Tag Archives: The Walkmen

Monday News Roundup

The week begins with the sad news of the death of Clarence Clemons, saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, on Saturday the 18th. Clemons, 69, had suffered a stroke the previous Sunday, but was reportedly in stable condition following two brain surgeries. In addition to his work with the E Street Band,Read more…

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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from September

KEXP was very, very busy in September as we hosted live performances at Bumbershoot (Seattle) from the KEXP Music Lounge, along with live performances at Music Fest NorthWest (MFNW – Portland). On top of those we were still able to squeeze in quite a few quality live performances at our in station studio. [Pictures fromRead more…

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Live Video: The Walkmen

While there are hundreds of bands coming out of the Big Apple every year, few have the same New York ethic as The Walkmen. The five band members, nearly all friends since high school in the D.C. area, have made consistently solid music together for nearly a decade. While each album changes the band’s focusRead more…

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Live Review: The Walkmen with The Helio Sequence @ Showbox at the Market 9/8

I had never seen The Walkmen live before, nor had I known anyone who had seen them live, and yet I was more confident that I was going to be thoroughly entertained Wednesday night than I would have been for just about anything. I’ve always liked and respected The Walkmen – I’d known they hadRead more…

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Out This Week 9/14

This is one of those weeks when you just throw up your hands and accept that you’re just not going to have any more money after you see what’s waiting for you at the record store today — The Black Angels, Cloud Cult, Blonde Redhead, Grinderman, Junip, The Drums, The Walkmen, The Vaselines, Justin TownesRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, September 8th THE WALKMEN with The Helio Sequence @ the Showbox at the Market When a band has been together and touring as long as The Walkmen have (since they were teens), it almost always means they’re amazing live. When being in sync, knowing what the other band members are going to do, andRead more…

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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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