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

Watch The Walkmen: Tiny Desk Concert

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


Listen Cabinet Of Wonders: Episode Two

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


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

Read First Listen: The Walkmen, 'Heaven'

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

The Walkmen's seventh album is titled Heaven.

Listen The Walkmen In Concert WXPN

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


The Walkmen; credit: Billy Pavone

Listen The Walkmen On World Cafe WXPN

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


The Walkmen

Read First Listen: The Walkmen, 'Lisbon'

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


Listen New Music From Panda Bear, The Walkmen

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


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Listen Premiere: New Song From The Walkmen

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


Hamilton Leithauser live

Listen SXSW 2010: The Walkmen, Live In Concert

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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Listen The Walkmen: Rerouting Pop Music WXPN

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


Read 'World Cafe' Picks 2008's Top 10 CDs WXPN

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

Listen The Walkmen: A Howl Through The Static

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


Listen Sneak Previews: Of Montreal, Okkervil River

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


Listen The Walkmen: Rock's Rising Stars WXPN

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


Listen Fall Look Ahead 2006

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


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