February 11, 2009

Heartless Bastards

Anyone else see the Heartless Bastards on Letterman? Super raw for a TV performance -- especially the thumping and jangly drums (a la JDunn). I dig.

Were they connected to the Black Keys in some way?

Heartless Bastards are playing tonight in my zone, and according to an interview on local radio, they were from Akron, but most recently worked with the Spoon producer in Austin.



Blogger JHitts said...

I think they're from Ohio and they're on (or were on) Fat Possum. I always see their albums at Borders.

February 11, 2009 at 1:31 AM 
Blogger Tony said...

They said Austin, TX, last night, which caught me off guard too. I was thinking Ohio...and remembering some live tracks I heard once.

February 11, 2009 at 11:16 AM 
Blogger JHitts said...

The PopMatters review of the new one said they relocated since the last CD:


February 11, 2009 at 2:48 PM 

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