The Walkmen Finish Recording Album, Cover U2

THE WALKMEN
Listen to our FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2014. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.

The Walkmen have been making amazing records full of what have probably been scientifically proven as the best songs to sing when you’re drunk for ten years, and they’re looking to drop their sixth album, as yet untitled, in 2012. With tables manned by onetime Shins producer Phil Ek and the great stuff the band premiered on tour with Fleet Foxes last fall, it’s already sounding promising. To celebrate the end of recording the record, the band posted to YouTube a medley of U2 covers (seriously) they recorded on the fly in the studio to blow off steam. We can guarantee this’ll be the most hilarious thing you’ll have heard on the internet since Atlas Sound’s Faustian “My Sharona,” if only for frontman Hamilton Leithauser’s repeated yowls of “IN THE NAAAAME OF LOVE!!” Enjoy!

What did you think?
 28  7  1  5
broadsheet year in review
Music

Plus, hear none other than Fucked Up’s 17-minute Italian opera.

tvotr lazerray
Videos

The latest clip from their recent record Seeds.

miguel
Music

The perfect holiday gift for the R&B lover in your life.

rap-monument
News

Raekwon, Killer Mike, Pusha T, Danny Brown, YG, Action Bronson, Young Thug, and more show up.

dan deacon unedited footage of bear
Videos

He also makes a quick cameo as a detective.

oneohtrix_point_never
Music

“Bubs” is a collaboration with PC Music’s A.G. Cook.

male-bonding-20141
Music

Another new track to follow up last week’s “A Kick To The Face.”

DAngelo Black Messiah
Favorite Albums

Fifteen years after Voodoo, better than ever.

charli-xcx-sucker-608x608
Reviews

Charlotte Aitchison’s second LP is a warhead, a sonic sour bomb that conceals sneering attitude and caustic kiss-offs beneath an initially shimmering pop sheen.