Last summer everybody (i.e. the NYC media) was all Rockaways this Rockaways that. And guess what? This summer we'll be singing the same tune, because the Rockaways are still white hot. So hot that Andrew VanWyngarden, co-founder of popular psychedelic rock band MGMT, just bought a house on Beach 93rd Street for $375,000. "Rockaway Beach is the Hamptons of New York City," realtor Maureen Walsh (who was not involved in VanWyngarden's transaction) coos.
Pitchfork: According to VanWyngarden, the liquid that hit Berman was not piss but, in fact, “hearty Manchester ale.” Writes VanWyngarden: “As we understand, thrown cups of beer are a sign of affection over here, whereas thrown bottl... Read Post
According MGMT’s, Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser their next album is going to be even weirder that their last. Via Mixmag: The long-gestated, currently untitled, third LP is due out provisionally in June this year. According... Read Post