MGMT Return as True Goths for Spooky Synth-Banger "Little Dark Age"

It's the band's first new music in four years.

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Oct 17 2017, 7:17pm

MGMT's Oracular Spectacular is a decade old this month, which means you now feel old as shit. It really seems like just yesterday that "Electric Feel" soundtracked high school proms and Weezer mashed-up "Kids" with "Poker Face." Weird times. In any case, MGMT themselves have returned to maybe commemorate this anniversary with the announcement of a new album due out next year and their first new song since 2013's self-titled album.

The track is called "Little Dark Age" and it's actually a very solid piece of spooky synthpop the way the group used to do it (the song's French house feel means you could imagine Justice or Soulwax doing a banging remix of this circa 2007). MGMT shows up as goths in the haunted house-themed video, which also kinda makes sense given that the original goth bands played synthesizers more than guitars. Watch the "Little Dark Age" video above.

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