Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Single of the Day: Unknown Mortal Orchestra “First World Problem” (2016)

June 8, 2016

A year since the release of their incredible third record Multi-Love, Unknown Mortal Orchestra have returned with the killer single “First World Problem”. Singer Ruban Nielson‘s voice takes command of this song, floating over Prince-esque guitars and the classic UMO blend of unconventional drum sounds and synths. Check out “First World Problem” here. Find Unknown […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2015: Part One – 40 to 31

December 17, 2015

Earlier today we finished up the countdown of our 40 favourite songs of 2015, and now we commence our top 40 albums of 2015, showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over the world – including plenty here at home… Here we go with 40 to 31: 40. Miguel – Wildheart “This album is pure […]

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Festival Review: Fairgrounds – Berry, NSW (05.12.15)

December 9, 2015

The first Fairgrounds Festival in Berry on the South Coast was exactly what festivals should be. A showcase of talent, relaxed and about the music. The Fairgrounds Festival was set up in Berry Showgrounds. Festival goers had access to two stages, a swimming pool, local market, a children’s activity area and a lot of food […]

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Ruban Neilson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra (NZ/US) on adapting ‘Multi-Love’ for the live stage!

November 13, 2015

Unknown Mortal Orchestra released possibly one of my favourite albums of the year in the acclaimed Multi-Love. Since its release in the earlier part of the year, UMO have been on the road consistently, building their now-renowned live presence stronger and stronger. Having last seen the band perform out this way on the Laneway Festival […]

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Single of the Day: Silicon “Cellophane [Unknown Mortal Orchestra rework]” (2015)

November 13, 2015

Brothers Ruben Neilson (of Unknown Mortal Orchestra) and Kody Neilson have been making music together for a long time; they used to be in the same bands, but we’ve just gotten the most recent collaboration in the form of Kody’s solo project, Silicon, reworked by Unknown Mortal Orchestra. It’s a sonically stunning, offbeat sounding track […]

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