|Years active||1990 to mid-2000s|
Ui (pronounced ooo-eee) is an American post-rock/funk band based in New York City, which started in 1990. The group was started by Sasha Frere-Jones and Clem Waldmann. Wilbo Wright joined the group in 1993. The group's songs are often described as "bass-heavy", as the band frequently uses two bass guitars. Other instruments used by the band include banjo, synthesizers, tuba and timpani. Their music style is described to range between funk, dub and electronica. The group has a high reliance on samplers and other studio equipment to overdub and articulate rhythms.
- Answers (Southern, June 2003)
- Lifelike (Southern, April 1998)
- Sidelong (Southern, March 1996)
EPs and remixes
- The Iron Apple (Southern, November 1999)
- Fires as the group name "Uilab" (Bingo; Duophonic Records, February 1998), Ui and Stereolab collaborating on versions of "St Elmo's Fire"
- Dropplike (Southern, August 1996), 3 remixes of songs from Sidelong
- Match My Foot 7" (Soul Static Sound, February 1996)
- The Sharpie (Soul Static Sound, February 1996)
- Unlike: Remixes Volume 1 (Lunamoth, November 1995), remixes of material from The 2-Sided EP and Sidelong
- The 2-Sided EP (Hemiola, December 1993)
- "Ui biography". Southern Records (on Internet Archive).
- Christensen, David (July 11, 2003). "Ui—Answers". fakejazz.com.
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