MU (musician)

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Not to be confused with .
Mutsumi Kanamori performing with MU in Los Angeles in 2005
Background information
Origin Sheffield, England
Genres Electronic
Years active 2003-present
Labels Tigersushi, Output, BubbleTease Communications
Associated acts Peaches
LCD Soundsystem
Chicken Lips
Members Mutsumi Kanamori

MU is the British, Sheffield, England–based electropunk musician, Mutsumi Kanamori.[1][2] She has released three albums: Afro Finger and Gel;[3] Out of Breach (Manchester's Revenge), which featured the minor hit "Paris Hilton";[1][2] and Mu. Her debut album received critical acclaim from Pitchfork Media. It was given the "Best New Award" when first released. In 2010, Mutsumi announced that she would go by Mutsumi rather than "Mu" and that her first album in five years was in the works. Her third, self-titled album was released digitally on 31 October 2010 with a CD release following in 2011.[4]


  1. ^ a b "BeatBox - Page 1 - Music - San Francisco". SF Weekly. 2005-07-27. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  2. ^ a b "Mu: Out of Breach (Manchester's Revenge) | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 2005-02-07. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  3. ^ Andy Kellman. "Afro Finger & Gel - Mu | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  4. ^ "Mutsumi Kanamori & Mauice Fulton – New Album + Exclusive Interview!". The End Of Being. 2010-10-30. Retrieved 2013-07-21.