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The Top 5 Selling Vinyl Records Of 2014 May Look Familiar

The resurgence in vinyl sales has been ongoing for the past few years now and it showed no sign of dying down this year. According to the Wall Street Journal, sales of vinyl records are up 49% compared to this time last year. Over eight million records have been sold this year. Let’s take a look at the top 5 best selling vinyl’s from the Wall Street Journals report.

12/12/2014

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Follow Me To Fun: Muscians To Follow On Instagram

Instagram allows people to get closer to their favorite rock stars than ever before. Many celebrities run their own account, so it gives the fan a direct look into what they are doing. Patrick Carney […]

12/05/2014

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Jack White, Black Keys Among 2015 Grammy Nominees

Earlier today, CBS This Morning revealed a partial list of 2015 Grammy nominees. The artists up for Best Rock Song of the year will be very familiar to XRT listeners.

12/05/2014

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Bonnaroo’s Black Friday Holiday Pre-Sale Special

Black Friday is a big deal for a lot of people. Customers rush into stores, pushing and shoving their way through aisles to ensure that they get that special product that’s on sale before it leaves the shelf. Parking lots are a zoo and stores operate on special hours to accommodate the early bird Black Friday enthusiasts.

11/21/2014

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The Black Keys Turn Chicago Blue [Concertgoers Blog]

The Black Keys came by the United Center Saturday evening for the first of two Chicago shows. Pat Carney & Dan Auerbach are no strangers to Chicago or the United Center. They played the United Center back in 2012 during their El Camino tour and have cut their chops at many Chicago venues. Ranging from the Empty Bottle, to the Metro, to the Aragon Ballroom, there aren’t many venues in the city the Black Keys haven’t played.

09/29/2014

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The Black Keys Cover Edwyn Collins’ ‘A Girl Like You’ [Watch]

The Black Keys will be in town for two shows at United Center this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) and according to Pitchfork, they’ve been mixing in a cover of Edwyn Collins’ “A Girl Like You” […]

WXRT–09/22/2014

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An All-Woman Cult Abounds in The Black Key’s ‘Weight of Love’ Video: Watch

The Black Keys’ music video for “Weight of Love” is a bit of a double-take at first.

08/14/2014

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Cage The Elephant Tells WXRT The Real Fear Behind ‘Melophobia’ Live At Lollapalooza [Interview]

Cage the Elephant has officially reached veteran status at Lollapalooza playing the festival a hefty handful of times in both Chicago and South America. Frontman Matthew Schultz sat down with Marty Lennartz in the Live […]

WXRT–08/03/2014

Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Watch the Black Keys Shop for Vinyl, Talk Alphabetizing Their Parents’ Collections on CBS News

Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys are vinyl enthusiasts, and they recently sat down and spoke to CBS News’s Anthony Mason about their passion for LPs.

06/13/2014

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The Black Keys Talk Vinyl [Watch]

Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of The Black Keys recently chatted with CBS This Morning about the music format that is actually growing in sales. In case you haven’t heard, vinyl is on the rise. […]

WXRT–06/13/2014

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