Posts Tagged ‘itsnotus’

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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“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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“Looks” Premiere

“It is not a typical Umphrey’s track . . . but then again, what is? Our formula is constant change, designed to keep us happy and forever moving forward as a band. It’s foreshadowing and reminiscing all in one.” – Jake Cinninger, on “Looks” Check out the premiere of “Looks” from #itsnotus now, via Paste Magazine. \mm/ Album will be available everywhere January 12th. For more details, package options, and to order, head to this …

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“Half Delayed” Premiere

“Take a minute for a moment, are you always so preoccupied?” Check out the Guitar World premiere of “Half Delayed” from #itsnotus and stream/download the track wherever you get your music. Happy listening! More details and pre-order can be found here.    |      |      |      |      |   

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Record Store Day Black Friday

Caution: This record is SHARP! Umphrey’s McGee is pleased to unleash this 12″ custom die-cut record, designed exclusively for Record Store Day Black Friday, featuring two brand new tracks from the forthcoming release of ‘it’s not us’ in January 2018. The first single, “The Silent Type”, is classic UM: it’s infections riff rock, the musical equivalent of the record’s unique shape, sawing through your turntable. Side B features “Looks”, an uptempo driving composition that is sure …

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A closer look at the CD face

The typewriter served as the inspiration for many elements of the packaging for #itsnotus, and the hammers specifically were the motivation for the CD face design. There is a lot of eye candy in there for you that love the details. 👀 🍭 We wonder how much longer we’ll be making actual compact discs, but we think this just might be our favorite yet. Every Deluxe Version includes the CD or you can pre-order it …

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