The Floor Archive

Waful Gets Punk’d: Irony Gets the Last Laugh

If you follow me on social media you may be aware of my love affair with coffee and bagels. It’s part of my daily ritual and I am often tweeting whilst imbibing said caffeine and starch. For a Jew living in Brooklyn, it’s not such an odd concept.  But finding bagels or quality coffee on the road is not as easy.  In the South for example, they look at you funny if you ask for …

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Devastatingly Charming Man Honors UM with Guest Post

Every so often a man comes along with a vision so bold, so insightful that it threatens to radically alter the course of human events.    While we all continue to wait for that man, it’s my distinct honor to introduce this man, Dr. Kyle Baker Jr., Esquire III. As UM’s resident artist-in-chief, he’s helped us birth a wide variety of creative projects from infancy to the nursing home. And he’s back with a unique …

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A Letter To UM

As many of you may know, we’ve recently begun experimenting with semi-private events, an idea hatched during our Death By Stereo pre-order campaign. These curveballs experiences are aimed at those of you who have given so much to us over the years…tireless support, unbridled enthusiasm and passionate advocacy. This year’s “Bill Graham For A Day” show was another smashing success and you raised the bar for all of us here in the UM family with …

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sUMmer school 2013 is in session

And we’re off…. A few pictures from day one of sUMmer school for your visual stimulation. Look like fun? Come join us on Thursday for the slUMber party and experience it for yourself. Details. Thanks to Jake Plimack for the photos. Give him a ‘like.

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Headphones. Snowcones. Colorado.

Headphones & Snowcones comes to Colorado for the first time this weekend, both at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Chautauqua Park. Join us for a live experience like no other as you listen to Umphrey’s McGee via a pristine soundboard mix piped wirelessly to your ears through audiophile quality headphones. Utilizing technology identical to what the band uses, you will be armed with a Sennheisser in-ear monitor wireless pack and high fidelity Audio-Technica headphones, allowing you to experience the …

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Brainstorming: A look into the Red Rocks promo video

We brainstorm constantly. Day in, day out. Sometimes it takes place in the back of the bus, in the office, at a Cubs game, over email, while running, on the phone or in this case, gchat. Sometimes it takes forever to come up with an idea, sometimes it happens instantly. I thought it would be fun to share the process on this one since we rarely have a complete record from start to finish.  Jefferson …

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“Plunger” Live from the Tabernacle

Blu-rays, DVDs and downloads of all four nights in Atlanta available for pre-order now.

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Headphones & Snowcones at Summer Camp

What’s a festival if not a place to have your mind blown? Headphones & Snowcones makes its triumphant debut at Summer Camp Music Festival. Join us for a live experience like no other as you listen to Umphrey’s McGee via a pristine soundboard mix piped wirelessly to your ears through audiophile quality headphones. Utilizing technology identical to what the band uses, you will be armed with a Sennheisser in-ear monitor wireless pack and high fidelity Audio-Technica headphones, allowing you to …

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Golden Ticket 2013

And we’re back…. Join us Friday, May 24th at Summer Camp Music Festival for the third annual Golden Ticket event! What exactly is the Golden Ticket you say? It’s your chance to win free tickets for you and a friend to every UM show for a year*. Perhaps you’ll snag the Golden Ticket that offers you every poster released thus far in 2013, tickets to our 2013 NYE run, or a golf cart tour of Summer Camp with Ryan Stasik. At a minimum, …

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Monetizing Music, Marketing & Data in the New Music Business

UPDATE: Due to the general awesomeness of the Umphrey’s fan base, they have agreed to broadcast this particular webcast for free if you help spread the word. Use this link, tell your friends and tag all posts with #musicbiz2013. ——————————————————————————————————————————— For you fans who find yourselves discussing the world of UM well beyond the music, this one is for you. Our longtime friend and trusted consigliere Syd Scwhartz is giving a presentation this thursday at …

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Forrest gUMph

UMBowl IV Videos    

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Mobile Chargers at UMBowl

UMBowlers! We’ve got 8 new power strips with your names on ’em for tonight’s festivities. Bring your cell phone chargers and snag some juice at half time to ensure you can participate quarters three & four. They will be scattered around the back of the venue , scout it out and power up. Power Strip  Power Strip

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