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Concerts

The Walkmen's seventh album is titled Heaven.

May 4, 2012 Hear the band play material from their upcoming release Heaven at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

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Hamilton Leithauser live

March 17, 2010 The ramshackle indie-rock band played NPR Music's showcase at Stubb's in Austin, Texas, on March 17.

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May 25, 2006 Bob Dylan meets The Velvet Underground. Hear the New York band live in concert from Washington, D.C.

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Studio Sessions

The Walkmen; credit: Billy Pavone

October 7, 2010 Hear one of the most compelling rock 'n' roll bands of today perform songs from its new album.

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May 28, 2009 Drowning in instrumental reverb, the band performs new songs in a session from WXPN.

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March 14, 2007 With a taut sound and a gift for bold pop hooks, the band tackles Harry Nilsson and John Lennon.

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Discover Songs

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September 1, 2010 Hear Lisbon, the band's most cohesive record yet, in its entirety until its Sept. 14 release.

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July 13, 2010 All Songs Considered previews new music from Panda Bear, The Walkmen, Dirty Projectors and more.

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July 12, 2010 Hear a new cut from the band's upcoming album, Libson, out Sept. 14.

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November 24, 2008 David Dye looks back at the 10 albums that best kept him interested through multiple listens.

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November 4, 2008 Through the rumble of muddy guitars and anxious drums, "On the Water" paints an ominous scene.

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August 18, 2008 Okkervil River and Of Montreal made last year's top 20 albums and are back again for this year.

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September 21, 2006 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with NPR reviewers Robert Christgau, Meredith Ochs, T...

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August 17, 2006 It's been a busy year for live music on All Songs Considered. Bands like Clap Your Hands Say Yea...

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June 20, 2006 "Another One Goes By" conveys a quiet, lilting beauty that's equal parts romantic and unnerving.

May 12, 2006 Surprising new music from Paul Simon; A preview of outtakes by Sufjan Stevens; Remembering the m...

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News

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July 12, 2010 Hear a new cut from the band's upcoming album, Libson, out Sept. 14.

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Reviews

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July 13, 2010 All Songs Considered previews new music from Panda Bear, The Walkmen, Dirty Projectors and more.

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November 4, 2008 Through the rumble of muddy guitars and anxious drums, "On the Water" paints an ominous scene.

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August 18, 2008 Okkervil River and Of Montreal made last year's top 20 albums and are back again for this year.

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June 20, 2006 "Another One Goes By" conveys a quiet, lilting beauty that's equal parts romantic and unnerving.

More Stories

Clockwise from upper left: Hamilton Leithauser, Hundred Waters, Perfect Pussy

February 25, 2014 This week's show gets really loud before settling into a zen-like state.

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Rosanne Cash on the Cabinet of Wonders stage with John Wesley Harding.

June 1, 2012 A feast of music, stories and comedy, and the secret messages Eugene Mirman leaves on bar napkins.

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The Walkmen perform a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR headquarters in Washington, DC on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

July 29, 2012 The band makes the Tiny Desk accommodate its booming sound rather than the other way around.

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The Walkmen's new album, Heaven, comes out May 29.

May 20, 2012 Heaven sounds big even as the band finds more and more comfort in performing at a whisper.

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