Tag Archive: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Diggin’ This: Wyvern Lingo – “Multi-Love” (Unknown Mortal Orchestra Cover)

  A magical reinterpretation of the UMO original.       Love this scintillating, drumless indie-folk rework from the Irish trio of Karen, Caoi and Sirsh, otherwise known as Wyvern Lingo, especially that… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Arlo Parks – “Too Good” (Unknown Mortal Orchestra Remix)

  A dream pairing.       Arlo’s signature vocals blended with UMO’s signature guitar tones is too, too good.     Arlo Parks – “Too Good” (Unknown Mortal Orchestra Remix)    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Weekend Run”

  I mean, he’s pretty much a Known Mortal Orchestra at this point.       Portland, Oregon-via-New Zealand’s Ruban Nielson aka Unknown Mortal Orchestra returns with “Weekend Run,” an airy ode to… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 084: New Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Kaytranada, Robert Glasper & Erykah Badu, Whitney, Scrimshire – Special Guest: The Seshen

  Show number 84!   As always, the latest and greatest in leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash 1… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 062: Top 100 Tracks of 2015! (Part 2: 50-1)

  Show number 62!   So, here it is: the last show of 2015, filled to the brim with the 50 best tracks of 2015.       You can stream the show… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: My Top 20 Albums of 2015

  2015, you did us proud.         Here are my Top 20 Albums of 2015.   (Click on the images below to listen/buy/download)       20. Zayyaf – North… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Scuba Diva (Lorde’s Keyboardist) – “What’s the Point?” (Produced by Silicon)

  When he’s not playing keyboards in Lorde‘s touring band, Paraparaumu, New Zealand’s Jimmy Mac aka Scuba Diva makes brooding, wavy, washy, indie-funk excellence.       “What’s the Point?” is produced by… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 042: Jamie Woon, Dorian Concept, Electric Wire Hustle, Tom Misch, Psychemagik – Special Guest: J Davey

  Show number 42!   As always, the latest and greatest in leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash 1 at DashRadio.com.… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 036: New Oceaan, Azekel, Diggs Duke, Panda Bear, Janet Jackson – Special Guest: Jon E.K.

  Show number 36!   As always, the latest and greatest in leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash 1 at DashRadio.com.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Leisure – “Hot Love”

  Leisure, you are from Auckland, New Zealand and make incredible music like “Got It Bad” that I haven’t stopped spinning since I first heard it (this may have been their first radio… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 031: New Kenny Dope, Fink, DJ Koze, FKJ, Soulwax – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 31!   As always, the latest in my favorite new leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists, DJs, and musicians, for your listening pleasure every Sunday… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 027: New Hiatus Kaiyote, Hudson Mohawke, Knxwledge, Ta-ku, Chemical Brothers – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 27!   As always, the latest in my favorite new leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists, for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 023: New Jamie xx, Hudson Mohawke, Ady Suleiman, Haelos, 20syl – Special Guest: J. Rocc

  Show number 23!   As always, the latest in my favorite new leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists, for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Multi-Love” (Official Video)

  The last time I wrote about Portland, Oregon-via-New Zealand lo-fi psychedelic-indie-soul outfit and band-name-you-would-probably-find-somewhere-in-an-anime-movie Unknown Mortal Orchestra was back when they covered Lindstrom’s spacey and disco-y “Rà-àkõ-st.,” which was and still is amazing in every… Continue reading

The Dan Digs Show 016: New Tom Vek, Tuxedo, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Kindness, Four Tet – Dan in the DJ Mix

  Show number 16!   As always, the latest and greatest in leftfield beats and electronic soul, plus interviews with my favorite artists, for your listening pleasure every Sunday night on Dash One at DashRadio.com.… Continue reading

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Rà-àkõ-st” (Lindstrøm Cover)

After Lindstrøm recently remixed the band’s “Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark),” New Zealand-via-Portland’s U.M.O. return the favor by reworking the Norwegian producer’s U.F.O. disco audio into a grainy, warped, psychedelic 1970s TV… Continue reading

Toro Y Moi – “Still Sound” (Official Video)

The Chaz Bundick (new favorite name) aka Toro Y Moi is an amazing musician with the unique eyewear and the great dance moves.   See the Chaz playing live with the New Zillund-via-Portlund’s… Continue reading