The New York Times has called The Black Keys’ music “tough-minded, blues haunted songs,” and the ghosts of Alabama’s legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, where the bulk of Brothers was recorded, inhabit the album’s 15 tracks. With Brothers, says Uncut, The Black Keys prove to be “one of the best rock ‘n’ roll bands on the planet.” Hear a full album stream HERE.
Infinite Arms is Band of Horses‘ third full-length and the first with Tyler Ramsey and Bill Reynolds, long-time touring members of the group. (Watch a video for the song “Laredo” HERE and on the making of Infinite Arms HERE.) Through touring together in support of Cease to Begin and during breaks in the Infinite Arms‘ recording process, the band have become a cohesive force with all members making invaluable contributions to the unmistakable sound that founder Bridwell has crafted since the band’s inception. As Bridwell himself concedes, “in many ways, this is the first Band of Horses record.”