Dan Auerbach is continuing to be productive while the Black Keys are taking a break.
The Black Keys
After holding out for five years, the Black Keys are allowing all of their music to be streamed on Spotify.
'El Camino' wasn't so much as a sequel to the Black Keys' most acclaimed release as trip around its outer edges.
A lawsuit claims that Dan Auerbach took the film way over budget and then walked away from it.
Two years after their trippy 2008 album with Danger Mouse, the Black Keys went back to basics and released their self-produced, blues-fueled breakthrough.
“[Miller] said, ‘The whole process was unpleasant,’” Dan Auerbach said. “And for Pat [Carney] and I, honestly, the most unpleasant part was being around him.”
Byrne, the Roots and Kimbra performed "Fame" in honor of the late Bowie, while the Black Keys and Kendrick Lamar introduced new inductees Steve Miller and N.W.A.
It's about a record label owner who makes a long journey and encounters a pair of musicians who play "a raucous brand of doom-laden country blues."
Nick Alexander worked with several bands on the road, and many of those artists have paid touching tributes to the late merch manager.
“I’ve woken up feeling very out of sorts,” Auerbach said. “Why the hell did it happen there and not where we were playing?”