1. Iron & Wine's Sam Beam Talks 'Archive Series Volume No. 1': Exclusive First Listen

    February 17, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Not one to mince words, or volume, Iron & Wine's Sam Beam has been a little quiet since his last record, 2013's  Ghost on Ghost -- but don't think that's for lack of material. The Durham, N.C.-based bard, whose famously under ...

  2. Austin City Limits 2011: 15 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    September 18, 2011 2:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Though Day 2 brought humidity and a veritable downpour to the Austin City Limits festival, a sold-out crowd didn't seem to mind at all, donning ponchos and the sheets they brought as picnic blankets to shield themselves and listen on. Billboard ...

  3. Iron & Wine Stirs Up Sound on 'Kiss Each Other Clean'

    January 10, 2011 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Sonics were a primary concern for Sam Beam as he and producer Brian Deck set out to make "Kiss Each Other Clean," Iron & Wine 's first studio album since 2007 and a more lushly arranged set than its three predecessors. "We de ...

  4. Billboard Bits: MCR to Perform at U.K. Football Game, Gaga's Perfume Named 'Monster'

    October 11, 2010 5:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. My Chemical Romance to Play U.K. Football Game My Chemical Romance will kick off a football game at London's Wembley Stadium on Halloween night. MCR is scheduled to ...

  5. Plant/Krauss, Iron & Wine Star At ACL Festival

    September 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As temperatures soared well into the 90s, American roots music reigned supreme on the second day of Austin City Limits festival (Sept. 27), with Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Iron & Wine, Shar As temperatures soared well into the 90s, Americ ...

  6. Behind The Scenes At Sub Pop 20

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During "the Grunge Years," the former Rolling Stone scribe gave us "Singles," a valentine to the Seattle scene with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Je Is director Cameron Cro ...

  7. Vaselines, Mudhoney Rock Sub Pop 20 Bash

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary bash at Seattle's Marymoor Park. They just happened to be by the Vaselines. The shambling Scottish duo, so greatly loved b Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the ...

  8. Jam-Heavy Rothbury Fest Gets Underway In Michigan

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a hearty "here we go, Rothbury '08" from String Cheese Incident keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth, the latest entry in the burgeoning U.S. concert festival scene got underway yesterday (July 3) in w With a hearty "here we go, R ...

  9. Calexico 'Dusts' Off For New Album

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran indie rock outfit Calexico will release its next album, "Carried to Dust," Sept. 9 via Touch & Go. Veteran indie rock outfit Calexico will release its next album, "Carried to Dust," Sept. 9 via Touch & Go. The pro ...

  10. Battles, Of Montreal Lead PLUG Award Nominees

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With seven each, Battles and Of Montreal scored the most nominations for the upcoming the 2008 PLUG Independent Music Awards. Voting began Tuesday (Nov. 13) for the annual awards ceremony, which will With seven each, Battles and Of Montreal scored t ...

  11. Iron & Wine, "Boy With a Coin"

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taking a slightly new direction with new single "Boy With a Coin," Iron & Wine's Sam Beam taps into a new level of indie-rock mellowness. Taking a slightly new direction with new single "Boy With a Coin," Iron & Wine ...

  12. 'Dog' Day Afternoon

    September 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Iron & Wine offers up its most eclectic and adventurous music to date on "The Shepherd's Dog," due this week via Sub Pop. First single "Boy With a Coin," which is marked by hand claps and Sam Beam Iron & Wine offers ...

  13. Iron & Wine Stretches Out On 'Shepherd's Dog'

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Iron & Wine offers up its most eclectic and adventurous music to date on "The Shepherd's Dog," due Sept. 25 via Sub Pop. Iron & Wine offers up its most eclectic and adventurous music to date on "The Shepherd's Dog,&q ...

  14. Iron & Wine In A Playful Mood On New Album

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After recording an EP and touring with Calexico, as well as taking time off to rear his infant daughter, Iron & Wine principal Sam Beam has wrapped his next studio album, "The Shepherd's Dog." After recording an EP and touring wit ...

  15. Calexico

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 So we all go get some food close by the hotel. On the menu tonight the house specialty: horse sashimi. 1/20: I wandered around for a while in Fukuoka weaving in and out of shops and promenades where boutique stores and small shops displayed their im ...

  16. Listeners may say what Sam Beam of Iron & Wine

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Listeners may say what Sam Beam of Iron & Wine really needs is for something to fill all the empty spaces in his raw, yearning tracks -- and what Calexico needs is two firm feet to keep its dusty Listeners may say what Sam Beam of Iron & Win ...

  17. Iron & Wine/Calexico Book Fall Tour

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A West Coast swing will begin Oct. 15 in Calexico's Tucson, Ariz.-home base, and stretch through Oct. 30 in Austin, Texas. As tipped here in June, Iron & Wine and Calexico have announced dates for the first leg of their collaborative tour. ...

  18. Calexico, Iron & Wine Preview EP In New York

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At the end of its set, the group invited Iron & Wine mastermind Sam Beam on stage to debut the songs "He Lays in the Reins" and "Prison on Route 41" from "In the Reins," due Sept. 20 via Overcoat Calexico gave fans ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Iron & Wine, Podcasts, Big Al Downing

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Iron & Wine, Podcasts, Big Al Downing Iron & Wine's Sam Beam is planning to hit the studio in early 2006 to begin recording his third Sub Pop album. The artist tells Billboard.com he is hoping to release the new set later in the ...

  20. Iron & Wine, Calexico Readying EP, Tour

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Indie rock touchstones Iron & Wine and Calexico have teamed for a seven-song EP, "In the Reins," which will be released Sept. 20 via Overcoat Recordings. Indie rock touchstones Iron & Wine and Calexico have teamed for a seven-song ...

  21. Hot Product

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Crooked Fingers / Iron & Wine / M. Ward Meet The Folkers This week brings new releases from three acclaimed singer/songwriters, led by a new Sub Pop EP, "Woman King," from Iron & Wine. The set finds Iron & Wine mastermind Sam B ...

  22. 'Woman' Is King On New Iron & Wine EP

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Iron & Wine will continue its prolific run of releases early next year with the six-song EP "Woman King." Iron & Wine will continue its prolific run of releases early next year with the six-song EP "Woman King." Due Feb. ...