Fox's Bob's Burgers has frequently featured top-notch original music since its early days, and it's finally all being collected for an album. Creator Loren Bouchard says that a deal to release a Bob's Burgers album has been finalized, and that it'll be coming out this fall on iTunes. There aren't any more details on the album beyond that, but hopefully, it'll include such instant classics as "Electric Love" and "Will You Be Mine (Coal Mine)." Bob's Burgers makes its midseason premiere this Sunday at a new time, 7pm.
Here's "Toymageddon," the first video from the upcoming comedy and music album, 2776. The album, from The Daily Show's Rob Kutner and the Levinson brothers, tells the story of America's past, present, and future with all proceeds going to the childrens charity OneKid OneWorld. The 2776 album is set for release on the 4th of July next year, and it features appearances from a whole slew of amazing people, including Will Forte, Ed Helms, Paul F. Tompkins, Maria Bamford, Patrick Stewart, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Andrew W.K., Martha Plimpton, The Sklar Brothers, Simon Helberg, Jonathan Katz, and more.
Tim Heidecker's soft rock band is putting out another album. Little Record Company announced today that they're releasing the sophomore album from Heidecker & Wood, the music duo made up of the comedian and his Tim & Eric composer Davin Wood. Called Some Things Never Stay the Same, it's set for a November 12th release and features Heidecker & Wood parodying pretentious sophomore albums this time around. Here's a bit from the press release:
Let's lay it all out on the table: this is the self-indulgent sophomore album. The horns, the female back-up singers, the songs about life on the road and redemption for indiscretions that remain vague to [...]
Andy Kaufman is definitely dead. He definitely died at the too-young age of 35 years old of lung cancer in 1984. But because he was a comedian who for the last few years of his life loved to prank people, even smart folks believe that he is still alive. It is the power of Kaufman (and the leg work of Bob Zmuda continually dressing up as Kaufman character Tony Clifton) to keep the ruse going almost thirty years later, but it keeps the spotlight on the practical joke aspect of Andy Kaufman's professional career, and continues to overshadow the other types of comedy he had done. The man did [...]
Comedy Central announced today that they'll be releasing Maria Bamford's new standup album Ask Me About My New God! on Tuesday, July 16th. The album is a brand new audio performance, mostly consisting of the same material she did on her last special, Maria Bamford: the special special special!, which was released last fall and filmed in her apartment with her parents as the only audience members. The new album will presumably find her performing that material in front of an actual audience not in her apartment. The Ask Me About My New God! CD comes with a DVD of Bamford's two Comedy Central Presents specials, one from 2001 and [...]