Very few bands had the indie clout of the Walkmen. For over a decade, the D.C. area natives made an indelible mark on alternative rock by churning out several classic albums. When the band decided to call it quits in 2013, it was a sad moment for fans and critics alike. Thankfully, both singer Hamil ... More >>
Early morning interviews are always a risky proposition. When I was told to call Hamilton Leithauser, lead singer for indie darlings The Walkmen, at 9 a.m., I feared either early morning grogginess or outright surliness. Instead, Leithauser, who was speaking with DC9 in anticipation of Wednesday's ... More >>
In what I consider one of my top five events of the year thus far (don't worry, birth of my son, you're safe), The Walkmen have added additional tour dates to their calendar, including a performance in Dallas. The Granada Theater locked the band down on Wednesday, September 19. Tickets will go on sa ... More >>
Elbow brought the Manchester rain on Sunday.And just like that, the heat returned. The hot sun beat down on the wet grass, creating an inescapable humidity in Zilker Park on Sunday. As such, the people came prepared to sweat it out. The same guys hawking ponchos yesterday now had packets of ... More >>
The Walkmen, The Head and The Heart, SerynSaturday, March 5, 2011Granada TheaterBetter than: sitting at home listening to great vintage records.Kevin TodoraThe Walkmen played at the Granada Theater on Saturday night. For more photos from the night, check out Kevin Todora's slideshow.Looking at th ... More >>
This morning, it was announced that The Walkmen's highly anticipated show at the Granada Theater this weekend has finally sold out. Not all that surprising, really, considering the amount of acclaim their latest album, Lisbon, has received. And deservedly so: Lisbon's quiet take on classic Americ ... More >>
Well, it's about time we gave some love to the Dallas-based music blog Gorilla vs. Bear's visual aesthetic.
The WalkmenBand: The WalkmenVenue: HaileysTime: 11:25 p.m.The buzz was loud and the venue packed last night in anticipation for one of the bigger bands taking part in this year's version of NX35: New York City's The Walkmen. Since I got to Hailey's early, I happened to catch a couple members of t ... More >>
The Walkmen and The Little Ones House of Blues’ Pontiac Garage October 11, 2008 Better than: hanging out on Greenville Avenue with all the drunken Longhorn and Sooner fans. (By the way: Way to go Longhorns! 45-35!) Hamilton Leithauser, singer for indie rock darlings The Walkmen, definitely has ... More >>
Singer Hamilton Leithauser wants to give his band's dark reputation the boot
Excessive mileage takes its toll on studio whizzes the Walkmen, so how come their new album is their best yet?
Stuart Sikes has worked on albums by The White Stripes and Loretta Lynn. His next project? Dallas.