10 IRON & WINE WHAT HURTS WORSE

UNCUT - - In­stant Karma -

Taken from the “Weed Gar­den” EP, this is one of Sam Beam’s finest ef­forts in years

JP: There are parts of this that re­mind me of John Mar­tyn, and parts that re­mind me of Ed­die Cochrane – more the slap­back than any­thing else. Com­pletely coin­ci­den­tally, of course, but since he came back to Sub Pop his song­writ­ing has re­gained its sim­plic­ity, in the best pos­si­ble sense. Sam is a mas­ter mu­si­cian, but it’s what is ab­sent from his mu­sic that speaks the loud­est.

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