Tag Archives: MGMT

Album Review: Just Tell Me That You Want Me – A Tribute To Fleetwood Mac

Just Tell Me That You Want Me is a bit of a wild card on the scene today. It’s a tribute album to Fleetwood Mac, undoubtedly one of the greatest bands of all time, put out by Concord Music Group, who specializes in jazz and reissues of classic rock and pop records (none of whichRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Ahead of its July 10th release, George Lewis Jr., better known as Twin Shadow, is streaming his sophomore album Confess at Urban Outfitters’ website. Reportedly inspired by an early morning motorcycle ride in Los Angeles, Lewis has also released a video for the album’s first single, “Five Seconds”, which you can watch below. Just TellRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The Very Best are back at it with new album MTMTMK out July 17 (that’s the cover art above). Yesterday, they released another new track, called “We Ok”, featuring Somalian-Canadian rapper K’naan. As can be expected, the track is bursting with energy and will make you happy regardless of what else has happened this week.Read more…

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Monday Music News

Battlestar Galactica fan and Wild Flag co-frontwoman Carrie Brownstein has recently penned a deal to publish a memoir chronicling her life in music.  But don’t worry Portlandia fans, she’s penning one for that show as well.  Read up on memoir details here. Weird “Al” Yankovic is now suing Sony Music Entertainment over royalties.  A littleRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 8/10

MGMT‘s James Richardson can officially cross off “being pelted by a barrage of shoes” from his bucket list. This past weekend, during a show at California’s US Open of Surfing. During a break in the set, Richardson announced “Everybody give me your left shoe right now!” Amusingly, the crowd obliged, providing a volley of sneakersRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 4/27

Indie rockers Telekinesis are touring in support of their most recent release, 12 Desperate Straight Lines. They took a break recently to stop by The AV Club and perform a cover of Belle & Sebastian‘s “Like Dylan in the Movies.” Watch:

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Thursday News Roundup

Remembering Mick and Gerry: One of two significant losses in the music world this week, Mick Karn, the bassist who performed with David Sylvian and Steve Jansen in Japan and with Peter Murphy in Dalis Car, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. Read a thoughtful remembrance here. Another loss, singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty, perhaps bestRead more…

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Thursday Music News Revelations

We showed you a few months ago the Kanye West track “Monster,” which featured Bon Iver (among a slew of other R&B and rap artists). Now the two are at it again with a leaked track title “Lost In The World.” The song uses a sample of Bon Iver’s “Woods” throughout the song. Here’s yourRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Friday

The 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party kicked off in a HUGE way with MGMT, Yeasayer, Holy Fuck, Shabazz Palaces, Bear In Heaven, and Macklemore packing the streets at the main stage. Meanwhile, bands Fences, Police Teeth, Unnatural Helpers, and Champagne Champagne were blowing up the stage at Neumos. This set also features USF and HelmsRead more…

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In Attendance at the Capitol Hill Block Party – Friday Night

The time leading up to Holy Fuck was spent in a wandering daze, moving from funnel of people to funnel of people as we searched for the shortest beer and bathroom lines and tried unsuccessfully to meet up with other friends in attendance. We waited for the beers, but the lines to the Honey BucketsRead more…

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