MGMT
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2002-12
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MGMT

Biography

MGMT is an American rock band formed in 2002 by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden. After the release of their first album, the members of their live band, Matthew Asti, James Richardson and Will Berman, joined the core band in ...

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Biography

MGMT is an American rock band formed in 2002 by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden. After the release of their first album, the members of their live band, Matthew Asti, James Richardson and Will Berman, joined the core band in the studio. Formed at Wesleyan University and originally with Cantora Records, they signed with Columbia Records and Red Ink in 2006.

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MGMT Tracks

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Pursuit Of Happiness (feat. MGMT & Ratatat)
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Pursuit Of Happiness (feat. MGMT & Ratatat)
MGMT
Electric Feel (Justice Remix)
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Electric Feel (Justice Remix)
Sebastian Ingrosso
Kidsos (feat. MGMT)
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Kidsos (feat. MGMT)
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Playlists featuring MGMT
The Ultimate Revision Playlist
The Ultimate Revision Playlist
Fearne's Get Happy Playlist!
Fearne's Get Happy Playlist!
Later... with Jools Holland - Autumn 2013
Later... with Jools Holland - Autumn 2013


Past BBC Events

2014 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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2014 Glastonbury

2014 Glastonbury

26 June 2014

Supported by BBC Introducing

MGMT Biography

MGMT is an American rock band formed in 2002 by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden. After the release of their first album, the members of their live band, Matthew Asti, James Richardson and Will Berman, joined the core band in the studio. Formed at Wesleyan University and originally with Cantora Records, they signed with Columbia Records and Red Ink in 2006.

On October 5, 2007, Spin.com named MGMT "Artist of the Day." On November 14, 2007, Rolling Stone pegged MGMT as a top ten "Artist to Watch" in 2008. The band was named ninth in the BBC's Sound of 2008 Top Ten Poll. They were also named as Last.fm's most played new artist of 2008 in their Best of 2008 list.

MGMT's first album, Oracular Spectacular, debuted at No. 12 on the UK album chart, No. 13 after 34 weeks in the New Zealand RIANZ charts, number six on the Australian ARIA Charts, and hit number one on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart. It has also been named the 18th best album of the 2000s by Rolling Stone magazine. It was named the best album of 2008 by NME. MGMT also appeared prominently in Australia's Triple J Hottest 100 2008, coming in 2nd with "Electric Feel", 5th with "Kids" and 18th with "Time to Pretend".

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