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The black keys on a piano raise and lower notes to enrich and diversify a piece of music. Or, to use a more nebulous definition, they’re the ones that direct…

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At a time when economies are disintegrating willy nilly and no-one has a bloody clue who’s going to win The Apprentice, it’s easy to see why The Black Keys have…

Four UK Number One albums in, it’s easy to forget that Arctic Monkeys are not universally the success story they are at home. When they take to the stage on…

From [a]The Vaccines[/a] (ding!) to [a]Viva Brother[/a] (honk), it’s usually pretty straightforward to spot where the really big success stories and bigger fails will lie. But sometimes people slip through…

It feels pretty strange to be typing these words, but of late [a]The Black Keys[/a] have undoubtedly become something of a big deal. Their last album ‘[b]Brothers[/b]’ scooped three Grammy…

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Black is clearly this year’s colour, what with your Keys and your Lips and your Ghosts and your numerous others. The Keys are the most trumpeted of the lot, on…

The Black Keys got their name from one Ohio resident’s term for “not quite right”. The same could be said for the pair’s fifth album, which confuses with its mix…