Tagged: Unknown Mortal Orchestra


Stream: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, “Rà-àkõ-st” (Lindstrom Cover)

One of my favorite things about Unknown Mortal Orchestra is how their music exists in this weird place between stoned funk, pastoral folk and off-the-wall psych. It finds its way into everything they do—which is … read more »

POSTED April 24, 2013 5:57PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Ten Artists Talk About The Songs They Can’t Stop Falling in Love With

Pop music very likely taught you more about the birds and the bees than your parents ever did, so it’s no surprise that when you actually experience the highs and lows of love, it’s music … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2013 10:02AM IN NWSPRINT Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

By the Numbers: Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s II

In By the Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. This week, we tackle Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s sophomore album II, out today via Jagjaguwar and streaming in … read more »

POSTED February 5, 2013 11:45AM IN BY THE NUMBERS TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Unknown Mortal Orchestra,”Swim and Sleep (Like A Shark)”

Newly signed to Jagjaguwar and set to tour with Grizzly Bear over the next few months, Unknown Mortal Orchestra is understandably in a celebratory mood. Here, the band gives us a first taste of what … read more »

POSTED September 18, 2012 10:20AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Interview: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

In their Step Into The Black interview, Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Ruban Nielson explains the origins of the band’s name and how he got into making music. He’s also quick to point out the difference between … read more »

POSTED July 12, 2012 5:00PM IN Featured - Captain Morgan Black, Videos TAGS: , , ,
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Video: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, “Jello and Juggernauts (Live in Minneapolis)”

Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Ruban Nielson looks effortlessly cool, chewing gum and looking at his feet while delivering cracked vocals and guitar sounds that kids try for years to produce in their parents’ garages. This performance … read more »

POSTED July 11, 2012 2:15PM IN Featured - Captain Morgan Black, Videos Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, “I’ll Come Back 4 U”

Today Unknown Mortal Orchestra released a new song, “I’ll Come Back 4 U,” through the Adult Swim Singles Program. It’s a sunny psychedelic track, suited for playing on repeat while you’re posted up in a … read more »

POSTED June 18, 2012 5:36PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Solid Gold Step Into The Black in Minneapolis

Last night’s Minneapolis edition of the Step Into The Black concert series presented by Captain Morgan and FADER featured local synth-poppers Solid Gold and Portland psych darlings Unknown Mortal Orchestra. The evening began with a … read more »

POSTED June 6, 2012 2:01PM IN Featured - Captain Morgan Black, Photos TAGS: , , , ,

In Mexico With: Festival NRMAL

A couple days before SXSW, I traveled to Monterrey, Mexico for Festival NRMAL, a one-day, 55-band party. Taking a barely-planned trip just ahead of Austin’s endless sea of wristbands and Jacked Doritos seemed like maybe … read more »

POSTED April 2, 2012 12:00PM IN SPECIALS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Video: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, “Strangers Are Strange”

It feels like this is what would’ve happened if everyone showed up to the set of Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” video way too stoned to pull off the fast-paced chase scenes and car stunts. Unknown Mortal … read more »

POSTED February 20, 2012 4:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,