Fact: The Black Keys star Dan Auerbach is writing a soundtrack album to accompany a new comic book series, titled Murder Ballads, about a record label owner and his adventures with gloomy brothers Donny and Marvell Frontweathers.
Quote: "Sometimes I refer to him as Depression Era Pat because he's so cheap. He'll buy a round at the bar - but only after he gets drunk." The Black Keys star Dan Auerbach reveals bandmate Patrick Carney doesn't like spending money.
Quote: "We had just let him use a couple of songs for the documentary. He actually called to thank us and said, 'If I can ever return the favour, let me know'." Dan Auerbach on how The Black Keys landed boxer Mike Tyson as a pitch man - the former fighter announced the title of the duo's new album, Turn Blue, on his Twitter.com page.
Quote: "Playing to 50,000 people is cool, but when I have a relationship with my idols, like when RZA says my name, or John Prine says, 'Hey, Dan!' - that's the greatest (feeling)." The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach has made some famous friends.
Quote: "We were only scheduled to do three days, and then she stretched it out to two weeks and we finished a whole record. She's the real deal. She impressed me every day. There were moments when she was fighting me. I could sense that maybe she didn't want to have anybody think she wasn't in control because I'm sure it's really hard to be a woman in the music business. So we bumped heads a little bit, but at the end of the day we were dancing to the songs." The Black Keys star Dan Auerbach on producing Lana Del Rey's new album Ultraviolence.