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Nick Diamonds – “The Sting”

Nick Thorburn (of Islands, the Unicorns, and Mister Heavenly fame) has announced a new solo album under the name Nick Diamonds. Thorburn's first album under the Diamonds moniker was 2011's I Am An Attic. The followup to that is called City Of Quartz, and he's shared the first single from it, "The Sting." It's a… More »

By: James Rettig / February 25, 2015

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 above from their joint stop by Letterman's place -- though this is the first listen from their dedicated joint-venture Stepson. "See you in a movie" is a fine… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 30, 2012

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 Main Attrakionz, wide-eyed Queens trio Children Of The Night, and buzzy young Houston MC Fat Tony. Next month, Tony will link with the rapper/producer Tom Cruz to release… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 16, 2012

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 a transgressive charge to seeing El-P, patron saint of New York noise-rap, stopping by to see fellow redhead David Letterman on network TV last night. El brought Islands frontman Nick… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 16, 2012

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 the way (and even this morning) about its quality. He's seemed genuinely uncertain, though after hearing the pretty pair of preview tracks we posted last winter… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 11, 2011