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Recent News

January 27, 2015
"Music Jail, Pt. 1 & 2," this week's Dial-A-Song Direct track, is now available at and 844 387-6962!
There's a brief interview with John Linnell about TMBG's plans for 2015 up on The Brooklyn Paper.
January 20, 2015
Dial-A-Song Direct week three rolls on ahead with "No Cops" sung by Corn Mo. Check it out on and 844 387-6962.
January 12, 2015
Two Dial-A-Song Direct tracks premiered today: "Music Jail, Pt. 1 & 2" on The Gist podcast, and "Madam, I Challenge You To A Duel" on and 844 387-6962.
Update (1/13): Yesterday's The Gist podcast has been reuploaded, with "Music Jail, Pt. 1 & 2" now replaced by "Madam, I Challenge You To A Duel".
January 10, 2015
John Flansburgh, John Linnell and Marty Beller appeared in-studio during Michael Shelley's two-hour WFMU program this morning to perform a few songs, discuss Dial-A-Song, and premiere a new song. Listen on - the interview begins at 1:00:37, after the song "Erase". A 1 hour podcast version is now available on iTunes containing the interview and live session tracks: [1]
January 8, 2015
Danny Weinkauf has a released a new video for "The Ballad of Ben" from No School Today on YouTube.
January 7, 2015
The Village Voice has posted an interview with John Flansburgh about the revival of Dial-A-Song here.
January 6, 2015
Grantland talks to John Flansburgh about Flood and Dial-A-Song here.
January 5, 2015
The first of 52 Dial-A-Song Direct tracks, "Erase", has been released on The song is also available to download from or to hear over the phone at 844 387-6962.
January 4, 2015
The Wall Street Journal and Rolling Stone have published articles about the revival of Dial-A-Song, and the latest episode of Slate's The Gist podcast features an audio interview with John and John about Dial-A-Song.

We'll meet at the end of the tour. (News archives...)

This Day in TMBG

Events of January 27:

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1891 – Brigadier General Ralph Hospital is born in Washington, D.C. He goes on to fight in both World War I and World War II, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. General Hospital is featured on the cover of Lincoln, behind the podium on the right side of the shrine, and the portrait of him appears in the music video for "Ana Ng". He can also be spotted on the back of They'll Need A Crane.

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