Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Founded: 2010

Location: Portland

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Unknown Mortal Orchestra (UMO) is a New Zealand psychedelic rock band formed in Auckland, primarily composed of singer, guitarist, and songwriter Ruban Nielson, and bassist Jacob Portrait. The band is based in Portland, Oregon, US. Nielson started the band in 2009. The band's first album was released in 2011 on Fat Possum Records; four subsequent studio albums have been released on Jagjaguwar, the most recent being V (2023).


2011 Unknown Mortal Orchestra
2013 II
2015 Multi‐Love
2018 Sex & Food
2018 IC-01 Hanoi

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