Tag Archives: The Black Keys

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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Correspondence from Austin City Limits: Day 1

Make no mistake about it, even in October, it’s hot in Austin. It was clear and only in the mid-to-high 80s the entire weekend, but amidst thousands of densely-packed, sweating, and likely un-showered festival-goers, and with the unimpeded sun beating down on our faces like a relentless fucking asshole, it might as well have beenRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

The EMP is one of the crown jewels of our fair city (architecturally anyway), but the majority of Seattleites probably haven’t been there more than once or twice. Next year, once or twice will become twice or thrice, as a new Nirvana exhibit called Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses will be installed and willRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Dear God! Once again it’s hard to believe how many amazing live shows will be in town this week. The Arcade Fire, Flaming Lips, Dirty Projectors, The Black Keys, Neon Indian, School of Seven Bells, and more all playing in the span of six days! I couldn’t complain if just one of these shows cameRead more…

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Out This Week 5/18

So many great new releases today! Among the pack, Band of Horses‘ third album, and first recorded away from Seattle, Infinite Arms; The Black Keys‘ latest, Brothers; and a happenin’ new album, and reportedly the last, by LCD Soundsystem. “This Is Happening” is what you tell yourself as you shake your hips to one catchy,Read more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

The sheik move of the moment is creating art in clusters known as collaborations; often known by the term ‘supergroup’. Yet another fine specimen has cropped up, with Kim and Kelley Deal lending their sisterly vocals to the latest endeavor from The National‘s brotherly guitar duo, Aaron and Bryce Dessner. Titled The Long Count, theRead more…

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