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Islands prepping ‘Ski Mask’ (stream a track), playing the Bottle on fall North American tour

Islands @ Lincoln Hall, March 2012 (more by Matt Ziegler)
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Islands, the long-running project of former Unicorns frontman Nicholas Thorburn, are set to release their fifth album, called Ski Mask, in September via Thorburn’s own Manque label. You can take a listen to the LP’s lead single “Wave Forms” at the bottom of this post. Cover art and tracklisting for Ski Mask can also be found below.

Thorburn and co. will be embarking on a fall North American tour in support of their new album. That tour includes a performance at the Empty Bottle on October 14. Ticketing information is forthcoming, but check Ticketweb for updates.

All dates, that song stream, and album info. for Ski Mask are below…

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Islands – “Wave Forms”

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Islands — Ski Mask
01. Wave Forms
02. Death Drive
03. Becoming the Gunship
04. Nil
05. Sad Middle
06. Hushed Tones
07. Here Here
08. Shotgun Vision
09. Of Corpse
10. We’ll Do It So You Don’t Have To
11. Winged Beat Drums

Islands — 2013 Tour Dates
09/18 Visalia, CA The Cellar Door
09/20 Seattle, WA The Vera Project
09/21 Vancouver, British Columbia Media Club
09/22 Portland, OR Doug Fir
09/24 San Francisco, CA The Chapel
09/25 Santa Ana, CA The Constellation Room
09/26 Los Angeles, CA Eagle Rock Center for the Arts
09/27 San Diego, CA Casbah
10/08 Boston, MA Great Scott
10/09 Montreal, Quebec Il Motore
10/10 Toronto, Ontario The Garrison
10/11 Detroit, MI The Loving Touch
10/12 Madison, WI Der Rathskeller
10/13 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry
10/14 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle
10/16 Washington, DC Empty Bottle
10/17 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s
10/20 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom

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