Foreign Islands

Foreign Islands

Formed in the spring of 2005, Brooklyn's Foreign Islands generates a distinctive style of post-punk dance music.

Mark Ryan, lead singer, urban legend and well-known NYC nightlife personality, originally formed the band with friend and producer Dean Baltulonis. After recruiting the rest of their line-up, the band recorded and self-released their eponymous debut EP in August 2005. The quickly earned a reputation as one of New York's best live acts, serving up tight, energetic sets with added percussion, buzzes and electronic beeps. Mark Ryan's... more