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There was a not-entirely-common sight down around the Brooklyn Navy Yard last night. Dozens of cabs lined the street, because depending on where you're coming from the Navy Yard can kind of be a pain…   Read Story »
Vice is throwing an invite-only party tomorrow night in Brooklyn to celebrate their 20th anniversary, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner -- who will be part of the house band along with Andrew…   Read Story »
Nick Thorburn, who fronted the Unicorns and currently leads Islands, has shared the original score he created for an offshoot of the This American Life podcast called Serial. Serial takes listeners…   Read Story »
How old were you when the Unicorns broke up? It was ten years ago, so it would be your age minus ten. Oh my god. Were you even born yet? If you're taking your age and subtracting ten and getting a…   Read Story »
Michael Cera, Tim & Eric, Reggie Watts, and Sarah Silverman are the creators of the YouTube channel JASH, and they frequently bring in other comedians to collaborate with them. Today found Michael…   Read Story »
This week at the IFC Center in NYC, Oscilloscope Labs presents the opening run of its latest critically acclaimed film, Only The Young. (Get tickets here, film folk. It looks nice!) It focuses on…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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, one man is the Islands). Now, the entirety of A…   Read Story »
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, A Sleep & A Forgetting is either a Wordsworth…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »