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Mister Heavenly are back, releasing new LP & touring (listen to “Beat Down”)

Remember Mister Heavenly, the supergroup of Honus Honus (Man Man), Nick Diamonds (The Unicorns, Islands), and drummer Joe Plummer (Modest Mouse, The Shins), that sometimes also included Michael Cera? Well, they're back!

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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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Alden Penner’s EP is out now (watch the new video)

Former Unicorns co-frontman Alden Penner releases his new solo EP, Canada In Space, today. You can pick one up here. As mentioned, it features actor/musician Michael Cera, who Alden's been tourin...

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Michael Cera collaborated with The Unicorns’ Alden Penner, touring with him, NYC included (dates, stream)

It's no secret that Michael Cera is bros with members of indie vets The Unicorns. That's him pictured above playing with Nick Thorburn's band Mister Heavenly (which also included Modest Mouse and Man Man members) in 2011, a year after he starred in a video by Nick's other band, Isla...

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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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The Unicorns’ Alden Penner releasing a new solo EP (listen)

Alden (left) w/ The Unicorns in August (more by Mimi Hong)

Earlier this year, The Unicorns reunited, and earlier than that, member Alden Penner released his debut solo album...

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Pop Montreal wrap-up (Unicorns, TOPS, SEOUL, Monomyth, Holy Data & more) ++ 2015 dates announced

Pop Montreal happened last week at venues all over the Quebec city. I've been to M for Montreal many times, but this year was my first Pop and it was a pretty fun time...

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Arcade Fire complete Barclays Center run w/ David Byrne covering Suicide & Television opening (pics, video, setlist)

Arcade Fire completed the three-night Barclays Center run of their current tour last night (8/24). Like the first two, Dan Deacon and the reunited Unicorns opened, but this one was extra special because it also included an opening set from New York's legendary Television...

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Arcade Fire continued their 3-night run at Barclays Center w/ Unicorns & Dan Deacon, wrap up tonight (night 2 pics, video)

The three-night run at Barclays Center of Arcade Fire's current tour, continued last night (8/23), with Marky Ramone joining the band for two Ramones covers, following NY Dolls' David Johansen (as Buster Poindexter) joining them on nigh...

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Arcade Fire kicked off three-night stand at Barclays Center with Dan Deacon and The Unicorns (pics, video)

Arcade Fire kicked off their three-night stand at Brooklyn's sprawling Barclays Center last night (8/22). As mentioned, after the bobblehead version of the band appeared on a second platform to mime New York Dolls' "Personality Crisis," Arcade Fire brought out David Johansen in Buster Poindexter mode to perform his 1987 hit "Hot Hot Hot," complete with a conga line of more bobbleheads and carnival-goers that all ended up on the stage and stayed up there for the equally joyous "Here Comes the Night Time...

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