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    Default Black Keys "Turn Blue"

    I've been streaming the album via iTunes Radio for a few days now and I'm liking it A LOT.

    With every album they seem to refine their sound and always produce something different than before. It's rare to find an album that I can just jam to with a drink in my hand while my wife is dancing around the house to it while she gets stuff done (she is FAR more productive than I am).

    Overall I really like the new album.

    It's streaming for free on iTunes Radio, give it a listen!
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    Thanks for the heads up. I've got pre-ordered from amazon and can't wait for it to get here. Love the Black Keys!

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    I like it.....definitely not the same as their earlier stuff. Reminds me of waiting in the sun all day long at a festival for the Flaming Lips to headline a show, but maybe that's just me.

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    Never really listened to them before but they are sounding really on the SDA's,
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    We've been to a few of their older shows at The Akron Civic, EJ Thomas hall and Th Agora in Cleveland. My favorite show was when The Black Angels opened for them at the Agora.

    Thanks for the heads up. Streaming it now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zane77 View Post
    Never really listened to them before but they are sounding really on the SDA's,
    Really what? Amazing? Putrid? Cacophonous? I'm waiting for you to finish your sentence so I know whether or not to run out to purchase this!

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    Nice, sorry I left that out, LOL
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    If anyone wants to see The Black Keys perform, they will be on SNL tonight.

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    O ordered mine from Amazon yesterday. It should be here Wednesday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Polkie2009 View Post
    If anyone wants to see The Black Keys perform, they will be on SNL tonight.
    TiVo is set.

    Quote Originally Posted by schwarcw View Post
    O ordered mine from Amazon yesterday. It should be here Wednesday.
    I pre-ordered and received an email today it has been shipped. Should be here Monday.

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    Picked it up this afternoon at Walmart.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zane77 View Post
    Picked it up this afternoon at Walmart.
    Yeah, Amazon lags a little.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zane77 View Post
    Picked it up this afternoon at Walmart.
    How? It doesn't release until Tuesday.

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    It is for sale, with a pretty good sized stack, at the Pocatello Walmart. Maybe they didn't get the message.
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    Stores get the stock, but are supposed to wait for the release date. That is how Amazon was able to ship mine yesterday, with it theoretically arriving on Tuesday, the release day. I wonder vendors have any legal obligation to not sell before the release date. I can see where a store could gain an advantage over others by selling before the other stores sell it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zane77 View Post
    It is for sale, with a pretty good sized stack, at the Pocatello Walmart. Maybe they didn't get the message.
    Somebody F'd up. But it's Walmart. Yes there are legal obligations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zane77 View Post
    It is for sale, with a pretty good sized stack, at the Pocatello Walmart. Maybe they didn't get the message.
    You lucky dog. haha

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    Hows the recording? Flat, peaky, etc...

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    The Black Keys were on NPR this morning talking about the release. I thought it was interesting. I like some of their music.
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    I picked it up at Lunch listened to it at work and now at home after hearing Fever I thought the rest would be better I was wrong, I think the last good one from these guys was Rubber Factory. I don't think I will warm up to this one.

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    Over-produced.

    This may not make much sense, but if I'd never heard The Black Keys, I'd probably like this as a pretty good new band. But as a fan, it just doesn't have the sound I expect to hear. Too synthesized.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PSOVLSK View Post
    Over-produced.

    This may not make much sense, but if I'd never heard The Black Keys, I'd probably like this as a pretty good new band. But as a fan, it just doesn't have the sound I expect to hear. Too synthesized.
    That's Danger Mouse for you.

    It's certainly different than their other stuff, but I do like it.
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    After a few weeks of listening, I really like this now. Not that I didn't like it before, just wasn't The Black Keys sound that I expected.

    I began thinking about other bands whose sound changed fairly significantly from their early albums to later ones. (I'll probably show my age with the examples:)

    U2
    REM
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    The Wallflowers
    The Beatles

    For some of these, I prefer their older stuff, for others I think the newer stuff is better.
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    Thanks for this , I listened to their album and now I'm stuck on it . Great music .
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