Future Islands

Future Islands to Andy Samberg: “Are There Tons of Harps at Your House?”

Magnet's new cover story is a doozy: Future Islands being interviewed by Andy Samberg of the Lonely Island and SNL. Today, Magnet posted an excerpt from…
Jeremy Gordon / June 21, 2017

Future Islands Announce Extensive World Tour

After releasing their solid LP The Far Field, Future Islands are getting ready to embark on a massive world tour. The Baltimore outfit has added fall dates…
Brian Josephs / April 25, 2017

Coachella 2017 Schedule Announced

This morning, the schedule for 2017's Coachella was announced. On the two Fridays, Radiohead, Father John Misty, the xx and others will take the stage. Saturdays will…
Geena Kloeppel / April 12, 2017

Stream Future Islands’ New Album The Far Field

Three years since their last release, Future Islands have returned with their latest album The Far Field. The album features previously released singles "Ran" and "Cave," and is…
Rob Arcand / April 7, 2017

Review: On The Far Field, Future Islands Struggle With the Limits of Their Signature Sound

Future Islands practice a kind of synth-pop asceticism. Over four albums and eleven years, the beloved Baltimore band have worked exclusively with a…
Andy Cush / April 5, 2017

New Music: Future Islands – “Cave”

In advance of their new album The Far Field, Future Islands have released a new lyric video for the album's second single, "Cave." The video…
SPIN Staff / March 24, 2017

Video: Future Islands – “Ran”

Baltimore synthpop outfit Future Island has released the video for their February single "Ran." The clip spends most of its time following frontman Sam Herring as…
Brian Josephs / March 1, 2017

Watch Future Islands Perform “Ran” on Fallon

Future Islands' appearance on The Tonight Show last night didn't bring instant GIFs, but it did deliver the first televised performance of their new single "Ran." Watch the…
Brian Josephs / February 10, 2017

Future Islands Announce New Album The Far Field, Release “Ran”

Future Islands have announced their new album The Far Field, the outfit's first since their 2014 breakout Singles. The 12-track project—recorded throughout the course of last year—is scheduled…
Brian Josephs / February 1, 2017

Coachella 2017 Will Feature Radiohead, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, the xx, Bon Iver, More

Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar will headline Coachella's Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, respectively, as organizers announced the festival's lineup today. The Indio, California mega-festival remains two…
Anna Gaca / January 3, 2017

BADBADNOTGOOD Team Up With Future Islands’ Sam Herring for ‘Time Moves Slow’

Update: There will be more BADBADNOTGOOD this summer with IV, their fifth studio album. The new project will feature Kaytranada, Mick Jenkins, and Arcade Fire collaborator Colin Stetson. IV drops…
Brian Josephs / May 17, 2016

Four Tet Unleashes Unreleased Tracks From Madlib, Future Islands’ Samuel T. Herring, and Pearson Sound

Four Tet has always been very generous with sharing unreleased or rare tracks by his musical friends on his BBC Radio 1 show, and last…
Harley Brown / March 24, 2016

Future Islands Take ‘Last Christmas’ to Samuel T. Herring’s Church

It's an almost certain bet we'll be hearing new Future Islands music in 2016 — anything to bring Samuel T. Herring's whiplash dancing back onto…
Brennan Carley / December 24, 2015

Future Islands’ Sam Herring Collaborates With Madlib on New Rap Project

The sweatiest man in rock 'n' roll is continuing to dabble in rap. Future Islands frontman Sam Herring has dropped some bars under his MC name Hemlock…
James Grebey / July 17, 2015

Future Islands Celebrate Family in Heartwarming ‘A Song For Our Grandfathers’ Video

Just in time for Father's' Day, Future Islands have released a visual for their familial Singles track "A Song for Our Grandfathers." The Jay Buim-directed…
Colin Joyce / June 19, 2015
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