Iron & Wine

Biography

Sam Beam, South Carolina, USA. This Miami, Florida, USA-based one-man band earned comparisons to 70s folk rock icon Nick Drake with the release of his 2002 debut, The Creek Drank The Cradle. Multi-instrumentalist Sam Beam began issuing lo-fi tapes as Iron And Wine in the late 90s as a sideline to his day job as a cinematography teacher, crafting a slew of minimalist folk pop songs that fitted neatly into the lo-fi melancholy mould championed by Lou Barlow of Sebadoh and the Folk Implosion. A... Read more

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folk
indie
singer-songwriter
acoustic
indie rock
seen live
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