 26). For moreRead more...

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Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Announced

The lineup for Bonnaroo 2011 has been released! This year, the Tennessee festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with the likes of Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, My Morning Jacket, The Strokes, The Decemberists, Bassnectar, Iron & Wine, Girl Talk, Florence & the Machine, Explosions in the Sky, Gogol Bordello, Beirut, Scissor Sisters, Ratatat, Robyn, Deerhunter,Read more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

Grammy Awards 2011, The Winners: Arcade Fire wins Album of the Year while The Black Keys win Best Alternative Album. Rolling Stone has the rundown and list of winners HERE. David Letterman’s Top 10 Grammy Surprises: David Letterman delivered the “Top 10 Biggest Surprises at the Grammys” during the 53rd annual Grammy Awards ceremony onRead more...

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Video Roundup: February 10, 2011

It’s been a lively day for music videos, with new releases from The Kills, The Black Keys, Mogwai, and Say Hi. Bonnie and Clyde go to the seaside in “Satellites,” the new video from The Kills. It’s a song that’s far from their trademark stripped-down, guitar-and-vocal style - a brooding garage-rock stomper - but it’sRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

Sad news from California: Don Van Vliet, also known as the experimental and influential musician Captain Beefheart died on Friday from complications resulting from multiple sclerosis. He was 69. Here’s his video for “Ice Cream for Crow”:

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Monday Morning News Fix

A new Foo Fighters album is in the works, and according to front man Dave Grohl, it will feature a lineup that is just about as close to Nirvana as is humanly possible. Nevermind producer Butch Vig is on board, as is Krist Novoselic, who will man the bass for a few tracks. The entireRead more...

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