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Iron & Wine at the State Theatre, April 18

Iron & Wine evoke summer in my mind.
Music seen
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 22, 2011

Iron & Wine | We Kiss Each Other Clean

Sam Beam, the bearded craftsman otherwise known as Iron & Wine, is the very personification of musical consistency.
Warner Bros. (2011)
By RYAN REED  |  February 04, 2011

Horse Feathers | House With No Home

It’s not a sad album, but it is mournful, in the hushed and satisfying way that Sunday afternoons in November can be.
Kill Rock Stars (2008)
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  September 23, 2008

Calexico: Carried to Dust

True to its title, Carried to Dust moves along with wraith-like grace, a haunting and beautiful drift of songs about codebreakers, gravebound ghosts, and stars that “shone in slowness.”
By ZETH LUNDY  |  September 02, 2008

Iron and Wine

Sam Beam, the singer-songwriter behind the name Iron & Wine, made a name for himself with the four-track masterpiece The Creek Drank the Cradle in 2002.
The Shepherd's Dog | Sub Pop
By DAVID BRUSIE  |  October 30, 2007


Joey Burns and John Convertino celebrate 10 years together as Calexico on Garden Ruin  by embracing the Southwestern twang that’s always come so naturally to them and also by leaving it in the dust.
Garden Ruin | Quarter Stick
By JED GOTTLIEB  |  May 08, 2006

Been here and gone

Radar Eyes have replaced their signature Blue Cheer assault with overtones of cool blues and finger-pickin’-good country swagger.
Radar Eyes say goodbye, Headband dance on your grave
By TIA CARIOLI  |  January 13, 2006