Click Track: MGMT

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/16/2010

The new super-headliners and the fans that love them: Vampire Weekend, MGMT, Arcade Fire

Vampire Weekend, MGMT and Arcade Fire played the big stages this summer. How did their young fans respond? By David Malitz This summer, three young rock bands -- Vampire Weekend, MGMT and Arcade Fire -- made the leap to super-headliner...

By David Malitz  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Arcade Fire, MGMT, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 09/03/2010

For indie rockers, 'jam band' increasingly no longer a shameful term

More and more indie rockers are saying it's OK to like Trey. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Aaron Leitko On Saturday, Vampire Weekend will headline at Merriweather Post Pavilion. It will be the New York-based indie-rock quartet's first gig at the Maryland...

By Aaron Leitko  |  03:45 PM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Grateful Dead, MGMT, Phish, Real Estate, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/16/2010

In concert: MGMT at Merriweather Post Pavilion

...and don't the kids just love it. MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday night. (All photos by Xiaomei Chen/TWP) By David Malitz Is it possible that of all the buzz band breakthroughs of the past few years,...

By David Malitz  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  MGMT

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/29/2010

Trent Reznor to Destroy Angels; Letterman starts a label; MGMT plays Merriweather

Trent Reznor's new musical project will be revealed this summer. By David Malitz - If I said to you, "Trent Reznor's got a new musical project - guess what it's called?" You'd probably go, "Oh, I don't know, probably something...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  David Letterman, How to Destroy Angels, MGMT, Trent Reznor

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/22/2010

Courtney Love now Courtney Michelle, Record Store Day helps sales, a worthwhile rant about the Internet and music writing

Courtney Love is now Courtney Michelle. - Courtney Love ... it's never boring, is it? It's not Courtney Love either anymore, apparently. Please call her Courtney Michelle from now on. "The name Courtney Love is a way to oppress me,"...

By David Malitz  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Chris Weingarten, Courtney Love, Hole, Justin Bieber, MGMT

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 04/13/2010

Album review: MGMT, "Congratulations"

MGMT's followup to "Oracle Spectacular" is plenty confusing. (Photo courtesy Columbia Records) By Allison Stewart "I hope I die before I get sold," sings MGMT on its solid, if befuddling, new disc, "Congratulations," though the band must realize it's much...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 04/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  MGMT

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 04/12/2010

Week ahead: MGMT's second effort, The Specials on TV

Questlove is a huge fan of Tune-Yards. She performs at DC9 on Wednesday. (Chrissy Piper) In concert: Today's Mothership story surely has you pumped to see George Clinton at 9:30 club tonight, right? What's the opposite of Funkadelic? That...

By David Malitz  |  04:45 PM ET, 04/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  MGMT, Mi Ami, Nickelback, The Specials, Titus Andronicus, Tune-Yards