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Last week, the UK's Larmer Tree Gardens hosted a hilariously deep bill for the End Of The Road Festival, a lineup that featured Joanna Newsom, Kurt Vile, Tinawiren, Lykke Li, Best Coast, the Walkmen…   Read Story »
The 10th annual 'Roo is underway. Here are Randy Cremean's great pics of some of the notable sets from the first two days of this year's fest in beautiful, boiling Manchester, TN. Featuring Sleigh…   Read Story »
Two new lovely elemental Walkmen videos for you. "While I Shovel the Snow" has an appropriately snowy clip, showing the band brooding around New York during one of the many recent snowstorms. "Orange…   Read Story »
The Walkmen squeezed into the A. V. Club’s Undercover room again, this time for the special Holiday edition of the series. Last time it was R.E.M.'s "Driver 8," which if you recall, was the only…   Read Story »
The last time we checked in with A. V. Club’s Undercover, there were four songs left and Swell Season chose take a shot at Neutral Milk Hotel's “Two-Headed Boy.” When the Walkmen arrived, only…   Read Story »
"Angela Surf City" is not only one of the best tracks on Lisbon, but also the best one to bring out for late night -- the snare and vocals intro, and the burst of guitar afterward sounded great on…   Read Story »
When Hamilton Leithauser stopped through for a Progress Report he focused on Lisbon's rawness: We have all these rock songs and they’re really stripped down, they’re really like a guitar, a…   Read Story »
You & Me had an insular late-night feel. The forthcoming Lisbon, inspired by trips to the Portuguese city, is an album about being outside and experiencing different landscapes. Which is one…   Read Story »
The Walkmen's fifth album Lisbon is out in 9/14 via Fat Possum. "Stranded" comes toward the middle of the collection. It's an elegiac horn-lined piece that nods to You & Me while leading the…   Read Story »
NAME: The Walkmen PROGRESS REPORT: Prepping their fifth album of new material, Lisbon. Recorded with Chris Zane at Gigantic Studios and John Congleton at Elmwood Studios. Out 9/14 via Fat Possum…   Read Story »