Tag Archives: Iron & Wine

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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Sasquatch! Saturday!

The first full day of Sasquatch, second of four really, has been amazing! The weather couldn’t be better and the bands fantastic. The lines were a bit long for those getting in, but once you got through, sunny weather and bands like Wolf Parade, Aloe Blacc, The Head and the Heart and many others awaited.Read more…

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Sasquatch! is coming!

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Northwest plays host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Columbia River Gorge in George, Washington. Founded by Adam Zacks, the festival has been bringing concertgoers a blend of big-name headliners and unsung all-star undercards since 2002. 2011 marks the festival’s 10th year, and the first ever expanded four-day lineup.Read more…

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Austin City Limits Lineup Announced

Austin is nearly indisputably the live music capital of the US, and no more is this more apparent than in this year’s Austin City Limits Festival. Taking place September 16-18 in Austin’s Zilker Park, the fest sports a lineup of heavyweights that would make even Coachella feel humbled. Read ‘em and weep (or rush toRead more…

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