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Should I Remain Here at Sea?
Return to the Sea (10th Anniversary Remaster)
Ski Mask
A Sleep & a Forgetting
Arm's Way
Islands Aug 25, 2018
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!
Islands Oct 05, 2017
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 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: and the song can be heard here:
Islands Feb 04, 2017
BUMP. Just a friendly reminder: Islands is donating 100% of sales to ACLU today
Islands Jan 31, 2017
Bandcamp is donating all of their proceeds to ACLU Nationwide this friday, so i'm gonna do the same with Islands discography, except I'm gonna start the meter now. No fear, no hatred.
Islands Dec 10, 2016
Hey we're live over on Rolling Stone Video!
Islands Dec 08, 2016
New York City in 2 days. Don't sleep, this will not be repeated. Saturday December 10th
Islands Dec 02, 2016
LA is sold out. Last show is in NYC, December 10th- spread it around:
Islands Nov 23, 2016
Ricky Reed Parry found this CD-R from 2005 that I gave him to learn songs which would become Return to the Sea, which we're performing in full Dec 2 in LA & Dec 10 in NY #thumbs
Islands Nov 02, 2016
A snowflake of a show at Webster Hall, never to be duplicated. Saturday December 10th!
Islands Nov 01, 2016
Timeline Photos
Islands Oct 31, 2016
Islands's cover photo
Islands Oct 18, 2016
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: Video tour diary shot by the incomparable Jason Tippett
Islands Oct 15, 2016
We havin' fun out here (photo by Shaun Kingman, Austin 10.14.16)
Islands Oct 14, 2016
Hey! We're doing a live set on Do512's page RIGHT NOW! Austin show at The Sidewinder tonight!
Islands Oct 11, 2016
Tour begins tonight in Phoenix at Valley Bar. Git yr tickets and let's try and have fun out there!
Islands Oct 07, 2016
Tickets for our Return to the Sea retrospective shows in New York and Los Angeles are now on sale. Take a trip down the memory hole with us! It's gonna get weird, and it's gonna be fun. LOS ANGELES 12/2 - NEW YORK CITY 12/10 -
Islands Oct 05, 2016
We are reissuing a remaster of "Return to the Sea" for the 10th anniversary on our own label on 180g wax. preorder here:
Islands Oct 05, 2016
on sale this friday
Islands Oct 05, 2016
on sale this friday
Islands Sep 22, 2016
Islands Aug 25, 2016
these cool kids made a music video for Islands through the excellent OMG! Everywhere, a free, non-profit summer camp that hosts film workshops for young kids: Check out more of their stuff here:
Islands Aug 10, 2016
Brand new video to go along with our fall tour dates?
Islands Aug 04, 2016
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 "
Islands Jun 12, 2016
Last show of the tour tonight at The Bunkhouse Saloon in Las Vegas! We had a helluva time playing for you. Until next time....
Islands Jun 09, 2016
Los Angeles tomorrow, Thursday June 9. Hometown show taking place for all involved at The Teragram Ballroom. Doors 8, Honus Honus 9, and us at 10. After party at the Monty Bar next door afterwards