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 on: September 04, 2016, 02:56:27 AM 
Started by SupaKat - Last post by SupaKat
So, today, the band VAST posted a message to their facebook page. The message concluded, "It has been great re-imagining some of these older songs, but its the the new music that has me excited. (MGMT)
Hope to see you in L.A. and stay tuned for more…
MGMT and The VAST Camp."

I don't know if they are just using MGMT to refer to their management, or if they are talking about MGMT the band. I love VAST, but an MGMT collaboration is the last thing I would have ever expected.

You can see the original post on the VAST facebook page,

 on: August 31, 2016, 01:34:43 PM 
Started by lala - Last post by mcfly88
Awfully quiet considering there's usually a few months between the release date announcement / single release and the actual album. Unless they're gonna release the record in December or go for a surprise release a la Beyonce, it looks like the record's gonna come out next after all?

Still time for it to come out this year. Even if they announce it next month, it could come out in November. Seems like most labels like to have at least 2 months... but who knows though. Ha, wishful thinking that its not next year! On the bright side if that does end up being the case, we should at least have a new single before 2017.

 on: August 26, 2016, 07:10:36 AM 
Started by lala - Last post by TristanTristan
Awfully quiet considering there's usually a few months between the release date announcement / single release and the actual album. Unless they're gonna release the record in December or go for a surprise release a la Beyonce, it looks like the record's gonna come out next after all?

 on: August 06, 2016, 12:14:49 AM 
Started by coffeegraphy - Last post by lala
Not exactly MGMT photos, but something to tide you over.

August 4, 2016

Top model Andreea Diaconu joins her boyfriend, musician Andrew Vanwyngarden of MGMT, for the fall-winter 2016 campaign from Current/Elliott. Photographed on location in Rockaway Beach, New York, the lovers pose in denim style with a rock and roll attitude. Andreea looks casual cool in suede jackets and embellished denim while Andrew looks laid-back in plaid and camouflage.

 on: July 30, 2016, 05:21:56 PM 
Started by lala - Last post by Rachel
YAY!  ;D ;D ;D

 on: July 30, 2016, 08:51:04 AM 
Started by lala - Last post by lala

 on: July 30, 2016, 08:46:22 AM 
Started by elizabeth - Last post by elizabeth
Via the band's Tweeter this morn!
"Mid summer morning MGMT update: been working hard (for us) this year...another recording session begins next week!"

Im jizzin

 on: July 18, 2016, 01:04:52 AM 
Started by lala - Last post by lala
Suicide and Alan Vega are a great MGMT inspiration.  Today they recorded a tribute of one of Vega's songs following his death:

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Alan Vega, Suicide Singer and Punk Icon, Dead at 78
"Alan was not only relentlessly creative, writing music and painting until the end, he was also startlingly unique," protopunk pioneer's family writes

By Daniel Kreps

Alan Vega, singer in the influential protopunk duo Suicide, died peacefully in his sleep Saturday. He was 78.
Henry Rollins first reported news of Vega's death, sharing a statement from Vega's family. "With profound sadness and a stillness that only news like this can bring, we regret to inform you that the great artist and creative force, Alan Vega has passed away," Vega's family wrote.

"Alan was not only relentlessly creative, writing music and painting until the end, he was also startlingly unique. Along with Martin Rev, in the early 1970's, they formed the two person avant band known as Suicide. Almost immediately, their incredible and unclassifiable music went against every possible grain. Their confrontational live performances, light-years before Punk Rock, are the stuff of legend. Their first, self-titled album is one of the single most challenging and noteworthy achievements in American music. Alan Vega was the quintessential artist on every imaginable level. His entire life was devoted to outputting what his vision commanded of him."
Vega had previously suffered a stroke in 2012.
Vega and friend Martin Rev formed the duo Suicide in the early Seventies after witnessing a Stooges concert in 1969. One of the early progenitors of "punk," Suicide – named after an issue in the Marvel comic book Ghost Rider – presented the genre in a minimalist, eerie and pioneering form, with Vega's echoing vocals backed by a hypnotic swirl of Rev's pulsing, rudimentary synthesizer and cheap drum machines.
After developing their sound over the course of intense, often confrontational live shows in venues like CBGB and Max's Kansas City, the duo released their influential self-titled debut in 1977. Suicide, one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, housed the early punk anthems "Ghost Rider," "Cheree," "Che" and the frightening epic "Frankie Teardrop."
There's no shortage of artists inspired by Suicide's first LP, with Bruce Springsteen chief among those who have long championed Vega and Rev. "They had that two-piece synthesizer-voice thing," Springsteen told Rolling Stone in 1984. "They had one of the most amazing songs I ever heard called 'Frankie Teardrop'. That's one of the most amazing records I think I ever heard."
Springsteen borrowed the band's musical style for his Nebraska track "State Trooper," a Suicide sound-alike that fooled even Vega, who thought he recorded it when he first heard it. Suicide's 1979 single "Dream Baby Dream" also became a live staple at Springsteen gigs, with the rocker eventually recording a studio cover for 2014's High Hopes. Springsteen added that "[Suicide] are underground masters," and that "they should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame."
Following Suicide and the "Dream Baby Dream" single, Vega and Rev released their second studio album, the Ric Ocasek-produced Suicide: Alan Vega and Martin Rev, in 1980. That year, Vega also issued his first eponymous solo album.
Vega would go on to release three more albums under his own name, 1981's Collision Drive, 1983's Saturn Strip and 1985's Just a Million Dreams – each deviating further away from Suicide's distinctive sound towards a more rockabilly style – before he reunited with Rev for 1988's A Way of Life. The duo would release two more albums, 1992's Why Be Blue and 2002's American Supreme. Over his career, Vega would also collaborate with artists like Ocasek, Ministry's Al Jourgensen, Lydia Lunch, Genesis P-Orridge and Vega's wife Liz Lamere.
In 1994, Vega worked with Big Star's Alex Chilton and singer-songwriter Ben Vaughn for an LP titled Cubist Blues, which was initially released on Henry Rollins' 2.13.61 label in 1996 but reissued in 2015.
Speaking to Rolling Stone in 2015, Vega reminisced about meeting Rollins for the first time. "I said, 'What does this skinhead Nazi want from me?' I thought that's what he was," Vega said. "He comes to the door and he's got a book about John Coltrane and all of a sudden to me, he's a changed man, like a college professor."
Rollins wrote on his site that he would dedicate his Sunday spot on Los Angeles' KCRW to celebrate Vega's work.
Outside of music, Vega also enjoyed a long career as a visual artist. "One of the greatest aspects of Alan Vega was his unflinching adherence to the demands of his art. He only did what he wanted," Vega's family continued in their statement. "Simply put, he lived to create. After decades of constant output, the world seemed to catch up with Alan and he was acknowledged as the groundbreaking creative individual he had been from the very start.
"Alan's life is a lesson of what it is to truly live for art. The work, the incredible amount of time required, the courage to keep seeing it and the strength to bring it forth—this was Alan Vega."

 on: July 02, 2016, 10:51:48 AM 
Started by mcfly88 - Last post by Psychedelic Owl
New song with an album cover?
thats an Ausgang puzzle, but idk about the song

 on: July 02, 2016, 02:00:06 AM 
Started by mcfly88 - Last post by radekfoukal
New song with an album cover?

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