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Thursday, September 25 2014

Three Great Albums Fade in Reflection

Despite their canonical status, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, Oracular Spectacular, and White Blood Cells lack the staying power of truly great albums.


Thursday, December 23 2010

The 70 Best Albums of 2010

The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.


Thursday, December 23 2010

The 60 Best Songs of 2010

Sixty slices of musical greatness highlighted by one of the most delightful expletive-ridden hits in pop music history.


Monday, December 13 2010

The 10 Most Disappointing Albums of 2010

Considering the caliber of artistry here, some of them are major disappointments, while others were simply predictable, but failed to deliver on the off-chance hope that it could have been better.


Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Albums of 2008

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.


Reviews

Thursday, July 1 2010

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.


Monday, April 12 2010

MGMT: Congratulations

The bad news: there’s no "Kids" here, so don’t go looking. The good news: there’s no "Kids" here, and MGMT is perfectly fine with that.


Tuesday, January 22 2008

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.


Blogs

Friday, April 25 2014

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.


Tuesday, August 6 2013

MGMT - "Your Life Is a Lie" (video)

Another song off of MGMT’s third self-titled album, due September 17 via Columbia Records.


Monday, July 22 2013

MGMT's New Self-titled Album Slated for September Release

"MGMT', the follow-up to 2010's 'Congratulations' will see the light of day on 17 September. Meanwhile, the group has shared a stream of the record's first song.


Thursday, January 13 2011

Live MGMT Daytrotter Session

Daytrotter.com captures the songwriting core of MGMT.


Wednesday, May 12 2010

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


MGMT Cover Art a Dorky Delight (videos) (Mixed Media) [18.Feb.10]
MGMT - "Kids" (video) (Mixed Media) [4.Jun.09]

News

Friday, June 18 2010

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 tuneful,


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