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MGMT / Re: Random MGMT Thoughts
« on: October 13, 2014, 02:19:00 PM »
heres something i saw on tumblr.... i sort of agree with this not 100% tho


anon: I really wish the forum was better! It's seems like mgmt blogs dislike the forum so it turns people away from. I think the more you turn people away from it the worse it will get. We should try to get a different type of atmosphere in there!!

bequickdear: I donít think that itís the fault of blogs. The Forum has been pretty exclusionary for years, and I know many people on Tumblr who have tried to become an active part of it and been rejected by the hardcore members for any number of stupid reasons. Itís very cliquish, and they always complain about Tumblr, which is hilarious.

Itís a shame, because it could be a really cool place where new fans could go to learn about the band and become a part of a community, especially since it is also a place where the band seems to feel comfortable occasionally talking to fans, but thatís just not the case at all.

They should talk to Fairtytale of Hurt about this.  I'll address this just because I've been around for a long time.  Five years ago, there was a bit of a feud between the forum and tumblr that started before I arrived.  I think it started over "photo stealing."  It went both ways and both forumers and bloggers were guilty of taking personal pics from one community and reposting them without credit.  It's stupid really since most forumers have blogs.  This all died out about 4 years ago.  I've attended many MGMT shows with groups mixed with the tumblr fandom and forumers.  In fact, the person who has the number 1 MGMT blog on tumblr has stayed at my house to attend a show with me-we're good friends.  Anyone who still thinks that there is any animosity between the forum and tumblr currently is literally years behind the times.  Most of the regulars on the forum (it sounds silly to even say because there has been so little activity lately) are active members of the MGMT tumblr fan forum.  This is just not even worth mentioning, it's so outdated and silly.  I personally put a great deal of effort, along with a lot of other hardcore super fans to put an end to this.  There hasn't even been any mention of it in years.
:-* :-*  Peace and Love. We all share a common interest. The internet has room for all of us.

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MGMT / Re: Photos and Graphics
« on: October 12, 2014, 04:38:31 PM »
Just a few random shots from Corona Capital and the free show in Mexico City







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The Show / Re: Mexico City, October 11
« on: October 12, 2014, 02:46:19 AM »
They went on 3 HOURS LATE!!!!  I've never heard of this at a festival.  Anyway, if you're there, the after party is at jimmy woo

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The Show / Re: Mexico City, October 11
« on: October 11, 2014, 08:50:52 AM »
Did anyone go to the surprise show last night??

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MGMT / Re: Random MGMT Thoughts
« on: October 08, 2014, 05:07:16 PM »
I never really understood the whole forum vs. tumblr thing, they're both great places with awesome info and fans.  8)





I actually don't think that any of the people who had issues are still around on the forum.  I don't even remember who they were tbh, I just remember that it was a thing when I joined. 

I wish that we had had some people post about the latest shows :(  I know we have some OZ forumers, but I actually don't ever remember anyone from South Africa.  There wasn't much in the way press.  Bubble, is the Latin American forum abuzz with the upcoming shows?


Everybody's really excited and ready! The Latin American forum is not active anymore tho, i decided it was easier to use facebook and twitter to keep people updated about the band  :D

Oh and i'm very sad about the fact that i'm not seeing the boys this time, i haven't said anything till now because it breaks my heart but i couldn't find anyone to go with and there's no way i'll be attending a festival alone. Besides the tickets (here in Argentina) are ridiculously expensive, i don't feel like paying a fortune to see MGMT plus other bands i don't care about. The boys need to come and perform for fans only!

I hope i didn't sound like a bad fan, i shouldn't be complaining and i do appreciate they are visiting us again. I just think festivals are not a good option anymore and i know a lot of fans around here think the same way.


I wondered, but when you didn't say anything, I kind of figured it was something like that.  :'(
I wish more than anything in the world that I could go with you. 

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MGMT / Re: Random MGMT Thoughts
« on: October 07, 2014, 03:41:58 PM »
I never really understood the whole forum vs. tumblr thing, they're both great places with awesome info and fans.  8)





I actually don't think that any of the people who had issues are still around on the forum.  I don't even remember who they were tbh, I just remember that it was a thing when I joined. 

I wish that we had had some people post about the latest shows :(  I know we have some OZ forumers, but I actually don't ever remember anyone from South Africa.  There wasn't much in the way press.  Bubble, is the Latin American forum abuzz with the upcoming shows?

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MGMT / Re: Random MGMT Thoughts
« on: October 06, 2014, 09:02:58 PM »
heres something i saw on tumblr.... i sort of agree with this not 100% tho


anon: I really wish the forum was better! It's seems like mgmt blogs dislike the forum so it turns people away from. I think the more you turn people away from it the worse it will get. We should try to get a different type of atmosphere in there!!

bequickdear: I donít think that itís the fault of blogs. The Forum has been pretty exclusionary for years, and I know many people on Tumblr who have tried to become an active part of it and been rejected by the hardcore members for any number of stupid reasons. Itís very cliquish, and they always complain about Tumblr, which is hilarious.

