Our boy Nick Thorburn has a graphic novel! He'll be signing copies of the forthcoming Penguins TONIGHT at 7pm at Soap Plant Wacko: Purveyor of Post-Pop Culture in Los Angeles. The book will be released on September 4th through the esteemed Fantagraphics Books Inc. Come out and say hi if you're around. It'll be a party. More instore dates below!
Today in Islands related news: Nick's satellite band Mister Heavenly is releasing a new record tomorrow (10/06/17) and the record is streaming all day over at misterheavenlyband.com. Check it ooooooot. Also, Nick released a solo single under his Nick Diamonds moniker for a compilation benefitting the Heart & Stroke Foundation. That can be found here: https://treelinerecordings.bandcamp.com/album/taking-it-to-heart-volume-two and the song can be heard here: http://dominionated.ca/songs/ufo-marzipan-nick-diamonds/attachment/taking-it-to-heart-two/
BUMP. Just a friendly reminder: Islands is donating 100% of sales to ACLU today https://www.facebook.com/10333057399/posts/10154708059627400/
New York City in 2 days. Don't sleep, this will not be repeated. Saturday December 10th http://observer.com/2016/12/how-islands-perfected-the-sound-of-2000s-indie-rock-on-return-to-the-sea/
LA is sold out. Last show is in NYC, December 10th- spread it around: http://m.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=6948155&pl=tw2015us
Islands have entered our second week of our American tour. Come find us out here: Atlanta (October 19 at Terminal West) Nashville (October 20 at The High Watt) Knoxville (October 21 at The International - Knoxville) Baltimore (October 22 at Metro Gallery) Arden, DE (October 23 at Arden Concert Gild) Pittsburgh (October 25 at Club Cafe) Cleveland (October 26 Grog Shop) Indianapolis (October 27 The Hi-Fi) Kansas City (October 28 The Riot Room) Denver (October 29 Marquis Theatre) Salt Lake City (October 31 Urban Lounge) tickets here: islandsareforever.com/tour Video tour diary shot by the incomparable Jason Tippett
Hey! We're doing a live set on Do512's page RIGHT NOW! https://www.facebook.com/Do512/ Austin show at The Sidewinder tonight!
Tour begins tonight in Phoenix at Valley Bar. Git yr tickets and let's try and have fun out there! http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/music/no-drama-here-islands-just-makes-really-good-music-8711796
We are reissuing a remaster of "Return to the Sea" for the 10th anniversary on our own label on 180g wax. preorder here: https://islandsmusic.bandcamp.com/album/return-to-the-sea-10th-anniversary-remaster
Brand new video to go along with our fall tour dates?http://bit.ly/29VKxgz
We're headed back on tour this October with fantastic support from Steady Holiday and Alex Cameron: 10.11 Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar * 10.13 Dallas, TX @ Three Links * 10.14 Austin, TX @ The Sidewinder * 10.15 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall * 10.16 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues - The Parish * 10.17 Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder * 10.19 Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West % 10.20 Nashville, TN @ The High Watt % 10.21 Knoxville, TN @ The Concourse % 10.22 Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery % 10.23 Wilmington, DE @ Arden Gild Hall % 10.25 Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe % 10.26 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop % 10.27 Indianapolis, IN @ The Hi-Fi % 10.28 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room % 10.29 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater % 10.31 Salt Lake City @ Urban Lounge % * w/ Alex Cameron % w/ Steady Holiday "