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♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« on: September 01, 2010, 03:08:03 PM »

4/24: Forgive me bbs for not updating the header post with new print media  :-\ it's just wayyy too much to keep up with! :( Still, all new articles will be posted in this thread, and will be updating the second post with all the audio files, for those interested. :)


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This thread is for collecting print/online articles & audio interviews; companion to the videos thread

***This post is (obviously) a work in progress.***
Big hugs and thank you! to all the MGMT fans (and sometimes indifferent non-fans) that are a part of creating it. :)


Special thanks to Gonia, of the MGMT Free Forum, + all the fans there for their awesomeness. :-*

There are interviews, reviews (good AND bad), only-very-slightly-related-to-the-band articles here, and yeah... a bit of a smorgusboard. Sorry. :-X

[Last upadated: 18 March 2012 @ 19:59 (GMT)]

Latest articles added:
March 22 - Billboard: MGMT Takes a Risk with 'Congratulations'
March 20 - NME: MGMT's Madcap Return (cover story)
February 27 - lesinrocks.com:"We've Listened to 'Congratulations' (really good article/review, everyone should read it)


2001
November 30 - Wesleyan Argus: (Opinion piece penned by Andrew) "All in Good Humor"


2002
November 5 - Wesleyan Argus: "Duke Day Moves Indoors, but Still Rocks Out"


2003
April 25 - Wesleyan argus: Live Music and Sunshine at Zonker Harris Day


2004
April 14 - Wesleyan Argus: Weekly WesCeleb: The Management


2007
December 30 - Crossfire: "MGMT Interview"


2008
January 6 - Press Republican: "Local Musician to Appear on Letterman"
January 11 - Commercial Appeal: "MGMT Delivers a Unique Sound with a Broad Sense of Humor"
January 31 - Straight.com: "In the Heart of the Beast"
February 11 - You Ain't No Picasso: "An Interview with MGMT"
February 12 - Psychopedia.com: "MGMT Interview" (posted on interviewer's blog)
February 22 - GuardianUK: "We Want to Scare the Squares"
March - Q Magazine: "MGMT|Psychedelic caped crusaders. From Brooklyn."
March - NME: "Ca$h City Rockers" + (pic)
March 7 - Venus Zine: "MGMT|Brooklyn duo gives us a 'bullshit' suggestion for this headline"
March 11 - Dazed Digital: "Ray Tintori and MGMT"
March 13 - NPR.org: "MGMT: Psychedelic Pop Experiments"
April 25 - The Skinny: "MGMT for Dummies"
April 27 - Rolling Stone: "MGMT: My Coachella"
April - Q Mag Coachella Review: Part One, Part Two
May - Clash Magazine: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6.
May 25 - GuardianUK: "Save Me from Psychonauts"
May 31 - StereoWarning: "MGMT: Interview with Ben and Andrew"
June - The Fly: "MGMT|The Soundtrack to Your Summer" (turn the pages 'til you find the article)
June 7 - Commercial Appeal: "Under new MGMT: White Station High grad's group visits after sold-out tour in Europe"
June 7 - NME: "In A Field of their Own" - Part one, Part Two
June 9 - StrangerDance: "MGMT: Still a BFD Six Months after Bottom of the Hill"
June 17 - GuardianUK: Songs to Rock, Shock, and take Nurofen to"
June 25 - Nylon - "MGMT + Gucci"
June 27 - CollegeOTR.com: "Gucci Manages MGMT's Influence on Runway"
June 28 - GuardianUK: "Set the Controls"
