They Might Be Giants 2019 Instant Fan Club is open to new members right now. Closes in a couple of weeks, never to be discussed in public again. Join now and receive 4 albums of exclusive music-not found on streaming services, not available except directly from They Might Be Giants. What albums? My Murdered Remains which compiles many songs from the 2018 and 2015 Dial-A-Song Service, The Escape Team which is a series of song portraits of characters from David Cowles’ comic book, the John Henry Demos (that is not just an Idlewild exclusive it is a limited edition) and TMBG Live 2018 which is only available through the Instant Fan Club. Join in the next few days and get two bonus posters.
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS IN NEW YORK CITY, ACROSS CANADA, THE UNITED STATES and PHILADELPHIA FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE!
They Might Be Giants are on the road! Coinciding with the release of their brilliant new studio album, I Like Fun, and a year of weekly song posts on their Dial-A-Song service at www.dialasong.com, They Might Be Giants is back on the road with a new show with an expanded line-up of musicians.
New show! Two sets! Curt Ramm on trumpet! Favorites! Deep cuts! New songs! More cursing!
All shows are “An Evening With TMBG.” A big night out! We start early with no opening act, and play two full sets. This expanded set up allows us to include many different songs. All the classic TMBG favorites with new selections from I Like Fun, Apollo 18, and Mink Car coming on board. While the show changes almost every night we always make a point to spotlight John L.’s contra alto clarinet as well as the Curt Ramm trumpet. And yes there is a show within a show—we have the Quiet Storm; a set of new arrangements of songs where it’s often quiet but always stormy.
10.16 Vancouver, BC bit.ly/tmbg1016
10.18 Calgary, AB bit.ly/tmbg1018
10.19 Edmonton, AB bit.ly/tmbg1019
10.20 Saskatoon, SK bit.ly/tmbg1020
10.21 Winnipeg bit.ly/TMBG1021
10.23 Madison, WI bit.ly/tmbg1023
10.24 Ann Arbor, MI bit.ly/tmbg1024
10.25 Ithaca, NY bit.ly/tmbg1025
10.26 Baltimore, MD bit.ly/tmbg1026
10.27 New York, NY bit.ly/tmbg1027
10.28 Providence, RI bit.ly/tmbg1028
10.30 Montreal, QC bit.ly/tmbg1030
11.1 Ottawa, ON bit.ly/tmbg1101
11.2 Toronto, ON bit.ly/tmbg1102
11.3 Buffalo, NY bit.ly/tmbg1103
Why is the world in love again? They Might Be Giants have released I Like Fun, a remarkable 15-track album.
I Like Fun jumps with surprises, vitality, and the startling point of view of these Brooklyn originals. Over a year in the making, songwriters and band founders John Linnell and John Flansburgh draw on themes of dread, death, and disappointment and set them to their driving, hyper-melodic music. The results will leave even the most heavy-hearted among us with a renewed sense of wonder. Fresh and sonically adventurous, the band’s command of the studio and the song is in rare form from beginning to end.
On I Like Fun, the spotlight is also on the band’s formidable long-standing live lineup; drummer Marty Beller, bassist Danny Weinkauf and lead guitarist Dan Miller. While the group enjoys a reputation for delivering one of the liveliest shows around, the album accomplishes the rare feat of capturing that ecstatic intensity on disc. Co-produced with and mixed by Patrick Dillett (St. Vincent, Donald Fagen, The National, Mary J. Blige), the album was tracked and mixed at the brand-new Reservoir Studios—site of the legendary Skyline Studios where TMBG recorded their platinum-selling album Flood.
on vinyl - http://bit.ly/ILFvinyl
direct from TMBG - http://bit.ly/ILikeFun or at iTunes - http://geni.us/iILF or at Amazon - http://geni.us/aILF
or in the UK / EU - http://ljx.cc/TMBG_ILikeFun from your local record store - http://bit.ly/RSDilikefun