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Dan Auerbach

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    May 19, 2014

    Buffalo Killers Channel The Greats For Heavy Reverie

    Buffalo Killers, at the very least, seem to hail from another time, which makes them perfect for right now. This four piece Ohio-based band adheres to that old balls-to-the-wall rock and roll credo when music was all about style and substance as well as simply piling on the heavy.

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    May 8, 2014

    Black Keys to Play US Airways Center November 10

    The Black Keys announced a nationwide tour in support of their forthcoming album, Turn Blue, and they will stop by Phoenix on November 10 to play the US Airways Center. No word yet on ticket price, but if you pre-order the album through the Black Keys' website you can get first shot at tickets sta ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014
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    March 9, 2013

    Carnaval Eléctrico ft. Cold War Kids, Hanni El Khatib, Mergence, and More, Crescent Ballroom, 3/8/13

    Carnaval Eléctrico ft. Cold War Kids, Hanni El Khatib, Mergence, Stan Devereaux & The Funky Suns, Diners, and More @ Crescent Ballroom|3/8/13It's awesome when everything goes right at a show: great lineup, great venue, and great concept. But, as the crowd at Friday night's sold-out Carnaval Eléctr ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013
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    March 7, 2013

    Meet the New Times Carnaval Eléctrico Lineup: Cold War Kids, Hanni El Khatib, Mergence, and More

    Following up last year's New Times Soundcheck, a two-day festival at Club Red in Tempe -- which featured performances by The Love Me Nots, Sugar Thieves, 2 Tone Lizard Kings, Jason Devore, The Insects, Crusher Sound System, and more -- was a serious task. But challenges are cool, right? Up on the S ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    Hanni El Khatib and Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Spin Garage Gold

    The most obvious difference in Hanni El Khatib's music these days is a sense of control. The former skate punk -- "playing the world's worst guitar" (but "Guitar Hero is helping out)," he jokes -- still dabbles in garage, psychedelia, punk, and blues, only now his songs are tighter, more realized. ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Amber Rae Harrold, What Are You Listening To?

    Amber Harrold Harrold is the owner of CamelBackpackers: A Phoenix Hostel. For more information, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? NPR or 106.7 KWSS-FM. What's the first album you bought? Salt-n-Pepa, Very Necessary. I remember ... More >>

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    October 24, 2012

    Why Arizona?

    Since the New Times is moving this column to coincide with the print edition, I thought I'd take a moment to re-introduce myself and give you a peek into why I've resided in Arizona for the past 17 years. It has a little to do with the glowing gray area between synchronicity and fate. By this I mean ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    The Black Keys, US Airways Center, 10/9/12

    The Black Keys @ US Airways|10/9/12The Black Keys have come a long way since their last performance in Phoenix a year and a half ago. They released a new album, El Camino, played prime time slots at Coachella two years in a row, and performed at a much larger venue last night. The decision for both ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Top 5 Contemporary Blues Rock Bands That Don't Totally Suck

    Our sister blog, West Coast Sound, has caught a lot of shit lately for their disdain for neo-blues rockers The Black Keys. Just remember we're only critics, and opinions are just opinions. Nicholas Pell even offered up some alternative blues bands for you to dig. The problem is, as commenter AlexNic ... More >>

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    September 13, 2012

    Five Albums Every Man Should Have In His Bachelor Pad

    For those who are really terrible in this life, I imagine a special hell: reality TV hell. This awful place will be populated by the combined casts of Jersey Shore and The Bachelor Pad, two of the most painful shows ever. Why would I want to watch a television show that glorifies ignorance and margi ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    25 Gorgeous GIFs from Lollapalooza 2012

    See also: Lollapalooza Suspended, Resumed After Dangerous Weather Conditions See also: 10 Things Your Lollapalooza Outfit Says About You By Reed Fischer Ready for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't fucking hear you!" I said, ARE YOU READY FOR SOME GIFS?! This past weekend's running of Lo ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    Frank Ocean and Michael Kiwanuka Craft Two Different "Traditional" Soul Records

    His major label debut, channel ORANGE, was only released digitally a week ago and physically yesterday, but I'm going to wager a guess: You're sick of hearing about Frank Ocean. The singer/songwriter has been the subject of hundreds of insightful think-pieces, a talking point in the (necessary) di ... More >>

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    May 1, 2012

    Like The Black Keys? Dig Their Musical Roots

    What a wonder prime time slots at Coachella two years in a row will do for you. Everything's coming up Milhouse for The Black Keys these days. The blues/indie/garage group played a sold-out show at Mesa Amphitheatre last year and will return to a much larger venue in October. Thanks to the succes ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Up on the Sun: The Podcast, with Treasure Mammal, Half String, and More

    See also: Up on the Sun: The Podcast, Episode 3, with Ron Livingston, Isaac Brock, Wanda Jackson, and More "I wanted something with a lot of textures and songs [that] could take you somewhere new," says Abe Gil of Treasure MammaL in this week's issue. But reading Gil is one thing. Seeing and hear ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012

    Radio Moscow: Escaping to the Woods With Parker Griggs

    Say what you will about the changing commercial landscape of the music industry, but record labels still matter. Anyone can upload some tunes to BandCamp, but the stamp of approval from a great record label can still inspire confidence in the heart of a record browser. Labels still serve as expert c ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011
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    July 26, 2011

