MP3: The Walkmen – “In the New Year” from You and Me. Be safe tonight, everybody. Don’t get in too much trouble. Remember: you have the right to remain silent: “Officer, I have nothing to say until I speak with a lawyer.” Know your rights! Via Fingertips.
“Don’t Forget Me” by the Walkmen from Pussy Cats, their recreation of the Harry Nilsson/John Lennon “Lost Weekend” album. MP3 courtesy of AmpCamp.
All too rarely, a live rock and roll show can transport us out of the crushing reality of our daily lives and take us into an alternate universe filled with energy, volume, and beauty. On a Friday night in Milwaukee, the Walkmen did just that.
For the third year in a row, Stacey K. Anderson heads out into the desert to cover Coachella for Glorious Noise. It’s getting more commercial, but you might still find enlightenment if you know where to look.
“Christmas Party” by the Walkmen.