Tag Archives: The Walkmen

Monday Music News

Catch up on new music this holiday weekend: NPR Music is currently streaming the forthcoming debut from The Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser, which hits stores on June 3rd. Titled Black Hours, this solo release features contributions from fellow Walkman Paul Maroon, as well as Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman, The Shins’ RichardRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Garage-rock duo The Black Keys announced their world tour this morning, including a November 1st stop at Key Arena with Jake Bugg. Their eighth studio album, Turn Blue, comes out May 13th on Nonesuch. You can watch the bizarre “press conference”-style announce video below. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

Wrapping up a week-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ performance on the Ed Sullivan Show, Arctic Monkeys took the stage at Madison Square Garden Saturday night and performed their take on “All My Loving,” one of the three songs the Liverpool lads performed that historical night. Watch below: [Consequence of Sound]

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Wednesday Music News

Washed Out shined brightly on Late Show with David Letterman last night, stopping by the show to perform the track “All I Know,” from their most recent release Paracosm. They’ll be returning to Seattle on Friday, January 31st to play Little Big Show #8 with Kingdom Crumbs and Kisses. 100% of ticket sales benefit ReelRead more…

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Monday Music News

Longtime KEXP faves The Walkmen have announced they’ll be going on “a pretty extreme hiatus” after a “final” December 4th show at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer. Bassist/organist Peter Bauer told The Washington Post, “It’s been almost 14 years now. I think that’s enough, you know?” Bauer is currently working on a solo album, as are fellowRead more…

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Live Photos: Treefort Music Festival 2013

All photos and text by Alex Crick If I could choose a single children’s book to describe this year’s Treefort Music Festival, it would be The Little Engine That Could. After the resounding success of the inaugural Treefort Festival last year, the organizers truly did listen to all of the feedback and incorporated it toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With SXSW just winding down and the hometown folk all but headed home, we’re ready for more concerts and a new festival in Boise Idaho. It’s the inaugural year of the Treefort Music Fest which runs from Thursday March 21 – Sunday March 24; featuring music from National, Local, and Regional acts. Some great bandsRead more…

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Live Video: Little Big Show #5

Last month, KEXP, STG, and Starbucks hosted the 5th edition of the Little Big Show at the Neptune Theater to benefit Youth In Focus, an after-school program that gives students an opportunity to develop positive identity, social skills, and voice through intensive photography training. The Walkmen and Father John Misty played two rousing sets toRead more…

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The Little Big Show #5 Photo Recap – The Walkmen & Father John Misty

STG, KEXP, and Starbucks came together to put on the 5th edition of the Little Big Show benefit concert series on Sunday night, where The Walkmen and Father John Misty brought down the house at the Neptune with two rousing sets to benefit Youth In Focus, an after-school program that gives students an opportunity toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather seems to breaking and the shows are heating up in Seattle. This week there’s a little something for everyone. Things start off on a high note Tuesday night with Niki & The Dove, Vacationer, and Nightmare Fortress at Crocodile. Wednesday night, San Diego rockers Pinback are at Showbox at the Market, The Good Wives, Telekinesis,Read more…

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