The duo's stripped-down, soulful, elemental blues sound reflects their influences, which are mostly first-generation blues artists. "I would raid my father's record collection," says guitarist and vocalist Dan Auerbach.
Whether it's playing air guitar to Led Zeppelin or listening to Stevie Wonder on vinyl while we do yoga together in the morning, I've always felt it was important to celebrate my favorite music with my son. Here are some of classics that we both love.
Austin and SXSW are inextricably linked and it's hard to say which has had a greater impact on the other. The Austin music scene has long been one of the best in the country, but SXSW has launched the city to new heights -- just as it's done with many startups and bands.
New Orleans on Mardi Gras is like a kid hopped on Halloween candy. A good time is a guarantee, but is it worth it? Maybe not. Don't fret if you missed out on the Mardi Gras frenzy. Instead, plan a visit this spring for the equally exciting New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival