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MGMT / Re: Photos and Graphics
« on: December 04, 2010, 10:43:49 AM »
what video is that from?

and i hate how whenever someone's acting weird they assume its drugs.. I mean yeah sometimes it is, but sometimes people are naturally like that


This one  :)

 To the left

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MGMT / Re: Photos and Graphics
« on: December 03, 2010, 01:25:11 PM »


From the show in Miami Beach. Hardly new but I've seen them floating around tumblr.

Wow, these photos are great! Thank you for posting!

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MGMT / Re: Photos and Graphics
« on: November 30, 2010, 02:40:05 PM »


Is he playing his guitar with a drumstick? This is a whole other level of awesome for me.


Again, that face Andrew's making....he is so aware.... ;)

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The Internets / Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« on: November 30, 2010, 10:11:37 AM »
Another interview from Maribor

Bringing sunshine to Slovenia (dunno about that it was foggy and FUCKING cold!)

Yesterday, you finally have arrived in Slovenia or in Maribor. What are your first impressions?
Andrew: As we arrived at night, we did not see much. The center of Maribor looks very cool, especially since it snowed yesterday. And as we heard the oldest vine in the world grows here. We saw the river too ...

Have you tried Slovenian wine?
Andrew: Yeah, well Ben did (laughs). They offered us a special spirit drink that looked very dark...

Made from blueberries? Blueberry?
Andrew: Yeah, that was it, I guess.
Ben: We drank a local red wine.

How much?
Ben: It was very strange, because I drank and drank, but because I was so tired from the trip and the time difference, it did not even have an effect on me.

How have you guys managed to come right today - the day of the concert, which is open air - and didn`t have trouble with snow? It snowed yesterday and it`s once again predicted for tomorrow ...
Andrew: I do not know, given the fact that wherever we play we bring the rain and apparently this rule does not apply to Slovenia, as we brought the sun. Today is a very nice day, huh?

Have you heard any other group, which now play?
Andrew: We heard Italian funk band that played before us ... What`s their name? (One of the organizers help, Op. P.) Did! Very nice guys who have similar influences as we - a lot of teams from the New York scene 80th years.

This is the first concert of your European tour. Where will you still go?
Ben: The next stop is Germany, then Scandinavia. Followed by Spain, Portugal, Austria, France, Italy, ... I`t gonna be fun.

Do you have preferred European location to play?
Ben: Berlin is one of my favorite concert sites. We haven`t played for a long time there.

Are there differences between audiences in different countries?
Andrew: I don`t thikn we have enough mileage to judge. We've never performed in Norway, for example ... The German audiences are usually really good.

Sorry, but (pointing at a black-and-white striped wallpaper Poster Party with a Cause, op. P), were you involved in the desinging of this poster, it looks like something you guys would make (laughter)? I`ve been looking at this background for too long, but because you`re sitting right here ...
Ben: How do they call this?
Andrew: Razzle-Dazzle!
Ben: Really?

Razzle-Dazzle?
Andrew: Yeah, that was used on ships ... and if you don`t look close enough, you wouldn`t even know it`s there.

Will you play more stuff from the new album, Congratulations or from the previous Oracular Spectacular at the concert?
Andrew: Half-half.

Even some covers, special songs?
Andrew: Also ... Each song is special.

When do you make the final set list? Quickly before the concert, or much earlier?
Andrew: An hour before the concert or something like that.

And what is the decisive factor?
Andrew: I ask the band what they would like to play again, then write a list ... And when Ben suggests anything I change it (both burst out laughing, op. P).

What songs receive best response?
Andrew: Electric Feel, Time To Pretend ... Those who are the most popular and most people like.

What are you guys like best?
Andrew: I like playing long and slow songs, like Siberian Breaks. And you, Ben?
Ben: Time To Pretend.
Andrew: Oh, you sold your soul (laughs)!

Since the festival's charitable note there is no official after-partyja and since you`re leaving tomorrow - will you go out and test out Maribor`s nightlife?
Andrew: Actually we aren`t the types that go into clubs ... We rather go to a bar with good music. Or in those clubs which allow us to loudly listen to our iPods. We look for bars that let us be the DJs (laughs).

