Tag: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Unknown Mortal Orchestra, “Sex & Food”

“Sex & Food” is at turns both understated and colorful, confident in what it wants to be but not afraid to wander into uncharted territory.

The FLOOD Top 40

Our favorite tracks of the year, (almost) all in one place.

Rain Dogs: Despite the Downpour, Beach Goth V Radiates Good Vibes

The Growlers’ annual Orange County shindig once again takes over The Observatory in Santa Ana.

PREMIERE: Unknown Mortal Orchestra Perform “Multi-Love” on “Live at 9:30”

Direct from The 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Eaux Claires (8/12–13/2016)

Justin Vernon takes us deep into the Wisco woods.

Breaking: Whitney

Formed out of the dissolution of personal and professional bonds, Max Kakacek and Julien Ehrlich’s new project is a transmission of inner rapids—and their first full-length, “Light Upon the Lake,” is a postcard from the calm on the other side.

Whitney, “Light Upon the Lake”

“Light Upon the Lake” is, understandably, an album about breakups and the many forms they take.

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Keep Heartache Danceable on New Single “First World Problem”

It’s the first new recording from the group since last year’s “Multi-Love.”

WATCH: Ease into Your Monday with Coachella Weekend One Video Highlights

Run the Jewels, Sufjan Stevens, Mavis Staples, and more lit up the desert this weekend.

LISTEN: Ruban (Unknown Mortal Orchestra) and Kody (Silicon) Nielson Remix One Another’s Phone-Related Songs

Ruban and Kody Nielson have been making music together for their entire lives. In addition to Kody’s having played on Unknown Mortal Orchestra‘s Multi-Love (our #8…

Welcome to the Jungle: Coachella 2016 Lineup Announced

Once again, no Bowie.

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#25–5)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. 2015 has been rough in a lot of ways, but it’s been an incredible time for music….

WATCH: Unknown Mortal Orchestra Share Animated “Necessary Evil” Video

The video will air on Adult Swim on November 21.

LIVE-STREAM: Austin City Limits Music Festival This Weekend

All of the music, none of the heat.

FYF 2015: The Comeback Special

D’Angelo, Morrissey, and a pinch-hitting Kanye West help FYF’s second staging at Expo Park to find its footing.

WATCH: Unknown Mortal Orchestra Bring “Multi-Love” to “Late Night with Seth Meyers”

Ruban Nielson: piano crooner.

WATCH: Unknown Mortal Orchestra Share Tripped-Out Video for “Ur Life One Night”

Head down the rabbit hole with the “Multi-Love” single.

FLOOD’s 10 Best Records of 2015 (So Far)

From the emergence of the new hip-hop King to the reemergence of the experimental soundscape Queen, the first half of the year has been as unpredictable as it has been excellent.

Unknown Mortal Orchestra, “Multi-Love”

While Unknown Mortal Orchestra has flirted with big moves beyond the bedroom psych realm before, this LP really transports listeners into lush zones filled with hypnotic future-funk.

Austin City Limits Calls Music Lovers Back to ATX with 2015 Lineup

The two-weekend fest in Austin’s Zilker Park is going down in October

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of April 20–24, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

First Wave (Rain?) of Artists for Capitol Hill Block Party Announced

Ratatat, TV on the Radio, and The Kills headline, with support from Built to Spill, Toro Y Moi, and Jamie xx

More Details Emerge for 2015 Sound City Music Festival in Liverpool

Wayne Coyne and Edwyn Collins set to make keynote speeches, with appearances by Mark E. Smith and Viv Albertine, at conference in conjunction with the music festival taking place May 22–24.

WATCH (And Play!): The New Unknown Mortal Orchestra Music Video for “Multi-Love” Is Also an Interactive Game

The interactive music video/app was created by multimedia artist and musician Vinyl Williams.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of February 9–13, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

LISTEN: Unknown Mortal Orchestra Share Title Track From Upcoming New Album, “Multi-Love”

The Portland-based explorative psych-rockers share the details of their follow up to 2013’s “II”—and no, it’s not called “III”

Bonnaroo Reveals 2015 Lineup, Billy Joel Headlines Instead of Drake

With the lineups of both Coachella and Governors Ball announced last week, it was only a matter of time before another one of the summer…

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#25–5)

15. Björk — Vulnicura (ONE LITTLE INDIAN) Sure, Vulnicura is a breakup record, but Björk would never do anything so insipid as whine about a broken…


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