MGMT

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From Weezer to Missy Elliott: 10 of the best difficult second albums
Dismissed at the time for being pretentious, bloated or way too WTF, these are the second albums that deserve return visits

Michael Cragg

06, Nov, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Cash-in or creative rebirth: why are MGMT and Kelela remixing their albums?
The average remix is just a marketing tool – a way to get money for old rope. But in the right hands and with the best intentions, it can be sublime

Stevie Chick

19, Oct, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Name that killer tune: why today’s TV dramas thrive on musical mystery
Original scores are fast giving way to obscure existing tracks, propelling their makers to sudden stardom

Vanessa Thorpe

06, Oct, 2018 @5:00 PM

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MGMT review – wallpaper synthpop drowned out by chatter
The fake plastic shrubs on stage have more charisma than Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser in this understated, underwhelming set

Stevie Chick

10, Jul, 2018 @10:27 AM

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MGMT: Little Dark Age review – uneasy pop anthems
(Columbia)

Phil Mongredien

11, Feb, 2018 @8:00 AM

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The surreal success of MGMT: 'I assumed it would all go away. Like it was all a dream'
Ten years after their indie pop anthem Kids, Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden are back and working with Beyonce’s producer. But can they stop the self-sabotage?

Gavin Haynes

10, Feb, 2018 @10:00 AM

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MGMT: Little Dark Age review – synthpop pranksters get serious for a change
After two albums of wilfully awkward music seemingly designed to lose them fans, the duo return with some unironically gorgeous melodies and a dash of hallucinogenic weirdness

Alexis Petridis

08, Feb, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Later... with Jools Holland: at it happened
Keep up with this week's edition of Later … in the company of Anna Calvi, MGMT, John Newman and Passenger (and your host Paul Lester)

Paul Lester

15, Oct, 2013 @9:52 PM

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MGMT – review

The expanded stage version of MGMT were more interested in cosmic jamming than popularity in a set of head-wrecking polyphony, writes Graeme Virtue

Graeme Virtue

14, Oct, 2013 @4:04 PM

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MGMT, John Grant, Bastille: this week's new live music

MGMT | John Grant | Bastille | ReVoice! Festival | Mick Coady's Synergy | Les Vêpres Siciliennes

Andrew Clements, John Fordham & John Robinson

12, Oct, 2013 @5:00 AM

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MGMT: MGMT – review
Brooklyn's psychedelic explorers go even deeper down the rabbit hole – and further away from their radio-friendly beginnings – and it sounds great, writes Kate Hutchinson

Kate Hutchinson

19, Sep, 2013 @9:15 PM

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Populist: Items of interest this week

From the new Doctor's lifelong fandom to Big Boi from Outkast being cast into the Celeb Big Brother asylum

The Guide

10, Aug, 2013 @5:00 AM

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