Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Interviews

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

'Sex & Food' 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 Time

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
noisey beats 1

Mike Dean Introduces Dice SoHo as His First Signee on Noisey Radio

Tune into episode 145 this Saturday at 9 AM EST/6 AM PST and Sunday 9 PM EST/6 PM PST when Ruban Nielson, Earl Swavey, and Cypress Moreno and Rosecrans Vic also join us for Noisey Radio on Beats 1.
Noisey Staff
5.11.18
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
Festivals 2017

Announcing Desert Daze 2017 with Spiritualized, Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile, and More

Ladies and gentlemen, the lineup is floating in space.
Andrea Domanick
6.14.17
Holy Shit

Embrace Unknown Mortal Orchestra's New Track "First World Problem"

Thank you for the funk. This is both horn-y and kinda horny, if you catch our drift.
Kim Taylor Bennett
5.25.16
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
Features

Attention NYC! Noisey Presents Two Nights of Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Lower Dens at Irving Plaza

Unknown Mortal Orchestra are set to close out their 2016 tour with us for two back to back shows.
Noisey Staff
10.14.15
Festivals 2015

We Attended a Music Festival with a Bunch of Fearless Teens

“My dad has no idea where I am right now.”
Andrea Domanick
8.25.15
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
Jansport Bonfire Sessions

Hey Seattle, Come to Our Next Jansport Bonfire Session, Featuring Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Craft Spells, and La Luz

Three cool bands, for free, in Seattle. Find out where to RSVP.
Noisey Staff
6.14.14