2016 Archived News
December 15, 2016
TMBG have released a new Christmas song for 2016 titled "Christmas In The Big House". Watch it on
December 12, 2016
The Long Island Herald has posted an interview with Danny Weinkauf. Check it out here.
November 18, 2016
Shuffle Function is playing They Might Be Giants all day today for the third year in a row on KMSU to celebrate James Ensor's death. Listen at 89.7 FM on your southern Minnesota radio dial, or stream it live from almost anywhere in the world at http://kmsu.org. Both Flansburgh and Linnell call in to chat and answer questions from time to time as well! Request songs and submit topics for the Johns to talk about on Twitter and Facebook.
November 4, 2016
Diffuser wrote about TMBG's early history to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of their first album. Check it out here.
July 21, 2016
Bar/None Records is celebrating their 30th anniversary with a new blog dedicated to the label's history, including posts about the early days of They Might Be Giants. One such entry, "They Might Be Giants - The Band That Launched a Label", features recently uncovered promotional artwork from the band's first two albums.
June 30, 2016
Danny Weinkauf talked to the Long Island Herald about his upcoming solo album. Read it here.
June 19, 2016
Chop Shop has released an EP of TMBG songs written for The Chopping Block over 12 years ago, entitled Songs For Chop. It includes "Oranges and Graphic Design" and the original version of "Robot Parade" titled "Robot Design". Check it out here.
June 12, 2016
TMBW sends wishes for a fantastic birthday to John Linnell, who turns 57 today!
June 11, 2016
John Flansburgh talked about the 1983 drum machine that's his favorite instrument for omaha.com.
May 20, 2016
Phone Power on CD and Why? on vinyl LP (preorder for July 22) are both available from TMBG's merch store: Phone Power CD; Why? vinyl.
May 6, 2016
TMBW sends wishes for a terrific birthday to John Flansburgh, who turns 56 today!
April 26, 2016
Danny Weinkauf has launched a PledgeMusic campaign for his second kids album, Red Pants Band. Pre-order now for extra perks!
April 14, 2016
TMBG appeared on The Chris Gethard Show. Watch the full performance here.
April 13, 2016
John Flansburgh and the founder of TMBG's PR firm Girlie Action were interviewed by the podcast The Future of What. Listen here.
April 4, 2016
The Pensacola News Journal interviewed John Linnell.
April 1, 2016
John Linnell makes a voice cameo in the new Homestar Runner cartoon.
March 28, 2016
John Linnell was interviewed by The Daily Wildcat.
March 23, 2016
John Linnell was interviewed for the Washington Post's podcast Presidential about the writing of "James K. Polk." There are also new interviews with John Flansburgh in Westword, omaha.com, and SF Weekly.
March 20, 2016
John Linnell was interviewed by KLSU. (You can go straight to the audio file here.)
March 17, 2016
John Flansburgh gave the website cincinnati.com a list of "some of those places on TV where you may have heard They Might Be Giants and not realized it." Read it here.
March 16, 2016
Milwaukee newspaper Shepherd Express has interviewed John Flansburgh about Phone Power and the success of the Dial-A-Song (2015) project. Read it here.
March 8, 2016
They Might Be Giants' new 18-track album Phone Power has been released at tmbg.com in multiple bundles, including a pay-what-you-want model for the digital download!
February 1, 2016
John Flansburgh was interviewed by The Irish Times.
January 29, 2016
TMBG appeared on BBC Radio Ulster today. Take a listen here.
January 26, 2016
The Halifax Courier talked to John Linnell in advance of the UK tour.
January 3, 2016
Bandsintown has posted a brief interview with John Flansburgh.