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Unknown Mortal Orchestra bring all the weird “sex & food” to the Wiltern

Touring their newest release, Sex & Food, psych-rockers Unknown Mortal Orchestra played The Wiltern in Los Angeles Friday night. From the faux plants to white shag carpet to a turntable and collection of accompanying vinyl, it was as if Ruban Nielson invited the entirety of the sold out crowd into his basement and said, “hey, […]

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Future Islands and RL Grime redeem catastrophic finale for Beach Goth day two

It all started with a drizzle. Like some cruelly designed Rube Goldberg device, Beach Goth 2016 on day two began with a promising overcast skyline that eventually deteriorated into a full-blown catastrophe that led to an entire stage being shut-down, the cancellation of headline acts, and utter confusion due to virtually no communication from the festival’s […]

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Grimes battles Guns and Roses for Coachella crowd, takes fans into the Belly of the Beat

Pushing through the body aches, inevitable soreness, and ritualistic hangovers of the previous night, festival-goers made their enthused return to the Empire Polo Fields for Coachella’s second day. The atmosphere was a veritable powder keg, with the catalyst being the rock-’n’-roll  dominated day to ensue and eventually explode spectacularly with Guns and Roses headlining slot. […]

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra lay down the layers and brass at sold-out Fonda Theatre gig

I wasn’t expecting Wednesday night to be so much fun but Unknown Mortal Orchestra really knows how to put on a show. I’ve had friends tell me UMO were terrible live, and I haven’t listened to them enough to form a solid opinion, but Ruban Nielson and crew won me over. UMO’s sound and arrangements […]

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra announce show date at Fonda Theatre

Unknown Mortal Orchestra have announced a run of 2016 tour dates with a stop in Los Angeles at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. UMO will headline the famed Fonda Theatre on Wednesday, February 3 with direct tour support from Lower Dens. UMO have been touring in support of their incredible new album, Multi-Love which was […]

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra infuse fans with energy at FYF

Cutting early from the FYF Arena stage we crossed over to the Lawn stage to catch at least a few songs from the experimental and always fantastic Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Everyone there were definitely UMO fans, giving out a cheer the second the band came on the stage. With the heat still strong against our […]

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Day two Outside Lands rattles with The Black Keys, Misterwives, Billy Idol and more

Day two of Outside Lands began like many mornings in San Francisco, foggy. There was a chill in the damp air as I pulled my jacket snugly around my shoulders and made my way into Golden Gate Park for a marathon day of music. Rumor had it that thousands more fans would be flocking in […]

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Watch Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s trippy new video for “Ur Life One Night”

Unknown Mortal Orchestra have revealed the official video for “Ur Life One Night.” The Bollywood-looking video is quite the trip chockfull of sexy goddesses, animation, horse puppet-men and kaleidoscopes of dancing humans. The song is taken from Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s latest album release, Multi-Love. Directed by Manoj Leonel Jahson, the video is quite the exotic […]

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Stream Toro Y Moi’s new album “What For?”

After creating “chillwave” albums with an R&B influence, Toro y Moi is back with a new album that really doesn’t stick too much to his usual sound theme. Taking inspiration from iconic bands like Big Star, Talking Heads and Todd Rundgren, Toro y Moi’s new album, What For? seems to revive the smooth rock sounds of […]

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Win Tickets to Unknown Mortal Orchestra & More at First Fridays at The Natural History Museum

The final installment of The Natural History Museum’s First Fridays event is this Friday, June 6 and will be featuring awesome live performances from Unknown Mortal Orchestra, De Lux, Tobacco and Painted Palms. KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Garth Trinidad will also be spinning throughout the evening. In addition to rocking out you can nerd […]

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