MGMT, Flaming Lips, Klaxons for Electric Picnic 2009

The Irish festival also features the likes of Fleet Foxes, The Walkmen and ESG

MGMT announce show at Prospect Park Bandshell

They will perform Brooklyn park on July 1

MGMT: ”Time To Pretend’ is about a praying mantis’

Band give bizarre interview at Shockwaves NME Awards

MGMT suing Nicolas Sarkozy over ‘Kids’

Band claim the French President used the song without permission

MGMT win Best Track at Shockwaves NME Awards 2009

'Time To Pretend' sees duo claim second honour at London ceremony

Best New Band goes to MGMT at Shockwaves NME Awards

Brooklyn duo take one of this year's most hotly-contested categories

MGMT/Of Montreal ‘leaks’ are fake

Blikk Fang demos doing the rounds are supposedly imposters

MGMT and Pharrell Williams to be in Playboy

Artists feature in the new issue of the magazine

MGMT and Of Montreal side project announce album intentions

The 'superband' want to head into the studio with Jon Brion in 2009

MGMT beat Kings Of Leon, Oasis and more to Album Of The Year prize

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