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Music Interviews

'Bound To Sound Different': The Black Keys On Going Big

In an extended conversation with NPR's Steve Inskeep, the band offers insights on the relationship between creative process and success.

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World Cafe

Vintage Cafe: The Black Keys

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The road-tested, Grammy-approved electric blues and roots duo puts its signature power on display.

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