P4K FOCUS (DAY THREE): The Walkmen Jingle/Jangle Their Way Through Mid-Afternoon Set

[Photos by Laura M. Gray]

By Lizz Kannenberg

The Artist: NYC jangle rock for the true believers.

Their Latest Release: You & Me (Gigantic, 2008)

The Set in a Few Sentences: The Walkmen may not have lit a fire under anyone’s ass with their mid-afternoon set, but the crowd seemed to relish the opportunity to chill and enjoy the waning hours of P4K 2009. They stomped along happily to “The Rat” and swayed to “Louisiana,” not a thought of Monday morning among ‘em.

And a Letter Grade: A-

In Case You Missed It: “In the New Year”