Album of the Week

MGMT: MGMT (Columbia).

21st September, 2013

MGMT: MGMT (Columbia)

When Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew Van Wyngarden exploded into the public consciousness in 2008 with the Oracular Spectacular album and its bona fide classic indie singles Kids and Time To Pretend, it wasn't just a case of the emperor's new musical notes. Here was the coolest collective on the planet, straight out of the box from Brooklyn, heralding a new vowel-less aural landscape.

Fast-forward five years, and things have changed. Despite sporadic successes,...

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