Isles & Glaciers

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Isles & Glaciers
Jonny Craig and Craig Owens of Isles & Glaciers performing their only show at SXSW.
Background information
OriginRoyal Oak, Michigan, United States
Years active2008–2010
LabelsEqual Vision
Associated acts
Past members

Isles & Glaciers was an American supergroup formed in 2008. They recorded material for their debut EP, The Hearts of Lonely People December 3–13, 2008 in Seattle, Washington and again in April 2009.[citation needed] It was produced by Casey Bates,[citation needed] and was released on March 9, 2010. Vocalist Craig Owens stated that the group will not be collaborating or releasing new material again. However Vic Fuentes stated that the band may release more material in the future.[2]


Isles & Glaciers was first rumored to exist after Craig Owens, lead vocalist of D.R.U.G.S. and Chiodos and Jonny Craig, formerly of Dance Gavin Dance and Emarosa, performed a show in Lexington, Kentucky on August 30, 2008.[3] Owens confirmed the rumors on September 4, 2008.[4] Alternative Press announced the project officially and released the band's final lineup on December 15, 2008.[citation needed]

On January 18, 2009, both Owens and Brian Southall premiered three rough demos, "Clush" and "Hills Like White Elephants" and "Empty Sighs and Wine", for an upcoming EP, and took part in an interview with 89X Radio in Windsor, Canada.[5]

Isles & Glaciers played their first and only scheduled live show on March 21, 2009, which was presented by Alternative Press at Emo's Bar in Austin, Texas for a free show during SXSW.[6][7][8] In an interview done by DJ Rossstar on Stickam, Craig Owens stated that members in the band want to perform future shows in random locations, such as Alaska.[9]

Their debut EP, The Hearts of Lonely People, was released on March 9, 2010.[10][11] A remix was released on November 11, 2014.[12]

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  1. ^ "Isles And Glaciers : Equal Vision Records". Retrieved 2011-10-15.
  2. ^ Tsai, Matthew (4 January 2011). "Isles & Glaciers Not Completely Melted - News Article". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved 5 February 2011.
  3. ^ August 30, 2008.
  4. ^ Archived 2008-10-15 at the Wayback Machine. September 4, 2008
  5. ^ January 18, 2009
  6. ^ February 23, 2009
  7. ^ March 23, 2009
  8. ^ AP: FEATURES - Isles & Glaciers March 23, 2009
  9. ^ "Video by DJ Rossstar". 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
  10. ^ "Isles & Glaciers EP Release Date - News Article". 2010-03-09. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
  11. ^ "Happy Holidays from Equal Vision Records! : Equal Vision Records". Retrieved 2011-10-15.
  12. ^ "Listen to Isles & Glaciers' 'The Hearts Of Lonely People (Remixes)' - Alternative Press". Alternative Press. Retrieved 12 May 2015.

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