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Duran Duran, Metric, Clean bandit deliver top Life is Beautiful day two sets

Night Terrors of 1927 Day two of Life is Beautiful was the most jam-packed day of the downtown Las Vegas festival schedule-wise. It makes sense. People that drove in from LA or flew in from elsewhere get to enjoy a full day’s worth of music whereas the other two days are sometimes eaten up by […]

Hollywood Bowl 2015 season to feature Future Islands, Grace Jones, Empire of The Sun and more

Photo via Hollywood Bowl’s Facebook As we gear up for summer in Los Angeles, one of the events we look forward to most in our great city of angeles, are outdoor performances at the Hollywood Bowl. The Hollywood Bowl has announced it’s 2015 lineup of concerts. As always, there is a little something for everyone. […]

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Future Islands’ showmanship unmatched at Red Bull Sound Select’s #30DaysInLA series

Future Islands were off to a shaky start at the Wiltern for night 20 of Red Bull Sound Select’s #30DaysInLA series. Front man, Samuel Herring came out and expressed his gratitude for being on the Red Bull Select tour and started their first song. The band was not quite in sync and the bassist said […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – November 17 – 23

This week’s show list is looking real good. On the indie / underground tip we have FKA Twigs, Deerhoof, Death in June, Cold Specks, The Bots, Kurt Vile, and many more rad acts coming through Los Angeles. Mainstream and more popular acts such as Cold War Kids, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Future Islands, Common, Sky Ferreira […]

Death From Above 1979, Future Islands & more to headline Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in LA

Ask any venue booker how difficult it is to set up one show and they’ll tell you it can be a huge pain in the ass. Extrapolate that over the course of 30 days in one city across multiple venues, and the task seems downright impossible. Tuesday, Red Bull Sound Select announced that they’ve managed […]

Future Islands’ showmanship a sight to see at FYF Fest

Let me preface my review of this set by saying I’m not the biggest Future Islands fan. That said, you can’t help but respect their live act and FYF Fest 2014 proved no different. The Baltimore synth band has tremendous stage charisma thanks to the dance stylings of Samuel Herring. It’s just very unexpected to […]

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Future Islands soak the Fonda Theatre with a sensational performance

Last night, Baltimore based Synth-pop band, Future Islands, kicked off the first of two back-to-back sold-out shows at the Fonda Theatre. How can you not smile when you have the charismatic sweat-soaked frontman Sam Herring, working every inch of the stage with his signature dance moves? It’s easy to be captivated by Herring and his […]

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Future Islands add second show date at Fonda Theatre

Future Islands have announced a second performance date at the Fonda Theatre on Wednesday August 20. This additional concert date is a good sign that the band’s Aug. 21 date is on its way to selling out! We can’t tell you how stoked we are on the success of Future Islands. We’ve been covering these […]

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Future Islands help give Saturday crowd their second wind

Saturday, Baltimore synth pop trio Future Islands helped give Coachella weekend two attendees their second wind at the Gobi stage as their dance-fueled tunes got people up off the floor and back to moving their feet. A 9 p.m. set is right around the time many people hit a wall at a music festival, having […]

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Recommended Album Streams: Mr. Little Jeans, Future Islands, Chimurenga Renaissance & more

This week’s round-up of the best album streams include a lot of electronic beats! Below you will find free album streams to some of the best dance, electro-pop, hip hop and more. While electro definitely dominates this week’s featured albums stream, Future Islands have delivered quite the soaring masterpiece. Stream the albums below before their […]

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Future Islands Share New Track: “Cotton Flower”

  Future Islands have shared a lovely new song titled, “Cotton Flower.” which is a song about holding a bulb of cotton up to the sun, and dissecting its strange beauty while sitting in a field with someone you love. To make it more interesting, they invited minimalist pop-punk act Ed Schrader’s Music Beat to join […]

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Future Islands at the Echoplex – Photos – Nov. 17, 2011

Future Islands had originally booked a show at the Echo on Thursday, Nov. 17 and naturally, it sold-out. To accommodate their high demand, the good people at the Echo moved Future Islands to the Echoplex — and sure enough, that show sold out too. Their performance was in celebration of their killer new album, On The Water. The […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Future Islands at the Echoplex (Nov. 17, 2011)

Baltimore trio Future Islands will be crashing the shores of the Echoplex on Thursday, Nov. 17.  Their aptly titled 2011 album release, On The Water, recorded by the waterfront of Elizabeth City, NC, is causing some musical waves.  Get ready for it to wash right over you!  Ed Schrader’s Music Beat and XBXRX support. Tickets […]

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FYF Fest 2011 Line-Up Announced: Descendents, Death From Above 1979, Explosions In The Sky & More

Let’s get straight to the punch: FYF Fest has announced their 2011 line-up! And of course, it’s fuckin’ rad! Check it all out below! The 2011 FYF Fest will take place Labor Day weekend, September 3, 2011 at 1st and Main in Downtown L.A. Presale tickets are sold-out but tickets will go on sale to […]

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