Featuring The Shins, Future Islands, Client Liaison, D.D Dumbo and heaps more.
Wet and wild in Sydney’s Domain.
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
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
Business is booming for Mumford & Sons following the release of their less banjo-y new album Wilder Mind, and to celebrate, they’re coming down to peddle their wares right here in Australia. And bringing some shit hot interns along to help out. Fellow Brits Jake Bugg, The Vaccines and American buzz band Future Islands will
Finally, a story about a gig from the weekend that doesn’t include a trip to a hospital (sorry not sorry Dave and Mikey), with a Future Islands show yesterday receiving an unexpected guest in the form of Arcade Fire’s Win Butler. Butler joined the Baltimore rock outfit for a surprise appearance during their Burlington, Canada
There was a big song and dance made about Future Islands’ big song and dance the last time that they performed live on The Late Show With David Letterman. The program’s titular host had his mind blown by frontman Samuel T. Herring’s dancefloor-scuffing moves, exclaiming “I’ll take all ‘o that you got!” Just over a
Prior to their set at Laneway Festival this weekend, Sydney three piece Mansionair stopped by triple j studio for Like A Version and delivered an ambient, down-tempo cover of one of 2014’s most loved songs Seasons (Waiting On You) by Baltimore’s Future Islands. The Sydney outfit slowed down the Future Islands favourite, which recently nabbed
The Aussies lead the charge…
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 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
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
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,
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
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
In case you hadn’t already made up your mind about who you’re going to see when you roll up to the North Byron Parklands in Byron Bay this July, we’ve decided to put together a quick list of the bands and artists from the 2014 Splendour In The Grass lineup that we personally can’t wait
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
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.