Unknown Mortal Orchestra II – review, plus short takes

By Nick Bollinger In Music

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When the Mint Chicks broke up just over three years ago, it was in the most literal way, with singer Kody Nielson turning their equipment to kindling at the end of their final gig. The upside of losing this most volatile and inspired of local bands is that several fresh musical projects have risen from the remnants. Bass player Michael Logie has been getting happy in loop heaven with his one-man-band F in Math, while Nielson has collaborated extensively with Bic Runga, who also joins him as drummer in Opossom. Best of all, elder brother Ruban Nielson, currently resident in ...

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