March 13th 2020

I wrote some songs on my toy guitar and recorded them with the vocal reverb to 1/2″ tape. Violin by Emily Bach, pedal Steel by Pete Tuepah, harmonies by Amanda Calliou, bass, mellotron, and percussion were overdubbed with computer magic.

February 22nd 2020


January 10th 2020


Two self-indulgent takes of our newest song Vagrants.

September 20th


I (Jeff) recorded another solo record this summer. Upduff’s own Mat Wainright played drums.

July 23rd

July 23rd

July 18th

Back recording a quickie.

June 19th

This Saturday could sadly be Mat’s last show with us before he moves to Victoria! Come by and send him off! The three of us will then be auditioning your uncles so have them snail-mail their slickest drum VHS tapes Attn: Uncle Upduff.
June 22nd, 7PM, The Bourbon

June 7th

June 7th

We’re playing a few different shows this month. Grab your fill before our rhythm section skips town in the fall!
June 15th at EAGLETIME STUDIOS, an improvised set!
w/WEEP & BLOOM, Local Creature
June 22nd at THE BOURBON, a rehearsed set list!
w/A Day As Wolves, Colby Morgan and the Catastrophes

May 10th

April 29th

5 track EP “Fear, Hydra-Headed Fear” available now on Bandcamp!
Each of our intakes and inspirations have evolved since our last recordings two years ago, this output naturally followed suit. We initially planned to stagger “Nature’s Taking Over” and “Transpire” as separate singles, but they quickly became bookends as our digressions and experimentation brought us three more tracks.
Coming to Spotify this Friday!

April 18th

Photo by Natalie Anne Magdalene. New 5 track EP “Fear, Hydra-Headed Fear” coming next week.

March 3rd

Guitar and synth tracking. New releases due this spring! Photos by Eirik Hutchinson.

February 8th

Bass recording is in the bag!

January 3rd

Drum tracking for some new songs! Photos by Eirik Hutchinson.

November 23rd


We are excited to release our first 5 years of recordings, not as a compilation of singles but as one cohesive full-length album.

Limited double LP available on color vinyl at Nasoni Records


When Nasoni Records approached us with the concept of a collection, my knee-jerk reaction was to drag all the files in the “Mother Upduff Masters” folder and send away. After a few scrupulous listens I felt it wouldn’t hurt to adjust the levels between each song before remastering for the vinyl. Backwards it spiraled from there. A few months later we have 20 tracks (19 on vinyl) completely remixed and remastered to map a progression within an album rather than an era. To obtain an audible common ground : some songs were cleaned and decluttered whereas others were crowded and muddied, room mics were turned up, takes were swapped, entire instrument sections were muted / unmuted, and the tape bias ran hot on the master.


Alongside each single comes 3 unreleased songs from an unheard but fruitful period when Eirik Hutchinson joined Mat and I for the first time. Before Erik Mulder brought his skills to our last recordings, Eirik Hutchinson played a huge part in taking our sound out of the two-piece rut. That first season of sonic expansion can now be heard in Transient ( Electric ), The Rover, and Mexico. Contrary to the track placement of our 4th unreleased song, The Priestess was actually our last tune recorded before a brief hiatus. Now with past and present members playing together, Mother Upduff is continuing with a philosophy that mirrors the construction of this album. Each track was dissected and altered according to it’s relationship towards the rest, similar to how we have always played for each other first, the individual second, and those listening last. ( Jeff Collins )

November 2nd

The Priestess single now available on Spotify and Apple Music.

June 21st



We are back in new form ! Double LP including our entire discography and unreleased tracks coming to Berlin’s Nasoni Records !

April 6th