2021 Archived News

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December 20, 2021

Mink Car by They Might Be Giants will have its first release on vinyl on February 25, 2022. Preorders are now available from retailers including Amazon, Target, Elusive Disc, Music Direct and Acoustic Sounds.

December 12, 2021

Fan podcast Don't Let's Start has released a full-length audio interview with They Might Be Giants collaborator Laura Cantrell in which she discusses meeting, recording and touring with TMBG here.

December 9, 2021

WAMC talked to John Linnell and John Flansburgh about BOOK and Flood, respectively. John Flansburgh spoke with Gothamist about BOOK and 40 years of They Might Be Giants. John Flansburgh also discussed BOOK and the evolution of TMBG with Scenestr.

November 30, 2021

Both Johns recently discussed "Birdhouse In Your Soul" with The Guardian. Also, John Flansburgh appeared on Jordan, Jesse, Go! and Sound & Vision.

November 12, 2021

John & John were interviewed for NPR's Bullseye with Jesse Thorn podcast and The Brian Lehrer Show. John Flansburgh was also interviewed by SPIN.

November 11, 2021

Both Johns recently spoke to Brooklyn Magazine, and John Flansburgh was recently interviewed by Anyone Can Play Guitar, Inside the Studio, Off the Beat & Track, and The Working Songwriter.

November 11, 2021

John Linnell was recently interviewed by Songwriting Magazine, Vulture, and KCSN.

November 10, 2021

John Linnell has been interviewed about BOOK and the band's upcoming tour at Consequence of Sound.

November 9, 2021

TMBG has released an official video for "Moonbeam Rays" on YouTube, featuring an alternate live in-studio performance. Additionally, the full BOOK album can now be downloaded at the TMBG Shop!

October 29, 2021

TMBG's newest EP, The Pamphlet, has been released as a digital download on the TMBG Shop.

October 27, 2021

John Flansburgh has been interviewed on the Rhino Podcast, which features clips of the new songs "Brontosaurus," "Moonbeam Rays" and "Synopsis For Latecomers." He was also interviewed on Boing Boing's Recommended If You Like podcast. John Linnell has been interviewed on the Kreative Kontrol podcast, which features the full public debut of the song "If Day For Winnipeg."

October 26, 2021

There's a new interview with John Linnell in Under the Radar, and one with John Flansburgh in American Songwriter. Also, Paul Sahre was interviewed in PRINT about working with the Johns and the making of BOOK.

October 18, 2021

They Might Be Giants have been profiled and interviewed for Stereogum's We’ve Got A File On You, which can be read here. Additionally, John Flansburgh named five albums he can't live without for SPIN and appeared on the Hard Times Podcast.

October 11, 2021

They Might Be Giants has released another preview track from their upcoming album BOOK, "Part Of You Wants To Believe Me". It can be heard on YouTube and streaming services.

October 4, 2021

Fan podcast Don't Let's Start has released a full-length audio interview with former They Might Be Giants band member Kurt Hoffman with personal stories about recording, touring and working with the band. Listen here. Also, John Flansburgh was interviewed on Obsessed Show.

October 3, 2021

They Might Be Giants were interviewed for a profile on PBS NewsHour, with topics including the upcoming album BOOK and how John and John use This Might Be A Wiki! Watch it on YouTube.

September 27, 2021

John Flansburgh is the guest on the latest episode of Andy Richter's podcast The Three Questions.

September 21, 2021

They Might Be Giants has released a new single from their upcoming album BOOK, called "Super Cool". It can be heard on numerous streaming services.

August 13, 2021

The track list and October 29 release date for BOOK have been announced via BrooklynVegan, Consequence of Sound and Rolling Stone. Additionally, the new single "I Can't Remember The Dream" has been released with an accompanying music video directed by Alex Italics.

July 20, 2021

John Linnell was interviewed on Slate's Spectacular Vernacular podcast, as well as the SiriusXM show Feedback to discuss Roman Songs.

July 2, 2021

John Linnell's new 4-song solo EP Roman Songs, sung entirely in Latin, is now available to download and stream! A matching T-shirt is also available.

June 25, 2021

The song "Pour Poor Me More Please," written by They Might Be Giants, is featured in a new episode of the Apple TV+ animated series Central Park and has been released on streaming services and YouTube.

June 12, 2021

TMBW sends wishes for a sensational 62nd birthday to John Linnell today!

June 1, 2021

They Might Be Giants has released a new single from their upcoming album BOOK, called "I Broke My Own Rule". Check it out on your preferred music service.

May 16, 2021

John Linnell made a guest appearance on the latest episode of the Go Fact Yourself podcast, in a section featuring podcaster Justin McElroy answering They Might Be Giants trivia questions.

May 14, 2021

More than two decades after its exclusive release as the b-side to State Songs single "Montana," John Linnell's song "Louisiana" is now available to stream/download for the first time.

May 6, 2021

TMBW wishes a beautiful 61st birthday to John Flansburgh today!

March 18, 2021

The new They Might Be Giants merch store, featuring pre-orders of the forthcoming fall 2021 album BOOK, has launched at tmbgshop.com!

February 22, 2021

The podcast If You're Listening, in which guests discuss the music that influenced them as teenagers, has released an episode featuring John Flansburgh discussing Elvis Costello and The Attractions' album This Year's Model, as well as John's early days in London. Listen to If You're Listening here or on Spotify.

February 11, 2021

They Might Be Giants fan podcast Don't Let's Start has released a few episodes in their latest series about Apollo 18, which includes interviews with Laura Cantrell and engineer Edward Douglas. Additionally, This Might Be A Podcast has released an interview with former TMBG bassist Tony Maimone about the song "Snail Shell." Listen to Don't Let's Start here and This Might Be A Podcast here.

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