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June 14, 2010 drainu182 0

Active Child is excited to announce that he will be touring the US in support of Islands and Steel Phantoms. Beginning at the Northside Festival at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY, on Sunday, June 27, and culminating in a performance at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI, on Saturday, July 10, Active Child will be touring the States for the first time to showcase the songs that have allowed him to garner critical praise from the …

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Islands – “No You Don’t” (w/Michael Cera) Video Release Party Tonight

January 6, 2010 drainu182 0

Islands have a new video out for “No You Don’t” starring actor Michael Cera tripping out on pills. It’s a fun, hilarious video. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out below. Also, tonight at Legion in Williamsburg (where we had our CMJ party!), there’ll be a video release party. Director Derrick “Pinky” Beckles of TV Carnage and Islands’ Nick Diamonds will be there.

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Islands Ticket Giveaway, new album Vapours in stores now!

September 28, 2009 drainu182 0

Nick Diamonds’ polymorphous pop band, Islands, is back with their third studio album, Vapours. The 2006 debut, Return to the Sea, found eccentric and mellifluous pop tunes performed with a cast of characters from Montreal’s thriving music scene (including members of Arcade Fire and Wolf Parade), helmed by Nick Diamonds and Jamie Thompson. Thompson departed amicably from the group shortly after the album was released, and 2007’s Arm’s Way found the band turning in a new direction towards …