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Recent News

October 13, 2018

John Linnell was interviewed on The Strange Brew podcast. John talks about, "The Communists Have The Music and his songwriting. This podcast interview features John talking about a selection of key They Might Be Giants tracks."

October 3, 2018

The latest Dial-A-Song track, "Flo Wheeler", is now up on dialasong.com, YouTube, or over the phone at 844 387-6962.

September 26, 2018

The next Dial-A-Song track "Thankful For Your Service" has been quartered within your ear canal. You can express your gratitude now on dialasong.com, YouTube, or over the phone at 844 387-6962.

September 21, 2018

"The Communists Have The Music" has been released on streaming services, with "I've Been Seeing Things" debuting as its B-side. Both songs are now available to stream on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music and YouTube.

September 18, 2018

The latest Dial-A-Song track, "Lake Monsters", is now up on dialasong.com, YouTube, or over the phone at 844 387-6962.

September 18, 2018

27: The Most Perfect Album, which includes TMBG's song "3rd Amendment," is out today. Check out the TMBG track on YouTube.

September 11, 2018

The latest Dial-A-Song track, "The Communists Have The Music", is now up on dialasong.com, YouTube, or over the phone at 844 387-6962.

September 5, 2018

Dial-A-Song makes its triumphant return with "Applause Applause Applause." Check it out on dialasong.com or YouTube, or get the old-school over-the-phone experience at 844 387-6962.

August 23, 2018

The More Perfect podcast will be releasing the compilation album 27: The Most Perfect Album, featuring songs about each of the 27 Amendments to the US Constitution, on September 18. TMBG is contributing one of the songs. Read more about the project here. TMBG's song will be about the Third Amendment.

July 24, 2018

New Dial-A-Song release: "John Postal"! This new Escape Team track is now up on dialasong.com, YouTube, and at 844 387-6962.

July 17, 2018

The latest Dial-A-Song track, "Best Regrets", is now up on dialasong.com, YouTube, or over the phone at 844 387-6962.

July 10, 2018

Song 28 of this year's Dial-A-Song series, "Unctuous Robot", is here! It is available for streaming on YouTube, available for subscribers at dialasong.com, and available to telephonists at 844 387-6962.

July 7, 2018

The Johns were interviewed by El Periódico. Also, Danny Weinkauf was interviewed by The Long Island Herald.

July 3, 2018

The next Dial-A-Song track of 2018, "Selectionist", has been released on dialasong.com. The song is also available on YouTube or to hear over the phone at 844 387-6962.

June 26, 2018

The next Dial-A-Song track of 2018, "Last Wave (Alternative Version)", has been released on dialasong.com. The song is also available on YouTube or to hear over the phone at 844 387-6962.

June 19, 2018

The next Dial-A-Song track of 2018, "The Neck Rolls Aren't Working", has been released on dialasong.com. The song is also available on YouTube or to hear over the phone at 844 387-6962.

Also, TMBG will be re-releasing Lincoln later this year.

June 13, 2018

John Linnell was interviewed by Lior Phillips on the This Must Be the Gig podcast.

June 12, 2018

The next Dial-A-Song track of 2018, "An Insult To The Fact Checkers", has been released on dialasong.com. The song is also available on YouTube or to hear over the phone at 844 387-6962. NOTE: the music video contains strobing animation.

June 12, 2018

TMBW sends out wishes for a swell birthday to John Linnell, who turns 59 today!

June 5, 2018

The next Dial-A-Song track of 2018, "Corrupted Lyle", has been released on dialasong.com. The song is also available on YouTube or to hear over the phone at 844 387-6962.

May 29, 2018

"I'm Not A Loser (Demo)", has been released on YouTube to celebrate SpongeBob Squarepants: The Musical being nominated for twelve Tonys, with TMBG included with the nominees for Best Original Score.

May 22, 2018

The next Dial-A-Song track of 2018, "The Bullies", has been released on dialasong.com. The song is also available on YouTube or to hear over the phone at 844 387-6962.

May 18, 2018

The Johns were interviewed by Angelus News.

May 17, 2018

Danny Weinkauf and his Red Pants Band will be performing Sunday, May 20th at Rockefeller University Caspary Hall in New York City. Tickets are $15 at the door, but can only be bought on the day of the show.

May 16, 2018

WGBH has posted an interview with The Johns.

May 15, 2018

The next Dial-A-Song track of 2018, "McCafferty's Bib", has been released on dialasong.com. The song is also available on YouTube or to hear over the phone at 844 387-6962.

May 8, 2018

The next Dial-A-Song track of 2018, "Mr. Mischief Night", has been released on dialasong.com. The song is also available on YouTube or to hear over the phone at 844 387-6962.

May 6, 2018

TMBW sends wishes for a fabulous birthday to John Flansburgh, who turns 58 today!

May 1, 2018

The next Dial-A-Song track of 2018, "By The Time You Get This", has been released on dialasong.com. The song is also available on YouTube or to hear over the phone at 844 387-6962.

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