We have been meaning to feature the Black Keys ever since we saw them play a storming set as support to the Kings of Leon.
Their music has a real down and dirty bluesy feel, that sound like it grew up in the swamps of the south. The Keys are just two guys from Ohio, Dan Auerbach on vocals and guitar, and Patrick Carney on drums, and they often add in other musicians to collaborate on some of the tracks. They have released six studio albums as the Black Keys and one of the best is last years Brothers. Here is a video from the album called Tighten Up, which is getting a lot of airplay in the UK :