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The former Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser released his debonair, lived-in solo debut Black Hours earlier this year, and it was really, really good. This morning, Leithauser shared a new…   Read Story »
Mainstream American rock music, as you might recall, was in rough shape in the late '90s. The Alt-Nation era had run out of road for the most part, giving way to legions of awful post-grunge and…   Read Story »
"Do you ever wonder why I sing these love songs/ When I have no love at all?" So goes "5 AM," a minor-key piano ballad from Hamilton Leithauser's solo debut Black Hours that feels like what Jeff…   Read Story »
Now that the Walkmen have split, the band's members are beginning to branch out into new projects. Peter Matthew Bauer will release his debut solo album in June, titled Liberation!. We previously…   Read Story »
We've been reading about Walkmen singer Hamilton Leithauser's solo album Black Hours forever. News broke almost a year ago, many months before that epic farewell portrait Ryan Leas wrote about the…   Read Story »
With the Walkmen on hiatus, a few of the group's members are going on to release solo projects. Multi-instrumentalist Walter Martin was the first one out, and his solo debut, the kids' album We're…   Read Story »
Hamilton Leithauser, the once and perhaps future Walkmen frontman, is a couple of weeks away from releasing Black Hours, his elegantly beaten-down solo debut. Leithauser worked with a host of new…   Read Story »
"Alexandra" was the first single to be released from former Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser's forthcoming solo LP, Black Hours. That track will be released as a 7" single, and today, its B-side…   Read Story »
Hamilton Leithauser, the golden-voiced frontman of the possibly-defunct Walkmen, is about to go solo on Black Hours, the first album he's recorded on his own, and "Alexandra," the Rotsam…   Read Story »
Of the three members of the Walkmen who have solo albums coming out in the next few months, Peter Matthew Bauer is the one who wasn't the singer of the band and who isn't making a kids' album.…   Read Story »