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Future Islands – “The Chase”

Future Islands debuted their new Record Store Day exclusive single "The Chase" on Mary Anne Hobbs' BBC Radio 6 show earlier today. They played the…
James Rettig | April 18, 2015 - 8:21 am

Watch Future Islands Debut “The Chase” & “The Haunted” In The UK

Future Islands are in the UK recording at Abbey Road, and they debuted two of their new songs Sunday at Sheffield Plug. "The Chase" is…
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2015 - 3:06 pm

Du Blonde – “Mind Is On My Mind” (Feat. Samuel T. Herring)

If you can get Future Islands front-growler Samuel T. Herring to sing on your record, you should absolutely do that. Lately, people seem to be…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2015 - 11:21 am

Photos: SXSW 2015

SXSW 2015 has come and gone. As Scott noted over the weekend, it was an altogether less corporate, less celebrity-infused, less insane experience than in…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Gangrene – “Play It Cool” (Feat. Samuel T. Herring & Earl Sweatshirt)

The 2013 video game Grand Theft Auto V featured new music from a whole range of musicians, including Alchemist and Oh No, the psychedelically-inclined underground…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2015 - 10:41 am

Niia – “Seasons (Waiting On You)” (Future Islands Cover)

Niia's definitely one to keep an ear out for -- her Generation Blue debut EP last year was filled with great tracks, in particular the…
James Rettig | March 2, 2015 - 6:40 pm

Watch Sam Smith & Future Islands’ Full Episode Of Austin City Limits

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…
James Rettig | January 18, 2015 - 10:21 am

Watch Future Islands Play “Seasons (Waiting On You)” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

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…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2015 - 11:03 am

Cover Story

Spirit Of 2014: Future Islands Reflect On Their Breakthrough Year

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…
Ryan Leas | December 22, 2014 - 10:53 am

2014 In Review

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

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…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Future Islands – “Seasons (BADBADNOTGOOD Remix)”

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…
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2014 - 10:37 am

Photos: 38 Bands Say Goodbye To Death By Audio

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
Peter Helman | November 24, 2014 - 11:26 am

Watch Future Islands Experience Tour Bus Trouble On Comedy Bang! Bang!

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.
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2014 - 12:50 pm

Iceland Airwaves 2014: The War On Drugs, The Flaming Lips, & The Knife’s Final Show

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…
Ryan Leas | November 10, 2014 - 1:46 pm

U2’s Concert Reviews: Bono Loves Future Islands, The Edge Thinks Neutral Milk Hotel Aren’t That Great

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…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2014 - 11:23 am