Umphrey’s McGee Release Video For Lead Single “The Silent Type”


Umphrey’s McGee have released a futuristic video for lead single “The Silent Type.” PRESS HERE to watch the stunning visual, which first premiered via Joining forces with Dallas-based multi-media creative studio Reel FX, the video blends together hyper-reality and augmented reality and speaks to the band’s ability to remain at the forefront of innovation and technology. Complementing the lyrics of the song, the story begins with an illicit cigarette drag offered by a smoky brunette. Enticed by the connection made inside his retro user interface, he slowly becomes incapable of distinguishing artificial intelligence from reality and a crazy night of Chicago debauchery ensues. To achieve this feeling, the team experimented with frantic edits, bold colors and UI overlays. An ode to the band’s biggest fans, the video is peppered with hidden items from their 20 year career.

“The Silent Type” is from the band’s 11th studio album it’s not us, out January 12th.Comprised of 11 wide-ranging, vibrant songs the LP is a dynamic statement album that showcases the versatility and world-class musicianship that is at the band’s core. By harnessing the energy of their live performances into the precision of their studio craft, it’s not us encapsulates a range that is rarely found in a single band and displays their most succinct and accessible songwriting to date. it’s not us is available NOW for pre-order. In addition to the standard download, CD, and vinyl, this release offers the most robust deluxe package UM has ever created – PRESS HERE for more information.

2018 is gearing up to be a busy year for the band, who will set out on their ‘it’s not us’ headline tour immediately following the album’s release. The tour will include a three-night residency at New York City’s famed Beacon Theatre January 19-21st, ending with an epic show marking Umphrey’s McGee’s official 20th birthday. PRESS HERE to check out the official tour teaser for an exclusive look at what’s to come. Full tour routing is below. For ticket info and more information, please visit

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December 1-5                  Punta Cana, Dominican Republic @ Dominican Holidaze
December 15                   Chicago, IL @ Park West **NON-UM: 15th Annual Brendan & Jake Holiday Show
December 29                   Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
December 30                   Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
December 31                   Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
January 11                        Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
January 12                        Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
January 13                        Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
January 19                        New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
January 20                        New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
January 21                        New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
January 25                        New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
January 26                        Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
January 27                        Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
January 28                        Jim Thorpe, PA @ Penn’s Peak
February 1                        Columbus, OH @ Express Live!
February 2                        Kalamazoo, MI @ Wings Event Center
February 3                        Kalamazoo, MI @ Wings Event Center
February 15                     Washington, DC @ The Anthem
February 16                     Asheville, NC @ Arena
February 17                     Asheville, NC @ Arena
February 18                     Tampa, FL @ WhigFest Music & Arts Festival
March 7                             Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
March 8                             Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
March 9                             Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
March 10                          Salt Lake City UT @ The Complex
March 14                          Missoula, MT @ The Wilma
March 15                          Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
March 16                          Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
March 17                          Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
March 22                          South Lake Tahoe, CA @ Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
March 23                          Oakland, CA @ The Fox Oakland
March 24                          Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
March 25                          San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park