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
The Heavy live at The Baeble Bounce House

The Heavy live at The Baeble Bounce House

CHVRCHES live at Summer Stage

CHVRCHES live at Summer Stage

Bloc Party live at The Baeble Bounce House

Bloc Party live at The Baeble Bounce House

Dan Layus live at Baeble HQ

Dan Layus live at Baeble HQ

Streets of Laredo live at Baeble HQ

Streets of Laredo live at Baeble HQ

OnCue live at The Bell House

OnCue live at The Bell House

The Veils live at Baeble HQ

The Veils live at Baeble HQ

Against The Current live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Against The Current live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Thats Real ft BJ The Chicago Kid

Thats Real ft BJ The Chicago Kid

Larkin Poe live at Baeble HQ

Larkin Poe live at Baeble HQ

© 2017 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.