The more I listen to Chulahoma, The Black Keys' new mini-LP of Junior Kimbrough covers, the more I think it might be the best thing the Akron duo has ever recorded. The record comes out Tuesday (May 2), but you can download the entire thing right now, exclusively on eMusic, for free with your 50 Free Download trial offer.
Here's the song that originally got me into The Black Keys, who are now one of my favorite live bands. Ironically, other than being extremely soulful, this track has little in common with most of the Keys' other work:
The Black Keys The Lengths mp3
This is definitely the funniest thing I've seen all day. Of course, it's only 9 am. But it's pretty damn funny.
Read Chuck Klosterman's 100% accurate take on why The Houston Texans will, in about two hours, make a franchise-cursing move by picking freaking Mario Williams over Reggie Bush with the first pick in the NFL Draft. Unbelievable. They're going to take the wrong guy. If there are any Houston Texans fans left after this (which isn't likely), they're going to be pissed.