Island guest on ‘Records In My Life’

UK band Island joined us for a chat about influential music, prior to their show at the Fox Theatre in Vancouver, BC. The band offered up several new albums for us to check out. We even managed to get, all the guys to let us know which music they prefer to do housework to! Islands are touring behind their current release Feels Like Air, now available via Frenchkiss Records.

Live Dates

1 – Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen
2 – Columbus, OH – Basement
4 – Boston, MA – Great Scott
5 – Washington, DC – Songbyrd
6 – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right

Island on Records In My Life references the following albums:

Island – Feels Like Air
The Strokes – Is This It
The Strokes – Room on Fire
Kings of Leon – Youth and Young Manhood
Kings of Leon – Aha Shake Heartbreak
Kings of Leon – Because of the Times
Kings of Leon – Only By Night
Leif Erikson – Leif Erikson
Club Kuru – Giving In
Otzeki – Binary Childhood
Rage Against the Machine – Rage Against the Machine
Beach House – Devotion
Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
Radiohead – In rainbows
The Mars Volta – De-louced In the Comatorium
Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan
Pete Rock & C L Smooth – The Main Ingredient

Island on Records In My Life is hosted and produced by Charles Brownstein
Video, Audio and Editing by Mark R Henning
Co-produced by Jordan Acomba

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Forming as teenagers when frontman Rollo Doherty’s acoustic bedroom project was treated to the boisterous backing of guitarist Jack Raeder, bassist James Wolfe and drummer Toby Richards in a dingy windowless practice room where they began to painstakingly shape a sound which combined darkly twisting instrumental with a sweetly melodic song-writing nous that belied their age.

The quartet released their debut EP ‘Girl’ in late 2015 and it shimmering refrains turned heads almost immediately. First single ‘Stargazer


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