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12 Best Songs of the Week: Braids, NZCA LINES, Muzz, Sorry, and More

Plus Bob Dylan, Man Man, Hamilton Leithauser, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 27, 2020

Welcome to the twelfth Songs of the Week of 2020. It was another scary week out there, as America surpassed China and Italy to become the country with the most COVID-19 coronavirus cases in the world, with 101,242 known U.S. cases at the time of this writing and 1,588 American COVID-19 deaths. Meanwhile the world economy is in tatters and there’s no realistic end to the quarantine in sight, despite what President Trump says about everything opening back up again in time for Easter.  More

Mar 27, 2020

Hamilton Leithauser (formerly of The Walkmen) is releasing a new album, The Loves of Your Life, on April 10 via Glassnote. Now he has shared another song from it, “Don’t Check the Score.” He has also shared another funny teaser video for the album, this one featuring actress Sienna MillerMore

Mar 05, 2020

Hamilton Leithauser (formerly of The Walkmen) has shared a new song, "Isabella," via a lyric video for the track. He has also announced a new album, The Loves of Your Life, on Glassnote. More

Mar 05, 2020

Hamilton Leithauser (formerly of The Walkmen) has shared a new teaser video in which New York-based singer/songwriter Maggie Rogers gives him a haircut and makes him cry. It features part of the new song, "Isabella," which will be shared in full tomorrow. More

13 Best Songs of the Week: I Break Horses, Hinds, Baxter Dury, Sharon Van Etten, and More

Plus Christine and the Queens, Jehnny Beth, Hamilton Leithauser, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 07, 2020

Welcome to the fifth Songs of the Week of 2020. It was tough to narrow things down to a Top 10 this week, too many great tracks, so we've got a super-sized edition. More

Hamilton Leithauser Shares New Song “Here They Come”

New Single Out Now via Glassnote and Follows Teaser Video Featuring Ethan Hawke

Feb 07, 2020

Hamilton Leithauser (formerly of The Walkmen) has shared a new song, "Here They Come." Part of the song could heard in a funny teaser video that we posted yesterday in which Leithauser got beaten up by actor/writer Ethan Hawke. Now, as promised, you can stream the whole song here. More

Feb 06, 2020

Hamilton Leithauser (formerly of The Walkmen) has shared a funny teaser video for his new song "Here They Come" in which he gets beaten up by actor/writer Ethan Hawke. More

The National Announce Homecoming 2020 Lineup, Will Perform “High Violet” in Full

Local Natives, Patti Smith, Jay Som, Japanese Breakfast, Phosphorescent, Hamilton Leithauser, and More

Nov 20, 2019

The National have announced the lineup to their 2020 Homecoming festival and that they will be performing their 2010 album High Violet in its entirety both nights of the festival. More

Flip These Houses Midterms Benefit Features Spoon, Superchunk, The Hold Steady, and More

New York Show Includes Ted Leo; Michael Shannon; and Members of Sonic Youth, Nada Surf, The Walkmen, and More

Aug 29, 2018

Flip These Houses is a benefit concert on September 28th at the Knockdown Center in Queens, NY. Its purpose is to encourage people to vote Democratic in this November's midterm elections.  More

Oct 23, 2017

Last year Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen teamed up with Rostam Batmanglij (formerly of Vampire Weekend) to release a collaborative albumI Had a Dream That You Were Mine, via Glassnote. Then a couple of weeks back he shared a brand new song, "Heartstruck (Wild Hunger)," that featured the guest vocals of Angel OlsenMore

Oct 12, 2017

Last year Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen teamed up with Rostam Batmanglij (formerly of Vampire Weekend) to release a collaborative album, I Had a Dream That You Were Mine, via Glassnote. Now he has shared a brand new song, "Heartstruck (Wild Hunger)," that features the guest vocals of Angel OlsenMore

Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Announce Tour Dates

I Had a Dream That You Were Mine Out Now via Glassnote

Oct 17, 2016

Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen and Rostam Batmanglij (formerly of Vampire Weekend) have teamed up and released a collaborative album, I Had a Dream That You Were Mine, on last month via Glassnote.  More

Listen: Stream the New Album by Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam

I Had a Dream That You Were Mine Due Out September 23 via Glassnote

Sep 16, 2016

Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen and Rostam Batmanglij (formerly of Vampire Weekend) have teamed up and are releasing a collaborative album, I Had a Dream That You Were Mine, next Friday (September 23) via Glassnote (it's out today on vinyl).  More

