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5/30
2020
...Please ask D.C. to provide @nivassoc with critical funding so that our independent venues don’t vanish completel… https://t.co/MrMsNsb1h5Independent venues are a huge part of keeping live music thriving, and they’ll play a huge role in helping us get t… https://t.co/turloMjQT1
5/20
2020
If you missed out on our Congratulations #TimsTwitterListeningParty yesterday, you can drop the needle or digital c… https://t.co/FPBhhWgtqS
5/15
2020
Quick Survey: Please click ‘like’ on this tweet if you have joined in on one, or more, of our listening parties. Thanks Tim x
Retweeted by MGMT @Tim_Burgess @awvanwyngarden @PussTitter @meshkimono @zippymorrocco Thank you!Thanks to everyone for joining, and here's the Malibu ghost if you missed it! #TimsTwitterListeningParty https://t.co/UnP056Jn3eDamn maybe I will try actually playing the drums live more like the record on this one. #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTThis has been so cool...thanks to everyone for listening. This has really lifted my spirits! #timstwitterlisteningparty
Retweeted by MGMTWell folks, it was over before it began. This has been an emotional log flume. Love always #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTSecond cover concept: #timstwitterlisteningparty https://t.co/G3CU4vCXpj
Retweeted by MGMTOne of the first songs for the record. They mostly recorded this in High Falls NY and it didn’t change much from t… https://t.co/OudnEDR76p
Retweeted by MGMTPost 2008 recession and bail out blues kind of thing weird time to be at the height of our popularity #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTThis last song is actually the title track of the album #congratulations #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTA: It is a song about privilege and people that are allowed to daydream for a living, maybe.… https://t.co/oeiIavldUFB: The plucky synth sound on this was a Korg Mono/Poly through a Roland chorus echo. I kept trying to do a better v… https://t.co/CcnLqKChkPJ: I remember that show. It was the end of a long tour. It was pitch black and pouring rain. We saw a Koala trying… https://t.co/wvPeze6u4oA: It was so simple that I fought off showing it to Ben for a while. (3/3) #TimsTwitterListeningPartyA: I went to a vintage guitar shop in Melbourne right after that show and bought a Gretsch cowboy guitar and a litt… https://t.co/lfIxUJltcaCONGRATULATIONS - A: At the very end of our tour in 2008, after a disastrous last show at the Meredith Festival in… https://t.co/uDJQEIa4O2First cover concept. #timstwitterlisteningparty https://t.co/zicYhNHhHk
Retweeted by MGMTR.I.P. Lou Reed #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMT @whoisMGMT @Tim_Burgess I remember reading an interview with Brian ENO and he said he was flattered about this song… https://t.co/2eQ85TMGrg
Retweeted by MGMTThe penultimate track “lady dada’s nightmare” #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTCan we finally play this live already?#TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTthis part was actually played by mickey mouse #timstwitterlisteningparty
Retweeted by MGMTB: My current favorite track on the album. #TimsTwitterListeningParty https://t.co/40WyyYoGU1B: The screaming Synthi baby on this is one of my proudest sound design moments. #TimsTwitterListeningPartyA: I really like the string arrangements on this one. Some of the “Surf’s Up” influence shines through here I think… https://t.co/B3KFX3YdBvB: This was inspired by an imaginary Beach Boys instrumental. #TimsTwitterListeningPartyA: James and Ben came up with this beautiful chord progression in the “studio B” we set up in the garage in Malibu.… https://t.co/PWoW0JWdm6B: James and I were “banished” to studio B in the garage to work on this one. We had a vision. #TimsTwitterListeningPartyJ: It had this big boxy "rock" drum kit and I had fun playing those dumb drum fills and laughing. We had so much fu… https://t.co/npB3oZjQVwJ: Ben and I made this in the little shed/B room one day. We had the EMS Synthi making demented baby noises. I play… https://t.co/w0M09Whr3RLADY DADA’S NIGHTMARE - B: I just cracked up when I heard my breath at the beginning of the song. Totally forgot ab… https://t.co/Kfen4HEhfPCan’t believe we teased “light my fire” every time we played on david letterman and can’t believe they let us play… https://t.co/3grPmFUckp
