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10 Best Songs

The 10 Best They Might Be Giants Songs

First emerging in the early '80s, They Might Be Giants were compelling, confounding, and arguably without precedent. They remain, 30 years after the fact, relics…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | March 18, 2013 - 1:19 pm


The 10 Best Indie Christmas Songs

Whether you experience Christmas as a spiritual curative or a wretched crucible likely depends upon your capacity to enjoy the Yuletide season's truly disassociate spirit…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | December 21, 2012 - 3:55 pm


20 Songs Named After The Bands That Played Them

Self-titled albums are one thing. But when a band names one of its songs after itself -- or, alternately, when a band names itself after…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2012 - 11:46 am

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Bruce Springsteen To Receive Honorary Tony Award, Flaming Lips Among Artists Nominated For Spongebob Score

Bruce Springsteen has already extended the run of his Springsteen On Broadway show twice now. There's a good chance that he'll never leave Broadway. And…
Peter Helman | May 1, 2018 - 10:22 am

They Might Be Giants – “Last Wave”

Nerd-rock legends They Might Be Giants have a new album, I Like Fun, coming out next month. And today, the Johns have shared a brand…
Peter Helman | December 2, 2017 - 1:14 pm

The SpongeBob Musical Includes New Music By David Bowie, Dirty Projectors, The Flaming Lips, & More

SpongeBob SquarePants is making its way to Broadway. According to Entertainment Weekly, a musical based on the popular long-running Nickelodeon series will debut in June…
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 3:37 pm

They Might Be Giants – “You’re On Fire” (Video)

The Johns (Flannsburgh and Linnell) behind They Might Be Giants have just put out a music video (directed by Hoku Uchiyama and Adam Bolt) for…
Miles Bowe | September 5, 2013 - 4:26 pm

They Might Be Giants – “You’re On Fire” (Stereogum Premiere)

Veteran nerd-rock heroes They Might Be Giants return next month with a new album, their 16h, called Nanobots. The duo recorded the LP at the…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2013 - 12:20 pm

They Might Be Giants Do Conan

Fans of dorkily comedic things, take note: Nerd-rock veterans They Might Be Giants were on Conan last night, and it's hard to imagine a more…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2012 - 2:28 pm

They Might Be Giants – “Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople)” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Nerd-rock kings They Might Be Giants have a new rarities album called Album Raises New And Troubling Questions out, and one of its tracks is…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2011 - 9:56 am

Under The Influence

Under The Influence: They Might Be Giants Join Us

Indie pop institution They Might Be Giants' most recent record, Join Us, is a jump back to the group's formative, hyper-alliterative rock and its most…
Corban Goble | August 29, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Titus Andronicus Cover “Birdhouse In Your Soul”

The last time we checked in on A.V. Club’s Undercover series, Baths opted to take on the recently departed LCD Soundsystem’s "All My Friends." Here,…
Brandon Stosuy | April 12, 2011 - 3:00 pm

They Might Be Giants – “Can’t Keep Johnny Down”

They Might Be Giants are taking a break from their spate of children's albums to release Join Us, a collection of songs for adults. Of…
Brandon Stosuy | April 6, 2011 - 2:58 pm

TMBG Write A Tiny Song For Coraline, Visit Conan Again

The Johns have contributed a track, "Other Father Song," to the stop-motion film Coraline, which is based on Neil Gaiman's book of the same name.
Brandon Stosuy | February 18, 2009 - 11:48 am