Archive for January, 2018

Dark Brush Commentary Video

In the second version of The Boondock Series, Jake Cinninger sits down in the control room of his Boondock Studio to talk all things “Dark Brush” from the new album ‘it’s not us.’ Available everywhere now: itsnotus.umphreys.com   Written by Jake Cinninger Performed by Umphrey’s McGee Video directed by C.J. Strehlow Audio recorded by Jim Leep Produced by Kevin Browning

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it’s not us Couch Tour Rolls On

Umphrey’s McGee returns to Columbus, Ohio along with ​two​ ​n​ights in Kalamazoo in the confines of the Wings Event Center as the ​it’s not us Tour continues. We will be live streaming each performance live in HD with crisp soundboard audio; we will also feature on-demand replays for two weeks following the shows. This assures ample viewing time to watch​ the raging again​, whether you attended the shows live or enjoyed from the comfort of …

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“Whistle Kids” Lyric Video w/ Commentary

Lyric video for “Whistle Kids” featuring commentary about the track from the it’s not us album release party in Chicago on 1/14/18. Available everywhere now: itsnotus.umphreys.com Written by Brendan Bayliss Lyric video edited by Brian Walsh, live footage edited by C.J. Strehlow

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it’s not us Couch Tour Continues This Weekend

Umphrey’s McGee returns to New Haven, Connecticut along with ​two​ ​n​ights in Philadelphia as the ​it’s not us Tour rolls on. We will be live streaming each performance live in HD with crisp soundboard audio, and will also feature on-demand replays for two weeks following the shows. This assures ample viewing time to watch​ the mayhem ensue​, whether you attend the shows live or enjoy from the comfort of home. 01.25, College Street Music Hall, …

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Umphrey’s and Rock Brothers to Release Dark Brush Stout

Umphrey’s McGee is pleased to announce the release of our new beer, Dark Brush Imperial Stout. Produced by Rock Brothers Brewing in partnership with 7venth Sun Brewing and Hidden Springs Ale Works, the limited release of 1,500 22-ounce bottles is happening in conjunction with our Whigfest performance on February 18th, 2018. The imperial stout’s namesake, “Dark Brush,” is adopted from the heavy Jake Cinninger-penned closing track off of it’s not us. The beer’s rich, complex …

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UM Live on Sirius, Thursday at 3:30 pm ET

We will be playing some new tunes live tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 18) on SiriusXM Jam_ON / SiriusXM Radio Ch. 29 at 3:30 pm ET . . . And we may just take a few of your calls (888-89-SIRIUS). \mm/ #itsnotus

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Schematic it’s not us

This past fall, as preparations for the release of it’s not us were underway, we came across the work of Michael Hamad (@MikeHamad). Michael is the creator of Setlist Schematics, a tumblr blog featuring his visual representations of live shows and studio albums. He has a PH.D in musicology and a masters in music theory, is a musician, journalist, and an avid music fan. (Translation: The guy knows his stuff.) Michael took on the task …

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The New Album is Here

It’s here. Our eleventh studio album, it’s not us, is now available everywhere for your listening pleasure. We hope you enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed creating it. LISTEN NOW Never ones to rest on our laurels, it was important to us to go into our 20th year with a fresh batch of songs, and the promise that you have yet to ever witness our best. Enjoy, and join the conversation using #itsnotus to …

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BUILDseries Interview

On Friday, January 19th, we are dropping by the BUILDseries for an in-studio interview and Q&A session to talk all things it’s not us. Registration to join us in person begins on Thursday, January 11 at 10:00 am ET at BUILDseries.com.

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“Looks” Commentary Video via Relix

In the first of The Boondock Sessions, Jake Cinninger sits down in the control room of his studio to talk all things “Looks” from the new album it’s not us. Thanks to our pals at Relix for the premiere. The album will be available everywhere January 12th; for more details and to order, please visit here. It’s like, really smart. Written by Jake Cinninger Performed by Umphrey’s McGee Video directed by C.J. Strehlow Audio recorded …

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‘it’s not us’ Couch Tour!

Umphrey’s McGee returns to Pittsburgh and Cincinnati this weekend to kick off the 2018 “it’s not us” tour. We will be live streaming each performance live in HD with crips soundboard audio, and featuring on demand replays for two weeks following the shows. This assures ample viewing time to rewatch all those wild surprises, whether you attend the shows live or enjoy from the comfort of home. Take advantage of the three-night couch tour bundle at …

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#itsnotus Track-by-Track Premiere

It’s release week people. Buckle up.  Tune in all week for your first full look at it’s not us, and listen to Joel discuss the new album tracks on SiriusXM Jam On Ch. 29. Full broadcast schedule below, spread the word.   

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