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MGMT unveil new track ‘In The Afternoon’ and launch own record label

MGMT have returned with new track 'In The Afternoon', marking their first original music since 2018. The new offering from the psych rockers is accompanied by a video directed by the duo and also features on a new limited edition 12" vinyl, alongside another new track titled 'As You Move Through The World'. It's set to arrive in March 2020. While...

“Just trippin balls”: Kid Cudi responds to viral video of him dancing to MGMT

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Kid Cudi has said that a viral video of him dancing gleefully at MGMT's Coachella performance showed him enjoying the start of an acid trip. The American singer and rapper was filmed strutting his stuff on stage with the band during their set at the California music festival in April. The clip gained traction online in recent days after Genius posted...

Foster The People want to collaborate with Arctic Monkeys, Vampire Weekend and more

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Foster The People frontman Mark Foster has voiced his desire to work with a number of high-profile bands, listing the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Vampire Weekend and MGMT among his most-desired collaborations. Foster's band recently linked up with the electronic duo The Knocks for the latter's song 'Ride or Die', and the frontman has now declared his interest in collaborating...

MGMT announce 2018 UK tour dates

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MGMT have announced details of UK tour for December 2018. Full dates and ticket details are below. Read more: MGMT and the best albums of 2018 so far In support of their acclaimed 2018 album 'Little Dark Age', the band will be playing The band's full UK tour dates are below. Tickets to the new December dates are on sale from...

The best albums of 2018 so far

From the Arctic Monkeys' intergalactic return, to Janelle Monáe's concept album about randy computers and the arrival of some of the planet's best new artists - 2018 has spawned some superb albums so far. We've listen to pretty much all of them, and decided that the following are the best albums of 2018, so far. http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/?bctid=5785505136001

Metronomy, Sigrid, MGMT and The Roots lead huge Somerset House Summer Series for 2018

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Metronomy, Sigrid, MGMT and The Roots have all been announced for Somerset House's Summer Series for 2018. The outdoor gig series takes place at the iconic London venue for 10 days between July 5 and 15 - with Metronomy opening proceedings on the first night of the event. They'll be immediately followed by Flight Facilities on July 6, before Sigrid, MGMT...

MGMT recall how Lou Reed rejected their offer of a collaboration

MGMT have discussed how they reached out to Lou Reed with the offer of a collaboration, revealing that he turned them down and even suggested that they should fire their managers. The duo, who performed with Reed's bandmate John Cale at the 'Velvet Underground & Nico' 50th anniversary gig last year, spoke on the Best Show podcast about meeting Reed. Frontman Andrew VanWyngarden explained...

MGMT – ‘Little Dark Age’ Review

It’s over 10 years since MGMT released ‘Oracular Spectacular’, a poptastic glitterball of an album that spawned hit singles ‘Time To Pretend’, ‘Kids’ and 'Electric Feel'. Three years later, Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser baffled fair-weather fans with the acid-jazz soup that was 2010’s ‘Congratulations’. And the odyssey continued: 2013’s ‘MGMT’ was an inaccessible curio, implying the band had...

10 indie anthems from 2008 that still sound amazing

2008 will probably be remembered as the year everything went to shit. The global financial crisis kicked off stateside, David Cameron’s Tories grew in strength and a huge fire destroyed the historic pier at Weston-Super-Mare. Times were obviously tough. On the other hand, some of our favourite late-noughties bangers came out. Swings and roundabouts, eh? From the feel good indie...