Retweeted by MGMT“Brian eno” is actually what inspired Hanna-barbera to create the animated scooby doo series #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMT#TimsTwitterListeningParty @Tim_Burgess Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden mixing MGMT's "Congratulations" in… https://t.co/LKFf6c7pOi
Retweeted by MGMT#TimsTwitterListeningParty @Tim_Burgess MGMT mixing sessions for "Congratulations" at @TarboxRD, late 2009 (left… https://t.co/HBox1uusol
Retweeted by MGMTBrian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno #TimsTwitterListeningParty @whoisMGMT
Retweeted by MGMTShout out Brian eno #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTI wasn't there the day Brian Eno was recorded! Andrew's drumming on it boggles my mind. I dread this one in the s… https://t.co/d0b11SzZKd
Retweeted by MGMTSiberian Breaks is like an album on its own 😍😍🌈🌈#TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTThe times that I went to Malibu I never heard any complete versions of the songs that made it on the LP. What I hea… https://t.co/xW3JSimlJz
Retweeted by MGMTA: From a lyrical and syllabic standpoint I was very pleased to discover Brian Eno’s full name on Wikipedia. #TimsTwitterListeningPartyA: That could have been the real birth of our “Little Dark Age” right there. Somehow “Romeo’s Distress” influenced… https://t.co/lRxT961PGPA: One time in LA, Ben and I drove almost the entire length of Sunset blvd at like 2 am, heading back to Malibu. We… https://t.co/EpTNIMLIY3A: Man, I loved playing drums on this one. #TimsTwitterListeningPartyBRIAN ENO - B: This was mostly recorded in carriage house in Brooklyn. lots of Casio DG-20 guitar on this. it’s lik… https://t.co/Ar6kgqsOmCSmoke weed do drugs #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTthis part is cool #timstwitterlisteningparty
Retweeted by MGMTThe outro is never really a fixed length when we do it live... sometimes I feel like we have been playing it for 30… https://t.co/0RPYllqxM9
Retweeted by MGMTThe Russian Animation section is what I like to call the "Margaritaville" section #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTFor this break section before the Russian Animation I remember going to a Chuck E Cheese with James to record sound… https://t.co/kpNMdGgzqc
Retweeted by MGMTCommence jimmy buffet margaritaville microbridge rip off #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTA: This last verse is I think my favorite moment on the whole album. #TimsTwitterListeningParty https://t.co/H5GIwyB78D2. I remember one such morning while we were listening to the "hedgehog adventures" part...also "Big City" by Elec… https://t.co/GFXAshGHTh
Retweeted by MGMTI remember we would stay up really late with Sonic Boom some nights until dawn. We called it "the snailing hour" co… https://t.co/ThVyu1zJV3
Retweeted by MGMTA: This “Russian animation section” was definitely inspired by “Suicide is Painless” the M.A.S.H. theme. But then t… https://t.co/QTeFNYE6b4A: One day we found a dead kangaroo mouse on the driveway of the house in Malibu. I moved it into the bushes and ca… https://t.co/iBgidll7X2I remember working out that little background synth melody on the Hedgehog section at Vacation Island #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTB: The flute arpeggio section is called the Russian animation section, inspired by some old Russian cartoons that o… https://t.co/SsdK9oyV4nB: A few of the sections have code names. The 6/8 section is called the hedgehog section, inspired by a Youtube vid… https://t.co/TT7ll969FfA: Surfing metaphors, I was learning to surf while we were writing the album in Malibu. I learned a lot from sittin… https://t.co/F2gNHWy4U7The real go getters #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTHedgehog section is the most fun drum part in SiBreaks to play live IMHO #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTPost 9/11 reference “silver jet plane...” #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTIt’s like the soundtrack to an amazing animé film - about a universe with sentient planets or something
