Articles tagged mgmt

Between Coachella Appearances, MGMT Records a Live Set

Fresh from a performance at Coachella MGMT played a set of songs at Apogee Electronics Studios in Santa Monica, CA to benefit LA-based radio station KCRW.

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17 Sep 2013 // 2:06 AM

MGMT: MGMT

MGMT's latest balancing act is a bit of a mess. But it’s a thrillingly inventive and uncompromisingly colorful mess. And isn’t that the best kind of mess?

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28 Jun 2013 // 4:00 AM

Examining a New Music Festival: Firefly 2013

With the glut of music festivals this summer, how does relative newcomer Firefly fare?

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The 2011 Outside Lands Music Festival: San Francisco

With a wide variety of music coming from five different stages in one of the nation's most beautiful locations, the only problem was trying to catch as many bands as possible.

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14 Jan 2011 // 10:30 AM

The Year in Music: April 2010

M.I.A’s controversial music video for “Born Free” is released. In the clip, violence against red-haired people is used as a metaphor for

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Moogfest: 29 October 2010 - Asheville, NC

25,000 Halloween revelers enjoy festival honoring Bob Moog with 60 bands over three days.

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Chiddy Bang: Opposite of Adults EP

Chiddy Bang come across as inventive and youthful at first, but fall short at the first hurdle.

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MGMT: 18 June 2010 - Chicago

Selling out Chicago's Riviera Theater in what seemed like a heartbeat is no small feat during a recession, but MGMT pulled it off easily.

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What makes a band want to record a Pop Epic? MGMT explains

Midway through MGMT’s second album, “Congratulations,” comes a 12­minute suite called “Siberian Breaks,” described on the cover as “A Pop Surf Opera.” This sweetly

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12 May 2010 // 5:47 AM

MGMT - Live on Letterman (video)

Everyone wants to be in the music business these days, except for of course the actual music business itself, which would rather be in the

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MGMT - Congratulations (new album / stream)

MGMT Congratulations (Sony/Columbia) Releasing: 13 April Recording the follow-up to your critically-acclaimed debut album has to be a nerve-wracking affair. As a band, do you

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11 Feb 2010 // 9:00 PM

Yeasayer: Odd Blood

On their debut, this band made waves on the strength of a quietly revelatory single about the year 2080. Now the group seems determined as all hell to imagine 2080, the year, in sound.

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: An Interview with Diane Birch

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: An Interview with Lyrics Born

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.

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Ultraviolet: 69 Blacklight Posters From the Aquarian Age and Beyond by Dan Donahue

Ultraviolet is a unique, informative and thought-provoking experience. And if I stare at these pages long enough, maybe they'll start to move.

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Splendour in the Grass Festival: 25-26 July 2009 - Byron Bay, Austrailia

While part of the allure is undeniably the location, Byron Bay being one of the most beautiful & culturally intriguing places in Australia, Splendour also presents a thoughtful and satisfying blend of acts, from the hysterically trendy to the endearingly retro.

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4 Jun 2009 // 4:00 AM

Talk about milking an album… MGMT have just released a new video for “Kids” off January 2008’s Oracular Spectacular.

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Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner

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Live from Abbey Road - Episode 8

Elbow, MGMT, and Alanis Morissette...

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MGMT: Oracular Spectacular

MGMT dip into the big sounds of the '70s on their debut album, embracing the irony so much they almost overcome it.

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