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Sam Smith and Future Islands were the featured performers on last night's episode of Austin City Limits. Smith sang his hits "Stay With Me" and "Money on My Mind," the Disclosure/Nile Rodgers collab…   Read Story »
Future Islands' breakout hit "Seasons (Waiting On You)" easily cracked the Stereogum staff's favorite songs of the year list, it won two separate readers' polls here, and yesterday a large swath of…   Read Story »
There are a lot of things happening in Reykjavik tonight. This is Iceland Airwaves, after all, one of those festivals where there's an endless supply of bands playing various bars and venues,…   Read Story »
Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for…   Read Story »
Future Islands' simmering synthpop anthem "Seasons (Waiting On You)" is one of the defining songs of the past year, and we've posted remixes of it from the Hood Internet and DJ Dodger Stadium. The…   Read Story »
Williamsburg DIY venue Death By Audio, which became a staple in the Brooklyn scene after opening in 2007, has now closed its doors for the last time. On Saturday night, Lightning Bolt, JEFF The…   Read Story »
This new season of Comedy Bang! Bang!, the comedy podcast that became an IFC sketch and variety show, has been awfully heavy on indie rock. The National and Wayne Coyne have both appeared, and now…   Read Story »
While I might be in some kind of minority here, Iceland Airwaves is the kind of thing I prefer to a normal festival. Not that I'd be in a minority because of the Iceland thing -- in the past few…   Read Story »
It's become so easy, of late, to think of U2 in international-corporation terms that it's weirdly surprising to imagine them as human beings who listen to music sometimes. But in a new Rolling Stone…   Read Story »
Baltimore synthpop iconoclasts Future Islands are one of 2014's great indie success stories. They've been great forever, but they're now headlining bigger and bigger rooms on the strength of their…   Read Story »