They Might Be Giants Nanobots released today via Idlewild Recordings, full LP streaming at Rolling Stone



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On US Leg of 60-Date International Tour + Interviewed byComedian Eugene Mirman @ Special SXSW Interactive Panel
3/11: SXSW TMBG Interviewed by Eugene Mirman @ Long Center, 5pm

Two-time GRAMMY winning Brooklyn originals have just released an extraordinary 16th studio album Nanobots–returning with electrifying pop melodies, vivid lyrics and just enough bass clarinet. Over three decades They Might Be Giants have perfected their deliriously catchy, original sound, and Nanobots 25 startling tracks in 45 memorable minutes play to all the bands strengths. The album was created at the private studio of their long time producer Patrick Dillett (St. Vincent, David Byrne, Mary J. Blige). It’s available at all digital & physical retailers today via Idlewild Recordings, and marks the debut offering through the band’s new distributor Megaforce.

Nanobots finds the band in fine form, receiving accolades from SPIN, Alternative Press, MAGNET, Rolling Stone, WIRED, New York Magazine and more. The call and response chorus and percussive guitar line of “You’re On Fire” premiered with Stereogum and dares even the grumpiest wallflower not to dance. Download the “You’re On Fire” MP3 HERE & check out the full album streaming at Rolling Stone, AOL Spinner and MSN Music.

Known for recording numerous themes most notably The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and the GRAMMY-winning Malcolm In the Middle theme, the band has 2 platinum albums, 2 gold albums and have been nominated for 3 GRAMMYs, winning two. Revered for their energized live show and love of the road, the band has kicked off a 60-date international tour and will make a special top at SXSW Interactive for an intimate one-off interview by comedian Eugene Mirman. Stay tuned for more from They Might Be Giants coming soon!

“Catch them if you can — their live shows always deliver.”
– USA Today

“catchy pop heroics mixed with jingle-length songlets”
– Rolling Stone”

“’You’re On Fire” is a catchy and surprisingly toothy power-pop gem”
– Stereogum

“ …devising smart, snappy, nasal-voiced songs for three decades.”
– The New York Times

“Tireless art-poppers”
– SPIN

TMBG National Tour Dates
* = w/ Moon Hooch
# = w/ Vandaveer

2/27: Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall #
2/28: Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground #
3/1: Rochester, NY @ Historic German House #
3/2: Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall #
3/3: Cincinnati, OH @ Madison Theatre #
3/5: Louisville, KY @ Headliners *
3/6: Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom *
3/7: Birmingham, AL @ Workplay Theatre *
3/8: New Orleans, LA @ HOB *
3/9: Houston, TX @ HOB *
3/10: Helotes, TX @ Floore’s (indoors) *

SXSW Interactive
3/11: SXSW TMBG Interviewed by Eugene Mirman @ Long Center, 5pm

National Tour Dates cont.
3/12: Dallas, TX @ HOB *
3/13: Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom *
3/14: Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note *
3/15: St Louis, MO @ The Pageant *
3/16: Chicago, IL @ Vic Theater *
3/17: Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom *
3/19: Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theater *
3/20: Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr Small’s *
3/21: Tarrytown, NY @ Tarrytown Music Hall *
3/22: Huntington, NY @ The Paramount *
4/3: Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club *
4/4: Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club *
4/5: Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts *
4/6: Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head Live *
4/7: Richmond, VA @ The National *
4/9: Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theatre *
4/10: Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle *
4/11: Charleston, SC @ Music Farm *
4/12: Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel *
4/13: Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse *
4/14: Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse *
5/30: Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
5/31: Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
6/1: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
6/2: Iowa City, IA @ Englert Theatre
6/4: Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
6/5: Omaha, NE @ The Slowdown
6/6: Kansas City, MO @ Crossroads
6/7: Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
6/8: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
6/9: Boise, ID @ Egyptian Theatre
6/10: Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
6/11: Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
6/12: Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
6/14: San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre
6/15: Anaheim, CA @ HOB
6/16: San Diego, CA @ Belly Up


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