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Fitzgerald's, Houston, TX, November 21, 2010


Under the Radar Announces My Favorite Album Issue with Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney Covers

Issue 66 Features Musicians and Actors on Their All-Time Favorite Albums, including Tegan and Sara, Wilco, Weyes Blood, Sigur Rós, Fred Armisen, Topher Grace, Jay Baruchel, Low, and more

Sep 27, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the My Favorite Album Issue, our new print issue in which we speak to musicians and actors about their all-time favorite album. The issue features Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney on the two covers and is available to buy directly from us here, as well as being distributed in stores nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere). More

Calexico and Iron & Wine Announce New 2020 Tour Dates

Years to Burn Out Now via Sub Pop

Sep 17, 2019

Calexico (Joey Burns and John Convertino) and Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) released a new collaborative album, Years to Burn, back in June via Sub Pop. Now they have announced some new 2020 tour dates. More

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

Iron & Wine Announces “Our Endless Numbered Days” Reissue and Orchestral Shows, Shares Demo

Our Endless Numbered Days (Deluxe Edition) Due Out March 22 via Sub Pop; Listen to “Passing Afternoon (Demo)”

Jan 29, 2019

Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) has announced a deluxe reissue of his 2004-released second album, Our Endless Numbered Days, which features the classic "Naked as We Came." The reissue includes eight previously unheard demos and Iron & Wine has shared one of those, for "Passing Afternoon." Iron & Wine has also announced a select number of special shows where he will perform the album in its entirety with an orchestra. More

Iron & Wine Shares New Song “Waves of Galveston”

Weed Garden EP Due Out August 31 via Sub Pop

Aug 14, 2018

Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) released a new album, Beast Epic, in August 2017 via Sub Pop and is releasing a new EP, Weed Garden, on August 31 via Sub Pop. Now he has shared another song from the EP, "Waves of Galveston." More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Blood Orange, POND, David Bowie, Mothers, Jungle, and More

Plus Metric, Joey Dosik, Underworld & Iggy Pop, Still Corners, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 27, 2018

There was a trend this week for artists to share two songs at once, rather than just one. We saw it with Blood Orange, Trevor Powers, Elvis Costello, Jungle, Cornershop, and Fucked Up (and Pussy Riot released three songs this week). In cases where the artist made our main best songs list we tried to pick just one song, although that proved challenging with our #1. More

Iron & Wine Announces New EP, Shares New Song “What Hurts Worse”

Weed Garden EP Due Out August 31 via Sub Pop

Jul 24, 2018

Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) released a new album, Beast Epic, in August 2017 via Sub Pop. Now he has announced a new EP, Weed Garden, and shared its first single, "What Hurts Worse."  More

May 09, 2018

Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) released a new albumBeast Epic, last August via Sub Pop. Now he has shared a video for the album's "Last Night."  More

Jul 26, 2017

Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) is releasing a new albumBeast Epic, on August 25 via Sub Pop. Previously he shared a video for the album's first single, "Call It Dreaming," which featured a magical pickup truck. Now he has shared another song from the album, "Thomas County Law," via its video. More

Jun 08, 2017

Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) has announced a new album, Beast Epic, and some tour dates, as well as sharing a video for the album's first single, "Call It Dreaming." Beast Epic is due out August 25 via Sub Pop. More

Watch: Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop - “Valley Clouds” Video

Love Letter for Fire available April 15th via Sub Pop

Mar 11, 2016

Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop will be releasing their new album of duets Love Letter for Fire April 15 on Sub Pop. To help listeners prepare for the release, the duo has premiered a new video for their song "Valley Clouds." More

Feb 10, 2016

Sam Beam (of Iron & Wine) and Jesca Hoop have teamed up for a collaborative album of duets and shared their first single together. Love Letter for Fire is due out April 15 via Sub Pop. Below you can stream the album's first single, "Every Songbird Says." Also below is the album's tracklist and the duo's tour dates together. More

