Tag: They Might Be Giants

Free MP3: They Might Be Giants, ‘Call You Mom’ — first track off upcoming ‘Nanobots’

Free MP3: They Might Be Giants, ‘Call You Mom’ — first track off upcoming ‘Nanobots’

Brooklyn’s They Might Be Giants will release their 16th studio album, ‘Nanobots,’ on March 5, and will follow its upcoming three-night hometown New Year’s stand with a 31-date U.S. tour in the spring. The two Johns recently premiered the first track off the album at Rolling Stone, and you can now download the MP3 right here.

Video: They Might Be Giants, ‘Vote Or Don’t’ — plus download free MP3 of election song

Video: They Might Be Giants, ‘Vote Or Don’t’ — plus download free MP3 of election song

Just in time for Election Day, nerd-pop duo They Might Be Giants have dusted off a song they originally recorded during the 2008 presidential campaign called “Vote Or Don’t,” and have produced a new music video for the track, which you can see here, and are offering it as a free MP3 download.

The Week in Rock: July 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 22-28, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about New Order, Pet Shop Boys, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Steve Kilbey, The Stone Roses, The Mission, Bad Religion, Killing Joke, Sex Pistols, They Might Be Giants and more.

They Might Be Giants to play ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Flood’ and more at 3-night New Year’s run in NYC

They Might Be Giants to play ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Flood’ and more at 3-night New Year’s run in NYC

They Might Be Giants is planning a three-night New Year’s bash in New York City this December at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, a run that will find the band spotlighting 1988’s Lincoln and 1990’s Flood, plus playing new songs — and there’ll be horns.

The Week in Rock: June 10-16, 2012

The Week in Rock: June 10-16, 2012

This week’s installment of The Week in Rock features news about Pet Shop Boys, Elizabeth Fraser, They Might Be Giants, David Byrne, Peter Buck, The Birthday Party, Peter Murphy, Ministry, Morrissey, The Stone Roses, Dinsaur Jr, Robyn Hitchcock, The Jesus and Mary Chain and more.

Video: Watch They Might Be Giants’ 22-minute in-store set at Amoeba Music

Video: Watch They Might Be Giants’ 22-minute in-store set at Amoeba Music

Last November, They Might Be Giants stopped by Hollywood behemoth Amoeba Music to celebrate the release of their second album of 2011, the compilation ‘Album Raises New and Troubling Questions.’ The group jammed out an 8-song, 22-minute set that the record store recently posted on its website

The Week in Rock: Jan. 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: Jan. 22-28, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Ministry, They Might Be Giants, The Chameleons, The Cure, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Kate Bush, Social Distortion, Black Francis, Pulp and Dinosaur Jr — plus our Q&A with Howard Jones.

Video: They Might Be Giants perform ‘When Will You Die,’ ‘Ana Ng’ on ‘Conan’

Video: They Might Be Giants perform ‘When Will You Die,’ ‘Ana Ng’ on ‘Conan’

With their U.S. tour opening tonight — and a special 30th anniversary show in Los Angeles this weekend — They Might Be Giants stopped by ‘Conan’ last night for an on-air performance of ‘When Will You Die’ off of last year’s ‘Join Us’ album, plus a web-only bonus run-though of ‘Ana Ng’ from ‘Lincoln.’

The Week(s) in Rock: Dec. 18-31, 2011

The Week(s) in Rock: Dec. 18-31, 2011

Today we round up the last two weeks of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines, including stories on Morrissey, New Order, Ministry, They Might Be Giants and more, plus the results of our readers poll, of which Duran Duran was the big winner.

They Might Be Giants set U.S. tour, will perform ‘Lincoln’ in Los Angeles, Atlanta

They Might Be Giants set U.S. tour, will perform ‘Lincoln’ in Los Angeles, Atlanta

They Might Be Giants will embark on a 22-date U.S. tour early next year, a trek that includes a special 30th anniversary concert in Los Angeles next month that will find the band performing its sophomore album ‘Lincoln’ in its entirety. The band will perform the 1988 album at one other show, in Atlanta.

The Week in Rock: Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2011

The Week in Rock: Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2011

This week’s headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs included posts about The Cure, Depeche Mode, New Order, Morrissey, The Stone Roses, Adam Ant and Bob Mould, plus a new Peter Gabriel contest and the first installment of our Rhino ‘Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s’ Spotify playlist.

Video: They Might Be Giants, ‘Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople)’

Video: They Might Be Giants, ‘Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople)’

They Might Be Giants recently recorded a new synthy version of the ‘Flood’ classic ‘Istanbul (Not Constantinople)’ for its recently released rarities set ‘Album Raises New and Troubling Questions,’ and now they’ve got a Speak & Spell-starring video to go along with it, too.

Video: They Might Be Giants play ‘Can’t Keep Johnny Down,’ ‘Birdhouse In Your Soul’ on Fallon

Video: They Might Be Giants play ‘Can’t Keep Johnny Down,’ ‘Birdhouse In Your Soul’ on Fallon

They Might Be Giants stopped by ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ last night to promote their just-released album ‘Join Us,’ performing ‘Can’t Keep Johnny Down’ for broadcast and ‘Birdhouse in Your Soul’ as a web exclusive.