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Islands celebrated ‘Return to the Sea’ 10th anniversary @ Webster Hall (pics)

Michael Cera joined them for part of the show.

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new MST3K host Jonah Ray tells us his top 10 mostly-music favorites of 2016

Jonah says, " All and all though, it’s been a pretty great year.....I mean, for stuff coming out. Nearly everything else about this year has been TERRIBLE. But! In hindsight, it could be not so bad. For all we know, 2017 could be THE WORST year we’ve ever known...and it’s shaping up to be that way too!"

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Islands reissuing ‘Return to the Sea,’ playing 10th anniversary shows

The reissue includes the remastered album with never-before-released archival photos and an essay by frontman Nick Diamonds. They'll play the album in full in NYC and LA with a string section and special guests.

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TUNS (members of Sloan, Super Friendz & Inbreds) ready debut LP, share 1st single, opening for Islands in Brooklyn

It's a '90s Halifax pop explosion.

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Islands share “The Weekend” video, on tour, playing NYC with TUNS and Lushlife this weekend

Islands have a new video, and their tour with Lushlife hits NYC this weekend for a show with Canadian indie rock supergroup TUNS (members of Sloan, Super Friendz & The Inbreds).

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Islands announce two albums & tour (dates, song streams)

Last year, Nick Diamonds did the solo thing, but this year his band Islands is back for not one but two albums. To quote the press release, "Don't get it twisted: This is not a double album, nor is it a case of editing gone a...

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Nick Diamonds announces tour in support of his new solo album (dates, song streams)

The Unicorns' reunion was sadly short-lived, but both of the band's frontmen have remained busy with their solo projects. Alden Penner just wrapped up a tour, and Nick Diamonds (who you also know as Islands' frontman) just announced ...

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Serial podcast music written by dude from the Unicorns (listen)

This may be old news to you, especially if you're a Serial podcast-listening, indie rock expert who paid attention to the credits for the past 3+ months and heard Nick Thorburn's name and immediately recognized it as that guy also known as Nick Diamonds from Islands and the recently reunited Unicorns...

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Vice is throwing a huge party in Brooklyn tonight (Nick Zinner posted the insane lineup)

Earlier this week we started to hear rumblings of a super secret, giant Vice party taking place Friday night (tonight, 12/5) somewhere in Brooklyn...

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Islands announce tour, playing Baby’s All Right (dates)

Nick Diamonds at Bowery Ballroom in April (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Still no word on the Unicorns reunion, but Nick Diamonds just announced a tour with his band Islands to go down from late August into September...

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