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Recent News

June 12, 2019

TMBW sends wishes for a swell birthday to John Linnell, who turns 60 today! He was also recently interviewed by WTMD.

June 1, 2019

They Might Be Giants bassist Danny Weinkauf appeared this week in an interview for fan podcast This Might Be A Podcast to discuss his Red Pants Band song "Pumpkins (Are My Favorite Fruit)". Past episodes have also included interviews with Marty Beller and Jonathan Feinberg.

May 11, 2019

They Might Be Giants fan podcast Don't Let's Start has released an interview with Julie Kantner, former bandmate and ex-partner of John Flansburgh about John's pre-TMBG days, as well as a two-part interview with Joshua Fried about his "The World's Address" remix and work with Flansburgh on Hello The Band.

May 6, 2019

TMBW wishes an extremely happy birthday to John Flansburgh, who turns 59 today!

March 8, 2019

John Flansburgh has confirmed that TMBG is starting to work on their next studio album!

February 26, 2019

The Johns were interviewed on Double J.

February 23, 2019

John Linnell was interviewed by The West Australian.

February 20, 2019

John Flansburgh wrote a retrospective of TMBG's entire career for The Music.

February 14, 2019

John Flansburgh was interviewed by The Sydney Morning Herald

February 11, 2019

John Linnell was interviewed by Hysteria Magazine.

February 10, 2019

Recent TMBG press includes John Linnell being interviewed by Hi-Fi Way, John Flansburgh being interviewed by Grok Magazine, All in a Day, The Ithaca Times, and The South Philly Review.

February 10, 2019

John Flansburgh was also interviewed by WTHS, KURE, WRSU, and both Johns appeared on Articulate.

January 22, 2019

Some Murdered Remains, a free six-track sampler of They Might Be Giants' new album My Murdered Remains, is available now on TMBG's Free Downloads page.

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This Day in TMBG


Events of July 19:

1979 – The Sandinista Revolution occurs in Nicaragua. Three years later, El Grupo De Rock And Roll plays its very first show at a Central Park rally celebrating the revolution.


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1999 – Long Tall Weekend becomes the first studio album by a major artist to be released exclusively through digital download.


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2011 – Join Us, the fifteenth studio album by They Might Be Giants, is released.


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