June 29 - GuardianUK: "Glastonbury 2008: MGMT Tackle our 10 Glasto Questions
July 3 - NME: "MGMT Reveal Second Album Plans"
July 6 - NY Mag: "How MGMT Figured Out how to Earn their Buzz"
July 10 - PasteMagazine: "Gucci taps into MGMT for Spring threads"
July 18 - That Hottness: "The Interview: James Richardson of MGMT"
July 18 - East Village Boys: "MGMT Skills"
July 22 - Metro: "Moving Up from Middle, MGMT"
July 28 - BrightestYoungThings: "Interview: MGMT"
July - Express Night Out: "Royal Yucks: MGMT Loves to Wind Folks Up"
August - UGO.com: "MGMT Interview"
August 7 - BlackBook: "MGMT Live from Abbey Road"
August 13 - ANTROPOS.hu: "Morrison hasonmások az első napon" (not sure what language, but y'all are more than welcome to offer translations bbs)
August 29 - BBC (!): "MGMT Interview" (+ audio interview)
September 25 - Austinist: "Austinist Interviews ACL: frontman Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT"
October 3 - Dose.ca: "MGMT Shy from Stardom"
October 6 - Stereogum: "Beck & MGMT Play Covers & Originals in Chicago"
October 6 - AustinTownHall.com: "ACL Interviews: MGMT"
October 7 - CBC The Hour: "Beck and MGMT"
October 11 - CityLife.co.uk: "MGMT - Hip Hippies of Dancefloor"
October 22 - ShockHound: "MGMT: Business Unusual"
October 27 - RadarOnline: "MGMT: The Whole World's Favourite New Band"
October 30 - PopWreckoning.com: "Interview with: MGMT"
October 31 - Rolling Stone: "Hot Band Everyone wants to Be In: MGMT"
October - Wonderland Magazine: "MGMT", + scans: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3.
November 5 - The Aquarian: "MGMT: The Source of all your Gossip"
November 6 - State.ie: "MGMT, Ambassador, Dublin (4th November)"
November 19 - TheVine.com: "MGMT - Interview - Part 1", Part 2
November 21 - The Independant: "MGMT: 'Rock stars? Not us'"
November 24 - FasterLouder.com.au: "MGMT"
November 25 - FilterMag: "Filter's Top 10 Albums of 2008"
November 26 - Telegraph.co.uk: "Meet MGMT, the Best New Band of the Year"
November 28 - SMH: "Global Takeover"
November 30 - Tribune.ie: "New York's Finest"
December - Uncut Mag: "In My Own Write: MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden"
December 1 - 3DWorld.com.au: "MGMT - MGMT TLK"
December 3 - The Courier Mail: "MGMT Finds Success at the Click of a Button"
December 3 - Gigwise: The Worst Album Covers of 2008!
December 5 - The Age.com: "Pop's New Wonder Boys"
December - TimeOff.com.au: "MGMT"
December? - GQ Mag: "Men of the Year" (check pg. 14)
December - NME: "MGMT" - page one, page two
December 6 - GuardianUK: MGMT's Time to Pretend is OMM's Track of the Year"
December - Time Out Sydney: "MGMT"
December 11 - The Courier Mail: "MGMT Fall Flat at Tivoli"
December 11 - NME: "MGMT beat Kings of Leon, Oasis and More to Album of the Year Prize"
December 12 - GuardianUK: "MGMT and Of Montreal to Collaborate on Side Project"
December 12 - TheVine.com: "Live Review: MGMT, Melbourne"
December 15 - Huffington Post: ''Are MGMT Douchebags? Does It Matter?''
December 16 - Fader.com: "A Rational Conversation Between Two Adults: Campus Reaction to Wesleyan's Breakout Bands"
December 17 - File Under: "MGMT|Interview" (in Dutch, translation coming soonish)
December 23 - SPIN: "7 Best Dressed Musicians of 2008"
December 24 - Fayetteville Free Weeky: "The Set List: Best Albums of 2008 (laugh just looking at #8)



