Maggies need current, more so than watts, so look at amps accordingly. Also, as good as the little MMG's are, they don't do much bass so you may want to consider a small sub to pair them with.
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They need watts for sure as well if you want to go louder. They are not very efficient.
I ran mine for years off a Carver m4.0t amp that was high power 360 w/ch but not high current (Carver transfer curve to sound like a CJ tube amp I believe). It was a good pairing.
I sold my Carver m4.0t on ebay a few years back for around $450. So an amp like that if available might fit the bill.
MMGs plus properly integrated subs (Audyssey helps) would be my pick as best value full range speaker. Just a great speaker system - within its limitations. As noted above by Polarin, the bottom octave and a half of bass are essentially MIA, and they lack some punch in the kick drum fundamental range, so I'm not sure how satisfying they'll be for Reggae or Clash style rock.
They're a great speaker and a great value IMO but - unless you can wait out the purchase of a subwoofer - I'm not sure that they're the best choice for your application.
I drove a pair of MG12s with an 18 watt tube amp very satisfactorily to my ear. They were in a small room and I rarely listen at loud levels but still was amazed at how good they sounded with 18 watts.
When I sold them the buyer auditioned with my 100 watt Harman Kardon PA2200 amp driven by a Bottlehead tube preamp. That's how I used them most of the time and they really did sound nice.
I have had the mmgs and the mg12. Yes ;they need watts and the bass is good down to 45-50 with watts. I could not buy lots of good watts so I paired them with a pro amp qsc 1400; and you could get very very loud without distortion... very clean. I would look into pro or NAD 150x2 for better quality. The mmg are great only if you sit in the narrow sweet spot.
For your musical tastes...I would go with a speaker with a better low end...mmgs simply don't have the bass needed for your desired tastes...very good with vocals, acoustic guitars, strings, etc...they also are fairly unforgiving of the recordings you mentioned...some might argue adding a sub would alleviate said issue...but planar bass can be tricky to mate with...just my .02