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Part 2: From Handsome Furs to Oneida
25 Jan 2010 // 4:00 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: Ski Mask
6 Oct 2013 // 9:03 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: A Sleep & A Forgetting
28 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Islands have made their first "heartbreak" album, influenced by classic soul and doo-wop sounds.


Islands - "No You Don't" (video)
5 Jan 2010 // 3:01 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 // 4:01 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

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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