Tag Archives: MGMT

2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more...

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Album Review: MGMT - MGMT

“Be quick dear, times are uncertain, one month crawling, next year blurring, decades in the drain, and monograms on the brain. Decide what’s working and what’s moved on to the last phase - the floodgate alien days. I love those alien days.” And so, Andrew VanWynGarden opens the third MGMT record where the second leftRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

It’s hard to believe that there can be room for improvement when it comes to James Blake‘s music. Apparently Blake himself wasn’t 100 percent sold on his song “Life Round Here” and he said, “I never really felt the track was finished, even when it went on the album, I just felt there was thisRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Perhaps you have seen the mysterious graffiti painted on the ground around the city. What looks a bit like random letters in a circle is actually Arcade Fire’s underground press for their upcoming album Reflektor - and today they released another piece of the puzzle. In a short film we see the band mixed withRead more...

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Friday Music News

When Pearl Jam first released their new track, “Mind Your Manners,” the general consensus was that the song was a pretty big departure from their usual material. The official video for “Mind Your Manners” stays true to this theme of Pearl Jam stepping out of their comfort zone. They don’t share music videos often, soRead more...

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Monday Music News

MGMT is apparently very much interested in collaborating with the “Hobo Rocket” band Pond in the future. Talking about their forthcoming self-titled album, VanWyngarden said it is “less distraught, nervous and paranoid” than the last - and “Your Life is a Lie” is both confident and absurd, allowing them to embrace both their surreal tendenciesRead more...

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Monday Music News

Starting today you can stream Chastity Belt’s new album No Regerts over at Pitchfork Advance and see what all the hubbub is about. Just be sure you know that it’s spelled correctly above -- R E G E R T S -- yes, no regerts to be found here. Possible actual magician Dustin Wong hasRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

No one can make a pink wig look bad ass and terrifying quite like M.I.A. can. In the video for her track, “Bring The Noize,” not only does she pull of this feat’ but she also strings together lightening fast flows that she punctuates with a flick of her sparkly gold talons. It’s one thingRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A great list of shows ahead. Highlights of the week include The Black Angels at Neptune Theatre on Monday night, along with what could prove to be a very interesting Brings Our Sonics Back rally with Geo, Nacho Picasso, Grynch, Dyme Def, Jarv Dee, Tilson, Sam Lachow & Raz Simone, Neema, DJ Nphared and Hosted by Shawn KempRead more...

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Friday Music News

Psychedelic rock band Tame Impala decided to do a little reworking of Outkast‘s track “Prototype” from their incredibly popular Speakerboxxx/The Love Below album. The cover retains the slow burn of the original, but Kevin Parker’s voice has a bit more innocence than that of Andre 3000 and Big Boi. [Pitchfork]

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