Itís a shame, because it could be a really cool place where new fans could go to learn about the band and become a part of a community, especially since it is also a place where the band seems to feel comfortable occasionally talking to fans, but thatís just not the case at all.

They should talk to Fairtytale of Hurt about this.  I'll address this just because I've been around for a long time.  Five years ago, there was a bit of a feud between the forum and tumblr that started before I arrived.  I think it started over "photo stealing."  It went both ways and both forumers and bloggers were guilty of taking personal pics from one community and reposting them without credit.  It's stupid really since most forumers have blogs.  This all died out about 4 years ago.  I've attended many MGMT shows with groups mixed with the tumblr fandom and forumers.  In fact, the person who has the number 1 MGMT blog on tumblr has stayed at my house to attend a show with me-we're good friends.  Anyone who still thinks that there is any animosity between the forum and tumblr currently is literally years behind the times.  Most of the regulars on the forum (it sounds silly to even say because there has been so little activity lately) are active members of the MGMT tumblr fan forum.  This is just not even worth mentioning, it's so outdated and silly.  I personally put a great deal of effort, along with a lot of other hardcore super fans to put an end to this.  There hasn't even been any mention of it in years.

^ Yep. I would also like to add that I've only been here for two years. When I joined the forum I had a pretty active blog on Tumblr, that's actually where I first talked to Lala and Fairytale of Hurt. They (and the entire forum, especially the regulars) were extremely kind and open to me. They always treated me like I'd been here for years and I never felt excluded. There have been some spats, but nothing about Tumblr has ever been mentioned and they were usually just clashing opinions. Since I've been on the forum very few people have become regular posters. I wish more fans would join from Tumblr...it's been a great experience for me!

We do have a lot of prolific tumblr members who, like the rest of us, just haven't been very active of late because there just hasn't been much news.  It's actually everyone's closeness that has contributed to the forum being dead.  We used to keep in contact with one another through the general section of the forum, but now we are in constant (literally hourly) contact with one another via other media, such as fb and text.  We travel together to other concerts and festivals not involving MGMT and again, that involves overlap between the tumblr base and the forum regulars. 

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MGMT / Re: Random MGMT Thoughts
« on: October 06, 2014, 08:38:49 PM »
heres something i saw on tumblr.... i sort of agree with this not 100% tho


anon: I really wish the forum was better! It's seems like mgmt blogs dislike the forum so it turns people away from. I think the more you turn people away from it the worse it will get. We should try to get a different type of atmosphere in there!!

bequickdear: I donít think that itís the fault of blogs. The Forum has been pretty exclusionary for years, and I know many people on Tumblr who have tried to become an active part of it and been rejected by the hardcore members for any number of stupid reasons. Itís very cliquish, and they always complain about Tumblr, which is hilarious.

Itís a shame, because it could be a really cool place where new fans could go to learn about the band and become a part of a community, especially since it is also a place where the band seems to feel comfortable occasionally talking to fans, but thatís just not the case at all.

They should talk to Fairtytale of Hurt about this.  I'll address this just because I've been around for a long time.  Five years ago, there was a bit of a feud between the forum and tumblr that started before I arrived.  I think it started over "photo stealing."  It went both ways and both forumers and bloggers were guilty of taking personal pics from one community and reposting them without credit.  It's stupid really since most forumers have blogs.  This all died out about 4 years ago.  I've attended many MGMT shows with groups mixed with the tumblr fandom and forumers.  In fact, the person who has the number 1 MGMT blog on tumblr has stayed at my house to attend a show with me-we're good friends.  Anyone who still thinks that there is any animosity between the forum and tumblr currently is literally years behind the times.  Most of the regulars on the forum (it sounds silly to even say because there has been so little activity lately) are active members of the MGMT tumblr fan forum.  This is just not even worth mentioning, it's so outdated and silly.  I personally put a great deal of effort, along with a lot of other hardcore super fans to put an end to this.  There hasn't even been any mention of it in years. 

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MGMT / Re: Random MGMT Thoughts
« on: October 04, 2014, 05:42:13 PM »
http://www.texastribune.org/2014/10/04/playlist-listen-me/?utm_source=texastribune.org&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=Tribune%20Feed:%20Main%20Feed

I guess that this is supposed to be dark humor.  It's always nice to see the boys being thought of, but this one sort of hits me the wrong way.  It's probably because since I've been diagnosed with an extremely rare disease that has doctors baffled, I really identify with Mystery Disease.  The lyrics haunt me.  I love the song, but it's also very difficult for me to listen to.  Anyway, some of you will be amused by this. 

"We have a trio of songs dedicated to news that a man in Texas was diagnosed with Ebola this week, starting with MGMT's "Mystery Disease." Then, because it occurred in Dallas, we have The Flatlanders singing their song that shares its name with the city. And because people from the man's neighborhood are concerned about a stigma developing, we have "Stigmatized" by The Calling."