Nov 17, 2015

In unlikely cover song news, Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) has covered GWAR's "Sick of You." The cover was recorded at the A.V. Club offices as part of their A.V. Undercover video series where bands pick a song to cover from a predetermined list (it's in its sixth season).  More

Sep 09, 2015

Iron & Wine (aka Sam Beam) is following up Archive Series Volume No. 1, which collected unreleased recordings and demos from the period his 2002 debut album, The Creek Drank the Cradle, was recorded, with a 7-inch. Archive Series Volume No. 2 will only contain two songs, both covers also recorded around the time of The Creek Drank the Cradle. More

Watch: Iron & Wine - “Everyone’s Summer of ’95” Video

Archive Series Volume No. 1 Out Now on Black Cricket Recording Co.

Apr 23, 2015

Iron & Wine have released a video for "Everyone's Summer of '95." In the somber clip actor David Dastmalchian (The Dark Knight, Prisoners, Ant-Man) crashes a small time professional wrestling match. More

Watch: Iron & Wine and Band of Horses’ Ben Bridwell On “Letterman”

Perform Cover of Unicorn's "No Way Out of Here"

Apr 16, 2015

Recently announcing a joint covers album titled Sing Into My MouthIron & Wine's Sam Beam and Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell were welcomed as the musical guests on Dave Letterman's Late Show last night. More

Apr 02, 2015

Friends for many years, Iron & Wine's Sam Beam and Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell have revealed that they will release a collaborative covers album this summer. More

Mar 13, 2015

On the heels of releasing the first installment of a new archival series, Iron & Wine, aka singer/songwriter Sam Beam, has released a brand new concert short film called Dreamers and Makers Are My Favorite People. More

Feb 17, 2015

Last month musical artist Sam Beam announced the release of several archival Iron & Wine recordings, with the first installment, Archive Series Volume No. 1, due out next week on Feb. 24. More

Jan 09, 2015

Musical artist Sam Beam, a.k.a. Iron & Wine, has announced the upcoming release of an ongoing archival recording series, kicking off next month with Archive Series Volume No. 1.  More

Watch: Iron & Wine on “Kimmel”

Performs "The Desert Babbler" and "Grace for Saints and Ramblers"

Jun 25, 2013

Yesterday singer/songwriter Sam Beam, a.k.a. Iron & Wine, served as the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel LiveMore

Watch: Iron & Wine Perform on “Fallon”

Play "Grace for Saints and Ramblers"

Apr 29, 2013

Last Friday Iron & Wine closed out the week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon serving as the show's musical guest. More

Apr 08, 2013

Ghost on Ghost, the follow-up to singer/songwriter Iron & Wine's 2011 album Kiss Each Other Clean, will see release next week on April 16. More

Mar 29, 2013

Currently gearing up for the release of his forthcoming album Ghost on Ghost Iron & Wine's Same Beam has taken a bit of a sidestep to premiere a track that won't appear on the record, but will be featured on the BBC America show Copper. More

Feb 25, 2013

Returning with his newest album Ghost on Ghost this April, Iron & Wine, a.k.a. singer/songwriter Sam Beam, has provided an early taste of what to expect on the record with one of its included tracks "Grace for Saints and Ramblers." More

Iron & Wine Announces Tour Dates

New Album Ghost on Ghost Out This April

Feb 19, 2013

On April 16 Iron & Wine, a.k.a. singer/songwriter Sam Beam, release his latest full-length album Ghost on Ghost. More

Listen: Iron and Wine Performs Two New Songs

“The Waves of Galveston”/“Caught in the Briars”

Feb 08, 2013

The announcement that Iron and Wine will release a new album on April 16 touched off a frenzy with our readers. Given that, we’re pleased to report that you can now hear two new songs from the project.  More

Jan 31, 2013

On April 16, Iron & Wine will release Ghost on Ghost, the follow up to 2011 album, Kiss Each Other Clean. More

