Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

SET LIST: The Sklar Brothers

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Music Geek Track Of The Week: Down In The Willow Garden

Since you’re currently perusing The Nerdist, I can safely assume that anything posted on the internet over 48 hours ago is “old news.” Under normal circumstances, I’d let… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Born Gold’s “Lawn Knives”

One week down, nerds, and only 51 to go! I think that merits a celebration, don’t you? Born Gold’s Lawn Knives, has been putting me in a perpetually joyous… 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 Week: “Oh Tannenbaum (8 Bit Retro Christmas)”

Happy Christmas Eve Eve, Nerds! I will make this short and sweet as my mother is requesting me to accompany her on some last minute Christmas/Hanukkah shopping. Today’s TOTW… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “My Thin Sides”

Our track this week is brought to you by LOUD NOISES! The new music show is happening at NerdMelt TOMORROW NIGHT (Saturday, 12/10). So please watch this video and… more

Let It Snow Miikes!

It must be the holidays because I spy SNOW! Not the precipitation kind… the Swedish trio, Miike Snow, of course. Rolling Stone snatched the exclusive new release “Devil’s Work,”… more
 

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Some Place”

Oh goody, it’s my turn to pick track of the week! Lately I’ve noticed a pattern between Matt and myself. We tend to fight over this post because… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Damn Your Eyes”

Let’s face it, it’s been a rough week. The recent Penn State and now Syracuse ugliness has sunk a few hearts. Not to mention the whole Zuccotti Park debacle, and… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Botch-A-Me”

Happy Friday, everybody! This week’s track is brought to you by the Chevrolet Equinox, my iPhone, and Los Angeles traffic (sorry, Mom).  I come to you in a state… more
 

Going Back To “Camp”

Our favorite football player who was ever injured in a “keg flip” has a new rap album coming out called Camp. Donald Glover / Childish Gambino picked a very fitting, playful… more

One Day. One Song. One Band… Thirteen Skulls?

I try to avoid repeating music news from Pitchfork, Spin and other music blogs; There doesn’t seem to be much of a point to it. If you want music… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Original Don” (Dawn Golden and Rosy Cross Remix)

[soundcloud width="100%" height="81" params="show_comments=true&auto_play=false&color=ff7700" url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/26544372"] (listen as you read) You’re a scientist… more
 

13 Required Songs For Your Halloween Party Playlist (and Their Refreshingly Spooky Alternatives)

This post is not an outcome of laziness, I promise you that. This is merely me taking ownership of some musical ignorance. I know nothing about Halloween music. There. Luckily,… more

The Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Light House”

Nestled on the top of my new favorite song blog, I found four minutes reminding me why I love music so damn much. Before I get into the nitty gritty… more

Catching Up With Colin Stetson

Those who didn’t run (excerpt) – COLIN STETSON by Constellation Records A few months back I interviewed Colin Stetson about his new album, A History of Warfare, Vol. II. Beyond… more
 

A New Campfire Song

Childish Gambino released his new single, “Bonfire,” from his forthcoming album, Camp this morning. I will never pass up an opportunity to post about Childish Gambino, Donald Glover or any… more

The Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Club Can’t Handle Me”

It’s not what you think! I promise! I’m not posting about Flo Rida, who I just realized is “Florida” with a space in the middle. I’m posting about Tally Hall,… more

Josie Charlwood: Looptacular!

What do Jamie Lidell, Andrew Bird and Owen Pallet all have in common? They’re all dudes! And they all like to use those famous looping machines, or, loopers (my name… more
 

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Fall Creek Boys Choir”

Just, erm… Sorry,  I’m sort of speechless. How do I put this? Hey, guys, so this week Bon Iver and James Blake released a collaboration called “Fall Creek Boys Choir.”… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “An Argument With Myself”

This week, Matt G. and I Skyped a bit. Besides helping him with his girl problems, we also touched on our favorite topic, music, and, specifically, what merited our track… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Two Cousins”

Week two of this fantastically fantastic feature! “Two Cousins,” the new Slow Club single caught both of my eyes this week. This adorable indie-pop duo is comprised of Charles Watson… more
 

Childish Camp-bino

If excitement’s physical form was water, I’d be drowning. Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover, aka Troy Barnes of Community has unveiled the much anticipated (on my end) album art and… more

Revamping the “Music Nerd”

How dare they replace “arrogant-hipster-douchebag” with “nerd!” When stumbling online, webpages incorporating both “music” and “nerd” normally excite, enthrall, empower, and maybe even engulf me a little bit. However, the… more

Last Week, A Band Lived With Me

Walk The Moon, an up-and-coming indie-pop quartet is rising the ranks in the music biz. Last week, their tour opening for GROUPLOVE debuted in Los Angeles, selling out The Satellite… more