• About A Band: FKA twigs

    It is absolutely no secret that 2014 has been a huge year for women in music. One woman stood out in particular, though: Tahliah Barnett...

  • For The Record: Future Islands Portland Signing

    With their current North American tour coming to a close, the guys from Future Islands dropped by the UO Portland store last week for a...

  • About A Band: Perfume Genius

    Perfume Genius' most recent album Too Bright came out in late September and we have been sadly dancing to it ever since. Coming in at #5 on...

  • UO Music: NYE Party Playlist

    Wondering what music to play at your New Year's Eve party? We put together a huge playlist of throwback jams that everyone can dance...

  • About A Band: Twin Shadow

    Twin Shadow's George Lewis is a musician who completely transcends being locked into any specific genre. His work ranges from '80s-inspired...

  • About A Band: Ariel Pink

    Ariel Pink's most recent album Pom Pom was only released within the last month, but that hasn't stopped us from making it the number 10...

  • About A Band: Charli XCX

    We've worked with Charli XCX on various projects over the past couple of years, and it's been exciting to see her go from an underground...

  • For The Record: Future Islands

    Future Islands had a big year; a U.S. tour, a new record, and a live performance on David Letterman that exposed the Baltimore-based band...

  • About A Band: Steve Gunn

    Now that the year is winding down, we've picked our top 50 albums of 2014! We'll be talking to several of our top artists throughout the...

  • UO Music Video Series: Perfume Genius

    Earlier this week, we blogged about how Perfume Genius' album Too Bright was one of our favorites of the year. So imagine how excited we...

  • UO Music: Best Albums of 2014

    It's that time of year again! Time to dive into our top albums of 2014. Read on for our favorite albums of the year, and make sure to stay...

  • About A Band: BORNS

    After hearing the single 10,000 Emerald Pools when it was released in early October by singer/songwriter BØRNS, we were immediately...

  • UO Live: Raury at Space Ninety 8

    Last week, Raury performed a special set at Space Ninety 8 in Brooklyn. We filmed his live performance of "God's Whisper" for our UO Live...

  • UO Live: Raury

    Just a few months ago, we had a little chat with Raury on the day of his high school graduation. Now, Raury, a singer/songwriter/rapper, is...

  • UO Live: Tennis

    UO Live is an on-going video series that gets up close and personal with some of our favorite up-and-coming musicians, bringing together...

  • About A Band: Zola Jesus

    At just 25 years old, Nika Roza Danilova, who performs under the name Zola Jesus, has already released four full-length albums. Now on her...

  • About A Band: Mise en Scene

    Welcome to Winnipeg: home to our newest Urban Outfitters store, incredible coffee, great bars, and (when they're not busy traveling the...

  • About A Band: Jessie Ware

    Jessie Ware's sophomore album Tough Love is coming out October 21, and everyone should be marking their calendars - this newest one from...

  • About A Band: DIIV

    It's no secret that since DIIV released Oshin in 2012, there's been an onslaught of media attention towards the band, both negative and...

  • UO Live: Lykke Li

    This week we had a blast at our latest For the Record performance in Portland, OR with the amazing Lykke Li. For the Record brings in...