Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Layla” [Video]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra announces the release of the previously-teased forthcoming double album V, due March 17th via Jagjaguwar. Conceived in Palm Springs, California between the dry freeways and the lush coastline of Hilo, Hawaii, V is led by Hawaiian-New Zealand musician Ruban Nielson and draws from the rich traditions of West Coast AOR, classic hits, weirdo pop and Hawaiian … Read more

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Sex & Food [Album Review]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sex & Food Jagjaguwar [2018] Fire Note Says: Unknown Mortal Orchestra shed some synths for more strings in this fun batch of songs. Album Review: I’ll alway remember the first time I heard Unknown Mortal Orchestra. In that basement in 2011 I’d never heard a style like it. I didn’t know that … Read more

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Multi-Love [Album Review]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Multi-Love Jagjaguwar [2015] Fire Note Says: UMO redefine what you thought you knew. Album Review: If you would have told me this time last year that I‘d be shaking my ass to a Unknown Mortal Orchestra album, I‘d have called you crazy. Having sprung out of New Zealand in 2011 with their … Read more

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Multi-Love Deluxe Bundle with Pink Vinyl

Unknown Mortal Orchestra have announced their new album Multi-Love, due out May 26 via Jagjaguwar. It follows 2013’s II. Along with the announcement, you can now pick up the limited vinyl bundle HERE. The bundle includes 1) Multi-Love on limited edition pink vinyl LP (while supplies last) and CD. 2) Limited edition ‘SB-01/SB-02’ 12″, featuring … Read more

Unknown Mortal Orchestra shares new video + releases “II” today

To coincide with today’s release of their brand new record II, Unknown Mortal Orchestra is sharing the music video for “So Good At Being In Trouble” starring actor and musician Chris Mintz-Plasse alongside Ruban Nielson. The clip, directed by Danny Perez (known for his extensive work with Animal Collective and Black Dice), provides a perfect … Read more

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: II [Album Review]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra II Jagjaguwar Records [2013] Fire Note Says: No sophomore slump here as Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s II incorporates more and keeps it fresh! Album Review: It’s been about three years since we’ve last been graced with the off kilter wackiness of a UMO (Unknown Mortal Orchestra) record, and that make their return quite … Read more