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Islands is an indie rock band formed in 2005 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and currently based in Los Angeles, California

Hailing from Montreal, Canada, Islands is a 6 piece band founded in 2005 by The Unicorns co-founder/songwriter Nick Thorburn (often performing as "Nick Diamonds") and drummer J'Aime Tambeur. Following the untimely disbandment of The Unicorns as they teetered on the brink of breaking through, Islands' debut release entitled Return to the Sea, with its quirky sounds and refreshing, catchy… read more

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  • Arm's Way is incredible, classic, amazing. Sad that the reception was poor and Islands didn't continue that way (with a huge band and multiple violinists). I liked Vapours but last two albums I haven't spun more than once or twice.
  • Agree with HighOnSunday!
  • Arm's Way is definitely their masterpiece... An amazing album. But Islands are consistently amazing :)
  • Islands. These guys really now how to ... kind of. get my pussy wet
  • KEXP set is good.
  • loving the new album, as well as the others
  • I don't know guys, Arm's Way is still the best for me
  • oh snap, didn't expect this new album :O
  • Every single album Islands does is their best.
  • New album is great. Islands are one of the most consistent bands around. Ski Mask feels like Vapours and AS&AF mashed together.

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