We're going to start making the new album in the second week of January and we're hoping to have it done by some time in March.
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San Francisco-born, LA-based Hanni El Khatib's new album Head in the Dirt—produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys—is perfect summertime listening. It contains more of that blues and garage-influenced rock that the singer-songwriter is best known for. 10:42 AM from Cool Hunting Read more »
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Full of undeniably hypnotic trance-guitar music, and produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, Nomad rocks like no other record this year. Omara "Bombino" Moctar is an electric guitarist from Agadez, Niger. His songs document the struggle of his nomadic from NPR Read more »
The Black Angels + Hanni El Khatib: 17 May 2013 - San Francisco (Review)
The month of May always features some of the year’s best weather in San Francisco and it’s usually a time when the music schedule heats up as well. The warm sunny afternoon has given way to cooler temperatures in the evening, but this matches the vibe fo from PopMatters Read more »
Music Review: The Black Keys - "The Big Come Up"
After the huge success of Brothers and El Camino, it's hard to believe that The Black Keys' debut album was recorded in the drummer's basement. On The Big Come Up (2002), Dan Auerbach's vocals are as raw as those of Little Richard and Bo Diddley. His lyr from Seattle Post Intelligencer Read more »
Exclusive: Watch the Music Video for Hanni El Khatib's 'Penny'
"Penny," one of our favorite (and one of the most hummable) recent songs, has a new music video directed by Simon Cahn, who has collaborated with Spike Jonze. In it, prisoners of various sizes, ages, and types enjoy the Dan Auerbach-produced tune about a from Esquire Read more »