the unknown new


The new album, NOT MANY NEIGHBORS, is now available for purchase in CD and mp3 download formats HERE.  Preview the new music below. 

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THE UNKNOWN NEW is a Chicago-based ensemble featuring new music by Paul Mutzabaugh... equal parts chamber jazz & instrumental folk.

Live at Wire in Berwyn, IL.  Filmed, recorded, edited, and mixed by one Brian Schwab.

Paul Mutzabaugh • electric bass, compositions
Rich Stitzel • percussion
Jon Deitemyer • drums
Mike Pinto • über-guitar (electric, acoustic, & synth)
Jim Tashjian • acoustic guitar
Chris Siebold • lap steel & electric guitars

Not Many Neighbors (2018 release) can be purchased in CD & mp3 formats HERE.
Thieves (2016 release) can be purchased in CD & mp3 formats HERE.
Sunken Garden (2015 release) can be purchased in CD & mp3 formats HERE.  

Upcoming Chicago Performances:
Tuesday, August 21 @ Martyrs', 3855 N Lincoln – 10pm
Wednesday, September 12 @ The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee – 9pm
Monday, September 24 @ Fulton St. Collective,1821 W Hubbard – 8:30pm
Monday, October 22 @ Elastic Arts, 3429 W Diversey – 9pm

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The 2016 album, THIEVES, is available for purchase in both CD and mp3 download formats HERE.  Preview the record via the audio samples below.


The 2015 album, SUNKEN GARDEN, is also available for purchase in both CD & mp3 download formats HERE.  Preview the record via the audio samples below.