Tag Archives: The Walkmen

Monday News Mash-Up

Time for a reunion we can all get behind: Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch. Jarmusch and Pop are working on a documentary of Pop’s career but any promise of a quick turn-around has been quashed by Jarmusch, who merely dropped the project in passing to Pitchfork, calling it a “long-term documentary project.”

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Song of the Day: The Walkmen - Angela Surf City

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday, we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Following up Thursday’s mention of a new album from The Walkmen, the band has settled on a title for their sixth album: Lisbon. Watch for Fat Possum to release the album September 14th.

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Thursday News Meltdown

Interpol has announced that they will be returning to indie label Matador for their next album due out September 14. This will be the first album since bassist Carlos D has left the band and will be replaced with David Pajo from Slint. The band also announced that Brandon Curtis from Secret Machines will joinRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Sadly, Doug Fieger, frontman of New Wave trailblazers The Knack died yesterday after battling several years with cancer at age 57. Perhaps most famously, Fielder co-wrote and sang the 1979 hit “My Sharona” (revived in 1994 thanks to its inclusion on the Reality Bites soundtrack), but over the last few decades The Knack continued toRead more...

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Sasquatch photos from Day 2

Murder City Devils Another amazing day at the Gorge, which alone would be incredible, but with a lineup of bands like Nine Inch Nails, Janes’ Addiction, TV On The Radio, Of Montreal, Calexico, M83, The Avett Brothers, The Walkmen, The Wrens, Viva Voce, and so many others, there’s no way it could be better. SundayRead more...

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KEXP Video of the Week: The Walkmen (Live @ Triple Door)

Last month, as part of KEXP’s VIP Club Concert series, The Walkmen performed a blazing live set at the Triple Door in Seattle. Before a crowd of KEXP supporters lead singer Hamilton Leithauser and the band focused exclusively on song from their latest album, You & Me. This week, we present two from the performance,Read more...

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