album review: the black keys
  • THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010

  • Posted by:

At this point, The Black Keys are synonymous. Between extremely successful side projects and partnerships (Danger Mouse, BlakRoc, Jessica Lea Mayfield) and a respectable body of work, the name is less of a placeholder and more of an idea; a brand of blue-sy jive, and well-produced swagger (coming to a store near you). And like most brands, they are big because they do what they do well, and in massive quantities. Brothers is no exception, clocking in at an hour, spread across fifteen tracks. It's worth noting: the files I received are huge (typically clocking in at 3-5 MB per song, each track is ten times that size), and that is probably the only acceptable way to own this thing in digital form. The sound is so engrossing it's almost tactile. The only way to listen to the record is high-fidelity, and loud.

...keep reading...


* * * * * * * * * * * *
MP3: "Tighten Up" (Brothers)
The Black Keys on Myspace

Comments

Hot Baeble Videos
Shovels and Rope live at Baeble HQ

Shovels and Rope live at Baeble HQ

Larkin Poe live at Baeble HQ

Larkin Poe live at Baeble HQ

Break Apart (feat. Rhye)

Break Apart (feat. Rhye)

LOLO live at Baeble HQ

LOLO live at Baeble HQ

Vance Joy live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Vance Joy live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Knox Hamilton live at Baeble HQ

Knox Hamilton live at Baeble HQ

Alabama Shakes  live at Metro Theatre

Alabama Shakes live at Metro Theatre

Great Good Fine Ok live at Industry City

Great Good Fine Ok live at Industry City

Corbu live at Baeble HQ

Corbu live at Baeble HQ

Kayla Brianna live at The Bell House

Kayla Brianna live at The Bell House

© 2016 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.