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Tour Rehearsal Tapes

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  • "When Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney first teamed up two decades ago, it was their love of the Mississippi blues that brought them together," says CBS This Morning's Anthony Mason, who spoke with The Black Keys on the show. "Their latest album, Delta Kream ... is a tribute to those blues artists that they have long studied. Auerbach and Carney say The Black Keys would not exist without them." You can watch their conversation here.

  • The Black Keys are on NPR's World Cafe to discuss their new album, Delta Kream, and share some tracks from it. "One of the really fun things about The Black Keys is that they themselves are huge music fans," says host Raina Douris. "Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney get excited talking about the artists who've influenced them, and today you will hear that excitement as we dive into the new Black Keys album, Delta Kream." You can hear their conversation here.

  • About This Album

    Tour Rehearsal Tapes, a new digital EP from The Black Keys, was released October 9, 2012, on Nonesuch Records. The EP features six songs recorded live in the studio during December 2011. The EP comes as the duo’s acclaimed 2011 full-length album, El Camino, is officially certified RIAA Platinum in the US. It is also Platinum in Ireland and UK; double Platinum in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand; and Gold in Belgium and France. The band’s 2010 breakthrough album, Brothers, is also certified RIAA Platinum.

    The tracks "underscore the explosive musical energy between guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney," says the Independent in a four-star review. "Auerbach’s guitar riffs are stripped to the bone, while Carney is a massive engine driving sporty little riffs."

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on October 5, 2012 - 5:28pm
Release Date: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 04:00
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Tour Rehearsal Tapes, a new digital EP from The Black Keys, features six songs recorded live in the studio during December 2011. The tracks "underscore the explosive musical energy between guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney," says the Independent in a four-star review. "Auerbach’s guitar riffs are stripped to the bone, while Carney is a massive engine driving sporty little riffs."

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Tour Rehearsal Tapes, a new digital EP from The Black Keys, was released October 9, 2012, on Nonesuch Records. The EP features six songs recorded live in the studio during December 2011. The EP comes as the duo’s acclaimed 2011 full-length album, El Camino, is officially certified RIAA Platinum in the US. It is also Platinum in Ireland and UK; double Platinum in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand; and Gold in Belgium and France. The band’s 2010 breakthrough album, Brothers, is also certified RIAA Platinum.

The tracks "underscore the explosive musical energy between guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney," says the Independent in a four-star review. "Auerbach’s guitar riffs are stripped to the bone, while Carney is a massive engine driving sporty little riffs."

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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

531450

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
075597960518
Price: 
5.00
Label: 
FLAC
UPC: 
075597949506
Price: 
6.00
Artist Name: 
The Black Keys
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