Future Islands

The 50 Best Alt-Rock Love Songs

Not all love songs are romantic. Not all love songs are even happy. It all depends on your definition of the term. For…
SPIN Staff / February 12, 2021

The 30 Best Albums of 2020

After a deluge of canceled or delayed tours, drive-in experiments, Bandcamp Fridays and bedroom livestreams, we're finally here. Yay? It's hard…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2020

Future Islands Bring ‘For Sure’ to Colbert

If you've been missing Sam Herring's theatrical movements onstage during a Future Islands show, the band has returned to the stage, performing "For Sure" on The…
Emily Tan / October 8, 2020

Future Islands Take to the Battlefield in ‘Born in a War’ Video

As they prepare to drop their latest album, As Long As You Are on Friday (Oct. 9), Future Islands has released a new video for "Born…
Emily Tan / October 6, 2020

Future Islands Find Love and Their Sound

David Caspar Friedrich’s 1818 oil painting "Wanderer Above the Sea Fog" is the quintessential Romantic period image: a lone man stands at the…
Max Bell / October 5, 2020

Future Islands Announce As Long As You Are; Share ‘Thrill’ Single

Consummate live quartet Future Islands are back with a new album in the fall. The Baltimore-based band will release their sixth studio LP,…
Emily Tan / August 12, 2020

Future Islands Drop New Video for ‘For Sure’

Future Islands are back with their first new material in three years -- "For Sure." Filled with many of the signature sounds that…
Emily Tan / July 8, 2020

Watch Future Islands Play Seven New Songs in Massachusetts

Two years since their latest album, The Far Field, Baltimore synthpop trio Future Islands have hit the road on their latest Northeastern tour, which kicked…
Rob Arcand / September 2, 2019

Future Islands Announce North American Summer Tour

Future Islands embarked on an exhaustive world tour in 2017 and are currently in the throes of another one, but the Baltimore synth pop outfit…
Maggie Serota / May 16, 2018

Future Islands – “Calliope”

Future Islands have released a new song titled "Calliope" for the Adult Swim Singles Program. The track was recorded during sessions for their 2017 album The…
Israel Daramola / May 3, 2018

Video: Future Islands – “Beauty of the Road”

Future Islands have released the video for "Beauty of the Road," which appeared on May's The Far Field. The clip, directed by Jay Buim, basically follows the…
Brian Josephs / December 14, 2017

BADBADNOTGOOD – “I Don’t Know” ft. Sam Herring of Future Islands

It might seem like an odd match, but BADBADNOTGOOD have teamed up with Future Islands' Sam Herring for a new track called "I Don't Know."
Rob Arcand / October 20, 2017

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
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