Monday, December 22 2014
From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.
Monday, December 1 2014
Some of the heavy hitters may not have made the cut for the best indie rock of 2014, but newer acts did more than just fill the vacuum left by the usual suspects.
Thursday, February 27 2014
Get the early word on some of March's most anticipated albums from the likes of the Hold Steady, Real Estate, and the War on Drugs.
Tuesday, December 20 2011
A “Best of Indie Rock” list, by definition, will be an eclectic bunch. And the process of culling through what the genre had to offer is a task this year -- the indie world has had a banner 2011.
Monday, December 6 2010
"Indie rock" has become a term as amorphous and hard-to-pin-down as some of its associated lingo. But for our purposes here, we'll go with a line of demarcation strangely omitted from the discussion much of the time: the rock portion of the equation.
Monday, April 7 2014
The layperson finally arrived to Future Islands, the question was: What would they find here on the beach of the band's new fame?
Tuesday, October 18 2011
One of the most captivating bands in recent memory, Future Islands have scaled back their bombast to create a seriously melancholy -- and quietly brilliant -- album.
Sunday, June 19 2011
At first listen, the melancholy “post-wave” of Future Islands, the aggressive thrashing of Titus Andronicus and the pop-bombast of Okkervil River could not be more contrasting.
Wednesday, October 27 2010
This acoustic EP highlights Future Islands' compositional chops, proving why they're one of the most exciting bands to come around in years.
Thursday, May 6 2010
In Evening Air escalates the band's method in nearly every way, exploring new sonic territory and offering an affecting and modern take on the breakup album.
Wednesday, March 18 2015
The latest PopTalk podcast takes a look at whether or not, as Kanye West suggests, the Grammys and awards culture in general can or should care about "true artistry".
Monday, August 4 2014
Check out a new remix from Future Island's recent album, Singles, by Erasure member Vince Clarke.
Monday, November 14 2011
Baltimore's Future Islands -- one of the greatest live bands around -- triumphantly kick off their fall tour with a barnburning set at DC's Black Cat.
Wednesday, July 6 2011
Baltimore's Future Islands are embarking on their third European tour. They sat down to talk with PopMatters before their show in Dresden, Germany.
Monday, March 29 2010
Future Islands In the Fall (Thrill Jockey) Releasing: 6 April (physical) / available now digitally Future Islands have signed to Chicago indie Thrill Jockey and are releasing