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Monday, January 25 2010

Part 2: From Handsome Furs to Oneida

Slipped Discs continues with hip-hop royalty, a genre-busting classical quartet, the future of soul music, an Americana demigod and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.


Reviews

Sunday, October 6 2013

Islands: Ski Mask

For his follow-up to the excellent A Sleep and a Forgetting, Nick Thorburn returns to more quirky indie-pop fare. Kind of.


Tuesday, February 28 2012

Islands: A Sleep & A Forgetting

Islands have made their first "heartbreak" album, influenced by classic soul and doo-wop sounds.


Wednesday, October 21 2009

Islands: Vapours

Islands dials back the excess just like you like it, you damn hipster rube.


Tuesday, June 17 2008

Islands

Former Unicorn and Islands bandleader Nick “Diamonds” Thorburn has unearthed a Byzantine treasure chest from a subterranean pop goldmine, full of weird death-dreams and bloody sagas...


Thursday, May 22 2008

Islands: Arm's Way

Nick Thorburn and company deliver an album so lavish and over the top, that you have to marvel at the fact that they actually almost pull it off.


Blogs

Tuesday, January 5 2010

Islands - "No You Don't" (video)

Continuing a long tradition of women getting their big break in music videos (Alicia Silverstone, Tawny Kitaen, etc), Michael Cera, a hot up-and-coming actor making


Tuesday, August 25 2009

Islands - Vapours (new album / MP3)

Islands Vapours (Anti-) Releasing: 22 September The Montreal indie band returns this fall with their third full-length album. Jamie Thompson rejoins former bandmate Nick Diamonds on


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