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New York Times Previews Ume's NYE Show!

New York Times Previews Ume’s NYE Show!

“Drink cheap P.B.R. tallboys while the Black Angels and Ume, both rock specialists and local favorites, litter the atmosphere with piercing waves of noise. Resolutions always sound better when they are ricocheting off loud speakers.”
Tour Dates With Cursive Announced

Tour Dates With Cursive Announced

West Coast and Midwest Tour Dates February 12th-March 3rd! Noise Pop Festival Showcase February 22nd at Great American Music Hall!
Cover of the Austin Chronicle!

Cover of the Austin Chronicle!

Ume is the cover story of the Austin Chronicle! Check out the feature article “Like a Hurricane: The agony and the ecstasy of Ume.” “…The ephemeral pull of her vocals cuts with a sharper edge as she launches uninhibitedly center stage, attacking her instrument in a flailing tempest of hair contrasting with her short black...
"Captive" Video Premieres on mtvU

“Captive” Video Premieres on mtvU

Thanks to everyone who helped make our video the #1 most shared video on MTV.com!
Daytrotter.com Session

Daytrotter.com Session

Our Daytrotter.com recording session has been posted!  Listen here and check out Shane Pitsch performing live trumpet on “The Task.”  
Ume on Brooklyn Vegan

Ume on Brooklyn Vegan

“Some people love The Joy Formidable, but I’ll take Ume, thanks” – Brooklyn Vegan ////  Pictures by Chris La Putt below…
Cover Story on Austin American-Statesman

Cover Story on Austin American-Statesman

Ume was on the front page of the Austin American-Statesman as a band to watch!  Check out online article and exclusive acoustic song at Austin 360.
New album Phantoms Available NOW!

New album Phantoms Available NOW!

You can thank Lil Wayne for moving all 8/30 digital releases up a day…our new album Phantoms is available NOW on iTunes! Link to Buy: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/phantoms/id451810361 You can also purchase on clear pink vinyl or CD at Modern Outsider Records.  
LouFest Preview and Interview

LouFest Preview and Interview

St. Louis’ KDHX and LouFest interviewed Lauren in advance of our festival performance.  We will be playing Aug 28th alongside TV on the Radio, Cat Power, and Deerhunter!  Read preview here. “An awesome sound just might come naturally to Austin’s beautifully dissonant Ume — either that or through hard work and passion…” – KDHX.org  ...
Review of Ume at Kanrocksas Festival

Review of Ume at Kanrocksas Festival

“In terms of the first annual Kanrocksas Music Festival,UME was that red bull. Taking stage early, these Austin, Texas firecrackers kicked open the door for what would be a great first day, with an energy and poise that left many bands standing in their shadow…

NYLON Magazine Premiere

NYLON Magazine premieres “Captive” here!  Offers free download! Even before they scored a record deal, Austin trio Ume (pronounced “ooo-may”) already were in good company, garnering comparisons to heavy-hitting groups like Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Metric and Sonic Youth. But now that they’re signed and gearing up to release their sophomore LP, this band is fully...

New Song “Captive” Debuts at #14 on Speciality Radio Charts. Climbs to #2 this week!

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