Tag Archives: The Walkmen

The Walkmen “Heaven” Review

Here is my review of The Walkmen’s “Heaven.” This is my first freelance review for Paste magazine and I hope to do many more for them. Look for it in the Paste mPlayer next Tuesday.  

Are albums and playlist culture mutually exclusive?

Listening to my “Songs of 2011” Spotify playlist (yes, a boring title, but incredibly accurate and descriptive), I appreciate the range. It includes summer dance hits such as Phantogram’s “Don’t Move,” Class Actress’ “The Weekend” and M83’s “Midnight City” along with melancholy tracks such as EMA’s “California” and Cold Specks’ “Holland.” It also features high-energy […]

The Walkmen debut new song

The Walkmen are set to release their sixth album (not counting the covers album they did) June 5. They recently played “Heaven,” the title track from the album, on an episode of “+1” for Pitchfork.tv on YouTube. Before the performance, band members Pete Bauer and Hamilton Leithauser reminisced about an old rehearsal space in Philadelphia, […]