Calexico and Iron & Wine

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Hosted by Troy Nelson
The chemistry between good chums Calexico and Iron & Wine is unmistakable during this KEXP performance, recorded at 2019’s inaugural Thing Fest at Fort Worden.
PHOTO BY jake hanson (view set)
written by jasmine albertson

Fourteen years ago, Latin-infused Americana band Calexico teamed up with folk singer-songwriter Sam Beam, better known as Iron & Wine, for an EP called In the Reins. After much delay, the old friends reunited in 2018 to work on their debut full-length, Years to Burn, which was unveiled last year. The chemistry between the good chums is unmistakable during this KEXP performance, recorded at 2019’s inaugural Thing Fest at Fort Worden. 

DJ Troy Nelson takes us through the history of the band and introduces us to the people responsible for the quick and collaborative making of Years to Burn.

Recorded 08/25/2019

  1. Father Mountain
  2. Midnight Sun
  3. He Lays In The Reins
  4. Bring On The Dancing Horses

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