Music Notes: The Black Keys

El Camino is “the road” not the vehicle. The old Plymouth Voyager featured on the cover of The Black Key’s newest album, similar to their first touring digs, is a fitting chariot to epitomize the band’s journey from basement-blues misfits to Grammy winners. The sound on the Akron duo’s (now Nashvillle) seventh studio album is significantly more polished, yet The Black Keys still grind out the voice of the Rust Belt like a rubber factory production line.

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