Walter Martin

The Walkmen Co-Founder Walter Martin Releases ‘Quarantine Boogie (Loco)’ With Matt Berninger

Hamilton Leithauser isn't the former member of The Walkmen staying busy. On Wednesday morning, Walter Martin shared a new song that he recorded in isolation.
SPIN Staff / April 15, 2020

These Dancers Get Down in Walter Martin’s ‘Down By the Singing Sea’ Video

After recording a children's album two years ago, the Walkmen's Walter Martin continues to cover new territory with his forthcoming LP Arts & Leisure, coming January 29…
Megan Bradley / January 14, 2016

The Walkmen’s Walter Martin Releases ‘Jobs I Had Before I Got Rich & Famous’ on LinkedIn

Before joining the Walkmen, Walter Martin had a host of other jobs just like you and me. He was a lawn mower, a delivery driver…
Colin Joyce / November 20, 2015

The Walkmen’s Walter Martin Announces Solo Album ‘Arts & Leisure’

The Walkmen's Walter Martin released a solo record aimed at children last year, but hinted at the time that he had a second solo album…
Colin Joyce / November 10, 2015

Walter Martin Cozies Under the Mistletoe in New Lyric Video

With turkey leftovers disappearing and department stores blasting holiday classics, it's definitely starting to look a lot like Christmas (and Festivus For the Rest Of…
Maggie Rogers / December 2, 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

Walter Martin, Karen O Become Children in ‘Sing to Me’ Video

Walter Martin is for the kids. The former multi-instrumentalist and co-songwriter for the Walkmen (who took an indefinite break back in February) recently declared his…
Harley Brown / June 11, 2014

Walter Martin Frees ‘I-M-A-G-I-N-A-T-I-O-N’ for Intimate Live Video

On May 13, ex-Walkman Walter Martin will release his debut solo album, the family-friendly and aptly titled We're All Young Together. The 10-track LP favors…
Kyle McGovern / May 12, 2014

Walter Martin and Matt Berninger Get Wild on ‘We Like the Zoo’

Erstwhile Walkmen man Walter Martin is prepping a solo album, We're All Young Together, meant to reflect the sweetness and whimsy of youth. His latest share,…
Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

A Guy From the Walkmen Wrote a Perfect Kids’ Song About ‘The Beatles’

The Walkmen only announced their "extreme hiatus" in December, and already we have three solo albums on the way: frontman Hamilton Leithauser's Black Hours, bassist…
Chris Martins / March 5, 2014

The Walkmen’s Walter Martin Yodels With Karen O on ‘Sing to Me’

The Walkmen declared an extreme hiatus in December, then confused the issue by announcing a reunion show in January. Of course, that NBA All-Star Weekend…
Chris Martins / February 10, 2014