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Saturday

Unknown Mortal Orchestra II Released!




My favorite lo-fi, psychedelic, modern garage band just released their 2nd album a few days ago (Feb 5, 2013). Above is the last track, and a great example of the UMO sound, that hasn't changed at all from the debut. So this lo-fi thing is definitely a big part of their brand.

See our earlier post with live vid cut from debut album.

Singer/guitarist Ruban Nielson leads the Portland based power trio, although Nielson himself originally hails from New Zealand. I first discovered UMO in the Summer of 2011-- about the same time I was acquiring a taste for serious West Coast craft IPA, whilst living in Oregon. So subjectively speaking, this music is the sound of extreme fresh hops.

And that's my music/beer pairing suggestion for this weekend. Just like IPA, you'll either hate Unknown Mortal Orchestra or really love 'em. If it turns out the latter, check out all their stuff!

unknownmortalorchestra.com



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