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Nerdist News: Live From WonderCon, Plus GODZILLA Rules and So Does Marjorie Liu

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Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Gunshot’ by Lykke Li

A new Lykke Li song dropped yesterday! It’s called Gunshot, and it’s dark and wicked and soulful. It’s a new track from her upcoming album, Gunshot. It’s definitely more of… more

Coachella Round Up: A Music Nerd’s Play-By-Play

We’re halfway through the Indio hiatus and I have kind of, sort of, maybe woken up from my weekend 1 Coma-’chella.  Last Thursday our very own nerds, Brian Walton,… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more
 

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘You’ by Galantis

In honor of Coachella coming up this weekend, it seemed appropriate to post about one of the bands we’re most excited about seeing… a band that has yet to really… more

Music Geek Tracks Of The Day: ‘Pool’ and ‘Center’ by Quarterbacks

Disclaimer: Prepare to roll your eyes at the hipster-y post below. Just remember, it’s possible for them to get stuck that way, so I suggest keeping an open mind and… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘I Think I Like You’ by Siren

NEW BAND MONDAY! No, it’s not a typical Monday ritual here at Nerdist, but the new band Siren’s track, I Think I Like You, was too good to… more
 

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Repeat Pleasure’ by How To Dress Well

How To Dress Well is slipping away from music to which you’d drift to sleep, exploring a new, slightly upbeat territory. Tom Krell, the artist behind the name, managed to… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Someone’ by We Have Band

We have band! No, seriously We Have Band! The band, We Have Band, is what we have for you today! This single slipped right under our noses two months back… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Money Won’t Pay’ By Bo En

Elevator music meets dance track meets ’80s sitcom intro meets Of Montreal meets bleep-bloops meets JAZZ HANDS… These are the things I gather from Bo En’s latest single, Money Wont… more
 

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Stay With Me’ by Sam Smith

In honor of his upcoming SNL performance, I thought it was my duty to post this beautiful track Sam Smith dropped yesterday. He’s been called the Adele of 2014, and… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Say You’ll Be There (Cover)’ by Mø

There is a gimmicky element musicians face when covering any ’90s girl-or-boy “band.” It can be seen as an attempt to go viral, which in any indie-rock case, goes against… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Daft Punk featuring Jay-Z’s “Computerized”

Rappers rap about a lot of things: boats, hos, shoes, money, etc. Jay-Z decided to get a little nerdy with our favorite super-human-robots, Daft Punk, and rap about… you guessed… more
 

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Liam Lynch’s ‘Cookies For Later’

I couldn’t think of a more appropriate time to release this song because, um, GIRL SCOUT COOKIE SEASON!? In between directing movies, music videos, producing podcasts, and writing, Liam Lynch … more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: ‘Let It Go / Let Her Go’ (FROZEN Mashup)

Today is a day to warm hearts. This mashup was released earlier this week from veteran cover artist Sam Tsui, and it melted me like a snowman at the beach…. more

Let Your Nerd Imagination Run Wild With SPACETEAM

Back in August, Nerdist listed Spaceteam - an increasingly popular party app for iOS and Android from Sleeping Giant Games- as one of the top 10 gaming apps you should… more
 

Mike Phirman’s New Children’s Song Makes ‘Armpits’ More Fun!

One of our favorite musical comedians, Mike Phirman, who you may recognize from his collaboration with Chris Hardwick, Hard and Phirm, or as the one-man orchestra for The Nerdist on… more

Magical News: New Additions to Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World

Great Dumbledore’s Ghost! Either we’re all under the Imperious Curse and Universal is punking us hard, or we really are getting our very own Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World… more

You Get A Jake Bugg Ticket! And You Get A Jake Bugg Ticket! And… You Get The Idea

If you didn’t listen to me a year ago, I’m going to repeat myself: Jake Bugg is the man. Folk Rock in general seems to be making a well-deserved comeback…. more
 

Hear Arcade Fire’s Soundtrack To HER

Some (sort of) good news popped up on Wednesday morning: Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated score for his critically-acclaimed, buzzed-about, intellectually-stimulating, thought-provoking, feature film Her has become available(ish) to the public…. more

The Happiest News Of The Day: A Sing-Along Version of FROZEN to Hit Theaters

Dads everywhere shudder at the news of Frozen’s re-release on January 31st. Not only will theaters across America be blessed once more with this piece of icy-brilliance, but this time… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Chuck Inglish’s ‘Legs’

Normally we avoid posting anything directly from Pitchfork mainly because, we just don’t have to. However, this one was unavoidable, due to the fact that it will rock all of… more
 

Finding Gems in the Coachella Lineup: The Yearly Meltdown

Every year around this time indie kids have mini brain aneurysms over the Coachella lineup release. This year is no different. An emotional cornucopia of glee, disappointment, and the inevitable, “… more

The Most Awesome Songs of 2013

2013 was a difficult year to narrow down. It was the year of the “UGH,” as I like to call it.  With Macklemore and Robin Thicke ruling the charts, the… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Grizzly Bear, “Will Calls” (Diplo Remix)

This one’s intense, y’all. Diplo went a little trigger happy and remixed the balls off of a new Grizzly Bear song, Will Calls, and the result is pure madness. Good… more