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Where There's a Will, There's a Whalebone: An Interview with Islands
9 Dec 2016 // 2:38 AM
In celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Islands debut album, bandleader Nick Thorburn contemplates what he's getting out of the project and if this might just be the band's last hurrah.
Part 2: From Handsome Furs to Oneida
25 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
Slipped Discs continues with hip-hop royalty, a genre-busting classical quartet, the future of soul music, an Americana demigod and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.
Islands: Should I Remain Here at Sea / Taste
22 May 2016 // 8:15 PM
Islands’ latest two records are a liberated, iconoclastic take on a dual set of genres. Some of Nick Thorburn's clearest and most relaxed work, the albums serve as an extended meditation on the idea that music is simply a matter of taste.
Islands: Ski Mask
6 Oct 2013 // 8:03 PM
For his follow-up to the excellent A Sleep and a Forgetting, Nick Thorburn returns to more quirky indie-pop fare. Kind of.
Islands - "No You Don't" (video)
5 Jan 2010 // 2:01 AM
Continuing a long tradition of women getting their big break in music videos (Alicia Silverstone, Tawny Kitaen, etc), Michael Cera, a hot up-and-coming actor making
Islands - Vapours (new album / MP3)
25 Aug 2009 // 3:01 AM
Islands Vapours (Anti-) Releasing: 22 September The Montreal indie band returns this fall with their third full-length album. Jamie Thompson rejoins former bandmate Nick Diamonds on