Andrew Bird and Iron & Wine come together to announce the co-headline Outside Problems tour for summer 2022. From June through August, stretching from coast to coast, the extensive run
Samuel Beam, better known as Iron and Wine, has now released his fifth studio album Ghost on Ghost and first on Nonesuch Records. On top of changing labels – previous albums were released on Subpop and Warner Bros./4AD – Beam has also changed his approach to songwriting, as stated on the band's website: “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."
We’ve been watching the proliferation of music festivals in Florida over the last few years with great interest and this morning a new player has emerged in the form of
On his third Iron and Wine full length, The Shepherd’s Dog, Beam sticks with his token formula of hushed melodies and moving lyrics as the ground-work, but goes in a whole new direction above. Like his flowing mane and beard, Beam grew out the production level on The Shepherd’s Dog, that includes African rhythms and expanded instrumentation of courtesy of Joey Burns and Paul Niehaus from Calexico, Califone’s Jim Becker and Tin Hat Trio’s Rob Burger.