Posts tagged "Iron & Wine"

Stream Calexico’s Playlist of Guests From New ‘Edge of the Sun’ LP

Tucson folk-rock outfit Calexico has developed a longstanding reputation for organizing remarkable collaborations (recall their 2005 joint EP with Iron & Wine, In the Reins).
Rachel Brodsky / April 1, 2015

Iron & Wine Plots Archival Album Series, Dusts Off ‘Everyone’s Summer of ’95’

Folk soothsayer Iron & Wine is reaching deep, deep into his archives to release a series of albums compiling oddities, hard-to-find covers, and home-recorded songs from early…
James Grebey / January 8, 2015

See Classic Band Names Turned Into Posters, Pictionary Puzzles

The Madrid-based graphic design firm Tata&Friends recognizes that most band names are pretty dumb. Even your favorite band’s name, if you step back and think…
Colin Joyce / April 26, 2014

Mac Miller Gives ‘Kimmel’ a Mini Concert, Iron & Wine Cover the Pogues on ‘Fallon’

Mac Miller will soon capitalize on his newly cool status with Live From Space, a live album recorded during this summer’s Space Migration Tour that…
Kyle McGovern / December 12, 2013

Iron & Wine Lavishly Bring Two ‘Ghost on Ghost’ Songs to Life on ‘Kimmel’

Sam Beam’s evolution from a solitary lo-fi whisperer to a full-on bandleader is unmistakable throughout Iron & Wine’s breezily sophisticated, if somewhat hollow fifth album, Ghost…
Marc Hogan / June 25, 2013

Stream Kurt Vile’s Full Acoustic Solo Show in His Hometown

Kurt Vile is on the road in support of his SPIN Essential new album Wakin on a Pretty Daze, and last night the artful Philadelphia singer-strummer…
Marc Hogan / May 16, 2013

Watch Iron & Wine’s Pleading ‘Low Light Buddy of Mine’ on ‘Conan’

Before the release of Sam Beam’s fifth album as Iron & Wine, Ghost on Ghost, the woodsy singer-songwriter shared two of its tracks: “Lovers’ Revolution”…
Kyle McGovern / May 8, 2013

Iron & Wine Gets Lost in a Lover’s Wilderness in Stop-Motion ‘Joy’ Video

Sam Beam recently told SPIN the melodically sophisticated yet rough and human work of Harry Nilsson and Ram-era Paul McCartney came up as the singer-songwriter was…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013

Iron & Wine Tips His Cap to Paul McCartney, Marvin Gaye

"I didn't really intend on having a music career," Iron & Wine mainman Sam Beam explained over the phone before a recent North Carolina show,…
Kiran Herbert / April 11, 2013

Stream Iron & Wine’s Lush and Mellow ‘Ghost on Ghost’ Album

Iron & Wine’s new Ghost on Ghost album is now streaming in full, below, courtesy of NPR. Sam Beam’s fifth album under the meatless moniker marks a…
Chris Martins / April 8, 2013

Iron & Wine Visit ‘Grace’-Land in Folky Second ‘Ghost on Ghost’ Preview

Technicolor production is no longer a novelty for Iron & Wine singer-songwriter Sam Beam, and his new songs are all the better for it. Ghost on…
Marc Hogan / February 25, 2013

Preview Iron & Wine’s New Album With Jazzy First Single ‘Lovers’ Revolution’

Set the dimmer to low, 'cause Iron & Wine has a new album ready to go.
Daniel Kreps / January 31, 2013

Iron & Wine Expand Into R&B and Jazz Jams

It should have been a sign that Sam Beam and his 10-piece backing band coolly strutted onto Bonnaroo's Which Stage to some vintage, Superfly-styled funk.
Chris Martins / June 13, 2011

Tough Questions for Sam Beam of Iron & Wine

Every assumption you've ever had about Sam Beam -- the folk singer otherwise known as Iron & Wine -- might go out the window when…
John Sellers / February 14, 2011

5 Can’t-Miss Vinyl Picks for Back to Black Friday

This Friday, in the midst of the nation's biggest shopping day, a boatload of well-known and beloved rock acts will drop special, limited-edition releases exclusively…
Peter Gaston / November 24, 2010

Iron & Wine Debut New Songs in Atlanta

"I figure you have the records, so I gotta change it up," Sam Beam said with a shrug and a grin about halfway through his…
Austin Ray / November 17, 2010

Iron & Wine: “Focused Pop Record” Due in January

Next January, Austin, TX-based singer-songwriter Sam Beam will release Kiss Each Other Clean, his fourth studio album as Iron & Wine and first since leaving…
William Goodman / October 21, 2010

My Morning Jacket, Spoon, Arcade Fire Fight AIDS with New Songs

A jaw-dropping collection of indie rock's finest have contributed exclusive new songs to Dark Was the Night, a 32-track album out February 17 via 4AD,…
William Goodman / December 1, 2008