New Track: Michael Kiwanuka & Dan Auerbach – “Lasan”


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Two dreamy musicians have conspired to make some pleasing music they have come to call “Lasan.” The gentlemen we speak of are Michael Kiwanuka and Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys). The song is enough to make this Wednesday feel like a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Michael’s debut album, Home Again drops on March 12th in the UK.

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Video: The Black Keys – “Gold On The Ceiling”


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Clearly you’ve been rocking out to El Camino ever since it came out, because seriously, how can The Black Keys not give you life?

The lo-fi vibe video for “Gold On The Ceiling” is no different with it’s intimate perspective shots of tour life and live performances – too much fun. We’re barely landing these characters on the keyboard because we’re dancing so hard.

*Spontaneous combustion into gold dust*

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The Black Keys Release ‘El Camino’ + Video


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Gotta love The Black Keys. Dan Auerbach’s voice is just fantastic. So it’s no surprise that we’re pretty much elated about El Camino coming out today. Above, enjoy their live performance video of “I Got Mine” from their album release show at Webster Hall in NYC yesterday! Hip swinging and vigorous head nods for days.

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Win A VIP Package To The Roots Picnic Summer Getaway In Philadelphia

unknown2Enter to win tickets to the 2nd Annual Roots Picnic and a VIP weekend package in Philadelphia, the home of The Roots! Held June 5 – 7 at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing on the waterfront, The Roots Picnic stars the Grammy-Award winning hip-hop stars and newly minted house band of “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” The Roots, Santigold, Kid Cudi, King Britt, The Black Keys, TV on the Radio, Asher Roth and more. There will also be a special feature performance by Public Enemy, playing It Takes A Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back, backed by Antibalas and The Roots.

The prize weekend includes:
•  Two free tickets and VIP access to The Roots Picnic and Picnic Pre-Party
•  Round-trip transportation on Amtrak*
•  Two nights hotel accommodation for you and a guest at the Hyatt Regency at Penn’s Landing
•  Signed copy of the limited edition Philly 360° book featuring The Roots
•  Dinner for two at one of Philly’s spectacular restaurants
•  A gift basket filled with goodies from local boutiques and restaurants and more!

*Roundtrip transportation provided by Amtrak on scheduled service from northeast corridor train station closest to winner’s residence served by Amtrak to Philadelphia.

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