The Walkmen

with Beach House

When
Wed Jan 21, 2009
Where
The Fillmore
Time
8pm
Tags
Music, Live Music Clubs, Pop
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Description

The Walkmen are an indie rock band from New York City who will be coming to The Fillmore and performing live with opening band Beach House.

"The Walkmen make a conscious attempt to evolve away from the raw, fiery garage sounds of their previous bands. They incorporate piano into the new songs as well as take the compositions in new directions by experimenting with instrumentation and recording techniques. The Walkmen are influenced by such diverse bands as the Pogues, Joy Division, Bruce Springsteen, Bjrk, U2, New Order, the Smiths, and the Cure. Their new music has favorably been compared to Pixies, Brian Eno, and the Velvet Underground with strong hints of U2 and Television. An online advertisement for the Marcata Studios explains that the owners appreciate the sonic recordings on Joy Division's Peel Sessions, Talking Heads' Fear of Music, the Specials' The Specials, and Royal Trux's Singles, among others."

- allmusic.com

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  1. The Fillmore
    1805 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA