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Watch KEXP live streams of Jeff Tweedy, Calexico and Iron & Wine and other performers appearing at the inaugural THING Festival in Port Townsend, Washington this weekend.
Watch Calexico and Iron & Wine perform songs from their recently issued collaborative album live for NPR Music’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ series.
Release Day Picks this week highlights new albums by Bruce Springsteen, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Lettuce and Calexico & Iron & Wine.
Stream Calexico and Iron Wine’s collaborative album ‘Years To Burn’ in advance of its official release next week.
Calexico and Iron & Wine have released the second single off their forthcoming ‘Years to Burn’ collaborative LP.
Calexico and Iron & Wine confirmed additional 2019 North American Tour dates in support of their debut full-length collaborative album, ‘Years To Burn.’
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Latest Iron & Wine Setlist
Iron & Wine at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
With National Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Campbell
- Sunset Soon Forgotten
- Free Until They Cut Me Down
- Passing Afternoon
- Fever Dream
- On Your Wings
- Last Night
- Naked As We Came
- Sodom, South Georgia
- Cinder and Smoke
- The Trapeze Swinger
- Right for Sky
- Waves of Galveston
- Bitter Truth
- Each Coming Night
- Weary Memory
- Resurrection Fern
- Tree by the River
- Flightless Bird, American Mouth
- Love and Some Verses
About Iron & Wine
Iron and Wine makes its Nonesuch Records debut with Ghost on Ghost in the US on April 16, 2013 (April 15 on 4AD in Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand). Ghost on Ghost is the fifth release from singer-songwriter Sam Beam, using the pen name Iron and Wine. The album was produced by Beam’s longtime associate Brian Deck (Modest Mouse, Califone, Fruit Bats) and follows 2011’s Kiss Each Other Clean, which debuted at #2 on the Billboard chart to critical acclaim.
Rolling Stone said of Kiss Each Other Clean that “pop music hadn’t seen anything like it since the heyday of Cat Stevens,” while Pitchfork said it “more closely resembles the lush, gold-toned singer songwriter records of the late 60s and early 70s—Astral Weeks,Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.”
For Ghost on Ghost, Beam sought to move from what he called the “anxious tension” of his two previous records. “This record felt like a reward to myself after the way I went about making the last few,” he says. Helping achieve Beam’s vision was a group of stellar musicians including Rob Burger, Steve Bernstein, Brian Blade, Curtis Fowlkes, Tony Garnier, Marika Hughes, Briggan Kraus, Maxim Moston, Tony Scherr, Doug Wieselman, Kenny Wolleson, and Anja Wood. Burger (Tin Hat Trio) has worked with Beam intermittently through the years and handled arrangements for strings and horns on Ghost on Ghost. For the album’s cover, Beam, who is also a visual artist, chose an image from the series “Private Views” by noted photographer Barbara Crane.
The first three Iron and Wine albums, released on Sub Pop, were The Creek Drank the Cradle (2002), Our Endless Numbered Days (2004), and The Shepherd’s Dog (2007).
The Cars’ frontman Ric Ocasek has died at the age of 75.
Watch Neil Young dust off “New Mama” for the first time in over 40 years and welcome Norah Jones at Harvest Moon A Gathering.
Watch Brandi Carlile welcome Mavis Staples and The Highwomen bandmates Amanda Shires and Natalie Hemby at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Watch Greensky Bluegrass welcome Lil Smokies for “Midnight Moonlight” during their Red Rocks three-night run opener.
Watch Warren Haynes and Alison Krauss sit-in with Bonnie Raitt at last night’s Outlaw Music Festival stop in Philadelphia.