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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

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… 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

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Son of Stan, ‘Noxeema’

Who knew divorce could be this much fun? Son Of Stan is rapidly becoming one of the most listened to artists in my morning commute. I’m not entirely sure if… more

The Year-End Movie Clip Videos Arrive, or The Beginning Of The End

IT HAS BEGUN. I seem to forget every year how many people like using their valuable time to meticulously piece together thousands of clips of video all for our enjoyment…. more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Pharrell Williams’ 24 Hours of Happy

For the first time in Nerdist history, I’m not going to urge you to watch/listen to this entire TOTW. If you were to do that, 24 hours of your… more

Just Two Dudes Playin’ Their Instruments

This month has brought more joy to me than most… No, I’m not engaged. No, no promotion. No, I didn’t get to the showcase showdown on The Price Is Right…… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Grizzly Bear, ‘Listen and Wait’

It’s November. Halloween is over but it’s not yet Thanksgiving. There’s always this three-week period where you’ve gotten a little taste of the holidays but then the universe is like, “… more

13 Terrifying Songs To Traumatize – But Not Kill – Your Halloween Party

Good evening, all. I come with great sorrow to announce that, once again, I still suck at Halloween and my dear friend Abel Charrow has failed once again at making… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: The Get Togethers, ‘June (Oh My God)’

Nerds! Prepare to have your heartstrings pulled so hard it hurts! The Get Togethers, a brand spankin’ new indie rock/pop group from Nashville, have been enveloping me with warmfuzzies…. more

All Hail The Real King Of Snapchat

A few weeks ago, Buzzfeed claimed that a young man, James McKenna, has revolutionized Snapchat. He essentially takes photos of strangers on his daily commute and draws funny hats on… more

Music Geek Track(s) Of The Week: Remix Edition!

Hello summer bunnies! The end is finally here. It’s Labor Day, which unofficially means this summer is over. OVER. I’m sorry. Though we must endure the end of Summer Fridays,… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “I Will Wait (KulKid Remix)

Okay, we get it, Mumford and Sons. Your harmonies are like eating ice cream on a hot summer day. Your melodies are like dipping your toes into white sand. Your… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: The Nights, “Lonely Soul (Nowhere To Run)”

All right, ya crazy nerds, let’s get it out of the way, now… the only reason I know this song exists is because I heard it while watching that show… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Flux Pavilion featuring Childish Gambino, “Do Or Die”

Although Childish Gambino/Donald Glover has been MIA recently- even dropping out of 6 episodes of Community this year- a video was released recently from a track he collaborated on… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Lennon/McCartney Mashup “Imagine The Band”

Someone awesome named Mark Vidler did something awesome with two awesome songs written by two awesome people named John Lennon and Paul McCartney which is awesome. Like, woah. Earlier this… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Lorde’s “Royals (Magnifik Remix)”

I had no idea what to post for this week’s track. Some pretty great albums have been dropping recently. You know, Daft Punk, The National, Disclosure, Vampire Weekend, all fantastic,… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: She & Him, “Never Wanted Your Love”

I woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. I missed my dog (don’t worry, he’s at my parent’s house in Cincinnati, alive). So as I sat… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”

OF COURSE I’M GOING TO POST THE NEW DAFT PUNK. DUH DOY!!! (1) It’s incredible. (2) It’s amazing. (3) It’s timelessly funky. Get Lucky is everything I love about Daft… more

5 Lesser-Known Bands Worth Seeing at Coachella

There are always those tiny little bands on music festival posters, the ones you don’t even want to waste your time checking out because you’re gearing up for Kanye (who… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Jarle Bernhoft’s “C’mon Talk”

What’s something everyone could use a little more of in their lives? How about really cool Norwegian multi-instrumentalists? Yes? Okay, then I have the perfect gentleman for you! Jarle Bernhoft…. more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: The Ceremonies’ “Land of Gathering”

This week, I was in an intense spin class when this song erupted through the insanely loud speakers. The tired, sweaty, skinny ladies around me all of a sudden perked… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Parks And Recreation Remix”

Parks and Recreation continues to be a favorite of mine. While on one of my many googling sprees of procrastination, I fell upon this pretty incredible Parks And Recreation theme… more