Hamilton Leithauser

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam Share Fitful New Track, ‘When The Truth Is…’

Former Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij and ex-Walkmen vocalist Hamilton Leithauser have already shared a few tastes of their upcoming collaborative project, I Had a…
Rachel Brodsky / August 26, 2016

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam Age ‘A 1000 Times’ in New Video

Ex-Vampire Weekend composer Rostam Batmanglij and ex-Walkmen yowler Hamilton Leithauser have been busy promoting their joint project, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, which will soon culminate in…
Rachel Brodsky / August 10, 2016

Rostam Plays a Couple New Songs on Radio, Clarifies Relationship With Vampire Weekend

Rostam Batmanglij, once and perhaps future fixture of college-rock sophisticates Vampire Weekend, appeared on California public radio station KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic program yesterday. On…
Andrew Unterberger / August 9, 2016

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam Will Release an Album, Share ‘In a Black Out’

Last month, former Vampire Weekender Rostam Batmanglij and onetime Walkmen singer  Hamilton Leithauser joined up for a new single called "A 1000 Times." Now, he duo…
Rachel Brodsky / August 5, 2016

You’ll Want to Listen to Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam’s New Single ‘A 1000 Times’

Creating a shiny new project out of the pieces of two seasoned ones, ex-Walkmen singer Hamilton Leithauser has teamed up with ex-Vampire Weekender Rostam Batmanglij…
Rachel Brodsky / July 22, 2016

SPIN Singles Mix: Youth Lagoon, M.I.A., Swervedriver, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from yelping Riot Grrrl…
SPIN Staff / July 14, 2015

The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser and Paul Maroon Team to Release Album

The Walkmen might be on an "extreme hiatus" right now, but the band's frontman, Hamilton Leithauser, and guitarist, Paul Maroon, are teaming up for a…
Rachel Brodsky / July 10, 2015

Listen to Hamilton Leithauser’s Jaunty ‘Room For Forgiveness’

Rejoice, for Hamilton Leithauser has released a delightful new track titled "Room For Forgiveness," along with a handful of new January tour dates. Backed by…
Rachel Brodsky / November 21, 2014

I Did It My Way: Hamilton Leithauser Enters His Second Act

Hamilton Leithauser is about to enter a new phase in his life. It's a drizzly April evening and the husband and father of two is,…
Kyle McGovern / October 3, 2014

Liberation Days: Peter Matthew Bauer Begins His Spiritual Search

By the time Peter Matthew Bauer steps up to the microphone, he's red in the face. The 36-year-old singer-songwriter appears lit with some mixture of…
Kyle McGovern / October 2, 2014

The Wonderful World of Walter Martin

Walter Martin asks to start over. The 39-year-old husband and father of two is recording a May segment for NPR's Weekend Edition and he's just…
Kyle McGovern / October 1, 2014

Hamilton Leithauser Goes Mis-Adventuring in ‘I Don’t Need Anyone’ Video

The Walkmen aren't currently active but the band's constituent parts are plenty busy. Above, the New York group's frontman, Hamilton Leithauser, unleashes the video for "I…
Olivia Forman / July 14, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Neil Young, Sharon Van Etten, Mariah Carey, and More

Happy Memorial Day weekend! Soundtrack the unofficial start of summer by streaming new albums from Neil Young, Mariah Carey, Sharon Van Etten, the Walkmen's Hamilton…
Kyle McGovern / May 23, 2014

The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser Kicks Back in ‘I Retired’ Video

Former frontman for the Walkmen Hamilton Leithauser is set to release his solo debut Black Hours on June 3 on Ribbon Music. Today he's emerged…
Colin Joyce / May 20, 2014

Watch Hamilton Leithauser’s Jubilant ‘Alexandra’ on ‘Conan’

"I don't think back / I don't need to / But I'm always thinking of you." Hamilton Leithauser sings that more than once on the…
Marc Hogan / May 7, 2014

Watch Hamilton Leithauser Play His Entire ‘Black Hours’ Album

Erstwhile Walkmen boss Hamilton Leithauser is performing his entire new album at Joe's Pub in Manhattan on Wednesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. ET. That…
Chris Martins / April 16, 2014

See Hamilton Leithauser Cruise NOLA in ’11 O’Clock Friday Night’

First, the bad news: Erstwhile Walkmen boss Hamilton Leithauser has pushed the release of his solo album, Black Hours, to June 3, and reworked his…
Dan Reilly / April 3, 2014

The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser Goes Solo With ‘Alexandra’ Video

The Walkmen (effectively) broke up. Then they announced plans to get back together for a day. And then member Walter Martin announced his solo debut. Now,…
Chris Martins / February 25, 2014