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Islands – “Wave Forms”

Islands, the project led by former Unicorn Nick Thorburn, stays forever busy. Their last album, A Sleep & A Forgetting, is only a year old,…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2013 - 9:01 am

Stepson (El-P & Nick Diamonds) – “Movie Tit”

El-P and Islands' Nick Diamonds are no stranger to collaboration -- most recently, see "Stay Down" from El's excellent Cancer For Cure, or that screengrab…
Amrit Singh | November 30, 2012 - 1:55 pm

Spotify In The USA: One Year Later

In 2011, the Internet exploded with subscription-based streaming services. Google, iTunes and Amazon all wanted a piece of that magic digital jukebox in the sky.
Lauretta Charlton | July 16, 2012 - 1:02 pm

Fat Tony & Tom Cruz – “Bad Habits” (Feat. Bun B & Nick Diamonds)

Today, the brand new Brooklyn-based label Young One announced its formation, and it's already got a small but seriously impressive roster: Bay Area cloud-rap pioneers…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2012 - 3:16 pm

Watch El-P & Nick Diamonds Play Letterman

At this point, it's pretty expected for every big indie rock type to make the late-night rounds whenever a new record drops. But there's still…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2012 - 9:02 am

The Magic – “Mr. Hollywood”

"Mr. Hollywood" is the debut single from the Magic, a group that consists of Islands brothers Geordie and Evan Gordon, who hail from Guelph, Ontario…
Corban Goble | April 27, 2012 - 10:37 am

Islands – “Hallways” Video

In the video for Islands' jumpy, jittery quasi-pop song "Hallways," frontman Nick Thorburn is surprised to find himself singing for a band of marionette skeletons,…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2012 - 10:10 am

Stream Islands A Sleep & A Forgetting

Since announcing plans for a new album last October, the Islands' Nick Thorburn has given us "Hallways" and "This Is Not A Song" (proving, indeed,…
Corban Goble | February 7, 2012 - 1:25 pm

Islands – “Hallways”

A Sleep & A Forgetting, the new album from Nick Thorburn's Islands crew, is a month away from release, and first single "This Is Not
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2012 - 2:37 pm

Islands – “This Is Not A Song” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Islands' video for their new "This Is Not A Song" is a classical piece of pop filmmaking: Just the members of the band looking sharp…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2011 - 1:31 pm

Islands A Sleep & A Forgetting Details

Now that he's returned from a sojourn with side project Mister Heavenly, Nick Thorburn came home and rattled out a new Islands record. The title,…
Corban Goble | October 27, 2011 - 1:09 pm

Nick Diamonds Releases Free I Am An Attic LP

Lead Island, ex-Unicorn, present Mssr. Heavenly Nick Thorburn has made good on his years-old promise to gift us with a free album, despite wondering along
Amrit Singh | July 11, 2011 - 9:35 am