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DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2013-03-30 - Lollapalooza - Sau Paulo, BR

Hey guys. I'll be doing more than a single show a week soon, I promise!

For the time being, The Black Keys never hurt no one ever.

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01 Howlin' for You
02 Next Girl
03 Run Right Back
04 Same Old Thing
05 Dead and Gone
06 Gold on the Ceiling
07 Thickfreakness
08 Girl Is on My Mind
09 Your Touch
10 Little Black Submarines
11 Money Maker
12 Strange Times
13 Ten Cent Pistol
14 Sinister Kid
15 Everlasting Light
16 She's Long Gone
17 Tighten Up
18 Lonely Boy
19 I Got Mine

 

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2013-03-30 - Lollapalooza - Sau Paulo, BR - Pt. 1

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2013-03-30 - Lollapalooza - Sau Paulo, BR - Pt. 2

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2004-09-12 - The Mason Jar - Phoenix, AZ

The Black Keys Mason Jar Phoenix

Killer early set from The Black Keys. This is back when they still got ultra raw, just Dan and Pat. Not much news about new music from them but details are scarce, they were in the studio in January and were hoping to wrap up by March so some time in 2013 I'd imagine.

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01 Busted
02 Stack Shot Billy
03 Hard Row
04 Thickfreakness
05 Them Eyes
06 All Hands Against His Own
07 The Breaks
08 Set You Free
09 10 A.M. Automatic
10 Everywhere I Go
11 Girl is on my Mind
12 Have Love will Travel
13 No Trust
14 Grown so Ugly
15 Aeroplane Blues
16 Heavy Soul

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2004-09-12 - The Mason Jar - Phoenix, AZ

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2012-08-03 - Lollapalooza - Chicago, IL

Photo by Paste Magazine

This is one bangin' set from the Akron, OH duo, recorded in early August at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival. I promised in yesterdays post for the official video for "Little Black Submarines"and here you have it.

As always, buy records, merch, go to shows - something - to support these guys while we enjoy great live music at no cost.

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01 Howlin' for You
02 Next Girl
03 Run Right Back
04 Same Old Thing
05 Dead and Gone
06 Gold on the Ceiling
07 Thickfreakness
08 Girl Is on My Mind
09 I'll Be Your Man
10 Your Touch
11 Little Black Submarines
12 Money Maker
13 Strange Times
14 Nova Baby
15 Ten Cent Pistol
16 Tighten Up
17 Lonely Boy
18 Everlasting Light
19 I Got Mine

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2012-08-03 - Lollapalooza - Chicago, IL - pt. 1

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2012-08-03 - Lollapalooza - Chicago, IL - pt. 2

WATCH - The Black Keys Official Video "Little Black Submarines"

 

Yeah...So the Black Keys made an official video for their fantastic tune "Little Black Submarines" off their latest album El Camino. They purposely(?) didn't edit it perfectly so the bands actions don't always sync up to the music it AND it is a different version from the album, let's say it has been "radiofied." This video got me way into The Black Keys again.

Anyways, enjoy the video and rock the f*ck out to the show I'm posting just after this. They are one of the premier rock and roll bands of our lives. Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney have a connection that just doesn't happen. It's like the creation of a new element.

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2012-03-19 - United Center - Chicago, IL

The Black Keys Chicago United CenterPhoto by JE

Always a fantastic night in Chicago when The Black Keys are in town. They really played pretty much all of their songs at a greater tempo than usual, still fantastic, enjoy.

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01 Howlin' for You
02 Next Girl
03 Run Right Back
04 Same Old Thing
05 Dead and Gone
06 Gold on the Ceiling
07 Thickfreakness
08 Girl is on my Mind
09 I'll be Your Man
10 Your Touch
11 Little Black Submarines
12 Money Maker
13 Strange Times
14 Chop and Change
15 Nova Baby
16 Ten Cent Pistol
17 Tighten Up
18 Lonely Boy
19 Everlasting Light
20 She's Long Gone
21 I Got Mine

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2012-03-19 - United Center - Chicago, IL - pt. 1

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2012-03-19 - United Center - Chicago, IL - pt. 2

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2012-03-19 - United Center - Chicago, IL - pt. 3

WATCH - The Black Keys + John Fogerty Honor Levon Helm at Coachella

The Black Keys brought the legendary John Fogerty (Creedence tapes...) on stage this past weekend to honor the late Levon Helm. They teamed up to play "The Weight" during the second Coachella weekend, check out the video below.

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2003-10-28 - Old Corn Exchange - Brighton, EN

This is part 3 of 3 of The Black Keys Peel Sessions. Make sure to check out The Treasury for the rest!

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01 Thick Freakness
02 Busted
03 Yearnin'
04 The Breaks
05 Have Love Will Travel
06 No Trust
07 Heavy Soul

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2003-10-28 - Old Corn Exchange - Brighton, EN

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2005-09-01 - Live at Blue Cats - Knoxville, TN

Black Keys 2005

The boys from Akron, OH graced Chicago last night in support of their latest album, El Camino. The show was massive - lights, screens, disco balls, younameit - all at the United Center. Yes, the place Scottie Pippen used to shoot hoops. The show wasn't quite sold out but there were still insane numbers there, especially considering the last time they were in town they played the Aragon Ball Room, a much smaller, 4,500 person capacity venue. Compare that to the United Center's 23,500 and you get an idea.

They rocked a fairly standard set (as they all are for tours of this size) but that doesn't mean it wasn't exhilarating. The light show was top notch and Dan and Patrick seemed to be in the zone the entire night. "Your Touch" was played damn near twice the speed they usually play it, it was almost comical at first, but the up-temponess of it made for one helluva rocking take on a classic.

Black Keys Everlasting Light

The massive disco balls that dropped just before the encore performance of "Everlasting Light" were incredibly cool and really set a proper mood for Dan's falsetto vocal performance.

All in all, it was another excellent encounter with the mighty Black Keys.

Now, on to the show being shared!

I chose this recording versus something newer because it catches an intensity and filthyness that is lacking in their newer material. Last night was both intense and filthy, just a more refined version of it. This earlier, straight up guitar/drums combo is what I fell in love with so many years ago. This sound will always be important to me.

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01 No Trust
02 Girl Is On My Mind
03 10AM Automatic
04 Thickfreakness
05 Grown So Ugly
06 Them Eyes
07 The Breaks
08 Set You Free
09 Stack Shot Billy
10 Busted
11 Everywhere I Go
12 She Said, She Said
13 Have Love Will Travel
14 Goin' Down South
15 No Fun
16 Till I Get My Way

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2005-09-01 - Live at Blue Cats - Knoxville, TN

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2012-02-15 - Maida Vale Studios - London, EN

HOT BBC set from the Black Keys here. Who has seen them on their current tour? I'm seeing them in a couple of weeks here in Chicago, I'm excited despite it being at a venue that could hold 1,000,000+ people and Scottie Pippen at one point.

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01 She's Long Gone
02 Next Girl
03 Gold On The Ceiling
04 Thickfreakness
05 I'll Be Your Man
06 Your Touch
07 Little Black Submarine
08 Dead And Gone
09 Tighten Up
10 Lonely Boy
11 I Got Mine

DOWNLOAD - The Black Keys - 2012-02-15 - Maida Vale Studios - London, EN

WATCH - The Black Keys "Gold On The Ceiling" Video

The Black Keys have released an official video for the El Camino track "Gold On The Ceiling." It features Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney being their regular, goofy selves in between videos of them playing their asses off to sold out crowds.

For a better taste of what they do live check out the this show from 2012 recorded in Germany.

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