Iron And Wine

Milwaukee’s Kyle Feerick identifies the music on his second album, Heart, as folk rock, but if that’s the case, the music ain’t what it used to be. Feerick’s tenor singing tops an assortment of acoustic goings-on indebted to folk, but with ... Read more

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With songwriter Jesca Hoop, Sam Beam realized his long-held dream of recording an old-fashioned duets record. Read more

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Calexico’s vision of Americana has always been more Romantic, more encompassing, and altogether more florid than that of most of its peers. Edge of the Sun is informed by Coyoacán, a Mexico City borough, and every song has a guest Read more

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Things are changing for Iron and Wine, both for the band and its namesake. Sam Beam took his band name from a health tonic he saw while filming a movie in Florida Read more

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It's ironic that one of the largest bands on the road this spring will be Iron & Wine, the group that began a decade ago as just one man, Sam Beam, making stripped-back, acoustic albums. Beam is still the Read more

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Dan Bejar follows up 2008’s uncharacteristically bland Trouble in Dreams with Kaputt, a great new Destroyer record that finds him in his elementwhich is to say, very much out of his element. Bejar is at his best when he’s covering new ground, divi.. Read more

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Cracker has been among the best, most consistent bands to rise from the alt scene in the ' Beggars Banquet ,CD Reviews Read more

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The Milwaukee Rep takes on the most popular of all of Jane Austen’s romantic comedies tonight for it’s latest production, Pride and Prejudice, which opened this week. Grant Goodman, an actor who has appeared on As The World Turns,Today in M... Read more

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