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Sam Amidon has unveiled the official video for "As I Roved Out," off his just-released Nonesuch debut album, Bright Sunny South. The video, directed by John Hardwick, premiered on NPR Music. MusicOMH says it "is arguably the most striking track on the album." Sam Amidon will perform at (Le) Poisson Rouge in NYC tonight; the show will streaming live via Livestream. He performed and discussed the new album on WNYC's Soundcheck; listen to the episode here.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News VideoVideoWednesday, May 8, 2013|0 comments
Iron and Wine was the musical guest on Conan last night. Singer-songwriter Sam Beam and his band performed "Low Light Buddy of Mine" off their Nonesuch Records debut album, Ghost on Ghost. They also gave a web-exclusive performance of two other album tracks, "Caught in the Briars / Sundown." Watch the performances here. Iron and Wine kicks off an eight-city US tour at the Bottle Rock Napa Valley festival in Napa, California, this Saturday, followed by a run of shows along the East Coast with special guests The Secret Sisters.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video TelevisionVideoThursday, April 18, 2013|0 comments
Iron and Wine, whose new album, Ghost on Ghost, was released earlier this week, hit the SXSW music conference in Austin last month, performing at several official showcases throughout the city. One such set was at the KEXP Stage at Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop, where singer-songwriter Sam Beam performed solo acoustic takes on songs from the new album and more. You can now watch the SXSW performances of "Grace for Saints and Ramblers" and "Winter Prayers" from Ghost on Ghost here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoWednesday, April 17, 2013|1 comments
Sara Watkins has unveiled the video for "You and Me," a song off her album Sun Midnight Sun. The video was directed by Russ Kendall of Kaleidoscope Pictures from the BYUtv series The Song That Changed My Life and premiered on CMT yesterday. "Sara Watkins lingers in a citrus orchard savoring a sweet memory for part of her latest video, 'You and Me," says CMT Edge. "The song ... features a gentle pop melody paired with Watkins’ breathy, restless vocals." Watch it here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoMonday, April 15, 2013|0 comments
Iron and Wine makes its Nonesuch Records debut with the release of its new album, Ghost on Ghost, tomorrow. In advance of the release comes the video for the album track "Joy." The video, made by projecting hand-painted water color animations into stop-motion landscapes by director Hayley Morris, premiered on NPR Music on Friday. Morris has "created a sense of fragile and otherworldly beauty," says Stereogum. Watch the video here.