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Secretly Canadian and Lead Riders have teamed up to present vital new music from Whitney which is a new project formed by Max Kakacek (ex-Smith Westerns) and Julien Ehrlich’s (ex-Unknown Mortal Orchestra). Their debut full-length album will be appeared later in 2016.

Whitney – Southern Nights
R.I.P. Allen Toussaint (1938 – 2015)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – So Good At Being In Trouble (Official Audio)

‘So Good At Being In Trouble’ is taken from UMO’s upcoming full-length “II”, due out on February 5th via Jagjaguwar.
Streaming in full on NPR, HERE.

“Emerging from rampant hedonism and isolation is II, the new album from Unknown Mortal Orchestra. The musical vision of Portlander-via-New Zealand Ruban Nielson started as an anonymous home-recording project that fused psychedelia, soul, choppy percussion and funk. UMO came to life in basements and bedrooms after Nielson moved from his native New Zealand to Portland, Oregon with his family. Following the recruitment of bassist Jacob Portrait, new drummer Greg Rogove and a deal with Jagjaguwar, UMO toured the US with Grizzly Bear and Liars.” –Jagjaguwar

Listen to a brand new EP from Unknown Mortal Orchestra, 7″ EP (Limited to 300 copies) is due out on December 13th via a new UK label The Sounds Of Sweet Nothing.

(via Bandcamp)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – FFunny FFrends