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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.
Kelly Conaboy | August 14, 2014 - 5:11 pm

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Listen To Nick Thorburn’s Theme For Serial Season 2

Sarah Koenig pulled a BeyoncĂ© this morning, surprise-releasing the first episode of Serial's second season accompanied by a New York Times feature. The wildly popular…
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2015 - 10:12 am

Nick Diamonds – “Specimen Days” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Specimen Days" was left off City Of Quartz, Islands/Unicorns/Serial dude Nick Thorburn's latest solo release under his Nick Diamonds alias. But the song is out…
Chris DeVille | September 4, 2015 - 10:43 am

Watch Alden Penner And Michael Cera Debut Songs From Their Canadians-On-Mars Concept EP In Brooklyn

During Brooklyn's Northside Festival earlier this month, founding member of the Unicorns Alden Penner played some of his new material. Penner's upcoming EP, Canada In
Caitlin White | June 24, 2015 - 12:55 pm

Nick Diamonds – “Bohemian Groove”

The Unicorns/Islands frontman and Serial music composer Nick Thorburn always has a few things in the works. And right now, he's getting ready to release…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2015 - 12:18 pm

The Unicorns’ Alden Penner Announces New EP & Tour With Michael Cera

Canadian spaz-pop greats the Unicorns got back together for a few shows last year, and we still don't know where their reunion will lead. But…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2015 - 9:59 am

Nick Diamonds – “Witch Window” (Stereogum Premiere)

Aside from fronting the rather iconic Montreal band Unicorns and releasing several albums with his cult-favorite art-pop act Islands, Nick Thorburn is also the man…
Caitlin White | April 14, 2015 - 11:16 am

Alden Penner – “Meditate” (Feat. Michael Cera)

Canadian indie-pop trio the Unicorns broke up more than a decade ago, then reformed last year to support Arcade Fire and headline the Pop Montreal…
Patrick Hosken | January 22, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The Unicorns – “Let Me Sleep”

The Unicorns recently reunited to play some shows -- their first in a decade -- opening for Arcade Fire, and as we reported, those performances…
Miles Bowe | August 19, 2014 - 3:51 pm

The Unicorns Reunion @ The Forum, Inglewood 8/1/14

What does one hope for in a reunion show? For the band you loved to be fossilized and perfectly preserved at the time of its…
Molly Bergen | August 2, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Thank Arcade Fire For The Unicorns Reunion

Arcade Fire have been so big for so long that it's easy to forget they emerged from the same Montreal underground scene as long-dormant indie-pop…
Chris DeVille | July 25, 2014 - 1:52 pm

The Unicorns – “Rocketship” (Daniel Johnston Cover)

After 10 years broken up, the Unicorns are finally back together and touring (and opening for Arcade Fire!), and though we have yet to hear…
Miles Bowe | July 21, 2014 - 5:29 pm

The Unicorns Announce Reunion Shows Opening For Arcade Fire

Spazzed-out Montreal indie greats the Unicorns, who broke up in 2004, hinted at a possible reunion earlier this year, but when we reported it, frontman…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2014 - 11:56 am

The Unicorns Reunion Is On

UPDATE: Nick tells us in an email: "Don't get your hopes up. We are talking right now but that's as far as it's gotten. We've…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2014 - 11:59 am

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
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