Islands' forthcoming Vapours (due out Sept. 22) heralds Jamie Thompson's return to the art-pop group he and singer Nick Diamonds formed in 2005 out of the ashes of the Unicorns; the album sounds like T. Rex as fronted by Midnite Vultures-era Beck. With Das Racist (aka the "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell" guys) and Radical Dads.
Wed., Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m., 2009
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