Nick Diamonds

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    Islands' Nick Thorburn Moves Beyond "Visceral Vomit"

    For Islands' Nick Thorburn, performing live is just another piece to the creative puzzle. Formerly known as Nick Diamonds, he has fronted a number of acts starting with the Unicorns, his Montreal trio that began drawing a cult following after the release of their 2003 album Who Will Cut Our Hair Whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Bun B, Murs Guest On Fat Tony's New Double Dragon LP

    Double Dragon, rapper Fat Tony's sophomore album hits the streets on June 1, with help from Tecla, Bun B, Murs, and others. The disc will be released on the brand-new imprint Young One Records, based out of Brooklyn. The youthful Young One label is an off-shoot of Partisan Records, home to Deer Ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Last Night: Islands, Steel Phantoms And Active Child At Mango's

    Photos by Nicholas L. HallSteel Phantom​Mango's is a terrible venue, and it made a picture-perfect setting for Islands' sticky and infectiously energetic set last night. Shitty acoustics, views obstructed by support beams, fans sitting on the floor, and cramped quarters despite a somewhat mode ... More >>

  • Music

    July 1, 2010

    A Case of the Vapours

    Islands' Nick Thorburn tries to keep track of his bandmates and their aliases.

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    Islands, with Why? and Cadence Weapon

    Saturday, April 29, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-862-2513