John Flansburgh and John Linnell tell Marc the unlikely story of how a couple high school friends became a two-man band at the height of the New Wave performance art era in crime-ridden New York City and somehow carved out four decades of mainstream success as They Might Be Giants. The Johns also talk with Marc about children’s music, selling out, the early days of MTV, Malcolm in the Middle, and more.
Archive Tag: podcast
Hit podcast ‘Dirty John‘, from Los Angeles Times & Wondery, is billed as “a true story about seduction, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival”. It features music from Tracy Bonham’s Masts Of Manhatta album, the track “Devil’s Got Your Boyfriend”. Released in 2010, Masts Of Manhatta was Tracy’s fourth solo album but her mainstream breakout hit – “Mother Mother” – went to Number 1 in the US Billboard charts in 1996, from her debut album “The Burdens of Being Upright”.
Tracy Bonham’s album “Masts Of Manhatta”, including ‘Devil’s Got Your Boyfriend’ is available on Lojinx here.
Adam Schlesinger, of Fountains Of Wayne, on Pat Monahan’s podcast.