Patrick Carney

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    5 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week

    We hope you don't have a music hangover from last weekend. The weather was gorgeous, and the music festivals were so plentiful we expect you made like us and saw music every opportunity you had, which was many. So it'd be understandable if you didn't want to hear any music for a week or two. But if ... More >>

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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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    June 21, 2013

    Ke$ha's Heavy Metal Persona Might Make You a Satanist

    Much to the enthusiasm of my pop-loving girlfriends, I agreed to go to Wednesday's Ke$ha show at Ak-Chin Pavilion. The tickets were free, and we had a car with a driver, so I figured I could at least drink enough whiskey to dull the shame brought on by my seething metalhead soul. Instead, I was p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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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    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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    May 3, 2012
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    January 5, 2012

    The Young at Yucca Tap Room, 1/4/12

    The Young, Mangled Men, ROAR, The Plainfield Butchers Yucca Tap Room Wednesday, January 4, 2012 Bits of Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney's interview with Rolling Stone started hitting the web yesterday, with the bespectacled musician stating: "Rock 'n' roll is dying because people became okay with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Tennis' Patrick Riley on Growing Up in Arizona, Working with Pat Carney of The Black Keys, and Living With His Wife on a Sailboat

    Joe McCabe​ Best Beach Wavves Coast House Fossils. There are plenty of "beachy" bands out there, and most of them combine 60's pop melodies with boatloads of reverb. Tennis plays off the nautical theme -- on in name, but in origin: the Colorado husband and wife team were initially inspired by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Happy Birthday, MTV: 30 Videos to Celebrate 30 Years

    I want my MTV back​Music Television turns 30 today, but the network doesn't look a day over 16 and Pregnant. Well before MTV started exploiting the incredibly difficult lives of irresponsible teens expecting a first child and balancing high school algebra, the Viacom-network played music vid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Music

    April 28, 2011
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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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    April 14, 2011
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    May 20, 2010
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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 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)