The Black Keys

It's too facile to call the Black Keys counterparts of the White Stripes: they share several surface similarities -- their names are color-coded, they hail from the Midwest, they're guitar-and-drum blues-rock duos -- but the Black Keys are their own distinct thing, a tougher, rougher rock band with a purist streak that never surfaced in the Stripes. But that's not to say that the Black Keys are blues traditionalists: even on their 2002 debut, The Big Come Up, they covered the Beatles' psychedelic classic "She Said She Said," indicating a fascination with sound and texture that would later take hold on such latter-day albums as 2008's Attack & Release, where guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney teamed up with sonic architect Danger Mouse. In between those two records, the duo established the Black Keys as a rock & roll band with a brutal, primal force, and songwriters of considerable depth, as evidenced on such fine albums as 2003's Thickfreakness and 2004's Rubber Factory.

More The Black Keys

Discography

Recently Played

  1. 7/22/2016 8:56:54 PMHowlin' for Youhttps://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/howlin-for-you/id1052966893?i=1052966898&uo=4&at=11l9vR
  2. 7/18/2016 1:52:18 AMLittle Black Submarineshttps://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/little-black-submarines/id1052966287?i=1052966705&uo=4&at=11l9vR
  3. 7/14/2016 9:12:30 PMTighten Uphttps://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/tighten-up/id1109316578?i=1109317083&uo=4&at=11l9vR
  4. 7/7/2016 10:33:50 AMGold On the Ceilinghttps://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/gold-on-the-ceiling/id566802880?i=566802883&uo=4&at=11l9vR
  5. 7/3/2016 5:49:01 AMTighten Uphttps://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/tighten-up/id1109316578?i=1109317083&uo=4&at=11l9vR
  6. 6/28/2016 8:45:42 AMHowlin' for Youhttps://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/howlin-for-you/id1052966893?i=1052966898&uo=4&at=11l9vR
  7. 6/28/2016 6:48:56 AMLonely Boyhttps://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/lonely-boy/id724959504?i=724959739&uo=4&at=11l9vR
  8. 6/26/2016 7:24:46 PMGold On the Ceilinghttps://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/gold-on-the-ceiling/id566802880?i=566802883&uo=4&at=11l9vR