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
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known as his stage name, Jay-Z, is an American hip hop artist and businessman. He is the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings and Roc-A-Fella Records. He co-owns The 40/40 Club and the New Jersey Nets. He is one of the most financially successful h
Cut Copy is a synthpop band from Melbourne, Australia. Their sound, often labeled as dance punk and/or electropop, draws considerable influence from 80s new wave, synth-pop and post-punk genres. Cut Copy is managed by Punkdafunk, and is signed to the record label Modular Recordings, home of Wolfmothe