1. The Alt In Our Stars Podcast: The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser Talks Going Solo, Rostam Batmanglij Collaboration

    December 12, 2014 2:13 PM EST He announces he’s “working on a bunch of stuff” with Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij. For the second installment of the Alt In Our Stars podcast, we're here to remind you that we're just as much about the "alt" as we are about the stars. For almost 20 years,…

  2. Robert Ellis, Hamilton Leithauser, Caitlin Rose Heading to Deer Tick's Newport Folk Fest Afterparties (Exclusive)

    July 22, 2014 10:00 AM EDT For the past several years, Deer Tick takes over the town of Newport, R.I.'s Blues Cafe for their legendary Newport Folk Festival afterparties, which have featured such luminaries as Jackson Browne, Jim James, and Dawes. They're doing it again this weekend, bringing with them…

  3. The Walkmen Still 'Same Old Guys' on Happier 'Heaven'

    May 24, 2012 5:04 PM EDT In the decade since debut album "Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me is Gone," the Walkmen have made some new friends. For "Heaven," their fifth album, the New York group accepted a call from producer Phil Ek and decamped to Seattle. The 13-track set, due May 29 on Fat…

  4. The Walkmen Heading to 'Heaven' on New Album

    March 29, 2012 8:20 PM EDT The Walkmen will ascend to "Heaven" on June 5. The New York band's new album was produced by indie guru Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, the Shins) and will include a pair of appearances by Fleet Foxes ' Robin Pecknold, who contributed harmonies. The album will mark the quintet'…

  5. THE WALKMEN, "Pussycats Starring The Walkmen"

    November 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST When most bands put the finishing touches on their new album, they're content to kick back, relax and marvel (or stress) at what they just accomplished. But not the Walkmen. When most bands put the finishing touches on their new album, they're content to kick back, relax and marvel …

  6. Pitchfork Music Festival / July 29-30, 2006 / Chicago (Union Park)

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On the scorching hot first day of Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, there was one band that was able to inspire an audience clap-along without any prodding from the stage. That band was Britain's Ar On the scorching hot first day of Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, there…

  7. The Walkmen / June 30, 2006 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Warsaw)

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Walkmen have a lot going for them at the moment. The band's new album, "A Hundred Miles Off," is its best yet, revealing an expanding sound and a maturing outlook. And the band members seem as ple The Walkmen have a lot going for them at the moment. The band's new…