Walter Martin

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

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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

Walter Martin – “Hey Matt” (Feat. Matt Berninger)

Unfortunately for Walter Martin, dream collaborator Randy Newman is not into hand claps. When Martin, a multi-instrumentalist best known as former bassist for the Walkmen,…
Kim Ilkowski | February 22, 2017 - 10:08 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

Walter Martin – “Jobs I Had Before I Got Rich & Famous”

When the Walkmen announced their hiatus in 2013, Walter Martin told us that he planned to release an album of music for children. It wasn't…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 20, 2015 - 10:59 am

Watch Lily McMenamy Dance Around Manhattan To Walter Martin & Matt Berninger’s “We Like The Zoo”

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…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2014 - 12:09 pm

Walter Martin – “We Like The Zoo (‘Cause We’re Animals Too)” (Feat. Matt Berninger)

The Walkmen are now on hiatus, possibly forever, and three of the band's members have solo albums coming out in the next few months. Only…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2014 - 9:48 am

Hear Walter Martin Debut Two New Songs, Discuss The Walkmen’s “Extreme Hiatus” On Soundcheck

My favorite song from among the many post-Walkmen solo projects so far is Walter Martin's Karen O duet "Sing To Me." So I'm happy to…
Chris DeVille | March 14, 2014 - 12:17 pm

Walter Martin – “Sing To Me” (Feat. Karen O)

In our profile on the pre-hiatus Walkmen, one of the interesting future projects discussed was from Walter Martin. Martin had been working with the idea…
Miles Bowe | February 10, 2014 - 10:57 am