A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of NSW warns that the rising tide of facial hair threatens to consume us all, or at least our love for hirsute handsomeness. The study indicates that society may have reached “peak beard” and will soon fall out of love with the facial appendage. “It appears
Iron & Wine
Singer-songwriter Samuel Beam – Iron and Wine to his fans – bestows us with his fifth studio album Ghost On Ghost. It would seem that, like a decent bottle of merlot, only time could make a great thing even better. Beam shows his continuous musical growth and maturity through his new album. Filled with fantastic
Iron And Wine, the alter-ego of Austin’s own singer/songwriter Sam Beam, has announced a new album, Ghost On Ghost, with a release scheduled for Friday, 12th April. This will be the fifth studio release from the solo artist, which is set to treat us with 12 brand-new tracks by Easter. Kiss Each Other Clean was
Pitchfork have released footage from a new DVD titled We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash. As the title suggests, the DVD and corresponding CD pay tribute to the musical legacy of Johnny Cash.
Young British painter Joe Simpson is working on a series of paintings of his favourite musicians, with startling results. Simpson has already completed the likes of Vampire Weekend‘s Ezra Koenig, The National‘s Matt Berninger and Sam Beam of Iron and Wine. There’s also Mark Ronson, Maxi Jazz of Faithless and Guillemots‘ Fyfe Dangerfield. Manchester-based Simpson