Watch: Iron & Wine Performs “Long Black Veil”

Featured On Upcoming Johnny Cash Tribute Concert

Aug 07, 2012

Next week oon Aug. 7 Legacy will release a special CD/DVD entitled We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny CashMore

Jan 03, 2012

This morning Iron & Wine released an official video for "Godless Brother in Love," one of the quieter standout tracks from his fully backed album Kiss Each Other CleanMore

Iron & Wine Perform on “The Tonight Show”

Play "Flightless Bird, American Mouth"

Dec 01, 2011

While it's a bit unfortunate that Sam Beam's beautiful "Flightless Bird, American Mouth," off his 2007 album Shepard's Dog has found itself embedded in assocation with the Twlight movies' sappy, vampire love story, there's no denying the song is still one of Iron & Wine's best compositions.  More

Sep 20, 2011

Check out photos from Day Two of ACL Music Festival 2011 in Austin, TX including Stevie Wonder, Alexander, Chromeo, Cut Copy, Iron and Wine, My Morning Jacket, Telekinesis, Twin Shadow, and more. More

Jul 20, 2011

Iron & Wine has announced additional tour dates in support of this year’s album, Kiss Each Other Clean. We have the dates.  More

Check Out Photos from Bonnaroo Day Four

Including Beirut, Iron & Wine, Smith Westerns, Explosions in the Sky and More!

Jun 13, 2011

Day Four Bonnaroo photos, including Beirut, Iron & Wine, Smith Westerns, Explosions in the Sky and More! More

May 19, 2011

Last night Iron & Wine's Sam Beam stopped by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to perform "Tree by the River," off the artist's recent album Kiss Each Other Clean. More

Under the Radar Announces Winter 2011 Issue and Death Cab for Cutie Cover

Issue Includes Interviews with R.E.M., Bright Eyes, The Decemberists, Cut Copy, Jens Lekman, Okkervil River, Panda Bear, Lykke Li, Iron and Wine, Elbow, Duran Duran, Destroyer, and more

Feb 11, 2011

Under the Radar’s Winter 2011 issue is about to hit stands. The cover features Death Cab for Cutie, who gave writer Matt Fink insight into the band’s forthcoming album, Codes and Keys (due out in May). The issue also includes interviews with Bright EyesBritish Sea PowerThe DearsThe DecemberistsDestroyerThe DodosDuran Duran,ElbowIron and WineLykke LiR.E.M.TelekinesisToro Y MoiThe AntlersThe Big PinkCymbals Eat GuitarsEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Jens LekmanOkkervil RiverPanda BearVivian GirlsAnna CalviPorcelain Raft, Smith Westerns, Yuck, and more.


Iron and Wine Hit the Road

Dates Begin January 24

Jan 19, 2011

Iron and Wine has booked a major world tour in support of forthcoming album, Kiss Each Other Clean. We have the dates.  More

Jan 07, 2011

Last night, indie folk favorites Iron & Wine serenaded Late Night with Jimmy Fallon viewers with a performance of "Half Moon." We have the video. More

Jan 06, 2011

On January 25, Iron & Wine drop new album, Kiss Each Other Clean. We have a video sneak peak.  More

Nov 23, 2010

Sunday. November 21, Iron & Wine performed at Fitzgeralds in Houston TX in support of upcoming album, Kiss Each Other Clean. More

Iron & Wine Reveal “Kiss Each Other Clean” Artwork

Streets January 25, 2011 via Warner

Nov 16, 2010

Today, folkie Sam Beam revealed artwork for upcoming Iron & Wine LP Kiss Each Other Clean, his first release for major imprint Warner Bros. More

Nov 08, 2010

Last month, we reported that Iron & Wine had signed with Warner Bros. Records for the distribution of the band's fourth album, Kiss Each Other Clean (4AD will be releasing it in Europe, Australia, and Japan). After several weeks of seemingly Endless Numbered Days, the release date is finally official: January 25, 2011. More

