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Baltimore’s Future Islands are magnetic. Frontman Samuel Harris has a heartbreakingly disarming voice that fits the new wave aesthetic perfectly as it weaves in and out of the synth pop gem that “Seasons” is. Shades of Joy Division and New Order, so you know its good.
From their latest album Singles, available on iTunes.
This song kind of fits my mood because I am so tired, I’m bordering on comatose, and this song is all kinds of beautiful that its almost like a lullaby. “Comatose” is a perfect blend of steady click snares and dull reverb-y pianos, topped by Calnin’s warm baritone (that kind of reminds me of Future Island, go figure).
“Comatose" comes from the forthcoming EP Oh Hunter, out February 21.
Synth pop from Baltimore care of Future Islands. This is another one that I found on the How To Make It In America Mixtape. I just love the intro and driving rhythm of this one, with that synth popping up to keep it all together. Something special with this one.
So I’m hooked on HBO’s How To Make It In America, its like Entourage but set in New York City and I actually like these guys, its a cool show so watch it. What is also super cool about it is its music selection. Music Supervisor Scott Vener (who also did Entourage and CW’s 90210) is so on point on his music selection its like he’s reading my mind. All the best up and coming blog favourites of the last year have been featured alongside old favourites too such as Theophilus London, Phantogram, The Rolling Stones, Quantic, Eric B & Rakim, Thievery Corporation, Joy Formidable, Waka Flocka Flame, Blue Oyster Cult and many many more.
Scott Vener (Broke Mogul) has put out a mixtape for the show with Mick Boogie and it is great featuring Future Islands, Theophilus London, Joy Formidable, Little Dragon, M83, Avicii, Summer Camp amongst many others. Stream it below and download it here.