2009
January 4 - Hot Press: "It's Party Time! MGMT Celebrate an Astonishing Year" (cover only :( - article coming soon, but in post form)
February 11 - TripWire: "MGMT Poses for Playboy in Rock the Rabbit Campaign"
February 20 - You Ain't No Picasso: "MGMT Sues French Gov't Over Use of Song"
March 5 - Gigwise: "MGMT: 'Song Dispute with French President Nicolas Sarkozy is Cool'"
April 22 - Triple J: "MGMT on their New Album and French Legal Battles"
May 14 - In the Mix: "MGMT Promise to Step it Up at Splendour 2009"
June 9 - NME: "Paul McCartney: 'I Want to Work with MGMT'"
June 10 - Arkansas Times: "Review: MGMT at The Village"
June 11 - Memphis Flyer: "MGMT Homecoming"
June 13 - Melophobe: "True Roo Part 2: Bonnaroo Saturday Report
June 14 - Rolling Stone: Bonnaroo wrap-up
June 14 - SPIN: "MGMT's Crowning Moment: Bonnaroo Headliners"
June 15 - Billboard: "Bonnaroo's Top Ten Moments"
June 17 - MusicNews.net: "BECK & Friends Form Music Club To Re-Record Entire Albums In One-Day Sessions, Post On-Line"
June - H & M Fashion Guide (lol): Page One, Page Two (spot the mistakes!)
June 29 - Pitchfork: "MGMT, Karen O Guest on Flaming Lips LP"
July 2 - SPIN: "MGMT - Live from Brooklyn!"
July 3 - New York Post: "This Band is Upper MGMT"
July 6 - We Love You So: "Exclusive Interview: Ray Tintori"
July 9 - Metromix Honolulu: "An Interview with MGMT"
July 10 - Star Bulletin - "MGMT Cool Sounds"
July 15 - Honolulu Weekly - "OMGMT!"
July 22 - Stuff.co.nz: "Gig Review: MGMT in Auckland"
July 24 - Spinner.ca: "Jay-Z Pulls MGMT into the Hip-Hop Game"
July 27 - Voxy.co.nz: "MGMT Live Review
August - Rolling Stone: "MGMT's California Dream: Duo Get Experimental on Second LP"
August 4 - The Village Voice: "The Wesleyan Mafia: MGMT, Boy Crisis, Amazing Baby"
August 27 - Haaretz.com: "Managing the Management"
September 4 - The Independant.ie: "Electric Appeal"
September 10 - Hot Press: "The Kids are Alright" (bum, you can only read it if you're subscribed to the site. :( )
October 2 - Surfing Magazine: "A Moment Amoung [sic] The Famous"
October 11 - ShockHound: "MGMT: Future Reflections"
October 11 - San Francisco Examiner: "Pop Quiz: Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT"
October 15 - San Francisco Examiner: "MGMT Riding High for Treasure Island Gig"
October 16 - NME: "MGMT Take up Surfing while Recording Second Album"
November 8 - New York Magazine: "MGMT's Homecoming"
November 12 - Wired.com: "Playlist: MGMT's Goldwasser Walks You Through Killer Tracks" (+ podcast)
December 4 - Entertainment Weekly: "MGMT Singer talks Grammy Nominations ('I freaked out!'), New Album, and More"


2010
January - NYLON: "Taking Care of Business"
Juanuary - VOGUE: "Already Famous"
January 12 - SPIN: "Q&A: MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden"
January 16 - NME: Page One, Page Two.
January 18 - NME: "MGMT: 'We're not releasing any singles from our new album'"
January 20 - GuardianUK: "The Bands Who Don't Miss a Single Thing"
January 25 - Gigwise: "MGMT's 'Congratulations' Inspired by Lady Gaga and Kanye West"
January 26 - TourDates.co.uk: "MGMT's Sophomore Record 'Set to Shock'"
February 27 - lesinrocks.com:"We've Listened to 'Congratulations' (really good article/review, everyone should read it)
March 20 - NME: MGMT's Madcap Return
March 22 - MGMT Takes a Risk with 'Congratulations'
May 12 - AUX: "What We See Is What We Get - MGMT"
August 25 - Creativity Online: "Behind the Work: MGMT 'Congratulations' Video" - Interview with the Director
September 26 - Contact Music: "MGMT Forced to Change Style after Album Flop"
September 28 - NME: "We never intended to be a mainstream band"
September 28 - Pitchfork: "MGMT Respond To Piss Attack Allegations"
October 1 - NME: "MGMT promise to return to London soon after wrapping up UK tour"
October 8 - 20 Minutes: Interview with MGMT (in French, be warned!)
October 14 - The Vine "MGMT interview"
October 16 - NME: Review of Brixton Academy show
October 18 - FasterLouder: Pre-Future Music Festival Interview
October 21 - Tampa Bay Times: "MGMT Play Ruth Eckerd Hall"
October 26 - The Crimson White: "MGMT's Oracular Spectacular as a generational statement"
October 27 - The Bad Penny Blog: "MGMT’s Ben Goldwasser On New LP, Doing Laundry – And His Favorite Cover Of An MGMT Song"
October 28 - The Tampa Bay Times: "MGMT adds it's own groove to the pop scene"
November - Memphis Magazine: "The Music of Andrew VanWyngarden..."
November 1 - Spin: "10 Best Moments of Voodoo Music Experience"
November 8 - American Songwriter: "MGMT Reveals Third Album Title in Nashville"
November 10 - RTT News: "Fans To Choose Tracks For New Beck Release"
November 10 - Atlanta Music Guide - "Q&A with Andrew VanWyngarden from MGMT at Moogfest in Asheville"
November 20 - Zurnal 24: "Sarkozy Is Two-Faced"
November 28 - Zurnal 24: "Another interview from Maribor"
December: Memphis Magazine: "In The Beginning"
December: Memphis Magazine: "The Future Is Now"
December 11 - Lifelounger: "Interview with MGMT"
December 17 - American Songwriter: "MGMT:It's Working"


