BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE - "Father Mountain"
BEST AMERICANA ALBUM
Calexico and Iron & Wine first made an artistic connection with In the Reins, the 2005 EP that brought Sam Beam, Joey Burns and John Convertino together. The acclaimed collaboration introduced both acts to wider audiences and broadened Beam's artistic horizons, but it was the shared experience of touring together in the tradition of Bob Dylan's "Rolling Thunder Revue" that cemented the bond. Their metaphorical roads diverged in the years that followed, but they kept in touch and cross-pollinated where they could. Although they often talked about rekindling their collaboration in the studio and on stage, it wasn't until 2018 that their schedules finally aligned.
What Heaven's Left
Father Mountain - By Iron & Wine & Calexico
Outside El Paso
Follow the Water
The Bitter Suite (Pájaro / Evil Eye / Tennessee Train)
Years to Burn
In Your Own Time
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - The Future (Ltd. Ed. 180G Black Ice Vinyl)
Bleached - Don't You Think You've Had Enough? (Lt. Ed. Cream Vinyl)