Tag Archives: The Black Keys

Thursday Music News

The new Justin Vernon-curated label, Chigliak, has just released its first record. Vernon himself wrote the introduction to the first release, a 12″ vinyl re-issue of Amateur Love’s 2003 (and only) album, It’s All Aquatic: What Amateur Love means to the history of Eau Claire music is representative of everything we set out to illuminateRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Hip-hop mag XXL recently released its 5th annual Freshman Class, and Seattle’s own Macklemore was deemed worthy of inclusion. Though the up-and-coming MC is nothing new to Northwest hip hop fans, he has yet to receive the amount of national media coverage many 206ers feel he deserves. Hopefully, wielding a gold-dipped pipe in the centerRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

In The Black Keys’ recent cover story in Rolling Stone Magazine, drummer Patrick Carney had some choice words on Nickleback and the state of Rock in general. Rock & roll is dying because people became OK with Nickelback being the biggest band in the world,” he says, blowing cigarette smoke out the window of hisRead more...

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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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