Written off as commercial suicide at the time, MGMT’s lysergic second album ‘Congratulations’ has aged incredibly well ten years on.
The best gigs of the week coming up in Leeds, including British Sea Power, MGMT and Misty’s Big Adventure.
A preview and playlist ahead of 2018’s Mad Cool festival in Madrid, running from July 12th-14th.
It’s not quite the return to the days of ‘Kids’ and ‘Time To Pretend’, but MGMT’s fourth album ‘Little Dark Age’ is certainly their most focussed and pop-orientated in the decade since those glory days.
MGMT’s 2008 debut album ‘Oracular Spectacular’ recalls a time when indie’s future was seemingly dependent on interpreting the past and presenting it in a new and innovative way.