Initially formed as Management in 2002, it may have Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden a little while to hone their mass-friendly electro-pop but once did and abbreviated the name, come 2008 there was no escaping the pair. 'Kids', 'Time To Pretend' and 'Electric Feel' - all taken from their full debut as MGMT Oracular Spectacular - soundtracked that year and with some of the record dating back to their spelt-out days, a swift second album, rumoured under the title Congratulations may see a late 2009 release.
Some people will do anything for fame it seems. Within the music business, rumours of pacts with the devil have been rife down through the years, from Robert Johnson to Led Zeppelin. Elsewhere, recent horror flick Jennifer's Body saw poor Megan Fox’s character being sacrificed by an...
If all ten tracks of MGMT’s Oracular Spectacular were laid out on canvas and exhibited in a gallery, I imagine the scene would be akin to something from Andy Warhol’s factory, minus the mass production - a colourful array of sounds that threaten hidden meaning but are mostly just...