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Listen: MGMT – ‘Alien Days’

MGMT’s ‘experimental’ second album Congratulations kind of stopped their promising career in its tracks. Time will tell whether it was a wise choice for them to abandon the radio-friendly electro-pop of their debut for weirder psych-rock leanings, but new single ‘Alien Days’ is promising. Released today as part of Record Store Day, ‘Alien Days’ is […]


Album stream: MGMT – ‘MGMT’

MGMT are gearing up for the release of their third album next week, and have today made it available to stream exclusively on Rdio. To access the stream, click the following link: – you’ll need to register or sign in with Facebook if you don’t have an account already. After a decidedly dodgy reception to their […]


The September album release schedule is ridiculously good!

If you’ve been thinking recently that 2013 has been a bit underwhelming so far in terms of big new albums, then September might just put it right. Autumn is generally a good time for new albums, as bands who opted to not release new LPs before the festivals now gear up for a big release […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (11th August 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. 2 Chainz feat. Pharrell – ‘Feds Watching’ As 2013 continues to turn into the year of Pharrell, he pops up here with 2Chainz. Far from his best moment, ‘Feds Watching’ is a cliché-ridden one-note tediously-written song with a chorus that fails to […]


MGMT to release self-titled third album on 17 September

With the release of ‘Alien Days‘ on Record Store Day and the performance of new songs ‘Mystery Disease’ and ‘Your Life Is A Lie’ at recent gigs, we all knew MGMT were getting ready to re-launch themselves with a follow-up to disappointing second album Congratulations. Today the duo have announced their third album will be […]


MGMT talk upcoming third album…

MGMT have been talking to Rolling Stone about their upcoming third album – the follow-up to 2010’s Congratulations – which has been tentatively slated for release in June. After the critical and commercial scalding the duo received after the ‘experimental’ Congratulations, you’d think they might be aiming for a more accessible album – but that doesn’t […]