MGMT Frontman Loves Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights resident and hipster icon Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT talks about living in the neighborhood and making the band’s new album with New York Magazine (they’re on the cover this week with other NYC bands):

New York Magazine: I never thought I’d live in Brooklyn Heights,” muses MGMT front man Andrew VanWyngarden, as he strolls down the leafy streets of the neighborhood where he resides, and where MGMT are finishing work on Congratulations, their follow-up to 2007’s neopsychedelic smash, Oracular Spectacular. “But it’s a nice place to come down off tour.”

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  • Billy Reno

    That child and his stunt-twin will be psychologically scarred for life.

  • PB

    What parent would sign a release for this? Mr. Vanwyngarden needs to work out his fears on himself. This was very disturbing on many levels.

  • Jazz

    Wow. That’s top 10 lame comment PB.

  • Dan

    I really like MGMT’s music. Don’t love the video, but we’re lucky to have ’em in the hood.

  • hoppy

    Maybe he’ll collaborate with Bjork on a music video—tots menaced by swans with large talons :)