MGMT are an American rock band formed in 2002 by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden in their freshman year as art students at Wesleyan University. 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. They were originally with Cantora Records, they signed with Columbia Records and Red Ink in 2006. 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”. MGMT were nominated for the 2010 Grammy Award for Best New Artist and their track “Kids” was nominated for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. At the 2009 Grammy Awards, the Justice remix of “Electric Feel” won the Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording. Their second album, Congratulations, was released on April 13, 2010.
Lissome Art Studio are proud to introduce a range of stylish limited edition art prints dedicated to MGMT. Each typography poster is individually signed and numbered featuring song titles and lyrics from MGMT albums and most notable recordings.