Patrick Carney

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    January 2, 2014

    Fifteen Blues Artists to Watch in 2014

    Every generation has an underground music scene that only an elite group of fans and the NSA know of. In the '60s, psychedelic music, for example, exploded onto the hippies' counterculture scene with music by The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd. (And let's not forget the Velvet Undergroun ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013

    The Top Ten Douchiest Drummers of All Time

    What would music be without a beat, a rhythm or a backbone? Though they qualify as the first instruments ever created, the drums are probably the last thing most music fans can live without. And while we worship plenty of drummers in modern music, there are some Gods of Thunder who might actually de ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    Ten Indie Artists Poised for Pop Stardom in 2013

    We now live in a world where major corporate radio routinely features songs by Phoenix, M83, The Black Keys, Passion Pit, The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Kings of Leon and Macklemore. These were largely independent artists who for the most part built critical acclaim over the years by producing quali ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    A Journey Through Lollapalooza in 25 GIFs

    BY REED FISCHER See also: What your Lollapalooza outfit says about you Are you 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 Lollapalooza in Chicago was intense. The heat, the monsoon-like storm on S ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    February 18, 2011

    Giveaway: A Pair of Tickets To See Heartless Bastards at Dan's Silverleaf on Monday Night

    In 2005, after Heartless Bastards, the garage rock band lead by Erika Winnerstrom and her soulful, bluesy voice, caught the attention of Black Keys' drummer Patrick Carney, they got the break of a lifetime, the chance to record and release their first album, Stairs and Elevators, for Fat Possum Reco ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    Last Night: Kings of Leon, The Black Keys at Center

    Kings of Leon, The Black CenterSeptember 23, 2010Better than: the last time Kings of Leon came through town.Rachel ParkerThe Brothers Followill. See more in our slideshow.‚ÄčIt just felt so comfortable--all of it, from the band's performance to their crowd's reaction and their own ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010

    Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, The Whigs

    Thursday, September 23, at Center

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    July 8, 2009

    Today In Music News: Drummers Get Some Love, NIN Announces New Final Appearances and Smooth Jazz Gets The Boot

    Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, July 8, 2009... Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney has started a band with four other drummers. The act is called... wait for it... Drummer.  Trent Reznor has already gone back on his word regarding his claims that NIN's last show was B ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    Dan Auerbach

    Keep It Hid (Nonesuch)

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    January 15, 2009

    Strange Boys Get Stoned

    The Strange Boys got a little bit of love from Rolling Stone this week, though the small blurb mentions only Austin, neglecting to point out the band's Dallas origins. Writes Austin Scaggs in Smoking Section: "They are four kids from Texas who will blow you away with their Sixties garage-rock-reviva ... More >>

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    September 25, 2008

    The Black Keys, Jessica Lea Mayfield

    Friday, September 26, at the Granada Theater

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    January 18, 2007

    The Heartless Bastards

    Saturday, January 20, at Good Records, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Sons of Hermann Hall, 8 p.m., with Pleasant Grove

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    December 7, 2006

    Familiar Chord

    Blues rock duo intoxicates with Magic Potion

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    October 23, 2003

    The Black Keys

    October 25