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Announcing the UMLive App

It is with great pleasure today that we launch our long awaited UMLive app for iOS, the mobile companion to our streaming desktop service umlive.net. Access to cloud based streaming of over 1,000 UM shows is now available on the go. With every new show added immediately following the performance, there is simply no better way to stay up to date (and up to your ears) with all things Umphrey’s. Ten dollars a month or $99/year …

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“We’d Pluck Us” – Similar Skin Transcriptions

“We’d Pluck Us” – Similar Skin Transcriptions

We’d Pluck Us, featuring the guitar tablature of all 11 tracks on Similar Skin, plus three additional bass tabs, is now available digitially. We invite you to delve deep into all the new material — pick up the entire album at a discount, or go à la carte. Keep your eyes peeled for a hard copy version later this year. http://merch.umphreys.com/Product.aspx?cp=402_23371&pc=UYDD40 Note: Transcription files are meant to be printed on concert paper, which measures 9×12 …

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Fall 2014 Tour Dates Announced

Fall 2014 Tour Dates Announced

Umphrey’s McGee is thrilled to announce fall tour dates that bring us back through the Midwest and East Coast, with a couple stops in the ol’ Mitten and some first time venue visits as well. Dopapod will join us for a handful of dates on this tour. Pre-sale via umTicketing begins Wednesday July 30 at 10:00 am CT; public on-sale begins Friday August 1st at 10:00 am local time. Also, don’t miss out on the …

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Headphones & Snowcones to Be Offered For Summer 2014 Shows

Headphones & Snowcones to Be Offered For Summer 2014 Shows

Headphones & Snowcones upgrades will be offered at the following Summer 2014 shows: July 24th: Simon Estes Amphitheater, Des Moines, IA July 25th: Ravinia, Highland Park, IL July 26th: Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park, Indianapolis, IN July 27th: Mountain Stage at the Culture Center Theater, Charleston, WV July 31st: The Fillmore Charlotte, Charlotte, NC August 1st: Ram’s Head Live, Baltimore, MD August 3rd: Saranac Brewery, Utica, NY August 7th: Maritime Festival, Burlington, VT August …

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the Floor

Album Art Design: A Behind-The-Scenes Peek With Dashing Rogue Kyle Baker

Hello again. Kyle Baker here, on assignment for Kevin Browning, Directing Caresser of Management Business Creativity Development at Umphrey’s MaGoo Inc, who asked me a rather long time ago to write up an article on the album art for Similar Skin, which I designed earlier this year under his art direction and with the help of my pal Chris, aka Monaghan Photography. My first three years out of college I worked as a graphic and web designer in-house for a small company. It is noteworthy that …

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Higgins Jam Saves The Day

Higgins Jam Saves The Day

Posted by UM fan Max Young this morning on Facebook….classic police encounter. Cop: “Do you have any idea how fast you were going son?”Me: “Sorry officer…I have no clue.”Cop: “Quite a bit faster than the speed limit. Any reason why you’re going so fast this early in the morning?”Me: “Well, do you want the truth?”Cop: “Ideally.”Me: “I was listening to a song that got really intense and I didn’t realize my foot was getting as …

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Similar Skin: Relix Track by Track

Similar Skin: Relix Track by Track

A digital version can be found here: http://www.relix.com/articles/detail/track_by_track_umphreys_mcgee_similar_skin Brendan sat down with Relix Editor-in-Chief Dean Budnick to talk through Similar Skin, track by track. For a discounted subscription for UM fans, click here. For the record, it’s We’d Fuck Us. ;)    

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