Watch: Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Perform “A 1000 Times” on “Colbert”

I Had a Dream That You Were Mine Due Out September 23 via Glassnote

Sep 13, 2016

Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen and Rostam Batmanglij (formerly of Vampire Weekend) have teamed up and are releasing a collaborative album, I Had a Dream That You Were Mine, on September 23 via Glassnote (it's out September 16 on vinyl).  More

Listen: The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam - “When the Truth Is…”

I Had a Dream That You Were Mine Due Out September 23 via Glassnote

Aug 26, 2016

Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen and Rostam Batmanglij (formerly of Vampire Weekend) have teamed up and are releasing a collaborative album, I Had a Dream That You Were Mine, on September 23 via Glassnote. More

The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Announce Album, Share New Song

I Had a Dream That You Were Mine Due Out September 23 via Glassnote, Listen to "In a Black Out"

Aug 05, 2016

Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen and Rostam Batmanglij (formerly of Vampire Weekend) recently teamed up for the collaborative song "A 1000 Times." Now the duo has announced a whole album together and shared another new song, "In a Black Out," which is below.  More

Jul 22, 2016

Rostam Batmanglij recently announced that he had left Vampire Weekend and would be releasing music under his first name and shared a couple of solo songs. Now Rostam has teamed up with Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen (who have been on hiatus for awhile now) for a new collaborative song, "A 1000 Times." More

Nov 21, 2014

Releasing his debut solo album Black Hours earlier this year The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser has shared a new non-album track titled, "Room For Forgiveness." More

Under the Radar Announces the June/July Issue Featuring Future Islands on the Cover

Also featuring interviews with Slowdive, Slow Club, First Aid Kit, Lykke Li, James McAvoy, The Horrors, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The War on Drugs vs. Sharon Van Etten, and More

May 23, 2014

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the June/July issue, which is on newsstands now. It features Future Islands on the cover as well as interviews with Slow ClubLykke Li, The Pains of Being Pure at HeartThe Horrors, SlowdiveThe War on Drugs vs. Sharon Van EttenFirst Aid KitJames McAvoyJohn Slattery, tUnE-yArDs, and more. More

May 23, 2014

On June 3 The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser will release his debut solo album Black Hours. More

Listen: Hamilton Leithauser – “In The Shallows”

Black Hours is out June 3 Via Ribbon Music

May 07, 2014

On June 3, former Walkman frontman Hamilton Leithauser will release his solo LP, Black HoursMore

Apr 03, 2014

You’ll have to wait until June 3 to hear Hamilton Leithauser’s solo album Black Hours. But that doesn’t mean The former Walkmen frontman is going to leave his fans empty-handed.  More

Feb 25, 2014

Following initial reports of its existence last year, The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser has officially announced the release of his debut solo album, Black Hours. More

The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser Working on Solo LP

With Members of Vampire Weekend, The Shins, and Fleet Foxes

Aug 22, 2013

Hamilton Leithauser, frontman for New York's The Walkmen, is reportedly working on solo album at work on a new solo album. More


Interviews

2015 Artist Survey: Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen

Leithauser on Streaming Music, the Election, Gun Control, Getting Older, and Listening to Pop Music with His Daughter

Feb 22, 2016

For Under the Radar's 13th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2015. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2015 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Hamilton Leithauser. Leithauser's band, The Walkmen, may be on "extreme hiatus" (as they announced in November of 2013), but in 2014 Ribbon Music released the singer's debut solo album, Black Hours. More

The End: Hamilton Leithauser on Endings and Death

"There is something noble in being eaten by something large-like a bear, a shark, or a python."

Apr 24, 2015

To end out the week, we ask Hamilton Leithauser some questions about endings and death. More


Reviews

Live! At Café Carlyle

Live! At Café Carlyle

Glassnote

Sep 09, 2020

I was fortunate to be on hand for one of The Walkmen’s last live sets and also catch Hamilton Leithauser solo in one of the best shortened and frenetic festival sets I have ever seen. But here we get Leithauser in the more relaxed and regal setting (jackets required folks) of New York City’s Café Carlyle.  More

Black Hours

Black Hours

Ribbon Music

Jun 02, 2014

Black HoursHamilton Leithauser's solo debut, was recorded shortly after The Walkmen announced an "extreme hiatus."  More