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We are now in the week between Coachella weekends, and that means Southern California is now crawling with bands with relatively open schedules, and at least a few of them will spend their time…   Read Story »
Every few years, a musician achieves that rare combination of commercial dominance and critical acclaim -- and therefore inspires lots of copycats -- only to willfully retreat from the spotlight.…   Read Story »
Miley Cyrus and Wayne Coyne made their admiration for each other well-known when the Flaming Lips joined the pop star on stage last month for a cover of "Yoshimi" and it seems that their lovefest has…   Read Story »
We're in the thick of results season for Stereogum and Videogum's annual readers poll, the Gummy Awards. Your favorite albums and new artists of 2013 have already been revealed; now it's time to…   Read Story »
"Your Life Is A Lie," one of the singles from MGMT's new self-titled album, uses a ton of cowbell, and the band used an obnoxiously huge one when they played Letterman a few months ago. And now, with…   Read Story »
Fun Fun Fun Fest went down this past weekend in Austin, Texas, aka "the Live Music Capital Of The World." The Fest celebrated its eighth year with headliners M.I.A., Snoop Dogg, and Slayer, along…   Read Story »
The video for "Your Life Is A Lie" was probably the best thing to come from MGMT this year. It was a perfect combination of weird and goofy. Their new one is less goofy and more weird, but the sci-fi…   Read Story »
When they're on American late-night shows, MGMT tend to crank up the weirdness. But on the most recent episode of the BBC's Later... With Jools Holland, the band played "Your Life Is A Lie," from…   Read Story »
Virgin Mobile Freefest, which was held this past Saturday, might have been the best way to end music festival season for most people. It's got a solid line-up, it's only a single day, and (of course)…   Read Story »
Now that nobody ever watches music videos on TV anymore, it's becoming increasingly obvious that the people who make videos don't have to submit themselves to any television network's Standards &…   Read Story »