Listeners Pick 2010's Best Music (So Far)

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Fall Music Preview

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Previews: The Decemberists, Blk Jks, More

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NPR Listeners Pick The Best Music Of 2008

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Yours, Dreamily is the debut album by The Arcs, a band led by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In A New Band Of Old Friends, Dan Auerbach Finds A Few Surprises

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Clockwise from upper left: Spoon, Sharon Van Etten, St. Vincent, Future Islands, Flying Lotus. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2014

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New Music From The Black Keys, Jónsi, Drake And More

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New Mix: The Black Keys, Swans, Metronomy, More

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Since forming The Black Keys in 2001, Patrick Carney (left) and Dan Auerbach have evolved from a scrappy home-recording aesthetic into something grander. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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

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The Black Keys 'Turn Blue': The All Songs Interview

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Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. as part of the birthday celebration for Big Tony of Trouble Funk. Kyle Gustafson/Washington Post/Getty images hide caption

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The Black Keys On World Cafe

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BlakRoc: The Black Keys Do Hip-Hop

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Dan Auerbach In-Studio at WFUV 02/06/2009

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Dan Auerbach: A Black Key Plays Solo

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The Black Keys in Studio on World Cafe 5/23/08

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The Black Keys: Down-and-Dirty Blues Rock

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The Black Keys in Studio on World Cafe - 04/18/2007

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