MGMT, by Dustin Card

MGMT is an American band based out of Brooklyn, though there lead singer and founding member Andrew VanWyngarden is from Memphis, so they have some connection to the great state of Tennessee. They use a lot of keyboards, synth, and electronics in there music. Their sound is a pop/rock/electronics fusion. They have been touring for the past year and half. Playing a lot of festivals and even opening for Paul McCartney at Fenway Park in 2009.

They released their debut album, Oracular Spectacular, on Columbia Records in 2008. Rolling Stone designated it the 18th best album of the decade. Some songs you should listen to get you interested are: Electric Feel, Kids, and Time to Pretend. They are currently putting the finishing touches on their new album, Congratulations, which is due out April 13,2010. You can find them online at


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