Fleet Foxes Return With a Gentle, Autumnal Gem on ‘Shore’

Fleet Foxes Return With a Gentle, Autumnal Gem on ‘Shore’ Fleet Foxes’ rustic neo-folk music and skybound harmonies loomed large over indie-ish rock in the early 2010s, not unlike the way Arcade Fire touched the mid-2000s or Pavement shaped the Nineties. ...

Nicole Atkins Slips Into a Lucid Dream on ‘Mind Eraser’

Nicole Atkins Slips Into a Lucid Dream on ‘Mind Eraser’ Nicole Atkins slips into a hazy dream on “Mind Eraser,” the latest single from her upcoming LP Italian Ice, out May 29th. “If at first thought says my mind erased/I never want, I never wanna leave ...

Maggie Rogers Gives Hamilton Leithauser a Haircut in ‘Isabella’ Teaser

Maggie Rogers Gives Hamilton Leithauser a Haircut in ‘Isabella’ Teaser Hamilton Leithauser gets a haircut from Maggie Rogers in the teaser for “Isabella.” The singer-songwriter also announced a new album, The Loves of Your Life, out April 10th via Glassnote Records. The ...

Nicole Atkins Is Done Playing It Safe on ‘Domino’

Nicole Atkins Is Done Playing It Safe on ‘Domino’ Nicole Atkins takes chances with the sleek new song, “Domino.” The track is the second single off the singer-songwriter’s upcoming album Italian Ice, out April 17th on Single Lock Records. Inspired ...

Nicole Atkins Offers Safe Harbor on New Song ‘Captain’

Nicole Atkins Offers Safe Harbor on New Song ‘Captain’ Singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins unveiled a new love song, “Captain,” from her upcoming album, Italian Ice, out April 17th via Single Lock Records. The track is a rich, country-tinged ballad that ...

Hamilton Leithauser Gets Beaten Up by Ethan Hawke, Drops New Song

Hamilton Leithauser Gets Beaten Up by Ethan Hawke, Drops New Song Ethan Hawke beats up Hamilton Leithauser in the hilarious new teaser for “Here They Come,” his first new single since 2017. The clip opens with the singer sauntering past Lexington Avenue in a ...

Lana Del Rey, Hamilton Leithauser Cover Bob Dylan in Nashville

Lana Del Rey, Hamilton Leithauser Cover Bob Dylan in Nashville For her latest guest duet on her Norman Fucking Rockwell Tour, Lana Del Rey brought former Walkmen vocalist Hamilton Leithauser onstage at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium to perform a cover of Bob ...

The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser on Solo Success and Seeing Ross Perot at the Carlyle

The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser on Solo Success and Seeing Ross Perot at the Carlyle “When I used to go out, I would know everyone I saw / Now I go out alone, if I go out at all.” That’s one of the lines Hamilton Leithauser caustically howled in The Walkmen’s defining hit, “The Rat.” ...

Vampire Weekend’s Rostam goes for pop bliss on the fussy, fantastic Half-Light

Rostam Batmanglij left Vampire Weekend last year, but he didn’t head for the beach to relax: The multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter had already released some solo material, formed a duo ...

2015 Sundance Trading Card Series: #42. James Ransone (Tangerine)

Eric Lavallee: Name me three of your favorite “2014 discoveries”… James Ransone: Movie: Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut is an absolute masterpiece. 15 years ago it seemed like Kubrick was a washed ...

2014, the Original Soundtrack: The Year in Music

For the last few years, I’ve taken it upon myself in my capacity as Sos co-founder and eternal DJ to gather up some of my favorite tracks of the year, along with excerpts of dialogue and scoring from ...

The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser Discusses His New Solo Album With the Walkmen’s Paul Maroon

The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser Discusses His New Solo Album With the Walkmen’s Paul Maroon Six months ago, the Walkmen surprised their fans by announcing they were, if not necessarily breaking up, taking a "pretty extreme hiatus.” The band members remain friends and even staged a ...

Watch Vulture’s Webcast of Walkmen Front Man Hamilton Leithauser’s Concert Tomorrow

Watch Vulture’s Webcast of Walkmen Front Man Hamilton Leithauser’s Concert Tomorrow Big news! We here at Vulture will be doing our first-ever live concert webcast tomorrow night, and it should be a great show. Hamilton Leithauser — lead singer of the fantastic indie rock band the ...

Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser is making a solo record with some fabulous friends

Hamilton Leithauser, natty singer for The Walkmen, is reportedly working on a solo album with members of Vampire Weekend, Fleet Foxes, and, umm, The Walkmen. Pitchfork is reporting (via Kicking The ...