Monthly Archives: June 2009

Song of the Week: Making Fun of Bums

This one began life as “a rock opera for two voices and bass,” which Sandy and I wrote in an apartment in Tuckahoe, NY one drunken night so we would have something to perform at a scheduled appearance on Wesleyan’s … Continue reading

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Twisted Sister Hearts TMJ

Not sure when this is from, but here’s Twisted Sister singing the praises of Too Much Joy’s “Donna Everywhere” video, presumably on MTV. The guy on the right, Jay Jay French, actually approached the band about managing them at one … Continue reading

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We Relent

All right, we’ve gotten enough comments and emails that we’re making the “Lost Album” available for download. Clicking the button below will get you the same premium MP3s as every other download button on the site. (If you haven’t heard … Continue reading

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Song of the Week: “Good Kill”

As I said when we launched this refurbished site, we’re hoping to force ourselves to keep it updated regularly by creating some recurring features. So here’s the first in what will be a continuing series if we don’t flake out. … Continue reading

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Wonderlick Video Contest

To promote the video for “This Song is a Commercial,” the label’s put together a contest. Basically, you send in video of yourself dancing to our song, and you get entered to win a portable MP3 player plus a year’s … Continue reading

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Just added this Aquarian cover to the Photos section, and also added a gazillion-page feature from Reflex Magazine to the Cereal Killers press page. The Reflex piece was written by Penn Jillette, and is how we met him. He’s far … Continue reading

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Tim Talks Radio

My friend Jean Cook from the Future of Music Coalition (and also a fine violinist who plays with Jon Langford, the Waco Brothers, and a slew of other artists I adore) stayed at my house last month, and asked if … Continue reading

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Brand New Site

Welcome to the completely refurbished Too Much Joy site. We’ve set things up so you can listen to almost everything the band ever recorded, free of charge, in its entirety. You can also buy most of it, if you’re so … Continue reading

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The Rehearsal Tapes Series (Pilot Episode: The Lost Album)

We’re planning a recurring feature on this site we’re calling The Rehearsal Tapes. For each episode, we’ll dig through old cassettes looking for songs that, for one reason or another, never got the full studio treatment. For this pilot episode, … Continue reading

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