Things have been on the upswing for the quirky pair Dan Auerbach (guitarist) and Patrick Carney (drummer) of the Black Keys.
Since signing to Warner Bros. subsidiary Nonesuch for 2006's Magic Potion, their songs have been featured in commercials starring Heidi Klum and Shaun White, and on TV shows including "Friday Night Lights" and "The O.C.".
The Akron, Ohio-based blues-rock duo has fully emerged from the shadow of its Rust Belt cousins, the White Stripes, with the release of its fifth full-length, Attack & Release, produced by Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse.
But the real reason for the Keys' unadulterated joy? Auerbach and Carney recently accomplished the greatest feat a band could hope for next to quitting the day job.
They got a tour bus.
Read the rest of this article here.
The Black Keys play the Tabernacle tonight, Thurs., Oct. 2 at 9 p.m. $25. 404-659-9022. www.tabernacleatl.com.
(Photo by James Carney)
Their show with Chris, Lord about 3 years at the Unicorn was the best.
I am a connoisseur of this real soul music like the comment above I'm glad…
You've got a few of my faves listed here, plus a bunch I've never heard…
This is such a cool idea and the performance is great (I've been twice) but…
Ugliest bunch of girls I've ever seen.