Samuel T Herring of Future Islands performs at Iveagh Gardens on July 6th, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. Photograph:  Kieran Frost/Redferns

Samuel T Herring marvels at sight in front of him. “This is gorgeous,” he says, before the music starts. “It’s always good to be in Dublin . . . But I(...)

Samuel T Herring of Future Islands performing at the Electric Picnic in 2015. Photograph: Dave Meehan

There’s no show like a Future Islands show and we’re not just saying that because frontman Samuel T Herring bears a certain je ne sais quoi akin to Mu(...)

Lee Flynn and Leah Erwin from Clare enjoying the Longitude Music festival at Marlay Park. Photograph: Alan Betson

This year at Longitude, MCD has tweaked the main arena set up, shifting the main stage on to it’s western edge. After 7pm this puts the main stage cro(...)

Heart and soul: Gerrit Welmers, Samuel T Herring and William Cashion of Future Islands. ‘Everyone wants us to keep growing. I was like, can we stop growing this year and leave something for next year?’ Photograph: Timothy Saccenti

Sometime in the next couple of months, Future Islands will play their 1,000th gig. That’s 1,000 gigs after years of touring up and down the US, and(...)

These are strange times for the long-running Baltimore band. A recent TV appearance on Late Show with David Letter(...)