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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...
Foals cause a mass drumming frenzy
Band deny celebrity fling
Festival-goers climb tent poles during festival set