MGMT? was formed by Ben Goldwasser and ?Andrew VanWyngarden? in 2001 while at Wesleyan University. Since their first release, the EP ?Time To Pretend? in 2005, ?MGMT have released four critically acclaimed albums: ?Oracular Spectacular? (2008), Congratulations? (2010), ?MGMT? (? 2013), and ?Little Dark Age? (2018). ?Oracular Spectacular was named album of the year by NME and was one of Rolling Stone’s top 20 albums of the decade, while selling over 2 million copies worldwide and producing the hits “Time To Pretend,” “Electric Feel,” and “Kids”.
MGMT? have received multiple Grammy Award nominations and have performed at festivals around the world from Glastonbury to Bonnaroo to Lollapalooza to Coachella. In 2011, ?MGMT? performed an original piece of music at the ?Guggenheim Museum? in New York City to accompany a retrospective of the artist Maurizio Catalan and in 2012 they performed with the legendary Joshua Light Show at NYU’s Skirball Center.
MGMT? toured globally throughout 2018 in North and South America, Europe, Australia and Japan. Highlights included the Firefly, Mad Cool, Splendour In The Grass, Fuji Rock and Corona Capital festivals and television performances on ?The Late Show with StephenColbert and the outdoor stage at? Jimmy Kimmel Live?.