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Recent News

October 20, 2020

They Might Be Giants has released a new song, "I Lost Thursday", available for a pay-what-you-can donation to support TMBG's live crew and band. Additionally, digital releases of My Murdered Remains and Modern have been discounted to help raise funds. Check out the Crew-Aid sale at TMBG's merch site.

August 12, 2020

They Might Be Giants have recorded a new song, "Who Are The Electors?", for an upcoming CNN television special. The song will air Saturday 8/15 at 10 PM ET during "CNN Special Report – Count on Controversy: Inside the Electoral College", and its video can be seen now at CNN.com.

August 4, 2020

John Flansburgh and John Linnell have announced that they will both have EPs coming out in 2021, the first solo releases by either in over two decades. Flansburgh will be reviving his side project Mono Puff, and Linnell will be recording a project called Roman Songs that includes songs sung in Latin. Instant Fan Club members will be the first to receive digital downloads of both releases, and IFC Super and Crazy Presidents will receive exclusive 10" vinyl EPs of both.

July 24, 2020

John and John were interviewed by Professor of Rock about Birdhouse in Your Soul.

July 20, 2020

They Might Be Giants have announced the 2020 "BOOK Edition" of their Instant Fan Club, which includes the announcement of their 23rd album BOOK, due out in early 2021. Signups are now open at tmbgifc.com!

July 10, 2020

A very happy birthday on the 10th to the people's drummer, Marty Beller!

June 17, 2020

John Flansburgh and John Linnell participated in a roundtable discussion about Ric Ocasek and The Cars.

June 12, 2020

TMBW sends out wishes for a sensational birthday to John Linnell, who turns 61 today!

June 6, 2020

John Flansburgh is now DJing a regular weekly radio show called Low Stakes on WJFF, Fridays at 9 PM ET. Older episodes can be found in the station archive. Also, the Long Island Herald interviewed Danny Weinkauf.

May 7, 2020

John Flansburgh will be DJing The Secret Show on Catskills radio station WJFF at 10 PM Eastern today. Listen here.

May 6, 2020

TMBW extends warm wishes for a very happy birthday to John Flansburgh, who turns 60 today!

April 30, 2020

They Might Be Giants fan podcast Don't Let's Start has released an interview with Gary Ray, founder of Darinka, the East Village performance art venue that was home to many early They Might Be Giants shows in the mid-'80s.

April 16, 2020

They Might Be Giants has released an 11-song compilation called Modern on their official merch store to help raise funds for their band and crew, due to show postponements related to COVID-19.

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

This Day in TMBG


Events of October 26:

1993 – They Might Be Giants appear on Late Night with Conan O'Brien for the first time. They perform "Why Does The Sun Shine?" and are interviewed. This is the first of over a dozen appearances on Conan. The performance and interview are available on YouTube.


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1999 – State Songs, John Linnell's first (and, to date, only) solo studio album, is released.


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