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Thursday, February 27 2014

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for March 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

The Best Indie Rock of 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

The Best Indie Rock of 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.


Reviews

Monday, April 7 2014

Future Islands: Singles

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

Future Islands: On the Water

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

Okkervil River + Titus Andronicus + Future Islands: 8 June 2011 - Boston

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

Future Islands: Undressed

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

Future Islands: In Evening Air

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.


Blogs

Monday, November 14 2011

Future Islands + Javelin + Ed Schrader's Music Beat: 25 October 2011 - Washington, D.C.

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

Future Islands Kicks Off European Tour and Chats with PopMatters

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 (new album / MP3)

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


Sunday, June 14 2009

Future Islands - "Beach Foam" (video)

It is difficult to match the showmanship of Dan Deacon, but Sam Herring and Future Islands did just that with an opening slot on Deacon's


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