MGMT is a psychedelic synthpop group formed in 2002 in Brooklyn, NY. The band consists of multi-instrumentalists Andrew VanWyngarden, originally from Memphis Tennessee, (vocals, guitar, keyboards) and Ben Goldwasser (vocals, keyboards, synths, drums), both alumni of Wesleyan University.
Their most popular songs are “Time To Pretend” (featured on the motion picture “21” and the finale of the British drama “Skins. The music video has reached over 2,000,000 views on youtube) and “Electric Feel”, their most bought single on iTunes.
Electronic Indie Dance Rock began as a thesis project from music majors at Wesleyan University. They used to be known as “the management” with songs about not quite growing up and a lot of nonsense.
Andrew Vanwyngarden, one of the MGMT figureheads, is currently collaborating with of Montreal’s Kevin Barnes, with plans to release a record in 2008 under the name Blikk Fang. MGMT was on tour with Of Montreal in late 2005 (and again in 2007) and VanWyngarden has been appearing on stage during some performances on of Montreal’s summer ‘06 tour.
MGMT are currently t...