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The Black Keys take over the space radio: Watch Dan Auerbach's 'Trouble Weighs A Ton' performance, exclusively on the Music Mix!

The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney have been spending some time apart of late – Auerbach with his great solo record, Keep It Hid, and Carney with Drummer, his promising new supergroup comprised only of drummers from other bands – but they’ll come together on satellite radio next week: The guys are co-hosting Jake Fogelnest’s show on SIRIUS XMU from 10-11 a.m. every day, leading up to the debut of their new side project, Blakroc, in which the Ohio rockers laid down tracks for artists like Raekwon, Q-Tip, Ludacris, Mos Def, and RZA.

Did you get all that? These boys are busy. And yet they make such gloriously simple music, as illustrated by Auerbach’s stop by the SIRIUS XMU Sessions, where his up-close-and-personal performance will air December 2 at 9 p.m. ET. To get you in the mood, we scored an exclusive peek at “Trouble Weighs a Ton.” Press play!











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Originally posted November 20 2009 — 11:27 AM EST

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