The Ting Tings Sing "Happy Birthday" On Yo, Gabba Gabba!

Indie band the Ting Tings were on the latest episode of the kids show Yo, Gabba Gabba! » 9/22/08 3:30pm 9/22/08 3:30pm The episode was all about Brobee's birthday - Brobee is one of the monster characters - and the Ting Tings covered "Happy Birthday" by the band Altered Images. For those of you who weren't around in the '80s, you may remember…

Smoosh Sing On Yo Gabba Gabba!

Last year, teenage sisters indie pop group Smoosh appeared on the children's television show Yo Gabba Gabba! » 8/12/08 11:00am 8/12/08 11:00am and it reran this morning. Here's a clip of the girls singing their song "Pajama Fun Time." Around the time when their album She Electric was released (2004) was when mainstream audiences first began hearing of…

Yo Gabba Gabba! Teaches The Kids About Indie Comics And Early-'90s Freestyle

The Nick Jr. show Yo Gabba Gabba! has a regular animated segment called "Super Robot Martian Girl," designed by husband-and-wife indie cartoonists Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer (creator of the seminal all-girl comics anthology Action Girl Comics). In the episode seen above, Super Robot Martian girl saves the day by… » 4/21/08 7:00pm 4/21/08 7:00pm

The Postmarks Sing About Balloons On Yo, Gabba Gabba!

It may be intended for children, but Nick Jr.'s Yo Gabba Gabba! is suuuuuch a good show. It's supposed to be educational for kids, but it's also pretty good resource for teaching adults about bands, old and new alike. (One of the cartoon segments featured a song by the band the Free Design, which was around in the… » 2/15/08 7:00pm 2/15/08 7:00pm