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Old 12-16-2010, 04:28 PM   #166
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Brian Eno in particular is horrendous.
Out of context, this could be cause for a serious "Friggin Cobbler."
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Old 12-16-2010, 04:33 PM   #167
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Congratulations is terrible. Brian Eno in particular is horrendous. All I wanted was three singles to match Time to Pretend, Kids and Electric Feel.
I don't know how you can call it terrible. I just disagree. Strongly. I guess yuppie is right.
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Old 12-16-2010, 05:08 PM   #168
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The fact that MGMT received any sort of press for an album as boring as Congratulations shows us that Kids was an even bigger deal than I could have imagined. They want to be Syd Barrett? Syd Barrett poured glasses of milk more radical than that shit.
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Old 12-16-2010, 05:19 PM   #169
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I mostly like Siberian Breaks. Easily the best thing on the record. Probably going on my DI.
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Old 12-16-2010, 05:24 PM   #170
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The fact that MGMT received any sort of press for an album as boring as Congratulations shows us that Kids was an even bigger deal than I could have imagined.
I also fail to understand the hype for the album in the first place. It's not as though Oracular Spectacular was earth-shaking in any way. Both of their efforts are fairly innocuous, in my opinion at least. They have a few high points and some filler.
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Old 12-16-2010, 05:53 PM   #171
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Out of context, this could be cause for a serious "Friggin Cobbler."
I would say it would call for a fuckin cobbler! Luckily I think the man is a genius.

Ruckman, I find the album boring, pretentious, overwrought, directionless, aimless and lacking in good songs. The final two minutes of the inexplicable Siberian Breaks is the only part of the album that interested me. That is why I call it terrible.
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NPR mentioned agalloch...nice

the suburbs is painfully overrated. i loved funeral and neon bible was pretty good, but aside from a few tracks that album fails to grab me.
WTF?

How in the hell do I work this ignore button?
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Old 12-16-2010, 05:56 PM   #173
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Last.fm has finished its top 40 and holy shit, nothing came close to touching #1 in play count, but it makes me wonder how exactly they get these results. I thought it was based on album playcount, but I have a hard time believing that album received THAT many plays.
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Old 12-16-2010, 05:58 PM   #174
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I also fail to understand the hype for the album in the first place. It's not as though Oracular Spectacular was earth-shaking in any way. Both of their efforts are fairly innocuous, in my opinion at least. They have a few high points and some filler.
The problem I have with MGMT is that all of their music sounds like genre exercise, particularly Congratulations. Listen To The (Flower People) is 10 times more sincere than anything they've blown pot smoke on.
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All I wanted was three singles to match Time to Pretend, Kids and Electric Feel.
I've said it before, and I'll say it again, you had ridiculous expectations for this album.
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Huh. I'm a big fan of Mumford & Sons, but that's really high.
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Old 12-16-2010, 08:30 PM   #177
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I've said it before, and I'll say it again, you had ridiculous expectations for this album.
Oh definitely. Not gonna change my opinion though. If I want to listen to that sort of music I'll listen to other albums where it's been done better. MGMT made three synth-pop masterpieces and I wanted more.
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Here's one more list for your viewing pleasure.

CoS Year-End Report: The Top 100 Albums of 2010 Consequence of Sound
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Old 12-17-2010, 12:25 PM   #179
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That list is weird...like, incredibly good and bad at the same time.
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I was tempted to stop reading after Weezer placed ahead of Caribou.
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