    Buffalo Killers' Zach Gabbard Talks Records, Touring, and Family Business

    Zach Gabbard, middle​When I listen to 3, the new album by the Cincinnati-based rock 'n' roll band Buffalo Killers, I like to imagine the band tearing down the highway, blasting sweet classic rock tunes on the way to some mythical backwoods gig.Speaking with bassist Zach Gabbard, who is joined by h ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011
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    July 21, 2011

    Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys is an Awesome Producer

    ​ We shared news on Monday that blues-rock duo The Black Keys are finished with their follow-up to the freaking great album Brothers, and this week we profiled young Ohio-based singer/songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield in our print issue, whose latest album Tell Me, along with her previous, With Blas ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011

    July 21 In Blogs: Tom Horne, The Ostrich, Dan Auerbach, Carla Logan, and U.S. Airways

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

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    July 18, 2011

    The Black Keys Done With New Album

    ​Considering The Black Keys got booked for seemingly every major music festival in the last year or two, it's a mystery how they could have accomplished finishing another album. But somehow they actually did it, according to Consequence of Sound.Dan Auerbach says the next album "doesn't sound like ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    Jason Alford, What Are You Listening To?

    Jason Alford​Jason AlfordThe executive chef of Roka Akor hosts a Mother's Day brunch and dinner at the restaurant on Sunday, May 8. For more information, log on to www.rokaakor.com. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? KYOT ... More >>

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    April 15, 2011

    The Black Keys at Mesa Amphitheatre Last Night

    Maria VassettThe Black Keys playing a concert at Mesa Ampitheatre.​The Black Keys with Cage The Elephant and Stone Foxes Mesa Amphitheatre Thursday April 14, 2011 The duo is dead. That fact hadn't occurred to me until about ten songs into The Black Keys set at Mesa Ampitheatre last ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Eminem, Arcade Fire, Widespread Panic, The Black Keys Headlining Bonnaroo

    Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival​ Eminem, Arcade Fire, Widespread Panic, and The Black Keys will be headlining the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival for its 10th year, according to the Bonnaroo website.The good people who run Bonnaroo have put together a bomb-ass lineup. Other artists confir ... More >>

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    November 12, 2010

    Jessica Lea Mayfield - Our Hearts Are Wrong

    ​Song: Jessica Lea Mayfield, "Our Hearts Are Wrong" Context: Jessica Lea Mayfield's now album is due in February, produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and out on Nonesuch. This first single is pretty damn good. Jessica Lea Mayfield - Our Hearts Are Wrong

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    May 20, 2010
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    July 16, 2009
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    July 16, 2009
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    June 22, 2009

    Incoming: The Get Up Kids, Cracker, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Pinback, Vice Squad

    Jonathan McNamaraJessica Lea Mayfield on stage at Rhythm Room.Sure, I've written a little about my love of The Get Up Kids before, but I've never actually got a chance to see them live. That's why I'm so happy to see them scheduled to hit The Clubhouse Music Venue in September. More good news: Jessi ... More >>

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    April 28, 2009

    Austin City Limits Jumps on Festival Bandwagon, Announces Lineup

    Austin City Limits: recycling this year's festival headliners so you don't have to The lineup for the 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival has been announced and it is teeming with top-notch talent. The Beastie Boys, Pearl Jam and Dave Matthews Band round out the top slots of Outside Lands Lollapa ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    Mini T's, What Laura Says Play SxSW Showcases

    Greetings from the outskirts of Austin, Texas, where we're holed up in a hotel after a long day of music at South by Southwest's opening day. What happened? Well, a few Phoenix bands played their showcases, hopefully making an impression on tastemakers and industry types at this massive festival, wh ... More >>

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    February 18, 2009

    Jessica Lea Mayfield Impresses, Annuals Disappoint, at Rhythm Room

    We don't normally run two pieces previewing acts from a single concert in our print edition, but last week I made an exception for Jessica Lea Mayfield and Annuals at Rhythm Room. After tonight's show I'm definitely glad I did.As the headliner, Annuals, a six-piece indie act from North Carolina, sho ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    A Dan Auerbach Story, From Way Back

    With The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach's solo record, Keep It Hid, having come out last Tuesday and his protégé, Jessica Lea Mayfield coming to town tomorrow, I thought this would be a good time to share a story I wrote on Auerbach for my college paper back when his band was still an up-and-coming act ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009
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    April 17, 2008
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    March 30, 2008

    The Black Keys at The Marquee Theater

    The Black Keys announced their presence at The Marquee on Friday with a flurry of feedback and a crashing wave of pounding drums. There was no chit-chat or pleasantries from the two man band before they began their musical onslaught. They just took their places and banged out their own extra heavy, ... More >>

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    March 27, 2008
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    September 14, 2006

    Same As It Ever Was

    The Black Keys keep it real

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    September 9, 2004

    Blues Clues

    Gettin' down-and-dirty with the Black Keys

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    April 3, 2003

    The Black Keys

    Thickfreakness (Fat Possum)

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    June 6, 2002

    The Black Keys

    The Big Come Up (Alive)

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