MGMT was formed in 2002 at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut during Ben Goldwasser's and Andrew VanWyngarden's freshman year. The band was originally called "The Management but shortened their name to "MGMT" after discovering another artist using it.
MGMT's sound has been situated at
Vampire Weekend is an American indie rock band from New York, formed in 2006 and signed to XL Recordings.
Vampire Weekend's name is derived from lead singer Ezra Koenig's amateur film of the same name. The band gained attention via a variety of blogs, such as Stereogum. The band c
Wolfmother is an Australian hard rock band that formed in Erskineville, Sydney in 2000. Originally comprising vocalist and guitarist Andrew Stockdale, bassist and keyboardist Chris Ross and drummer Myles Heskett, the band has released one studio album – Wolfmother (2005) – which reached number th
Philadelphia-area abstract painter Ellen Priest has used jazz as the subject for her layered, collaged paintings since 1990. Most recently, she completed a four-year body of work titled, “Jazz: Edward Simon’s ‘Venezuelan Suite’ #1