New MGMT album due in June

2013-01-29 by iGuter | 26 Comments
MGMT has certainly been quiet these past 3 years. The details about the supposed Self Titled album were little to none for a long time. Now it seems MGMT has officially confirmed on Rolling Stone that their follow up to Congratulations will be out tentatively in June. The duo, Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden, told RS that they had recorded the whole thing themselves just as they did on their previous album and that the new songs will supposedly be influenced by Aphex Twin and house music.

Ben Goldwasser stated that the band is "not trying to make music that everyone understands the first time they hear it... There's no illusion on [Columbia Records'] part that that we're going to turn into a Top 40 band."

Regarding the album title, nothing has been confirmed whether or not it will be Self Titled or if the title has changed.

http://pitchfork.com/news/49350-new-mgmt-album-tentatively-due-in-june-influenced-by-aphex-twin/

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InFiction
January 30th 2013
3827 Comments


Fuck yes. Both Oracular and Congratulations rule.

ibringyoufire
January 30th 2013
405 Comments


Psyched.

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Nocturnal
January 30th 2013
1329 Comments


Hipsters are pumped?

GringoSuave89
January 30th 2013
1109 Comments


people still like MGMT and Arcade Fire? I though everyone was on The Black Keys and Lumineers and shit like that.

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foxxxythnksustnk
January 30th 2013
2132 Comments


gppd bamd

klap
Staff Reviewer
January 30th 2013
11370 Comments


three-hit wonder

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foxxxythnksustnk
January 30th 2013
2132 Comments


im one of the few who thought congratulations was solid

tommygun
January 30th 2013
26262 Comments


what happened to band pics in news articles or is my browser just effed

foxxxythnksustnk
January 30th 2013
2132 Comments


bands are ugly it was executive decision by myself nd williefisterbut

tommygun
January 30th 2013
26262 Comments


probably for the best good call man

klap
Staff Reviewer
January 30th 2013
11370 Comments


fun fact Congratulations was my first staff review

tommygun
January 30th 2013
26262 Comments


sweet

kingsoby1
Emeritus
January 30th 2013
4969 Comments


nature feels is the best thing they ever contributed to :]

newjunk2
January 30th 2013
232 Comments


Congratulations was good. I'm excited for this album because I feel like now that people know they aren't trying to recreate the success of those 3 big singles everyone will go into this album with an open mind.

iamDIBBS
January 30th 2013
15 Comments


After a good 3 years, I expect this to be pretty kick-ass.

Aids
January 30th 2013
24268 Comments


could be cool, hopefully it'll be more like the first one than the second one

VermicideReloadead
January 30th 2013
1432 Comments


I enjoyed a lot Oracular Spectacular, congratulations was good but nothing special.

demigod!
January 30th 2013
48626 Comments


will be average probably

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Gwyn.
January 30th 2013
16807 Comments


"too late. everyone likes arcade fire now."

since when

ZilbelPing
January 30th 2013
6258 Comments


Kick ass.

Skoj
January 30th 2013
1598 Comments


Appears that they deliberately make inaccessible music. I call that trying too hard.

Hospital
January 30th 2013
2094 Comments


^ doesn't appear that way to me

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JAXETA
January 30th 2013
805 Comments


They should have stayed quiet

Soaringmuse
January 30th 2013
143 Comments


MGMT and Portual. The Man sound awfully similar. Still, anticipation level 8/10

Kosko
February 5th 2013
116 Comments


Congratulations blowed so hard.

ColemanA1bright
June 5th 2013
3 Comments


I can't wait. It will probably a strong mix between the first 2 albums but with a slight twist to it, probably less rock and more psychedelic. that's where the aphex twin aspect falls into play.



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