Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Interviews

If You Haven’t Been Listening to Unknown Mortal Orchestra This Summer, You’ve Been Fuckin’ Up

'Sex & Love' is one of the year's best psychedelic records, so we talked to Ruban Nielson about what's coming next.
Eric Sundermann
7.27.18
New music

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Faithfully Cover David Bowie's "Oh, You Pretty Things"

Recorded for a Sirius XMU session, it stays true to the original, right down to the apocalyptic undertones.
Alex Robert Ross
6.14.18
blind spots

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Listens To Dave Matthews Band for the First Tme

Welcome to Blind Spots, in which we force some of our favorite artists to finally check out the most famous albums they've never heard.
Josh Terry
5.31.18
New music

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Get Down and Dirty on "American Guilt"

On their new single, ahead of an upcoming tour, the New Zealand psych-rockers are mad as hell and they're not going to take it anymore.
Phil Witmer
1.23.18
Interviews

It's Lit Upon the Lake: How Whitney Became a Real Band for Real People

The Chicago band's songwriters talk about Ludacris's Instagram and moving on from past projects with their new album 'Light Upon The Lake.'
Allie Volpe
4.26.16
Interviews

Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Ruban Nielson Doesn't Want to Be Lonely Again

The band's new record 'Mult-Love' was born out of polygamy, drugs, and a desire to put the guitar down.
Larry Fitzmaurice
5.22.15
Interviews

Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Ruban Nielson is Fine Staying Indoors, Thanks

We talked to the punk-gone-psych frontman about recording everything in his basement, hating nature, marinating sound, and how when he says psychedelic, he means psychedelic.
Kevin Shea Adams
7.11.13
Premieres

Watch Unknown Mortal Orchestra's New Video, "From The Sun"

Here's Unknown Mortal Orchestra's video for "From the Sun" directed by Rick Alverson, the guy who directed and co-wrote 'The Comedy' with Tim Heidecker. It follows a guy we who looks strikingly like Ben Affleck as he sits through a series of lickings, abu
Noisey Staff
5.29.13
New music

Check Out Wampire's Check Yo Ponytail Mixtape!

Before you hit play, please—for safety's sake—check your ponytail lest you wreck your ponytail.
2.15.13