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Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney released El Camino, their latest album as The Black Keys, earlier this week.

Read The Black Keys: A Reinvention On 'El Camino'

December 8, 2011 – Ken Tucker says The Black Keys' new album reaches out beyond the band's typical audience.

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Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney release El Camino, their latest album as The Black Keys, on Dec. 6.

Read The Black Keys: Necessary Roughness

December 4, 2011 – For the blues-rock band, getting the sound it wants on record often means embracing imperfections.

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Clockwise from top left: Jonsi, Drake, Olof Arnalds, The Black Keys, The Antlers.

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

November 15, 2011 – This week, artists who stayed mum for most of 2011 come out of the woodwork.

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Rave On Buddy Holly, a tribute to the rock 'n' roll pioneer, features Holly covers by Paul McCartney, The Black Keys, Patti Smith and many more. The album comes out June 28.

Read First Listen: 'Rave On Buddy Holly'

June 19, 2011 – Hear Holly covers by Paul McCartney, Fiona Apple, Cee Lo, The Black Keys, Patti Smith and many more.

The Black Keys.

Listen The Black Keys: The Fresh Air Interview

January 31, 2011 – The band joins Terry Gross for a discussion of its album Brothers and the notion of "selling out."

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Read 50 Favorites: A-B

December 1, 2010 – The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Arcade Fire and more artists from A to B.

Read You've Never Heard 'Electric Warrior'?!

September 28, 2010 – All Songs Considered intern Sarah Ventre hears T. Rex's Electric Warrior for the first time.

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Listen The Black Keys On World Cafe WXPN

September 3, 2010 – From Dan Auerbach's home studio, the band performs songs from the soulful Brothers. WXPN

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Listen Listeners Pick 2010's Best Music (So Far)

June 29, 2010 – See the Top 20 albums of the year to date, as selected by NPR listeners.

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Mick Jagger and Keith Richards; photo credit Dominique Tarl

Read Songs We Love: The Rolling Stones' 'Exile On Main Street'

May 13, 2010 – Preview the unreleased material as musicians expound on the album's lasting influence.

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Read First Listen: The Black Keys, 'Brothers'

May 9, 2010 – Hear the titanic blues-rock duo's new sixth album in its entirety until its release on May 18.

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Listen Spring Music Preview

April 6, 2010 – Hear sneak previews of new music from The Black Keys, New Pornographers, Stars and more.

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Listen BlakRoc: The Black Keys Do Hip-Hop

November 27, 2009 – What happens when The Black Keys steps into a studio with 11 artists from the hip-hop world?

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Read Fall Music Preview

September 21, 2009 – Now on All Songs Considered: previews of some of the fall's most anticipated releases.

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Listen Dan Auerbach: A Black Key Plays Solo WXPN

April 27, 2009 – Authentic, blunt and powerful: The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach looks inward on his first solo album. WXPN

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