Umlaut is the brainchild of ex-Mr. Bungle saxophonist and composer Bär McKinnon. Echoes of his work with Mr. Bungle are evident, though ultimately this is a very personal project. Swinging from meticulous chamber-pop majesty to unapologetic 4-track romps, Umlaut sounds like a twisted film score, with lush orchestrations, elegiac meditations and crushing bursts of gleeful irreverence. Also featuring members of Sex On Toast, Saskwatch, A Lonely Crowd, etc…
More info at the band’s facebook page.
UMLAUT on ROMERO RECORDS