Andrew VanWyngarden Style

Born Andrew James VanWyngarden. Born in Memphis, Tennessee (February 1st 1983)He is the lead vocalist and guitar player for the band MGMT. His father, Bruce VanWyngarden is editor of newspaper Memphis Flyer.The first musical influences he had was going through his sister’s records and listening to his dad play an electric guitar when he was 4 years old. Glitter Penis is the first band that Andrew was a part of, while in highschool. In college, he wrote and performed a song called Super Volcano” for a class. VanWyngarden attended Wesleyan University were he met fellow band member Ben Goldwasser. He has said in interviews that Kids was one of the first song they produced together the song it’s included in the EP We (Don’t) Care(at the time known as The Management). “