Tag: They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants reschedule 46-date ‘Flood’ 30th anniversary tour to 2021

They Might Be Giants reschedule 46-date ‘Flood’ 30th anniversary tour to 2021

They Might Be Giants have rescheduled their coronavirus-foiled Flood 30th anniversary tour, plotting a new 46-date trek through much of 2021 during which the two Johns will perform their beloved 1990 album in its entirety each night.  Check out the new tour itinerary right here.

New Order, Pixies, JAMC, Bauhaus, Wire, Bob Mould among acts canceling concerts worldwide

New Order, Pixies, JAMC, Bauhaus, Wire, Bob Mould among acts canceling concerts worldwide

The coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on live music across the globe, with giant festivals — including Coachella and South By Southwest — postponed or canceled and tours in the U.S. and around the world being canceled or curtailed in an effort to protect large crowds from transmitting COVID-19.

New releases: Simple Minds, Luke Haines & Peter Buck, The Cure, TMBG, Rowland S. Howard

New releases: Simple Minds, Luke Haines & Peter Buck, The Cure, TMBG, Rowland S. Howard

This is a round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. Titles from Simple Minds, The Cure, Visage and more.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: They Might Be Giants play ‘Particle Man,’ talk ‘Flood’ — 1990

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: They Might Be Giants play ‘Particle Man,’ talk ‘Flood’ — 1990

For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we flash back to 1990 with a segment featuring They Might Be Giants in which the two Johns perform “Particle Man,” then chat with host Dave Kendall about their then-current album Flood and the record’s quirky breakout single “Birdhouse in Your Soul.”

They Might Be Giants give Run-DMC’s ‘Walk This Way’ video the ‘bad lip reading’ treatment

They Might Be Giants give Run-DMC’s ‘Walk This Way’ video the ‘bad lip reading’ treatment

They Might Be Giants over the weekend tweeted a Vimeo link sans explanation, and those who clicked it were in for a delight: Run-DMC’s classic Aerosmith-starring video for “Walk This Way,” but synced instead to a weird, synthy demo for “Last Wave,” off TMBG’s just-released album. Watch it right here.

New releases: They Might Be Giants, Meat Beat Manifesto, Mudhoney, Book of Love

New releases: They Might Be Giants, Meat Beat Manifesto, Mudhoney, Book of Love

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include titles from They Might Be Giants, Meat Beat Manifesto, Mudhoney and Book of Love.

They Might Be Giants unveil new album ‘I Like Fun,’ massive U.S. tour — hear new single

They Might Be Giants unveil new album ‘I Like Fun,’ massive U.S. tour — hear new single

They Might Be Giants will release their 15th studio album — the 15-song “rock album” I Like Fun — in January, and will embark on a marathon 50-date U.S. tour that will take the two Johns from coast to coast while on the road from January through April. Here the album’s first single right here.

Free download: They Might Be Giants’ ‘Flood Live in Australia’ — full album played in reverse

Free download: They Might Be Giants’ ‘Flood Live in Australia’ — full album played in reverse

They Might Be Giants are releasing tons of new music lately, thanks to the resurrection of Dial-a-Song, and now they’re giving fans another treat: a free download of a full live performance of their hit 1990 album Flood, performed in reverse order. Plug your email address into the box below, and follow the instructions.

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Depeche Mode, They Might Be Giants, 7 Seconds

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Depeche Mode, They Might Be Giants, 7 Seconds

This week’s new releases include a brand-new studio album from Echo & The Bunnymen (‘Meteorites’), plus audiophile vinyl reissues from Depeche Mode, a new They Might Be Giants compilation, a 7 Seconds studio record, two Suzanne Vega reissues and a new compilation of Factory Records acts.

New releases: Black Flag, Nick Cave, David J, US Festival, Rozz Williams, TMBG, Lou Reed

New releases: Black Flag, Nick Cave, David J, US Festival, Rozz Williams, TMBG, Lou Reed

This week’s new releases include the first new album from Black Flag since 1985, plus a Nick Cave live album, reissues from David J, Lemonheads, Ghost Dance and They Might Be Giants, a posthumous collection from Rozz Williams, a new Lou Reed compilation and a long-awaited US Festival DVD.

They Might Be Giants’ ‘Flood,’ 3 others on Elektra getting expanded 2-albums-in-1 reissues

They Might Be Giants’ ‘Flood,’ 3 others on Elektra getting expanded 2-albums-in-1 reissues

The four albums quirk-pop duo They Might Be Giants released on Elektra in the ’90s — starting with the group’s platinum-selling Flood, with its hit single “Birdhouse in Your Soul” — are being reissued in the U.K. next month by Edsel Records in a pair of “two-for-one” sets that pads out each disc with a handful of B-sides and remixes.

New releases: Replacements, Trent Reznor, Robyn Hitchcock, Thurston Moore, TMBG

New releases: Replacements, Trent Reznor, Robyn Hitchcock, Thurston Moore, TMBG

This week’s new releases include the ‘Songs For Slim’ reunion EP from The Replacements, new studio albums from Robyn Hitchcock, Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore, They Might Be Giants, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and Lloyd Cole and Cluster founder Hans-Joachim Roedelius.

Stream: They Might Be Giants, ‘Lost My Mind’ — off upcoming ‘Nanobots’ album

Stream: They Might Be Giants, ‘Lost My Mind’ — off upcoming ‘Nanobots’ album

They Might Be Giants this week released the ‘Nanobots EP,’ a three-track teaser ahead of the March 5 release of their 16th studio album, ‘Nanobots,’ that features the already premiered “Call You Mom” and two more tracks off the new record — and you can check out one of those, “Lost My Mind,” right here.

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.