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Umphrey's McGee Gives Us Another Futuristic Light Show With Their "Forks" Video (premiere)

Directed by Umphrey's McGee's light designer, Jefferson Waful, "Forks" is a blast into the future following the events of a spectacular solar flare.

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Umphrey's McGee - "Bad Friday" (audio) (Premiere)

The Chicago prog jam outfit Umphrey's McGee were given 12 hours in the legendary Abbey Road studios. The funky and groovy "Bad Friday" is one of the results of that fruitful time in the studio.

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Umphrey's McGee: Similar Skin

Despite its good yet forgettable songwriting, Similar Skin is still uplifting and colorful enough musically to warrant at least a few listens.

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Umphrey's McGee: 14 March 2014 - San Diego

The men of Umphrey's McGee did their best to triumph over the adverse conditions with a series of high-energy jams to get some good vibes going.

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Umphrey's McGee + Joshua Redman + Dumpstaphunk: 29 December 2013 - Denver, CO

Many fans are simply enraptured watching Redman trade licks with Cinninger and Bayliss, a dazzling showcase of 21st century music fusion.

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Umphrey's McGee: 20 April 2011 - Austin, TX

With relentless touring over the past decade, Umphrey's McGee have staked out a spot near the top of the jam rock mountain.

Greg M. Schwartz
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20 Questions: 30db

30db v. 20Q. The winner? Why you, the reader (of course)! With his new exciting collaboration with Umphrey McGee's Brendan Bayliss, Yonder Mountain String Band's Jeff Austin reveals to PopMatters the name he's given his mandolin, a love for all things Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and why he's a self-described "orchid freak" ...

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Umphrey's McGee: 29 December 2009 - Chicago

Live shows aren’t simply a promotional tool for the six laid-back musicians from the Midwest. They are mechanisms by which to display their passion for music-plain and simple.

Dan Hyman
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Umphrey's McGee: Mantis

Welcome to the latest installment of "When Good Bands Make Bad Albums" ...

Evan Sawdey
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Umphrey’s McGee

It takes a supreme talent to inspire fans to travel across the country for a gig, and Umphrey’s McGee delivers with progressive rock that consistently demonstrates a high level of instrumental prowess and stylistic diversity.

Greg M. Schwartz
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Umphreys McGee: Live at the Murat

Two hours (!) of evocative improvisations. Not bad.

Tony Sclafani
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Harmony Festival feat. Brian Wilson, STS9, Umphrey’s McGee, Erykah Badu, and moe.

Extra-sensory input, Dennis Kucinich, the terrors of 2012, and a weekend's worth of pure California sunshine...

Greg M. Schwartz
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Umphreys McGee: The Bottom Half

Jam band practices the art of restraint, releases one of the best albums of their career, makes world better place.


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