2011
January 4 - In The Mix: "MGMT: Not an electro band"
January 18 - Coup de Main: "Dear Andrew VanWyngarden, you have won me over..."
March 11 - SMH: "MGMT To Wow The Future Music Festival"
March 11 - Adelaide Now: "After the fall"
March 14 -Triple J: "A Poolside Chat with MGMT"
March 17 - 3 News: "MGMT's Special St.Patrick's Day memory"
March 17 - The Dominion Post: "Time to pretend"
March 26 - Power of Pop: "MGMT LIVE IN SINGAPORE"
March ? - Elle Davis: "MGMT Coming To Hong Kong" (audio interview)
April 24 - Coup de Main: "The Ten Commandments of MGMT"
April 28 - Memphis Flyer: "Homecoming"
May 1 - Hi Expat: "What Makes Brooklyn's MGMT tick"
May - Juice Magazine: "The Kid's Are Alright"
June 8 - Rock Edition: "Interview with Pete Kember of Spectrum"
July 29 - Pitchfork: "Ariel Pink, Kurt Vile [Ed: and MGMT members] on Japan Benefit Comp"
August 4 - Montery County Weekly: "Rock Star Son"












Unknown Date
Uncle Sally's (?) - MGMT: Erwarte das Unerwartete (in German) (translation into English available upon request, until I put it up in a file online somewhere sometime)
Matchbox - "MGMT Talks to Match box"

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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2010, 03:40:50 PM »

awesome.  8)
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2010, 08:50:06 PM »

Posting so I get updates
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2010, 09:20:28 AM »

^Where is the gif in your avatar from? I've been staring at it for a while now.

This is absolutely amazing.
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2010, 11:54:22 AM »

Im not sure if I should be posting this here. Just let me know if it should be moved. Thanks!

Just saw this on Twitter. I can't watch the vid at work though  :-\

http://style.mtv.com/2010/09/03/mgmt-style/
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2010, 12:01:53 PM »

just a bunch of fans from RCMH and their fashion
how MGMT inspires them
i must say, when i was on the line i did notice a lot of fashionable people XD

i think these are the people i saw when i was in line. either them or dan, im really thinking its MTV, though now. damn.
the girl at 2:02 was waiting next to me to meet them after the show. weird seeing her online hahaha
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2010, 12:16:29 PM »

^Where is the gif in your avatar from? I've been staring at it for a while now.

This is absolutely amazing.


I'm assuming you're talking about MistyMoon's avatar.

It's from this interview here:

http://www.aux.tv/newmusic/features/what-we-see-is-what-you-get-mgmt/
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2010, 07:44:58 PM »

Just posting for the updates!
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2010, 08:57:36 PM »

^Where is the gif in your avatar from? I've been staring at it for a while now.

This is absolutely amazing.

I'm assuming you're talking about MistyMoon's avatar.

It's from this interview here:

http://www.aux.tv/newmusic/features/what-we-see-is-what-you-get-mgmt/


Why yes it is....and their performance at the Mod in Toronto of which I attended.  I found it on Gif Soup
and it's perfect.

Thanks for noticing LOL  :-*
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2010, 01:18:39 AM »

I love Andrew's little quirks like that, so I really couldn't help it.  :-* (Boy doesn't blink for, like, five minutes.)