Retweeted by MGMTA: I think “Sleep as the goer” and the first line is lifted from “Be Here Now.” #TimsTwitterListeningPartyA: More reminiscing on some 2008 touring and psychedelic experiences in this shuffle-y verse. #TimsTwitterListeningPartyWe rented this really nice Gretsch 12 string that I remember. I loved playing it all around the house and outside i… https://t.co/wrWo29GENY
Retweeted by MGMTI didn't get to hear any of the songs until after I finished the cover. This track made me realize my art fir the m… https://t.co/lN9pG0NGSd
Retweeted by MGMTI'm not sure who lost the whistle, but the guy in the Malibu liquor store thought I was David Lee Roth #timstwitterlisteningparty
Retweeted by MGMTI think the end of this song was intended to sound like Them #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTWhen plastic goats start terrorizing everyone #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTB: As far as I can tell, Siberian Breaks contains the only recording of the ridiculously rare and expensive EMT 250… https://t.co/wOSTHUNVhiSIBERIAN BREAKS - A: One original potential title was “American Nightmare.” The scratch lyrics for the first sectio… https://t.co/RX9kQxWQXVWhistle and a flute - a suit #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTA vision between a sleep and a sleep = life #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTThe flood erases the crime - Illuminati stuff here guys #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTThis is my first listen all the way through, to Congratulations by @whoisMGMT. My mind being slowly but steadily bl… https://t.co/FaoY8W9fiD
Retweeted by MGMTGeometric Troops aligning is about an alien contact dream I had #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTB: I was obsessed with the sound of 60’s transistor organ sounds for some reason during these sessions. We bought a… https://t.co/LbDwtmbRquA: "Tiny Axes" Even more Aleister Crowley references. We never had any satanic rituals ourselves though, pretty sur… https://t.co/wEnma2WvZ2B: This reminds me of some of our later stuff. More experimenting with layers and textures, and letting the song st… https://t.co/D8DnDLl3c1A: There were many contentious moments in our makeshift studio in the house in Malibu, I wrote the chords to this o… https://t.co/VTcJ3PixYyI FOUND A WHISTLE - B: It’s not a real theremin on this track. There. I could have just pretended it was. #TimsTwitterListeningPartyJennifer Herrema did the wildest improv vocal track over this one, going off of my scratch vox #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTWho let the balloon in the studio #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTCan’t believe they let us play this on Saturday night live wtf #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTJ: Sonic Boom had me playing the saxophone right into a big glass window, and then pointing a mic right at the wind… https://t.co/3NWbMusho0B: I ended up covered in lube during the video shoot for this song, and ruined a suit that was on loan. #TimsTwitterListeningPartyA: This little flute break originally had a clip of Mick Jagger addressing the crowd at Altamont but of course we c… https://t.co/oUfao45215W: The stomping drum pattern during the two “FLAAAASH” choruses was an attempt to bring to mind a 70s high school p… https://t.co/h37ndYmUyQB: I probably shouldn’t even mention this, but for some reason, the BBC didn’t want to include the fake flute solo… https://t.co/jeMAhDiKzaW: It reappears at the end of the song during the “countdown” section. It lived on in the live set as a sound effe… https://t.co/i7rrXd94hXW: With the echo-y bass right at the beginning I was trying to add a kind of live Moroder sequenced bass but it alw… https://t.co/Oyhf1hmERUFLASH DELIRIUM - A: For a while I was obsessed with how “insanity” and “schizophrenia” seemed to be in fashion in t… https://t.co/cLbn2rQwb2Whoa! Someone’s Missing by @whoisMGMT - the exact song I needed in my life right this very moment. Thanks #TimsTwitterListeningParty
Retweeted by MGMTAnd it feels like...TWITTER LISTENING..... #timstwitterlisteningparty
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5/14
2020

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