[Insert clever joke about something in the water in the Sweden that keeps creating a seemingly endless supply of uber-talented-yet-mysterious synth pop talent] Good, now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, I can get down to delivering “Swept,” the debut single from Mons Montis. Comprised of Herman Båverud Olsson, Viktor Paulsrud and Julia Hjertström, […]

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Not long ago we got a taste of The Walkmen‘s upcoming album in the form of its title track, “Heaven.” Today the band released another cut off the album, “We Can’t Be Beat.” If the song is any indication of Heaven‘s direction, its title could not be more accurate. “We Can’t Be Beat” starts with a […]

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Ten years after The Walkmen‘s debut album, the lauded New York quintet is slated to release its latest effort, Heaven, on June 5th via Fat Possum/Bella Union. And as with many bands ten years in the making, the youthful moodiness and naivety has been replaced with a more mature, seasoned sound fit for the grown […]

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