Ruban Nielson

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Birthday
20, 1980
Birthplace
New Zealand
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
New Zealand

About

Founder, guitarist and songwriter for the band Unknown Mortal Orchestra (UMO) who have released charting albums called Multi-Love, II and a debut self-titled record from 2011.

Before Fame

He posted a song called "Ffunny Ffrends" in the spring of 2010 to his Bandcamp profile that was accompanied by no other information. After popular bloggers discovered it, it was at a later date that he said it was an UMO track.

Trivia

He recorded UMO albums in the basement of his Portland, Oregon home.

Family Life

He has a son named Moe. Before UMO, he performed in a band called The Mint Chicks for ten years alongside his brother Kody Nielson.

Associated With

His band Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sufjan Stevens, Calvin Harris, and numerous others were all billed to perform at Coachella 2016.