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The Genius Of Nilsson Told Through 8 Memorable Covers (Yes, Including The Russian Doll Song)

Among singer-songwriters of the 1960s and '70s, Harry Nilsson may be respected, but is he famous?
Nate Patrin | February 19, 2019 - 1:44 pm

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26 Essential Songs From The NYC Rock Resurgence

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…
Ryan Leas | November 19, 2014 - 10:26 am

The Anniversary

Bows + Arrows Turns 10

Back in December, I wrote a profile about the Walkmen that doubled as a maybe-eulogy for the band as they embarked on an indefinite hiatus…
Ryan Leas | February 3, 2014 - 1:15 pm

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Walter Martin – “Quarantine Boogie (Loco)” (Feat. Matt Berninger)

Hamilton Leithauser isn't the only former Walkmen member with new music out these days. Since the breakup of the Walkmen, the great New York indie…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2020 - 9:37 am

Watch Hamilton Leithauser Get Profoundly Depressed Talking To Maggie Rogers In New Song Teaser

Right now, Hamilton Leithauser, former frontman of the mighty Walkmen, seems to be preparing to announce a new solo album. Leithauser is promoting this venture…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2020 - 12:12 pm

Interpol’s Paul Banks Forms New Band Muzz With Walkmen, Bonny Light Horseman Members: Hear “Bad Feeling”

Interpol have been busy in recent years: touring behind the 15th anniversary of debut Turn On The Bright Lights in 2017, following it up with…
Chris DeVille | March 5, 2020 - 9:58 am

The Walkmen’s Walter Martin Pays Tribute To Jonathan Fire*Eater Bandmate Stewart Lupton

Stewart Lupton, the musician and poet best known as the frontman for the influential New York rock band Jonathan Fire*Eater, died over Memorial Day weekend
Chris DeVille | May 29, 2018 - 11:26 am

Jonathan Fire*Eater’s Stewart Lupton Dead At 43

Jonathan Fire*Eater frontman Stewart Lupton has died. He was 43.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 28, 2018 - 8:29 pm

Premiere

Peter Matthew Bauer – “Khidr (American Drifter Music)” Video

It's been almost four years since the Walkmen went on hiatus, and in that time a few of their members have been pretty active, with…
Ryan Leas | September 21, 2017 - 10:00 am

Hamilton Leithauser – “Road To Nowhere” (Talking Heads Cover)

The former Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser has carried over the lightly-drunk lounge-lizard soulfulness of his old band over into his solo career, and he has…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2017 - 10:20 am

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Stream Walter Martin My Kinda Music

"This is my kinda music/ Yeah the beat's kinda bumpy and the tune's a tiny bit off key," sing-says Walter Martin, multi-instrumentalist and former Walkmen…
Kim Ilkowski | May 1, 2017 - 9:44 am

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “If Only It Were True” (The Walkmen Cover)

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam recently released their excellent new album, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine. Continuing the promo run for the album,…
Collin Robinson | November 3, 2016 - 12:32 pm

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “A 1000 Times” Video

Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij are gearing up to release their debut collaborative LP, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, next month. We've…
James Rettig | August 10, 2016 - 10:27 am

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “In A Black Out”

The Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser first worked with erstwhile Vampire Weekend producer Rostam Batmanglij on his 2014 solo effort Black Hours, and last month, the…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2016 - 12:20 am

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – “A 1000 Times”

Last month Rostam Batmanglij performed his first solo concert since leaving Vampire Weekend, opening for Brian Wilson at Brooklyn's Northside Festival. Throughout the set he…
Pranav Trewn | July 22, 2016 - 12:06 am

The National Reveal Massive Grateful Dead Tribute Tracklist Feat. The War On Drugs, Jenny Lewis, Flaming Lips, & Many More

The long-gestating Grateful Dead compilation album curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National will at last be released this May. The comp is…
Michelle Laggan | March 17, 2016 - 9:59 am

Walter Martin – “Amsterdam”

Last month, the Walkmen's Walter Martin announced his first solo album since the band's breakup (that wasn't made up of children's songs) with "Jobs I
James Rettig | December 11, 2015 - 3:49 pm
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