Tag Archives: Iron & Wine

Friday on My Mind: Sub Pop Turns 25!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. As you’ve probably already heard, 2013 marks the 25th Anniversary of Seattle’s Sub Pop Records, and we’ve been celebrating the occasion allRead more...

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Friday Music News

Iron & Wine, aka Sam Beam, has graced us with a brand new song written especially for the upcoming movie, The Lone Ranger. “Rattling Bone” has a rugged and laid-back style that fits a western like a pair of skin tight Levis. The films soundtrack will also feature tracks from Lucinda Williams, Iggy Pop, andRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

No one can make a pink wig look bad ass and terrifying quite like M.I.A. can. In the video for her track, “Bring The Noize,” not only does she pull of this feat’ but she also strings together lightening fast flows that she punctuates with a flick of her sparkly gold talons. It’s one thingRead more...

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Out This Week 4/16

I hate to break it to you, but you’re gonna be heading toward Record Store Day this Saturday at a deficit. Why? Because there are too many excellent new releases coming out today that you’ll want to pick up right now. First and foremost: the latest from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, whose fourth album our MusicRead more...

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Live Video: Iron & Wine at SXSW

We like to believe Sam Beam is one of our own. Though he hails about as far away as you can get, from South Carolina and later Florida, the first three Iron & Wine albums were released on Seattle’s celebrated label Sub Pop. And of course, KEXP was one of the first radio stations toRead more...

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Friday Music News

While in New York last night, Vampire Weekend performed three new songs, for Canada’s QTV show, from their upcoming Modern Vampires in the City album. Individual live recordings aren’t available yet but you can watch the entire show below. If you want to skip ahead “Diane Young” starts around the 6:20 mark, followed by aRead more...

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KEXP at SXSW 2013, Day 2: Iron & Wine

Iron and Wine, the music project of singer/songwriter Samuel Beam, delivers simple, folk ballads that evoke powerful complex emotions. With each album Beam seems to be reinventing himself; from the minimalistic, soulful melodies of The Creek Drank the Cradle and Our Endless Numbered Days to the more instrumental and festive The Shepherd’s Dog. In theRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Almost exactly two years after the release of his last album, 2011′s Kiss Each Other Clean, Iron & Wine‘s Sam Beam has announced the details of his next album. Entitled Ghost on Ghost, the 12-track effort will be released on April 16th via Nonesuch. Beam said the Brian Deck-produced set moves away from the “anxiousRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’re exhausted but had an amazing Labor Day weekend at Bumbershoot! As expected, the music just keeps getting better and the schedule keeps getting busier. Tuesday starts a 2-night series at the Paramount with Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen. On Thursday we’ve got The Horrors at Neumo’s, Friday has The Antlers at Neptune, Sleepy SunRead more...

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Iron & Wine Live @ Sasquatch! 2011

Iron & Wine has made headlines as the one-man folk band of years past, but Sam Beam’s project has expanded into a full funky rock band effort, showcased best on their 2011 album Kiss Each Other Clean. Sasquatch! saw the band’s new lineup rollick through a set of new songs and rehashed old hits, trulyRead more...

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