Posts tagged "MGMT"

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 sometime…
By: Dan Reilly / April 14, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2008

Change! Crisis! Hope! Meltdown! You betcha! The past 366 days (happy belated leap year!) have been such a roller-coaster ride of apocalyptic dread and yes-we-ca…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 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…
By: 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 i…
By: 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, restle…
By: 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…
By: 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)…
By: 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, lifele…
By: 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…
By: 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.
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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'…
By: 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.
By: 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 Fu…
By: Kyle McGovern / July 10, 2013

MGMT’s Self-Titled September Album Uses Something Called ‘the Optimizer’

MGMT will finally release their long-awaited third album this fall. On September 17, the psych-glam duo will unleash MGMT, the follow-up to 2010'…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 25, 2013

Modest Mouse, MGMT, Beach House, Toro y Moi Christen First-Ever First City Festival

Modest Mouse, Passion Pit, MGMT, Neko Case, Beach House, and Toro y Moi are set to christen the stage during the inaugural First City Festival,…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 20, 2013

MGMT Ready ‘Something to Do With Prince’ for Split 7-inch With Spectrum and Spacemen 3

Before MGMT unleashed live renditions of new songs "Mystery Disease" and "Your Life Is a Lie," the psych-glam two-piece shared the…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 3, 2013

Watch MGMT Bash Out Another New Song Live, Reportedly ‘Your Life Is a Lie’

"Don't take the lyrics the wrong way. It's actually a positive message." That's how MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden introduced another new song the band debuted earlier thi…
By: Marc Hogan / May 2, 2013

Watch MGMT Unfurl Swirling New Song ‘Mystery Disease’ Live

MGMT returned to the stage over the weekend for the first time since holing up to record their upcoming, Aphex Twin-influenced third album, the…
By: Marc Hogan / April 30, 2013
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