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MGMT / Re: Random MGMT Thoughts
« on: September 24, 2014, 07:15:15 PM »
I feel badly now that I don't have a prize for the contest winner :D  It'll have to be the glory!

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MGMT / Re: Random MGMT Thoughts
« on: September 24, 2014, 02:30:35 PM »
MGMT were playing in the lovely chocolate shop I like to visit...chocolate and MGMT, two of my favourite things, even it it was Electric Feel!  ;) Made me think of my birthday last year when MGMT had just been released, and I realised that if the third album was a child, it'd be walking by now...time passes so quickly!

Chocolate and MGMT!!!  Okay, if MGMT had a Ben and Jerry's flavor, what would it be called, and what would be in it?


Okay, well I've been on the bathroom floor puking all afternoon, but I'm going to take a stab at it.  MGMTea Time:  Green Tea ice cream with dark chocolate chucks and electric eel gummies.


Perfect! I definitely feel like there would have to be gummies or sour candy of some kind.

Your Life Is a Pie: key lime pie ice cream with chocolate crust pieces, a butterscotch swirl, and a shit ton of sprinkles.  :o :o :o



Ding Ding Ding we have a winner!!!




Dang, I want some MGMTea Time!



We can have them both!





Always!!  Bubbly?  Do they have Ben and Jerry's down in your hemisphere?


No, i feel left out  :'(




My bad!  This is where I got the idea of an MGMT ice cream
i have no idea how to post a pic so heres the link... http://ryanspera00.tumblr.com/image/98183082637


THAT IS INCREDIBLE. Did you make that?!
yes! haha i made it on photoshop! thanks for getting the pic up, and the idea!!!


That really is awesome

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The Internets / Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« on: September 24, 2014, 05:11:01 AM »
It's super cute how excited Peru is.  While their are a couple of items in here that aren't presented quite correctly, they aren't actually mistakes.  ;)



 http://www.andina.com.pe/Ingles/noticia-mgmt-set-for-firstever-peru-gig-in-november-524544.aspx
 
 
18:11. Lima, Sept. 23. United States' foremost psychedelic indie-rock band, MGMT, are coming to Lima this November for performing their first-ever concert in Peru, it was reported Tuesday.

Best known for worldwide famous hits such as "Electric Feel", "Time To Pretend" and "Weekend WarsĒ, MGMT will be taking to the stage on 4th November at Lima's Parque de la Exposiciůn, the event organizers announced in a press release Thursday.

Along with Benjamin Goldwasser and Matt Asti on guitar and bass; James Richardson, on drums and with their acclaimed lead singer and lyricist Andrew VanWyngarden, the Brooklynís outfit confirmed the news via their official facebook.

Thus, they will be playing in front of their Peruvian fans for first time ever joined by Hank Sullivant on guitar and keyboards and Will Berman on percussion and harmonica.

MGMT's Peru show will be part of the band's ongoing world tour, in support of their 3rd self-titled studio album released in September last year.

The upcoming show is organized by Movistar. Tickets for the Nov. 4 concert will be available for Movistar clients ranging from 150 soles to 185 soles while price for general public worth 250 soles.

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The Show / Re: First time in Peru!!! Lima Nov. 4
« on: September 24, 2014, 05:08:35 AM »
http://www.andina.com.pe/Ingles/noticia-mgmt-set-for-firstever-peru-gig-in-november-524544.aspx

 
 
 
18:11. Lima, Sept. 23. United States' foremost psychedelic indie-rock band, MGMT, are coming to Lima this November for performing their first-ever concert in Peru, it was reported Tuesday.

Best known for worldwide famous hits such as "Electric Feel", "Time To Pretend" and "Weekend WarsĒ, MGMT will be taking to the stage on 4th November at Lima's Parque de la Exposiciůn, the event organizers announced in a press release Thursday.

Along with Benjamin Goldwasser and Matt Asti on guitar and bass; James Richardson, on drums and with their acclaimed lead singer and lyricist Andrew VanWyngarden, the Brooklynís outfit confirmed the news via their official facebook.

Thus, they will be playing in front of their Peruvian fans for first time ever joined by Hank Sullivant on guitar and keyboards and Will Berman on percussion and harmonica.

MGMT's Peru show will be part of the band's ongoing world tour, in support of their 3rd self-titled studio album released in September last year.

The upcoming show is organized by Movistar. Tickets for the Nov. 4 concert will be available for Movistar clients ranging from 150 soles to 185 soles while price for general public worth 250 soles.

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The Show / Re: First time in Peru!!! Lima Nov. 4
« on: September 22, 2014, 05:58:11 PM »
I have a lovely friend that is freaking out right now! So excited for her :D

It's really exciting :)  I love it when hardcore, longtime fans finally get their first show  ;D

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The Show / First time in Peru!!! Lima Nov. 4
« on: September 22, 2014, 04:09:47 PM »

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