Father John Misty
Thurdsay, Jan. 24, 2013
Better than: Seeing the Walkmen alone.
The concept of co-headliners is a false one. Yes, it's great to get two noteworthy acts for the price of one. And bands of a similar stature can tour together, share the same line on a marquee ... More >>
Gojira @ The Fillmore, Wednesday, Jan. 23
For a metal band, Gojira sports a name so fantastic that it's shocking no one snapped it up earlier. The Bayonne, France-based outfit nods to Godzilla's original Japanese moniker (before legal complications, the group called itself Godzilla), even though the ... More >>
Friday, Jan. 22, 2012
Better than: The Walkmen playing at a sunny outdoor festival.
The Walkmen played the first of two sold out shows at the Independent on a very rainy Friday night, in celebration of the band's 10th Anniversary. For the band's hardcore fans -- of whi ... More >>
Listen to this while high: "Holiday Road" by The Walkmen. Posted first as a video at the Onion's A.V. Club. Listen to it (and download it) here.
Behind the buzz: There's no need for recourse to the dread iconography of Fleetwood Mac to account for the nervous new wave charm of the Lindsey Buckin ... More >>