Anyone here listen to the Black Keys?

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  1. Ns1

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    Recommended tracks? Man this discography is HUGE. Need to sort the wheat from the chaff.
     
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    Attack And Release and Brothers are where to start.
     
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    They are great live.
    A lot of their stuff sounds the same, but its good nonetheless.

    Sorry, no recommendations. I'm not a huge fan.
    They are very popular here in Ohio, so I hear them a lot.
     
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    I only expect so much depth from them, being a 2 man band.
     
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    #6 Ns1, Oct 26, 2011
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    the big come up , attack and release and brother are good
     
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    I wish I had that dude's moves lol.
     
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    They actually have more than you'd expect, kind of like how The White Stripes were.

    Favorite chill out track: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsP4kBTa9X4

    Badass: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v86dZR93mTg

    Poppy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QzGvoUMBoA

    From the opening credits of "Hung": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZJLi0f0ZIA

    Seems like they're in every other movie preview these days too.

    Edit: Funny related news story: http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/2011/10/26/18879261-wenn-story.html
     
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    The Black Keys do good videos.
     
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    I'd say I listen to the Black Keys about half the time.
     
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    Magic Potion, Rubber Factory and Attack & Release are my top three from the Black Keys.
     
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    Rubber Factory is a great place to start, and there are always gems on all of their albums. Their new stuff is getting really samey though...
     
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    Sinister Kid/10 Cent Pistol remain 2 of my favorites. I'll share my BK playlist when I get home.
     
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    Thickfreakness will always be one of my favorite albums of theirs.
     
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    The 20 minute void solo finishing out 240 Years Before Your Time is amazing.
     
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    I think I listen to them most of the time my TV is on.

    It's unfortunate that I long ago built such vehement hatred for them based on the few songs that companies kept using as shitty ad jingles.

    They're actually quite good. I was surprised when a friend was listening to some bluesy, interesting rock music, and I asked what it was, only to be informed that it was the Black Keys. 'That band that makes ad jingles?!'

    Marketing people really ruin music.
     
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    Blackeys? Racist! :eek:

    KT