Calexico — Sings Like Hell Series at The Lobero in Santa Barbara, August 19, 2011

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Sings Like Hell Series at The Lobero in Santa Barbara, August 19, 2011


May 02, 2019

Calexico (Joey Burns and John Convertino) and Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) are releasing a new collaborative album, Years to Burn, on June 14 via Sub Pop. Previously they shared its first single, "Father Mountain." Now they have shared another song from the album, "Midnight Sun," via an animated video for the track featuring illustrations by Beam. More

Calexico and Iron & Wine Announce New Collaborative Album, Share New Song “Father Mountain”

Years to Burn Due Out June 14 via Sub Pop, Tour Dates Also Announced

Mar 21, 2019

Calexico and Iron & Wine have announced a new collaborative album, Years to Burn, and shared its first single, "Father Mountain." Years to Burn is due out June 14 via Sub Pop. More

Nov 28, 2017

Calexico are releasing a new albumThe Thread That Keeps Us, on January 26 via ANTI-. Previously they shared a lyric video for its first single, "End of the World With You." Now they have shared a lyric video for another song from the album, "Voices in the Field." More

Calexico Announce New Album, Share “End of the World With You” Lyric Video

The Thread That Keeps Us Due Out January 26 via ANTI-

Oct 12, 2017

Calexico have announced a new album, The Thread That Keeps Us, and shared a lyric video for its first single, "End of the World With You." The Thread That Keeps Us is due out January 26 via ANTI-. Below is the "End of the World With You" lyric video, followed by the album's tracklist and cover art. More

Apr 23, 2015

Releasing their ninth studio album, Edge of the Sun this week, Calexico have premiered a brand new music video for their included single, "Falling From the Sky." More

Calexico Announces North American Tour

Edge of the Sun is Due Out April 14 on ANTI-

Feb 11, 2015

Midwestern-tinged outfit Calexico will be hitting the road in support of their forthcoming album Edge of the Sun, due out April 14 on ANTI-. More

Oct 08, 2013

Jun 03, 2013

Back in April for Record Store Day Calexico issued a limited pressing of a live album titled Spiritoso. More

Photos from New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by David Redfern

Andrew Bird, Calexico, Band of Horses, BB King, and More

May 01, 2013

Legendary music photographer David Redfern was down at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival last weekend. We've just posted a gallery of Under the Radar-friendly artists who Redfern shot at the festival, including photos of CalexicoBand of Horses, and Andrew Bird. More

Calexico Announce New Album

Algiers Out Sept. 11

Jun 05, 2012

Arizona-based alt-country group Calexico have announced that they will release their latest full-length album Algiers on Sept. 11.  More

Calexico Offer Up Free Album

Live in Nuremberg

Jul 16, 2010

Still riding high on 2008’s Carried to Dust, southwest rockers Calexico are offering up a free album, Live in Nuremberg. We have a preview and information on where you can download it.  More

Mar 24, 2010

Newport's annual festival has just announced this year's line up. Amidst the traditionally folk line up are Under the Radar-friendly artists, Sharon Jones, Calexico, Andrew Bird, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and The Swell Season. We have the full line up. More



Behind the Sun

Apr 01, 2015

It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Joey Burns loves to travel. Since 1997, the Calexico frontman has made his living writing music infused with life on the road. More


Calexico and Ryley Walker, The Sinclair, Cambridge MA, May 1 2018

May 22, 2018

As far as planning an evening of contrasts goes, you couldn't do much better than putting Calexico and Ryley Walker on the bill together. The former comes with nine albums and more than 20 years of raucous, high-tempo history, the latter is a man and his guitar. More

The Thread That Keeps Us

The Thread That Keeps Us


Feb 23, 2018

Overconsumption of information has lead to infinite narratives that will never be tied together. A belief in obscurity eliminates anxiety, for relevance is no longer a priority. Calexicolurches toward this new definition of freedom in nothingness on their nineth studio album The Thread That Keeps Us More




Sep 11, 2012

Algiers is the latest in a long line of unperturbedly consistent Calexico records, the same ones that score the imaginary hip gas stations in the Cormac-McCarthy-by-way-of-Wes-Anderson southwestern border towns of the mind. And while there's nothing remarkably out of step with what they've done before, Calexico trade on their strengths in the "well-worn shoe" tradition of bands like AC/DC or Red House Painters-the same old thing as an irreplaceable standby. More

Coachella 2009 Day Two

April 18th, 2009

Apr 20, 2009

Day two of Coachella 2009 failed to top day one, in part because of a weak headliner. But the second day did feature strong sets from M.I.A., Jenny Lewis, and Fleet Foxes. More