MGMT beat Kings Of Leon, Oasis and more to Album Of The Year prize

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Of late, MGMT have begun to move away from the prankster, shagadelic image we all came to love. They’re keen to become a serious band despite beginning as an art-college joke, and to show that far from acid-fried hippies, they’re hyper-aware, often cynical witnesses of their own success. This means that on an end-of-year European tour and victory parade...


Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Popular festival band release summer anthem in non-cynical marketing ploy! You won’t buy this, not because of the credit crunch or because it’s rubbish (it’s amazing) but because to find someone who can’t already hum the chorus you’d have to take a trip to uncharted areas of the Amazon. This is now just...

MGMT, Hot Chip bring out the dance anthems at San Diego Street Scene

Foals cause a mass drumming frenzy

MGMT planning Chemical Brothers collaboration

Plus band reveal double album plans

MGMT announce new single details

'Kids' will be out in October

MGMT man clears up rumours about Kirsten Dunst romance

Band deny celebrity fling

MGMT get epic at Leeds Festival

New Yorkers pack out NME/Radio 1 Stage

Thousands turned away from free MGMT show

McCarren Pool stuffed to capacity for duo's hometown performance

MGMT’s Oxegen set halted as fans scale tent’s rafters

Festival-goers climb tent poles during festival set