Iron & Wine to Release Single on Black Friday

Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Cee-Lo Green, MGMT, Grinderman, Sharon Jones, Black Keys, Metallica and More Issue Releases for Mini-Record Store Day

Oct 29, 2010

Next January, indie-folk mavens Iron & Wine will issue their fourth LP Kiss Each Other Clean through Warner Bros. in the U.S. and 4AD internationally. On November 26 (Black Friday), Sam Beam will also release a new three-track single, exclusively available at independent record shops. More

Oct 11, 2010

In January of next year, indie-folk band Iron & Wine will issue its fourth album, Kiss Each Other Clean. It's the group's first proper full-length since 2007's The Shepherd's Dog. For the new LP, Sam Beam has signed with Warner Bros. in the U.S. and 4AD for international distribution. More

New Iron & Wine LP Due In Early 2011

It's Called Kiss Each Other Clean

Sep 09, 2010

It's been nearly three years since we've heard a new Iron & Wine joint, but don't fret folk-rock fans. Sam Beam was quietly working on new songs throughout this year. Iron & Wine's fourth album arrives early in 2011, and it's called Kiss Each Other Clean. More

Broken Social Scene, Wilco, and Others to Play the Winter Olympics

Iron & Wine, Stars, and More Set to Play Official Events

Oct 14, 2009

As reported by the Consequence of Sound, come Winter Olympics time Vancouver will play host to more than just world-class athletic talent. A host of indie rock musicans will also preform, including Broken Social Scene, Stars, Wilco, Iron & Wine, and others. More

Pygmalion Music Festival Announces Lineup and Schedule

From September 16th to 19th, Illinois is the Place to Be for Iron & Wine, The Antlers, My Brightest Diamond, Low, etc.

Aug 13, 2009

Longing for one last summer-ish experience? Well, if you're in Champaign-Urbana Illinois, the fifth annual Pygmalion Music Festival has you covered. A mere $60 dollars gets you four days of music, including such notable indie bands as Iron & Wine, The Books, My Brightest Diamond, The Antlers, Headlights, Wavves, BLK JKS, Autolux, Low, Japandroids, YACHT, and Ra Ra Riot. We have the full lineup and schedule. More


My Favorite Album: Iron & Wine on Gilberto Gil & Jorge Ben’s “Gil e Jorge”

“It’s an inspirational record for me—not so much about what it sounds like but what they’re doing.”

Apr 01, 2020

Sam Beam (who records as Iron & Wine) admits he gets lost when confronted with the whole “favorite album of all time” idea. Moods change. Lists get altered.  More

Iron & Wine on “Beast Epic”

Vulnerability is the Best Policy

Sep 22, 2017

Job satisfaction is never a concern for Sam Beam. The simplistic joy of musical expression he experienced recording as Iron & Wine for the first time is still the dominant feeling in the studio 15 years later. Perhaps it's no surprise, then, that the vulnerability that marked those first few records is still front and center on his latest album, Beast Epic (on Sub Pop).


Beast Epic

Beast Epic

Sub Pop

Aug 25, 2017

Sam Beam has stepped away from the brass. He's once again returned to the Sub Pop of his youth, and surrendered to the embered hues of his storytelling, relying less on an overlay of funk and more on an undercurrent of hushed tête-à-tête. More

Ghost on Ghost

Ghost on Ghost


Apr 12, 2013

Iron & Wine’s last two records—2007’s The Shepherd’s Dog and 2011’s Kiss Each Other Clean—found leader Sam Beam diving into uncharted musical waters after the calm, acoustic songwriting of Iron & Wine’s first two albums. More

Kiss Each Other Clean

Kiss Each Other Clean

Warner Bros

Jan 24, 2011

Ah, the ancient, nearly lost art of quality control. After more than three years of waiting for a new Iron and Wine album, Sam Beam returns with a taut 10 tracks. More