, the new release from The Black Keys, is one of the most highly anticipated rock releases of the year so far. For a band that used to release an album every other year, it's been a long time since the Keys' released El Camino
in December 2011. But with the new album, and a massive U.S. tour in the fall, everyone should get their fill of guitarist and singer Dan Auerbach, and drummer Patrick Carney's version of dirty blues-rock. Here we've collected some quotes from Auerbach about his thoughts on songwriting, recording, and performing live.