This year, Future Islands will have played an astonishing 117 shows in support of their latest album, The Far Field. The Baltimore-based trio performed in front of the biggest audiences of their 11-year career, topping festival bills around the globe and headlining three consecutive nights at London’s Brixton Academy last month and today begin their three date sold out NZ Tour – playing Wellington’s San Fran twice and Auckland’s Powerstation.
It’s fitting then, that the new video for ‘Beauty Of The Road’ (created by Jay Buim) depicts the hard-touring band in their natural habitat. Buim spent several days on the road with Samuel T. Herring, William Cashion, Gerrit Welmers and drummer Michael Lowry earlier this year, and his visuals capture the infectious energy of their live shows.
Baltimore trio Future Islands have released a new single from their upcoming fifth studio album, The Far Field. The chest-pounding ‘Cave’ speaks directly to the bruised but brave romantic in each of us. For its visuals, the band enlisted American sign language interpreter Jonathan Lamberton to sign ‘Cave’’s anxious lyrics. Listen to the track in full here and watch the video below. Continue reading →
Future Islands have shared a video for their latest single, ‘Ran’. Filmed by Albert Berney, it centers around the restless vocalist Samuel T. Herring in motion, running through Baltimore and Maryland’s countryside.Continue reading →
The infamous five day music festival that takes place annually near Pilton, Somerset in England, drawing crowds of around 175,000 took place over June 24 – 28th. Amongst the star-studded lineup included many of our talented artist friends including Alabama Shakes, SBTRKT, Jamie xx, FKA Twigs, Father John Misty and more.
Check out their sets below and share.