Thu. Dec 7th, 2023

MGMT seem like teasing a brand new album after followers noticed a submit on the band’s subreddit this week.

As reported on Stereogum, the duo’s Andrew VanWyngarden posted a photograph of a check urgent on the band’s subreddit (September 21). The picture was accompanied by a banana and the textual content “elf of soils”.

Reddit customers had been speculating that it may very well be an anagram of a brand new album title based mostly on two earlier posts by VanWyngarden – one which steered a brand new MGMT album is prone to come out in 2023, the opposite titled “Simply received performed cooking L.O.L” (through Pitchfork).

Again in January, MGMT teased a “fancy new album” that they are saying could be completed and launched in 2023.

The New York-based duo final launched an album with 2018’s ‘Little Darkish Age’, and frontman VanWyngarden promised in 2022 that they’d return with new music that yr though that didn’t materialise.

Nonetheless, after they had been introduced for the Simply Like Heaven competition earlier this yr (January 17), they gave an replace on new music.

Of recent music, they stated: “Preserve checking again in with us as a result of we’ve been making some enjoyable new recordings and have a elaborate new album (LOL) that must be completed sooner or later this yr, which is the yr 2023.”

Because the 2018 launch of ‘Little Darkish Age’, the band have been largely quiet, although appeared in function spots on The Avalanches‘ star-studded latest album ‘We Will All the time Love You’ and ColaBoyy’s monitor ‘Child Born In House’.

In that point, VanWyngarden has additionally shared new music below his solo moniker Mild Dom, lined Tones and I’s world smash ‘Dance Monkey’ and remixed Metronomy and Membership Intl.

Of progress on the brand new document, he instructed followers on Reddit final August: “There are irons within the hearth and we have now been busy. I had forgotten my login data, the mgmt drought ends this yr.”

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