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Mister Heavenly – “Bronx Sniper”

Mister Heavenly, the side-project of Islands' Nick Thorburn, Man Man's Honus Honus, and Modest Mouse's Joe Plummer, release their debut Out Of Love next month…
Brandon Stosuy | July 8, 2011 - 2:52 pm

Mister Heavenly – “Mister Heavenly”/”Pineapple Girl”

You got some sense of what Mister Heavenly sounds like when video of the band performing with temporary bassist Michael Cera surfaced in December. But…
jessica | January 14, 2011 - 1:59 pm

Watch Mister Heavenly Debut With Michael Cera On Bass

Mister Heavenly, the recently-signed-to-Sub-Pop supergroup, is Man Man's Honus Honus and Islands's Nick Thorburn (who met over their love of all-denim outfits aka "Canadian tuxedos"),…
jessica | December 2, 2010 - 12:15 pm

Islands Played Unicorns & Daniel Johnston Songs For Big Terrific’s Big Show @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn

There's a comedy show here in Williamsburg that makes for really good Wednesday diversions. It's called Big Terrific, it happens in the Cameo Lounge (which…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2010 - 5:53 pm

Nick Thorburn Debuts New Islands Songs

Radio Happy Hour is a live murder mystery / comedy hour done in the style of an old radio program. They do it every couple…
jessica | July 14, 2010 - 4:06 pm

The ‘Gum Bowl: The Outtakes Reel

After rolling out this video series in which we met the bowlers, watched the first round of the tournament and championship match, there's only one…
Amrit Singh | June 9, 2010 - 10:13 am

The ‘Gum Bowl: Behind The Scenes Photos

One more tease before the awesome videos come. Yesterday you saw photos from the inaugural 'Gun Bowl charity bowling tournament. Soon you'll see all the…
Amrit Singh | May 27, 2010 - 1:02 pm

The ‘Gum Bowl: Photos Of The Tournament

Imagine getting a bunch of your favorite comedians and musicians into a bowling alley, telling them they were there for a good cause, then getting…
Amrit Singh | May 26, 2010 - 6:34 pm

Stereogum & Videogum Present: The ‘Gum Bowl

Well this oughta be fun. A few things we love: Charity, bowling, music, and comedy. What we are doing about it: Combining all of them…
Amrit Singh | May 14, 2010 - 6:07 pm

Nick Thorburn – “Gone Bananas” (Rough Mix)

About this time last year, Islands' Nick Thorburn promised via a Progress Report to do a free solo album called I Am An Attic as…
jessica | February 22, 2010 - 5:05 pm

New Islands Video (Feat. Michael Cera) – “No You Don’t”

Michael Cera in a music video for the Islands directed by TV Carnage? Sounds like someone is getting all his ducks in a row before…
Amrit Singh | January 5, 2010 - 9:57 am

Stream Islands’ Vapours

LP3 (out Tuesday on ANTI-) finds Nick Thorburn reunited with Jamie Thompson on drum machines and sequencers. In January Nick told us, "It's a very…
Scott Lapatine | September 17, 2009 - 4:58 pm

New Islands – “Vapours” (Stereogum Premiere)

Nick Diamonds and his Islands are some album details and one MP3 into the promotional swing for their forthcoming Arm's Way followup, Vapours. Today they…
Amrit Singh | August 25, 2009 - 9:26 am

Islands Reveal Vapours Tracklist

In addition to giving us a listen of lead MP3 "No You Don't" and revealing that steamy album art, today Nick Diamonds' reconfigured Islands offer…
Amrit Singh | July 30, 2009 - 4:51 pm