Maybe you could share the most crazy tour story of this last tour?
Andrew: OK, we dressed in Scooby Doo costumes, but that`s pretty normal ... (Long pause, op. P) ... Yeah, in Florida we wore manatees (sea cow) costumes, they are similar to walruses.

Are they similar to sea lions?
Andrew: Yeah ...

And you walked around dressed as that because ... ?
Andrew: It was Halloween and we went trick-or-treating.

Andrew looks at ┼Żurnal`s microphone sponge, which they both admired before the interview and called it funky.

Would you like to keep the funky sponge?
Andrew: Could we really? Thank you. Wow - I`ll use it every day!

It has many uses ...
Andrew: Yeah! Bath sponge, condom (laughter) ...


I`ll write about the concert tomorrow, k? If anyone is still interested...


Short review from Maribor:

Despite the injury professionally executed concert

Although it was snowing the day before, as well as a day later, MGMT brought the sun to Slovenia - in an interview with ┼Żurnal24 the frontman Andrew VanWyngarden said that they usually bring rain to their concert venues. The vocalist was in a good mood, and there was no way of telling that there was anything wrong with his arm (he recently dislocated his shoulder), although he wore a splint after the concert. The crowd was the most responsive to the most recognizable hits such as Electric Feel, Time To Pretend and Kids. Transportation and cold probably helped that the main square was attended by fewer people than expected, although there were still a few thousand.

Among the groups that came before MGMT, were the more enthusiastic Austrian Bunny Lake, but otherwise the stage hosted the local We Can not Sleep At Night, Italian DID (they were fucking horrible OMG!!), Rotor and Code.EP.

Partying with MGMT in Cinema Udarnik
Around a hundred lucky that attended the after party visited cinema Udarnik, and had a chance to see the whole band MGMT in a more relaxed atmosphere - Andrew and Ben even took over the mixing desk and tried to DJ. There was no shortage of enthusiastic teenage fangirls, following the very down-to-earth Andrew at every stage, and taking photographs with him.

The discovery of America in Maribor
MGMT may remember Slovenia after the end of the event in Udarnik, when they, at 4 am could hardly find an open restaurant with fast food (you know like a kebab shop).They were forced to opt for - believe it or not -  McDonald's.



God, why did I have to go to Munich at 6 am to see another band play there!!!!!! :'(

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MGMT / Re: Photos and Graphics
« on: November 29, 2010, 04:43:03 PM »


Where was it ?

Tokyo before Fuji Rocks
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Didn't Andrew say somewhere that it was his favorite performance?

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MGMT / Re: Photos and Graphics
« on: November 29, 2010, 04:40:06 PM »
I've only been here a good month (but have been a fan of MGMT for good two years) and I must say lala, you astound me! Keep on keepin' on!
Anyways, I'm so looking forward to the show in Munich next week!!! and I also saw them in Maribor, Slovenia and was wondering about the old/new guitar also...as I havent really seen it before. I know the posts about the show go to that page, but i just have to say that although it was cold as hell, the boys really did put on a great show, were smiling a lot with Ben saying:'Although it is cold outside, you make us feel warm on the inside.' And Andrew:'Nothing like a crisp winter air, to get get your juices flowing.'

Awww shucks...I'm flattered  :-*  Glad you got to see such a great show.  I suspect Munich will be amazing as well-good fans!

And rightfully so! I just hope I can fully operate with my new camera until then and post some photos that aren't all blurry....

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MGMT / Re: Photos and Graphics
« on: November 29, 2010, 04:11:51 PM »
I've only been here a good month (but have been a fan of MGMT for good two years) and I must say lala, you astound me! Keep on keepin' on!
Anyways, I'm so looking forward to the show in Munich next week!!! and I also saw them in Maribor, Slovenia and was wondering about the old/new guitar also...as I havent really seen it before. I know the posts about the show go to that page, but i just have to say that although it was cold as hell, the boys really did put on a great show, were smiling a lot with Ben saying:'Although it is cold outside, you make us feel warm on the inside.' And Andrew:'Nothing like a crisp winter air, to get get your juices flowing.'

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MGMT / Re: MGMT gifs!
« on: November 20, 2010, 02:10:58 PM »

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MGMT / Re: MGMT gifs!
« on: November 19, 2010, 07:55:59 PM »
GIFSoup

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MGMT / Re: Photos and Graphics
« on: November 02, 2010, 02:28:49 PM »

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