Mailing List Archive/2014-04-30
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THREE NEW TMBG-RELATED PRODUCTS
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First, we are proud to announce
They Might Be Giants IDLEWILD: A COMPILATION
While Idlewild is neither a "best of" nor a “rarities” set, it is an ultra-vivid illustration of the
band's prodigious output and singular musical vision. From the spare, folkie chug of "Words Are Like,”
which originally appeared as part of TMBG’s internet-only collaboration with eMusic back in the
dot.com era glory days of 2001, to the propulsive, dance floor groove of "You're On Fire”
from 2013’s Nanobots release, the scope of Idlewild is as wide as it is beguiling.
CD and vinyl orders include a complimentary digital download,
and all downloads include a complete (and beautiful)
digital art booklet.
Am I Awake?, The Mesopotamians, We Live In A Dump, Experimental Film, Cloisonné,
The Lady and the Tiger, Brain Problem Situation, Tesla, Certain People I Could Name, You're On Fire,
Damn Good Times, Words Are Like, Can't Keep Johnny Down, I'm Impressed,
Careful What You Pack, Clap Your Hands, Electronic Istanbul
Available on CD, vinyl, MP3, and FLAC
PRE-ORDER FOR SHIPPING HERE
Available NOW on Idlewild Recordings
Danny Weinkauf NO SCHOOL TODAY
Danny Weinkauf, long-time bassist for They Might Be Giants, has released his
first solo children's music album, No School Today. With 16 memorable tunes,
No School Today covers topics from marsupials to voting rights, spelling bees to the
four food groups, and even a song about Ben Folds! Written with both children and parents in mind
No School Today is intelligent, fun songs for everyone! Guest performers include children’s
music superstar Laurie Berkner and Hank Green of the VlogBrothers, in addition to
Danny's wife Michelle and son Kai.
Hey!, Archaeology, Our Love Fits (feat. Laurie Berkner), Champion of the Spelling Bee,
The Ballad of Ben, Marsupial, Ambivalent, Ice Cream, No School Today,
The Moon is Made of Cheese, Whipped Cream, Cast My Vote, Oh No Oh Yeah,
Together We Can Fly, Lullaby for Quinn, The Kidney That Lived in Four People (feat. Hank Green)
Available on CD, MP3, and FLAC
Third, thanks to our pals at Asbestos Records
They Might Be Giants APOLLO 18 on vinyl!
A special vinyl re-issue of this classic TMBG album from our good friends at Asbestos Records.
Apollo 18 is the first album created with John F. and John L. at the production helm,
it is not surprising that this album is both sonically adventurous
and musically surprising. Alongside the tight pop songwriting
that is the band’s trademark (Narrow Your Eyes, I Palindrome I) the texture of impossibly dense,
sample-based concoctions enter the picture (Spider, The Guitar, Hall of Heads).
The album reaches a crescendo with the unknowable genre-shifting
montage of “Fingertips,” an ever-shifting recording that delighted
audiences and befuddled critics for years to come.
Dig My Grave, I Palindrome I, She's Actual Size, My Evil Twin, Mammal,
The Statue Got Me High, Spider, The Guitar, Dinner Bell, Narrow Your Eyes,
Hall of Heads, Which Describes How You're Feeling, See The Constellation,
If I Wasn't Shy, Turn Around, Hypnotist of Ladies, Fingertips, Space Suit
Vinyl is shipping now and a few remaining CDs (hey how about that?)
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS 2040 TOUR T-SHIRT IS RE-RELEASED!
A genuine souvenir from TMBG's 2040 tour, including tour dates. A must-have for the serious collector.
SAVE! Add on the 2040 shirt to your Idlewild or Apollo 18 order and save $5!
PAPER AIRPLANE SHIRT
This handsome design from the Office of Paul Sahre
is the perfect companion piece to TMBG's brand new compilation album Idlewild.
SAVE! Add on the Paper Airplane shirt to your Idlewild or Apollo 18 order and save $5!
See the three amazing WINNING VIDEOS for the "AM I AWAKE?" video contest!
The ideas in Paul & Mike Swiatek's video never sleep.
See Alex Italics' Zaprudertastic treatment!
See Jack Fields' amazing puppet video!
Just posted: The Pop Up Chorus sings She’s an Angel!