Future Islands

  • Future Islands Chat To Us About Upcoming Aus Tour & When To Expect New Music
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    Future Islands Chat To Us About Upcoming Aus Tour & When To Expect New Music

    Who doesn’t love Future Islands, with their rapturous synth-pop? The Baltimore, Maryland-based band – with charismatic frontman Samuel T Herring, keyboardist Gerrit Welmers, and bassist/guitarist William Cashion – have been on a roll since 2014 when their sublimely romantic single Seasons (Waiting On You) blew up. The mania started after the trio played Seasons on

  • Future Islands Announce More Australian Tour Dates
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    Future Islands Announce More Australian Tour Dates

    Baltimore synth-pop outfit Future Islands have announced some extra headline Australian shows for this November, on top of their previously announced shows alongside Mumford and Sons. Samuel T. Herring and co. will now be making their way to The Gov in Adelaide and The Triffid Brisbane for solo headline shows, as well as playing Mumford

  • Here Are The Most Played Songs On Triple J In 2014
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    Here Are The Most Played Songs On Triple J In 2014

    Opinions on which song should take out the top spot in triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2014 are mixed as ever, and predictions about the results of the annual poll have already began to roll in. Now, official statistics have been released that show the station’s most played songs of the past year, further shedding

  • Laneway Festival Unveil Huge Official After Parties
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    Laneway Festival Unveil Huge Official After Parties

    Laneway Festival have announced some massive official after parties for those that want to kick on after the jam-packed main event. Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney will all get after parties, which among them feature DJ sets by Jungle (going by the name of Jung Le DJs), Violent Soho, Perfect Pussy, Mac DeMarco and more. Melbourne

  • 600 Music Critics Name The Best Albums Of 2014
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    600 Music Critics Name The Best Albums Of 2014

    The Village Voice has published the results of its prestigious annual Pazz & Jop poll, where over 600 music critics from across the world pick the year’s best albums and singles and the results reveal that 2014’s late-breaking D’Angelo album Black Messiah, has taken first place. Despite only dropping by surprise in December, just weeks

  • Aussies Acts Get Good Odds To Top triple j’s Hottest 100 2014
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    Aussies Acts Get Good Odds To Top triple j’s Hottest 100 2014

    UPDATE: Triple J’s Hottest 100 is underway! Keep up to date with live updates and milestones here. It’s still over a month until triple j‘s Hottest 100 of 2014 countdown takes place on Australia Day, but online bookmakers are already fuelling debate over which act will top the countdown this year. Melbourne producer Nick Murphy,

  • Splendour’s Pre-Party Lineup For 2014 Announced
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    Splendour’s Pre-Party Lineup For 2014 Announced

    Admit it, three days in the company of bands like Outkast, London Grammar, and Foster The People simply isn’t enough. Well, the organisers of Splendour In The Grass 2014 certainly seem to think so, so they’re offering fans the ultimate pre-festival celebration to kick off the weekend. On the eve of Splendour In The Grass

  • Future Islands Splendour Sideshows Announced
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    Future Islands Splendour Sideshows Announced

    Deciding how to allocate your funds for Splendour In The Grass 2014 and it’s side attractions has become even harder with news that Future Islands will also be embarking on a run of headlining dates. If their critically acclaimed fourth studio record Singles wasn’t enough to pull you in, then their performance on The Late

  • Future Islands Announce New Album ‘Singles’
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    Future Islands Announce New Album ‘Singles’

    Baltimore synth-pop outfit Future Islands have announced the release of their fourth studio album and their first for 4AD / Remote Control — having parted ways with Thrill Jockey — titled Singles. Billed as their “boldest and most immediate work to date,” it’s scheduled for a 21st March release. For Singles, the band — frontman

  • Coachella 2014 Lineup Reveals Strong Aussie Contingent
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    Coachella 2014 Lineup Reveals Strong Aussie Contingent

    Canadian indie darlings Arcade Fire, histrionic space rockers Muse and reunited hip hop crew Outkast will headline the 2014 Coachella Festival, joining a strong Aussie contingent of Flume, Jagwar Ma, Empire Of The Sun, The Preatures, Flight Facilities and Anna Lunoe. NZ’s Lorde and The Naked And Famous join their Antipodean kin on the lineup.

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