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MGMT (music group)

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  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year
    Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday. Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at...
  • Matt Kindt writes his Valiant passion project with new ‘Ninjak’ series

     
    Nothing was going to stand in the way of Matt Kindt writing “Ninjak.” Despite a full plate of ongoing series (“Mind […]...
  • Beyonce leads 2014 MTV Video Music Award nominations

    Beyonce leads 2014 MTV Video Music Award nominations
    Beyoncé leads all nominations for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards with eight, the network unveiled Thursday morning. Nods were spread among numerous hits from the pop diva's provocative, self-titled visual album, which she released without warning late...
  • Why do albums take so long to make?

    Why do albums take so long to make?
    On March 10, 1967, 15 days shy of her 25th birthday, Aretha Franklin released her 12th album and Atlantic Records debut, "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You." It was a breakthrough, triggering a string of four top 10 albums released over 15 months...
  • Mree finds voice after quick rise from YouTube covers

    In 2010, a shy high school freshman from New Jersey named Marie Hsiao picked up guitar, freshened up her piano skills and began releasing videos of herself singing covers of songs on YouTube under the moniker Mree. She got hundreds of thousands of views...
  • Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks season kicks off Friday, packed with talent. Here's our picks of the best

     
    When the Levitt Pavilion at ArtsQuest's SteelStacks campus opened in July 2011, organizers said they knew they had a very special venue, with its expansive lawn at the base of Bethlehem Steel's iconic blast furnaces in south Bethlehem. The Smithereens.......
  • First City Fest Trades on Monterey Pop's Legacy

    In summer 1967, the sleepy town of Monterey, Calif., roared to life -- hosting the first, and only, Monterey Pop Festival at its county fairgrounds. Jimi Hendrix lit his guitar on fire, Janis Joplin redefined the blues and Otis Redding staged a soul revue...
  • Coachella 2014: Outstanding in the Field does fine dining without a dress code

    Coachella 2014: Outstanding in the Field does fine dining without a dress code
    Just behind the Sahara stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, in a corner of the rose garden VIP area, a long table with white table cloths, wine glasses and fine dishware was set for a dinner party of almost 200 guests. As...
  • Music-loving Brent Urban sets tone for U.Va. heading into Pittsburgh

     Music-loving Brent Urban sets tone for U.Va. heading into Pittsburgh
    At first glance, the most unique characteristic about Virginia's Brent Urban appears to be that he's not your average fat guy playing defensive tackle. He's about as athletic as they come on the interior. Yet, there's more to the amiable Canadian than...
  • Coachella 2014: Official app shows buzz for OutKast, Zedd, MGMT sets

    Coachella 2014: Official app shows buzz for OutKast, Zedd, MGMT sets
    Those interested in examining the specifics of this weekend’s Coachella Arts and Music Festival, which begins Friday in Indio, Calif., with DJ Jimbo Jenkins warming the Yuma tent at 11 a.m., would be wise to download the annual festival’s...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest has another solid lineup, but where's the rap?

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest has another solid lineup, but where's the rap?
    A quick scan of this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest reveals the type of lineup we've come to expect from the annual concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion: Smart, on-the-nose and balanced -- as long as you're the type of music fan who takes pride in genre...