January 22, 2012 8:48 PM

Timothy Finn | Charismatic duo the Kills puts an upbeat spin on the blues

The Kills take the psychedelic blues, punk and garage rock and other strains of music —“Satellite” sways to a reggae beat, for example — and give it an art-school spin, forging it into something distinct. Saturday night at the Midland theater, They heavily showcased their latest album, the somewhat monochromatic “Blood Pressures.”

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