February 23rd, 2012 by Matt
In the video for “Hallways,” Islands lead singer Nick Thorburn is backed up by a group of peppy skeletons for a great performance of this single. Islands’ A Sleep and A Forgetting is out now. Islands are currently on tour with YANP buddy Idiot Glee. Tour dates after the break.
October 25th, 2011 by Matt
Islands’ new album A Sleep & A Forgetting will be out Valentines Day of next year. Thorburn spent some time in LA after a breakup and wrote the album on a borrowed piano. He says he started writing the album Valentine’s day of this year, so it’s fitting that it’ll come out exactly a year [...]
March 20th, 2011 by Matt
I’ve managed to avoid hearing anything about SXSW 2011 that’s so awesome that I would rip my hair out. But now that I’m digging through Youtube to find some gems, I doubt that’ll stay the case for long. Mister Heavenly (Honus from Man Man, Nick from Islands/the Unicorns, Joe from Modest Mouse and Michael Cera [...]