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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 »
Future Islands frontman Samuel T. Herring brought his signature moves to BBC's Later... With Jools Holland last night. They performed "Seasons (Waiting On You)" which is, of course, off their most…   Read Story »
While music fans in New York are used to Red Bull Music Academy taking over the city during the month of May, it looks like fans on the West Coast will be getting a similar treatment this fall.…   Read Story »
Comedy Bang! Bang!, the comedy podcast that became an IFC TV show, has always been a hub of the indie comedy universe, and that's always had plenty of overlap with the indie rock universe. But even…   Read Story »
Stereogum readers recently voted Future Islands' arty synthpop burner "Seasons (Waiting On You)" the Song Of The Summer, and it would seem that Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler agrees. Butler, who…   Read Story »
Los Angeles' FYF Fest was one of the more stylistically diverse festivals of the year. Its lineup blended major headliners (Phoenix, the Strokes, HAIM) with some of the best electronic musicians in…   Read Story »
It's tough to accurately describe what musical genre Future Islands work in, since they're basically a genre unto themselves, one where dreampop atmospherics and ripped-throat death-metal roars and…   Read Story »
Though Phantogram's new album, Voices, came out this past February, it's been almost a year since we first heard the highlight "Black Out Days," and now Future Islands have given it the remix…   Read Story »
St. Louis' LouFest has been going strong since 2010, and this year's lineup has just been announced. OutKast will headline (as can be expected at this point) along with Arctic Monkeys and Cake. Some…   Read Story »
Mt. Royal brings together members of Baltimore indie-rock greats Celebration, Lake Trout, and touring members of current cause célèbre Future Islands in service of brisk, brawny, bass-driven…   Read Story »