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It shouldn't be expected that Unknown Mortal Orchestra would be dolling out new tunes so quickly after the release of their excellent sophomore LP II and a lengthy tour with Foxygen and Wampire in…   Read Story »
Unknown Mortal Orchestra played a homecoming show at Aladdin Theater in Portland over the weekend. Wrapping up their tour with fellow Oregonians and recent BTW Wampire, UMO played a drum jam-filled…   Read Story »
"Swim And Sleep (Like A Shark)" from Unknown Mortal Orchestra's recent LP II is quaint and lackadaisical, all clean riffs and soothsaying vocals. When Norway electronic luminary Lindstrøm takes it…   Read Story »
The video for "Swim And Sleep (Like A Shark)," a flinty and idiosyncratic indie-pop song from Unknown Mortal Orchestra's new album II, has a cast made up entirely of marionette puppets, many of whom…   Read Story »
On "Spirit Forest," Portland duo Wampire show how you can take a few simple elements and combine them to create something greater than its parts. The track is far more laid back than their glitzy…   Read Story »
Before last night, the Portland/New Zealand indie-pop trio Unknown Mortal Orchestra had never shown their faces on American television. But they still looked pretty casual on last night's episode of…   Read Story »
Today, the twitchy indie trio Unknown Mortal Orchestra release sophomore album II, and they've also chosen this morning to drop their video for the surprisingly graceful and funky single "So Good At…   Read Story »
The Portland/New Zealand tricky psych trio Unknown Mortal Orchestra return in two weeks with their sophomore album II, and the two early singles we've posted "Swim And Sleep (Like A Shark)" and "So…   Read Story »
"So Good At Being In Trouble" is the second single from Unknown Mortal Orchestra's sophomore album II. It's a laid back tune with a heavy bass backbone that adds a little bit of funk to the song's…   Read Story »
Unknown Mortal Orchestra's original "Swim And Sleep (Like A Shark)" is a mellow, sweetly gauzy pop track. The thing about sharks is that even when they're asleep, they are constantly moving forward…   Read Story »