Nick Diamonds

Islands Share ‘The Joke’ and ‘Christmas Tree,’ Two New Singles From Two New Albums

Indie shape-shifter Nick Thorburn, a.k.a. Nick Diamonds, has fronted short-lived but influential weirdo darlings the Unicorns, fashioned a jazzy effort as Reefer with hip-hop producer Daddy…
Evan Siegel / March 25, 2016

Nick Thorburn Shares Full ‘Serial’ Season Two Soundtrack

Nick Thorburn, better known as Nick Diamonds from the Unicorns and Islands, composes the music for real-crime podcast Serial. Now, the full 23-song soundtrack for…
Rachel Brodsky / February 25, 2016

New ‘Serial’ Season Features More Music and a Theme by Nick Thorburn

Wildly popular true crime mystery podcast Serial returned for its second season last week, this time focusing on the strange saga of U.S. Army Sgt. and Taliban captive…
James Grebey / December 14, 2015

El-P and Nick Diamonds Form Stepson, Serve Up ‘Movie Tit’

Some musicians go it alone or stay with the band that made them until the bitter end. Others are born restless, and those rōnin warriors…
Chris Martins / November 30, 2012