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Tagged With: Black Keys

Top Dance Tracks of 2014 (So Far): Jack White, Sharon Jones and More

On the air Friday night on KEXP 90.3 FM Seattle. Photo by Eve Cooke. Every Friday I spend all day looking through new releases to find uptempo, dance-worthy songs for my show on KEXP. There are lots of emo (slow, sad) songs in alternative radio, and though many are good, I’m looking for propulsive tracks. … Continue reading »

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Top Dance Tracks of 2014 (So Far): Jack White, Sharon Jones and More

Every Friday I spend all day looking through new releases to find uptempo, dance-worthy songs for my show on KEXP. There are lots of emo (slow, sad) songs in alternative radio, and though many are good, I’m looking for propulsive tracks. My favorite have soulful vocalists or lyrics. I play every show as if it … Continue reading »

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The Soul of Indie Rock: The Black Keys

The Black Keys lead the pack in today’s rock-n-roll culture. This duo from Akron, Ohio have been playing blues-soaked garage rock since 2001. Their sound has become more progressively catchy and even softer at times, but they’ve kept the guitar distortion.¬†The melodies are stronger and clearer. The lyrics heartfelt with original twist. The Black Keys¬†released … Continue reading »

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The Black Keys Battle RZA in New Video “The Baddest Man Alive”

Two-man band the Black Keys have been pumping out soulful bluesy garage rock since 2001. Their last couple of full-lengths El Camino and Brothers have gone gold and platinum. RZA is the chief producer and co-founder of hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan. His new martial arts film The Man with the Iron Fists comes out … Continue reading »

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