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With They Might Be Giants

Tom Robinson chats to John Linnell, founder member of US band They Might Be Giants.

Tom chats to John Linnell, founder member of Grammy award winning act US They Might Be Giants.
They formed in Brooklyn in 1982, have won two Grammys, released 17 studio albums to date and soundtracks to various hit movies and TV shows. They remain astoundingly prolific and have managed the difficult feat of achieving mass popularity while remaining resolutely left field.
Huw Stephens from Radio 1 shares his personal tip from BBC Introducing, as does one of the Introducing shows from around the UK.
At 11 o'clock Tom launches The After Hour, where he dusts off tracks from the outer reaches of his record collection.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Echo & The Bunnymen

    All That Jazz

  • Cold Specks

    Bodies at Bay

  • The Long Lost Band

    Winter Blues

    • white.
  • Keane

    Bedshaped

    • Trojan.
  • The Beautiful Game

    King William

    • white.
  • The Glass Children

    Capture

    • white.
  • Elvis Costello

    Sneaky Feelings

  • They Might Be Giants

    Music Jail, Pt. 1 & 2

  • They Might Be Giants

    Ana Ng

  • They Might Be Giants

    Your Racist Friend

  • They Might Be Giants

    Dr. Worm

  • They Might Be Giants

    Evil

  • They Might Be Giants

    Boss Of Me

  • They Might Be Giants

    Aaa

  • They Might Be Giants

    I Havent Seen You in Forever

  • Courtney Barnett

    Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go to the Party

  • Pixx

    Fall In

    • 4AD.
  • Radiohead

    There, There

    • Parlophone.
  • Funky Element

    City Lights

    • white.
  • Mbongwana Star

    Kala

    • World Circuit.
  • Cave Moth

    Deep Water

  • Fins a Luminous

    Are You Sure

    • white.
  • Morton Valence

    A Tear for Every Year

    • white.
  • Sea Lion

    Room

    • Desolate Stars.
    • Turnstile.
  • Dire Straits

    Private Investigations

    • The Ivor Novello Winners.
    • EMI.
  • Juana Molina

    Eras

  • Psapp

    Calm Down

  • Martha Wainwright

    Proserpina

  • The Besnard Lakes

    Albatross

  • Feist

    I Feel It All

  • MATILDAZ

    Yes Sir

    • white.
  • CUD

    Only A Prawn (In Whitby)

  • Hefner

    The Greedy Ugly People

  • Kathryn Joseph

    The Worm (6Music Session 030815)

  • Calan Mai

    Black Box

    • white.
  • Rex the Dog

    Do You Feel What I Feel (feat. Jamie Irrepressible)

  • James Ray and The Performance

    Texas

    • merciful release.

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