Future Islands is an American alternative rock and synth-pop band from Greenville, North Carolina. The band is currently based in Baltimore, Maryland, and they’ve been active since 2006.
The band’s lineup consists of frontman Sam Herring, drummer Mike Lowry, keyboardist Gerrit Welmers, and bassist William Cashion. They’re best known for Samuel Herring’s passionate vocals and their 80s-inspired synths and keyboards, as well as for an unforgettable performance on The Late Show with David Letterman from back in 2014.
Here’s everything you need to know about Future Islands.