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2012 Grammys bring mixed bag of nominees

Alex Hagen

February 9, 2012

On Sunday, Feb. 12, the 54th Grammy Awards, which annually honor the best of the music industry, will be presented at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This year, Kanye West leads the pack of nominees with seven nominations, including Song of the Year for "All of the Lights," a standout track from...

Bluesy garage rock perseveres with Black Keys’ ‘El Camino’

Clara Bartlett

February 2, 2012

After they dropped out of college, childhood friends Patrick Carney and Daniel Auerbach, better known now as The Black Keys, made a living mowing lawns and whacking weeds for a slumlord. They ended up getting fired for not edging a lawn correctly, but the blues-rock duo pressed on, this time in a more...

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