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MGMT

Festival Review: The Falls Music and Arts Festival (Day Three) - Byron Bay, NSW (02.01.14)

The final day’s bill was ostensibly much more low key than its predecessor, yet there were plenty of acts - both well known and not - vying for our eyes and ears. Triple J Unearthed alumni Oliver Tank got through the main stage nerves to play his familiar set to the early birds, while former Unearthed High winner Asta continued to thank the crowd for making her dreams come true. She performed with the charisma of a much more experienced artist, but until her songwriting improves, she simply won’t make a genuine connection with her audience - who in this case were largely unmoved.

Festival Review: The Falls Music and Arts Festival, Day One & Two - Lorne, Victoria (28.12.13 - 29.12.13)

Falls Festival 2013: four days, three bottles of vodka, zero showers, countless slices of pizza and all in all one unforgettable experience. As a Falls rookie, I had no idea what to expect when embarking on the four day festival adventure… But as I sit here, nursing the worst flu I’ve ever contracted in my life, unable to keep my eyes open for more than two hours at a time, all I can think about is the countdown to next year's festival (and wondering where on Earth I can get a breakfast pizza as amazing as the one I ate every morning for four days, #cleaneating).

Festival Review: The Falls Music and Arts Festival, Day Three - Marion Bay, Tasmania (31.12.13)

New Years Eve is a time for celebration and, unless you’re headed to some exotic overseas location, there are few better ways to celebrate than with your closest friends, 12 000 neighbours and some of the biggest artists the world over. True, The Wombats may have missed the official countdown in Marion Bay, but then there’s nothing like a bit of confusion and chaos to kick off the new year with a bang.

Photo Gallery: The Falls Music and Arts Festival, Lorne Victoria - Day Two (29.12.13)

The second day of the Falls Festival is held down in the Valley. The Murlocs and The Smith Street Band got the crowd pumping early. The Village opens with biscuit readings, face painting and Larry's bosch hammer drill tattoos. The night closed with MGMT and The Roots. Our photographer John Goodridge was there to bring you photos of the event.

Feature: 20 tracks guaranteed to get you singing and moving at the 2013/14 Falls Festival!

Soon, thousands will be getting in their cars or jumping on planes in making the annual trip to Lorne, Marion Bay and now Byron Bay for the 2013/14 Falls Festival! There are obviously going to be a huge amount of musical highlights over the New Year's festival, but to get you keen, we've come up with a list of 20 tracks by Falls artists that are guaranteed to get bodies moving, grinding, jumping and everything else. Without further ado...

Album Review: MGMT - Self Titled (2013 LP)

MGMT have been riding the wave of success consistently for the past five years now. They have steadily released an album every three years since their conception. This month their third album, a self-titled LP, has been released. They tend to be psychedelic rock, but they have had a more pop-heavy orientation in the past. These ten tracks are no exception to playful melodies and space themes.

First artist announcement for the 2013 Falls Music and Arts Festival revealed; The Roots, Solange amongst those to play for the first time!

As we head ever nearer to the end of the year, the good folk who run the annual Falls Festival in Lorne, Marion Bay and now Byron Bay, have announced who will be flying to Australia to spend the New Year period with us. The festival, headlined last year by Irish trio Two Door Cinema Club and featured the likes of DZ Deathrays, The Hives and The Flaming Lips, has brought some impressive talent with its first artist announcement.

New Music Video: MGMT "Your Life Is A Lie" (2013)

'Your Life Is A Lie' is the first music video released from MGMT's self-titled third studio album. The album will be released on September 17.

Festival d'été de Québec releases more artist details and program information for 2013!

The Festival d'été de Québec, Canada's largest outdoor music festival, is taking place again this July 4-14. With 12 outdoor stages and venues, attracting over 1000 artists to the historical city over the 11 day event, this festival has been pulling visitors and performers of all arts in from all over the world since 1968.

Future Music Festival - Rymill Park, Adelaide (14.3.11)

March in Adelaide is truly a magical time. Unicorns? Perhaps not, but there are a number of amazing, back-to-back festivals. The Fringe Festival is still a warm corpse in the ground, and we are about to dance upon its grave. The “Garden” has transformed, with six stages having sprouted up overnight, across Rymill Park. The Future Music Fesitval has arrived: the highlight of the festival calendar for fans of pop, drum and base and electronic music.

More tickets made available to MGMT fans in Sydney and Melbourne

MORE TICKETS MADE AVAILABLE TO MELBOURNE AND SYDNEY FANS!