MGMT Unpack ‘Time to Pretend’ on Latest ‘Song Exploder’

MGMT are the latest group to appear on the insightful music podcast Song Exploder, and the indietronica duo pulled apart their beloved breakthrough single "Time to…
James Grebey / January 19, 2016

Watch ‘Leonardo DiCaprio’ Dance Like a Goof at Coachella

Whether they're getting paid to be there or not, lots of celebrities take in the sights and sounds at Coachella every year. And sometimes those…
Dan Reilly / April 14, 2014

MGMT Want You To Play Cowbell With Them Onstage

MGMT's most recent appearance on the Late Show With David Letterman happened way back in August, but the memory of that thoroughly bizarre performance lives…
Kyle McGovern / November 22, 2013

Watch MGMT’s Freaky Outer Space Ballet in ‘Alien Days’ Video

MGMT now have a trilogy of outré music videos for their problematic, self-titled third album. Following the absurd "Your Life is a Lie" clip and…
Kyle McGovern / October 31, 2013

MGMT Play It Straight for Once on ‘Jools Holland’

MGMT tend to go grand on camera. Their music videos either pack in oddball imagery at a steady clip (see the bizarre, restless "Your Life…
Kyle McGovern / October 18, 2013

MGMT Casts Michael K. Williams as Dystopian Omar in ‘Cool Song No. 2′ Video

MGMT's self-titled third LP may be "a confused, confusing album," but it's not without its charms. "Cool Song No. 2" is a brooding psychedelic rumbler…
Chris Martins / September 17, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Elvis Costello and the Roots, Sebadoh, MGMT, and More

Welcome the long-awaited weekend by streaming new albums from Elvis Costello and the Roots, Sebadoh, the Dirtbombs, and (if you dare) MGMT. Find all those…
Kyle McGovern / September 13, 2013

See MGMT ‘Wow’ ?uestlove in Scuba-Geared ‘Fallon’ Fish Serenade

The last time MGMT played a late-night show, the results were... interesting. Core members Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden led a dull, lifeless performance of…
Kyle McGovern / September 12, 2013

MGMT’s Muddled Third Album Will Leave You Just as Confused as They Seem to Be

Among the things for which we should be grateful to Spandau Ballet: the blood-simple guitar hook anchoring their 1983 global hit "True." Hip-hop and R&B…
Alfred Soto / September 11, 2013

Stream MGMT’s Synth-Wielding, Self-Titled Third Album Now

Here's your first listen to an album MGMT have suggested not everyone will be able to understand on first listen. (We certainly didn't. Read SPIN's…
Marc Hogan / September 9, 2013

MGMT Tease Five Psyched New Songs in Clever Short Film

MGMT's self-titled album arrives on September 17 via Columbia Records, but the band has done an unusually good job of keeping its contents under wraps.
Marc Hogan / September 4, 2013

MGMT Played ‘Your Life Is a Lie’ on ‘Letterman’ and It Was Super Weird

It's safe to say MGMT are responsible for the week's strangest late-night TV musical performance. Of course, everybody is on vacation, so Late Show With…
Marc Hogan / August 23, 2013

Watch MGMT’s Endlessly, Absurdly Detailed ‘Your Life Is a Lie’ Video

Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden can't be accused of laziness when it comes to the video for "Your Life Is a Lie," from MGMT's upcoming…
Marc Hogan / August 5, 2013

Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2013 Lineup: Vampire Weekend, MGMT, Robin Thicke, and More

Vampire Weekend, MGMT, Robin Thicke, CHVRCHES, and Washed Out are all on deck for this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest. The single-day event takes place September…
Kyle McGovern / July 29, 2013

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 Lineup: M.I.A., Kurt Vile, MGMT, Dismemberment Plan, and More

M.I.A., Television, Slayer, MGMT, Dismemberment Plan, Snoop Dogg, and SPIN favorite Kurt Vile and the Violators will all play this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest in…
Kyle McGovern / July 10, 2013
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