Thursday, November 15, 2007

Memphian's Band is "Artist to Watch" in Rolling Stone

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 4:00 AM

MGMT, a Brooklyn-based band fronted by 2001 White Station grad Andrew VanWyngarden, has been named one of Rolling Stone magazine's "Artists to Watch" for 2008. Another young Memphian, Hank Sullivant, formerly of the Whigs, has also joined MGMT's tour as lead guitarist.

Read about their quirky rise to semi-fame, listen to a song, and watch a video about them at

(Full disclosure: Andrew is the son of Flyer editor Bruce VanWyngarden)

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