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Washington's Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the Shins, Feist, Metric and…   Read Story »
Heaven is the elegant, understated, utterly gorgeous new album from the Walkmen, and it may well be their best. I got a promo of the thing a few weeks ago, and it's been on constant rotation ever…   Read Story »
If the Walkmen were a basketball player, they'd be Tyson Chandler: Charming, erudite, handsome, and smooth, but not flashy or self-aggrandizing. Like Chandler, they bring a fundamental intensity to…   Read Story »
The Walkmen will release "Heaven," the title track of their new record, as a 7'', and today the B-side to that release hit the 'net. It's called "The House You Made," and it's a gently rising,…   Read Story »
The latest song to emerge from the Walkmen's upcoming Heaven is the downtempo, penultimate "We Can't Be Beat," a track that puts Hamilton Leithauser up front (and Fleet Fox Robin Pecknold on backing…   Read Story »
The National-curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry kicked off its weekend-long fest last night and Thursday's slate featured performances from the likes of the Walkmen, Sharon Van Etten, Twin Shadow, Zs,…   Read Story »
In the fall last year, the Walkmen started playing a new song called "Southern Heart," and now the studio version of the track has surfaced online. To recap, we've already heard title track "Heaven"…   Read Story »
A couple of days ago, we posted "Heaven," the driving but lovely first single and title track from the new Walkmen album. And now there's another track from the album floating out there in the ether:…   Read Story »
In February, our T. Cole Rachel spoke with the Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser about their forthcoming, Phil Ek-produced record, which later got a name and a more official announcement.…   Read Story »
Last week, the Walkmen announced the details of their new album Heaven, which I'm pretty much frothing at the mouth to hear right now. The band recently appeared on the Pitchfork.tv show "+1," which…   Read Story »