But this thread and all Kerrigwen and everyone else did to put it together is amazing. Sorry for nudging it off topic.  :-\
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2010, 10:33:29 PM »

http://creativity-online.com/news/behind-the-work-mgmt-congratulations-video/145557

I'm pretty sure I haven't seen this posted yet but I apologize if it has been. It's an article about the Congratulations video with some commentary from Tom Kuntz, the director. There are also a couple of small pictures from the set. :)
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2010, 02:34:25 AM »

I've been wondering this for a while ... Can anyone tell me in which interview Andrew said "I have this dictator fetish"? I'm assuming it was print, which is why I'm asking here. I looked through the thread, but I couldn't find it.
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« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2010, 06:41:47 AM »

“I have this weird dictator fetish. I’d like to take a group of a hundred 50 to 75 year olds and trap them in a gymnasium until they learn every lyric to a Jay-Z album. I’d have to be really mean – like starve them. I like Jay-Z but it wouldn’t be pleasant for septuagenarians.” —  Andrew VanWyngarden

That's the quote, but I don't have time right now to find the article
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Re: ♫ Your blood is all around you now ♫ (II)
« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2010, 07:16:59 AM »

Yeah, don't worry, lala, I'll use my day off on Wednesday to search around the internet and this thread. Thanks anyway :)
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« Reply #14 on: September 12, 2010, 11:24:35 AM »

here's the interview, it was going around tumblr a few days ago. Not sure what it's from though

MGMT.

Singer and guitarist Andrew VanWyngarden is an excitable puppy in human form. Bearded keyboard-player Ben Goldwasser is reserved. Sardonic, even. Together they are MGMT, pronounced ‘management’. The 25-year-olds met in 2002 on the campus of Wesleyan University in Connecticut. United by a love of mysticism, psyche-rock and Technicolor, they plugged in some computers, threw on some fluorescent tunics and started making “strange music to confuse people” at college shows – one of which involved a 45-minute instrumental reworking of the Ghostbusterstheme. Now signed to Columbia and headlining tours, MGMT’s anthemic power-pop is beginning to hit the big time. Happily the Brooklyn-based duo are showing no obvious signs of taking themselves seriously.


What do you listen to in the morning?

Andrew VanWyngarden: Bob Dylan is good as anti-groggy music.  I don’t like to listen to anything too energetic first thing.

Ben Goldwasser: I listen to Funkadelic’s Maggot Brain album. The first song’s not good for getting fired up to, but the rest of it is.

What music was playing in the house when you were kids?

AVW: I listened to the stuff my sister was into. Pearl Jam, The Grateful Dead, Spiritualized, Smashing Pumpkins. I heard a lot of classic rock through my parents  – Neil Young and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young… all that big stuff.

BG: Progressive rock like King Crimson and a little bit of Yes. Some jazz, like Charles Mingus.

AVW: You make it sound like you were six years old and listening to Charles Mingus!

BG: When I was really young I was listening to Talking Heads…

AVW: Talking Heads is great for kids.

BG: So is The Incredible String Band.

If you could teach the world to sing, what would you teach them?

AVW: I think about this a lot. I have this weird dictator fetish. I’d like to take a group of a hundred 50 to 75 year olds and trap them in a gymnasium until they learn every lyric to a Jay-Z album. I’d have to be really mean – like starve them. I like Jay-Z but it wouldn’t be pleasant for septuagenarians.

BG: Remember we saw that show on MTV where they were teaching a choir of old people to sing Welcome To The Jungle?

AVW: That was kind of similar… but it wasn’t a torture thing. They were taking it pretty well.

Where would you be without music?

BG: I’d be living in the woods somewhere. Going feral.

AVW: I’d be a Marine Biologist. That’s what I wanted to be when I was a kid. It’s still the coolest job. I’d live by the ocean just researching squid or something. With a decent-looking wife and dog.

BG: You’d be like that guy we saw on TV who was teaching seals how to paint at Colchester Zoo.

AVW: It’d be awesome to teach some seals to play in the band.

BG: Dogs would be cool.

AVW: There was a Swedish prog-rock group from the late 60s who had a dog in the band. I don’t know what instrument he played.

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