Ume is going into the studio with Grammy-winning producer Adam Kasper (Nirvana, Cat Power, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age). We are self-funding the recording and could use your help!
…”Who, I wondered, would bring that kind of energy and excitement to SXSW this year in lieu of the now-certified stadium-rock Yeah Yeah Yeahs? Apparently, that’s local Austin psych-rockers (and former Houstonians) Ume. A growing band just about to break out, they secured a beautiful opening spot for Cloud Nothings and Portugal. The Man at...
Infographic on top emerging artists of 2013, via Paste Magazine and Sonicbids: http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2013/03/infographic-13-emerging-bands-for-2013.html
Thank you for an amazing 2012! Here’s to an even better 2013. We’re finishing the new record this month… new music coming soon…
New music video for “Run Wild” premiered on mtvU today – check it out! http://bit.ly/QLg3ON Buy the song here on iTunes: http://bit.ly/qMB6Em
Watch our story and join us at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/umemusic/ume-the-new-record!
Ume will join The Smashing Pumpkins for their Austin show at Stubb’s 9/27 and Tulsa show at Cain’s Ballroom 9/28! Both shows sold-out!
Perry Farrell called Ume to personally invite the band to open for them at their sold-out Lollapalooza after-show! Ume will join Jane’s Addiction and Franz Ferdinand at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on August 4th!
Laura Whitmore of Guitar World interviews Lauren Larson of Ume. http://www.guitarworld.com/guitar-girld-interview-lauren-larson-ume
Huge thanks to Anthony Bourdain and No Reservations for coming out to see Ume at SXSW and for having dinner with us! No Reservations episode with Ume airs this fall… stay tuned!
Lauren records and releases new song dedicated to Esme Barrera — a fellow Girl’s Rock Camp Austin volunteer who was tragically taken from this world on New Year’s Day. Download new song “Gleam” and donate here. 100% of all proceeds go to help Esme’s family at: http://forouresmeb.blogspot.com/.