TST Premiere: Gold Beach – “The Soft Effect”


Today marks the release of Austin based Gold Beach’s new self-titled single. The record is the first in a series of 7”s that is being released as a joint effort by Velvet Blue Music, Spune and Tree Fall Sounds. It features two tracks on white vinyl. Side A contains “Gold Beach,” a track off the [...]

Interview: William Cashion of Future Islands


As you might guess, I’m a pretty big fan of Future Islands. I became aware of the trio’s existence just before their LP, In Evening Air, came out in 2010. Their consistent touring habits and push to create and release interesting, uniquely styled, emotionally driven, danceable, electro-gelled tunes keeps me on edge, and has rightfully [...]

Review: Future Islands @ the EARL


In the crevice of the cool Saturday night air of a windy, post-Thanksgiving weekend, Baltimore trio Future Islands take allotted time for a show at the E.A.R.L. in East Atlanta, not terribly far from where they met and this whole musical thing began [as college friends in Greenville, NC]. Frontman Samuel T. Herring bookends the [...]