LIVE: THE WALKMEN / WILD NOTHING – 30/10/2012

- THE RITZ, MANCHESTER - Drinking my first beer of the night, I thought of my chumbuttlies with whom I would soon be road-tripping to the gig, singing nursery rhymes and drinking from stolen pint glasses as we went. On the road, we joyfully reminisce about the Ritz of our whipper-snapper days and had a rather scintillating debate about the relative merits of the old versus the new incarnations of what is now officially known as the ‘Dog Dog... Read More

NEWS: THE WALKMEN – TWO NEW VIDEOS + UK LIVE DATES

The Walkmen have a new visual accompaniments to share with you for ‘The Love You Love’ taken from their new album Heaven. This beautifully shot black & white video was directed by Sean Pecknold and sees Hamilton and his son looking rather creepy in a house with floating cats and fireworks, the whole thing has a very eerie feel. Check it out for yourself below (the video comes courtesy of the folks at Urban Outfitters)… The Walkmen... Read More

NEWS: THE WALKMEN – WATCH THE ALBUM TRAILER

New York quintet The Walkmen will release their new album, Heaven, on 4th June 2012 on Bella Union. The record is the band’s sixth and was produced by Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, The Shins, Band of Horses) whilst Robin Pecknold sings harmonies on two songs on the record. “We felt like it was time to make a bigger, more generous statement…” When describing The Walkmen’s new album, lead singer Hamilton Leithauser portrays a band hitting... Read More