Posts tagged "unknown mortal orchestra"

Watch Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Animated ‘Necessary Evil’ Video

Unknown Mortal Orchestra's just released the music video for "Necessary Evil," a track from his May release Multi-Love. The visual's an animated tale of love, longing, attraction,…
Brennan Carley / November 12, 2015

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Suffer Modern Maladies in ‘Can’t Keep Checking My Phone’ Video

Part of the sneaky appeal of Unknown Mortal Orchestra's brand of bedroom funk revivalism is the creeping anxiety that pervades their tracks. "Can't Keep Checking…
Colin Joyce / September 3, 2015

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Bring ‘Can’t Keep Checking My Phone’ to ‘Conan’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra released their sophomore album Multi-Love back in May, but last night the psych-pop project hit Conan for a performance of that record's…
Colin Joyce / August 26, 2015

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Explore ‘Multi-Love’ on ‘Seth Meyers’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra visited Late Night With Seth Meyers last night to perform the title track from this year's Multi-Love. Sitting atop a white piano,…
Rachel Brodsky / August 13, 2015

Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra Welcomes the Private Into Public on the Kaleidoscopic ‘Multi-Love’

Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar "Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty" fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing…
Harley Brown / May 27, 2015

Stream Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Upcoming Album, ‘Multi-Love’

Psychedelic rock group Unknown Mortal Orchestra are streaming their upcoming album, Multi-Love, in full a week before its release date. The band's genre-spanning third studio album,…
James Grebey / May 18, 2015

Jukebox Jury: Unknown Mortal Orchestra on Dad Sax and Competing With Tame Impala

The title of Unknown Mortal Orchestra's latest LP, Multi-Love, may be an explicit reference to the complicated three-person live-in relationship frontman Ruban Nielson spent a year…
Andrew Unterberger / May 14, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, AraabMuzik, Major Lazer, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from knee-slapping electronic duos, droning hardcore heroes,…
SPIN Staff / April 22, 2015

GZA and Tom Morello Join Weird Forces for One-Off Single, ‘The Mexican’

Taking time off from squabbling with Seattle restaurants, Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello has supplied guitars to Wu-Tang Clan member GZA's new one-off single,…
Brennan Carley / February 11, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘The Blacker the Berry,’ Nic Hessler’s ‘I Feel Again,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From politically minded rappers to Be Your Own Pet offshoots…
SPIN Staff / February 11, 2015

Stream Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s 22-Minute Christmas Instrumental

This holiday season has seen the usual wave of Christmas-themed one-off songs, and now we have one less-than-usual addition to the list, courtesy of Unknown…
Kyle McGovern / December 26, 2013

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Tenderly Cover Otis Redding’s ‘Dock of the Bay’

Kraut-soul trio Unknown Mortal Orchestra have got a dangerously potent combination of guts and chops. That's the only explanation why they recently took on Otis…
Chris Martins / June 13, 2013

See Unknown Mortal Orchestra Emasculate an Art Student in ‘From the Sun’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra don't mess around when it comes to music videos. In the first clip for their latest album II, McLovin waged bat-wielding war…
Chris Martins / May 30, 2013

Hear Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Post-Rock Cover of Lindstrom’s ‘Ra-ako-st’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra's just-out sophomore album II has delivered plenty of gems on their behalf: There's the "Swim and Sleep" video where puppets masturbate, the "So…
Chris Martins / April 25, 2013

Watch Puppets Masturbate in Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s ‘Swim and Sleep’ Video

Unknown Mortal Orchestra continue to take a just slightly offbeat path. Last week, the Portland-based band chewed gum during its national TV debut. Before that,…
Marc Hogan / March 4, 2013

Watch Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Low-Key U.S. TV Debut on ‘Fallon’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra turned heads with the viral hit "Ffunny Ffrends," which came out of nowhere (actually, Bandcamp) before winding up on the Portland band's…
Marc Hogan / February 26, 2013

Watch McLovin Battle a Cult in Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s ‘So Good at Being in Trouble’ Video

Nothing says "release date" like "McLovin." Portland/New Zealand's Unknown Mortal Orchestra drop their second album II today and they're celebrating with a new video for…
Daniel Kreps / February 5, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Ra Ra Riot, Tomahawk, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and More

Another week means another batch of ready-to-stream records. Plug in your headphones and tune out with these 10.1) Tomahawk, Oddfellows. "Oddfellowsis full of dusty Morricone…
Kyle McGovern / January 23, 2013

Hear Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Sepia-Soul ‘So Good at Being in Trouble’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Sky Ferreira remix was no fluke. In stretching out the atmospheric-pop singer's "Everything Is Embarrassing," UMO maestro Ruban Nielson was already working with a…
Marc Hogan / January 15, 2013

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Transform Sky Ferreira Song Into Krautrock Epic

With the Knife once again lurking, young beat-damaged popstresses like Sky Ferreira would be wise to step up their game. Luckily, the Los Angeles-born singer…
Chris Martins / December 13, 2012
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