For some of you this duo, based in Brooklyn (NY) may not sound familiar. But you should remember their name (pronounced Management, even though some of us say M·G·M·T), since they're gonna be huge worldwide.
For their debut album 'Oracular Spectacular
' (Columbia, 2007), they have worked with Flaming Lips' producer David Fridmann. Maybe this is the reason of some of their psychedelic sound, but we can't just blame him; the guys are talented, and they know it.
The long play begins with some weird sounds, like ripples. This is 'Time to Pretend
', their first single. A proper ode to fame. This is a song about livin' it up like real rock stars. While listening to it, you feel elsewhere but where you are - like lost in space or something.
The next song is 'Weekend Wars
' (one of my two favorites). It reminds me of David Bowie (definitively it could have been written by him!). …