While Hurricane Irene blasted up the East Coast in September, Magnetic Island — formerly known as Renminbi — were holed away in Burlington, VT, and their hometown of Brooklyn working on their debut full-length album. The resulting songs sound a lot like that ferocious, but unpredictable storm: dark, brooding, and mysterious.
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Magnetic Island’s self-titled LP is out January 17th.
Official website: http://www.magneticislandband.com
Upcoming tour dates:
1/25/12 @ Death By Audio in Brooklyn, NY (album release show)
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