I wouldn’t think of drinking seltzer and cranberry juice while listening to Hamilton and Rostam’s album, but I get why it would be a…Read More
The Walkmen are an indie rock band, with members based in New York City and Philadelphia. The band formed in 2000 with three members from Jonathan Fire*Eater—Paul Maroon (guitar, piano), Walter Martin (organ/bass), and Matt Barrick (drums)—and two from The Recoys, Peter Bauer (bass/organ) and Hamilton Leithauser (vocals, guitar). All but Bauer attended St. Albans in Washington, D.C.
They prefer the sound of vintage musical instruments, particularly the upright piano, and have often recorded at Marcata Recording, a recording studio built in Harlem in 1999 by the three former members of Jonathan Fire*Eater and later relocated to upstate New York.
The Walkmen announced November 29, 2013, that they were going on “extreme hiatus,” With the exception of a couple of shows.
Hamilton Leithauser released a brand new song “Room For Forgiveness” today. You can download the track for free for a limited time below. Having…Read More
Hamilton Leithauser has unveiled the music video for the track “5AM”, taken from his debut album Black Hours, which was released in June via Ribbon Music. Watch the video HERE. Directed by Tristan Patterson, whose debut feature “Dragon Slayer” won the title of Best Documentary at the 2011 SXSW Film Festival, the video was filmed in Los Angeles. Having just wrapped some dates with Spoon and Broken Bells:Read More
Hamilton Leithauser Lead Singer of the The Walkmen (on hiatus), shares his favourite five albums with Northern Transmissions, His first solo album ‘Black Hours’ is now out on Ribbon Music, Some of his picks include records by Minor Threat, Bad Brains, and The Rolling Stones. Hamilton Leithauser starts his European tour November 7th in London, England with Spoon:Read More
Hamilton Leithauser has unveiled the video for new single ‘I Don’t Need Anyone’, which is out on September 8th through Ribbon Music. The track is taken from Hamilton’s current album Black Hours. It’s directed by Black Hours collaborator,Read More
Hamilton Leithauser, perhaps better known for being the frontman of the indie-rock band the Walkmen, will be embarking on his solo project with the release of his debut album. Black Hours,Read More
I have been writing these songs for quite a long time. They were never actually planned to be released on a solo album. I had written the songs on my own, because that’s how the band wrote,Read More
Hamilton Leithauser shares his favourite five albums with Northern Transmissions. Some of his picks include The Rolling Stones and Minor Threat. His debut solo album comes out June 3rd On Domino/Ribbon,Read More
Hamilton Leithauser recently announced the release of his debut solo album Black Hours via Ribbon Music, which will be released on JUNE 3rd, a new chapter in the career from The Walkmen front man. Today,Read More
Hamilton Leithauser announces his debut solo album Black Hours via Ribbon Music on May 5th. The album brings Leithauser full circle and then some, from lonely midwinter piano-and-vocals sessions, to a loud,Read More