El Camino

This is the eighth in a series of eight posts breaking down each of the Black Keys albums leading up to the release of Turn Blue on May 13. Honestly, if you've read any of these posts, you have probably already listened to El Camino. It's the Black Keys biggest seller, it vaulted them on... Continue Reading →

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Brothers

This is the seventh in a series of eight posts breaking down each of the Black Keys albums leading up to the release of Turn Blue on May 13. Most of the time when I'm talking about an album that I really like I end up saying something like, "Is it perfect? No, but it... Continue Reading →

Attack & Release

This is the sixth in a series of eight posts breaking down each of the Black Keys albums leading up to the release of Turn Blue on May 13. This album was The Black Keys first foray into the mainstream. It debuted at number 14 on the Billboard charts and was ranked by Rolling Stone... Continue Reading →

Magic Potion

This is the fifth in a series of eight posts breaking down each of the Black Keys albums leading up to the release of Turn Blue on May 13. For The Black Keys fourth full album, Magic Potion, the boys returned to their basement recording roots. The basement, however was different as Patrick Carney was... Continue Reading →

Chulahoma

This is the fourth in a series of eight posts breaking down each of the Black Keys albums leading up to the release of Turn Blue on May 13. This is not technically a full studio album from The Black Keys, but this album has had a big impact on me. The music is the... Continue Reading →

Rubber Factory

This is the third in a series of eight posts breaking down each of the Black Keys albums leading up to the release of Turn Blue on May 13. This album has a very special meaning to me. I've said it before, but the Black Keys were my gateway drug into the world of the... Continue Reading →

Thickfreakness

This is the second in a series of eight posts breaking down each of the Black Keys albums leading up to the release of Turn Blue on May 13. Is there a more aptly titled album than Thickfreakness (2003)?* I have no idea what it means, and I'm not sure anyone else does either. This... Continue Reading →

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