Future Islands, SXSW. Photo: Joy Shi
Baltimore badasses Future Islands, who just won the SXSW accolade for Developing US Act (who knew SXSW gave out awards?), have a new album, Singles, coming out next week and you can stream it now courtesy of NPR. If you were wondering, this is what “too noisy for new wave, too pussy for punk” sounds like — we’ll tell you it’s nothing short of excellent. Give it a listen here.