There’s a new beef brewing in the music world, pitting Patrick Carney of the Black Keys against pop star Justin Bieber.
Competition in the category was stiff, with powerhouses of pop like Jeff Bhasker for his work on fun.’s smash Some Nights, Markus Davs for Coldplay’s Mylo Xyloto, Salaam Remi for his work with Nas and Amy Winehouse and Dilpo, who counts Justin Bieber, Snoop Lion and No Doubt to his many credits and the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach for work on his own album plus those of Dr. John and Hacienda. And in a victory for rock music, Auerbach takes the GRAMMY.
Dr. John’s Locked Down exposed the New Orleans legend to a new audience, and much of that was due to the album’s producer: Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Tonight it took home the GRAMMY for Best Blues Album.
With bands continually looking for ways to augment income in face of decreasing across-the-board record sales, brazen advertisers have allowed the Black Keys to turn commercial lawsuits into a lucrative revenue stream.
Despite not releasing an album in 2012, the Black Keys dominated the year in a lot of ways. The most surprising thing, however, is the feasibility of the rock duo doing the same thing in 2013.
The Black Keys already have a video out for their infectious song “Gold On The Ceiling.” It features them going through their tour grind and is a classic artistically done day-in-the-life rockstar montage. But the […]