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.
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.
Sunday, November 13 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
Sunday, June 14 2009
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