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They understand each other like twins." Although the plaques in MGMT's bathroom are of recent vintage, Goldwasser and Van Wyngarden have been writing songs together since 2001, when they met during their first week as freshmen at Wesleyan University, a 2,700-student liberal-arts school in Connecticut that caters to academically advanced students who may not have fit into their high schools.Both guys had signed up for rooms in the 'weird" dorm, a haven for jam-band lovers, ferret owners and kids who arrived at college very familiar with psychedelic drugs. "I was so paranoid as a freshman, because everything at school was so different than home, and then September 11th happened," says Van Wyngarden.For "Flash Delirium," one of the early songs that they worked on, Van Wyngarden tried to channel an early-Sixties dance-hall vibe.
When the album leaked in March, the online response was mixed.
The tour, promotion and interviews are starting to make them feel like they're falling back into a nightmare.
"You finish recording and you wish that you could just put the album out, but we're going to be in here every day for the next month." says Goldwasser, looking down with a grim set to his mouth.
This is their first day of practice for their new tour, and they're figuring out the best way to re-create their new album, Congratulations, with their five-man live outfit: guitarist James Richardson, bassist Matt Asti and drummer Will Berman.
But it doesn't seem like they're having a lot of fun.