• Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s “Multi-Love” Review

      Before this album I couldn’t really tell if Unknown Mortal Orchestra was stuck in the past or if they were way ahead of their time. Suffice to say I am no longer confused, Unknown Mortal Orchestra are aliens sent from the future to save music.  Their self-titled album is a lo-fi masterpiece and II is groovier than Austin Powers, but I wanted them to move in a different direction after II. Multi-Love blew away all my expectations.  It expands on the funkiness they established in their last album and creates a fluorescent, neo-pop-psych-rock sound that really just fucking transcends all genres of music that have ever existed. It’s pop…

  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s “Multi-Love”

      Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s new album, Multi-Love, set to be released on May 26th, has already garnered much positive attention. Frontman and multi-instrumentalist Ruban Nielson concocts a new spin on love – what happens with three individuals join together and the complications that inevitably ensue. Nielson aims to create a sound he can call his very own, experimenting with added dimensions and synths. “It felt good to be rebelling against the typical view of what an artist is today, a curator…. it’s more about being someone who makes things happen in concrete ways. Building old synthesizers and bringing them back to life, creating sounds that aren’t quite like anyone else’s.…