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Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Eurydice’ by The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

The defining attribute of the Pains of Being Pure at Heart sound has always been their urgency. Sure, their bright poppy aesthetic would have been a perfect fit for a… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Wassup’ by Gold Link and Sango

An all-star collaboration of the hip-hop underground is upon us with today’s installment of MGTOTD. Two very refreshing up-and-comers, Virginia-based GoldLink (an oblique reference to pimp culture in the 60s)… 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: ‘Sweatpants’ by Childish Gambino

With its heaping portion of braggadocio, “Sweatpants” was one of the more vicious tracks from Donald Glover’s — a/k/a Childish Gambino — divisive but great sophomore album, Because… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Player’s Ball’ by OutKast

For the first time in about eight years, Big Boi and Andre 3000 will be performing together as OutKast (Brian Walton’s favorite Coachella band) tonight at everyone’s favorite music festival… more

Stream Coachella All Weekend Long With Nerdist!

Nerds! Coachella is upon us, and the Nerdist team is currently in Indio, checking out some of our favorite bands, lounging on comfortable beanbags, and committing to other rigorous activities… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Day: Arcade Fire Cover Blondie’s ‘Heart Of Glass’

I am very happy right now. Arcade Fire has started covering Blondie’s 1978 new wave/disco smash “Heart of Glass”  on their Reflektor tour, and now I have a legitimate… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Cool DJ Mix’ by Ryan Hemsworth

Alright, so I am sorta-maybe cheating with this track of the day, but I am 100 percent sure that it is worth it and that you will enjoy. This week,… more

M.I.A. and Janelle Monae Performed Together Last Night Via Hologram

Last night, April 3, Janelle Monae and M.I.A. shared stages in both Los Angeles and New York simultaneously, because holograms. According to a press release via Pitchfork, the… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘The Glam’ by Sauna

Sauna are a Denver-based foursome who make bright garage pop that is currently making me very curious about the underground rock scene around the Rockies. The group is backed by… more

The Flaming Lips Made A Companion Piece To Pink Floyd’s DARK SIDE OF THE MOON. April Fool’s?

Whoa. Seriously? Hard to say, but… maybe. In what appears to be an elaborate April Fool’s prank coordinated with Funny Or Die this past weekend, Wayne Coyne and and the… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Salad Days’ by Mac DeMarco

Since last I wrote about Mac DeMarco back in 2012, he has become indie rock’s class clown and valedictorian. On his most recent album Salad Days, out today, his gap-toothed… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Day: ’1 Trap Mind’ by Gordon Voidwell

What do Bill Cosby sweaters, lopsided fades, and Prince-esque funk have in common? They are all crucial ingredients to Gordon Voidwell’s blissful aesthetic. The branded intro of “1 Trap Mind”… more

Stream Architecture in Helsinki’s New Album, ‘NOW + 4EVA’

Everyone’s favorite Australian indie pop collective named after the capital of Finland is back! Continuing to expand upon their disco-inflected synth pop that has been making us groove since the… more

The National Gets The Documentary Treatment in MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS

Tomorrow, on March 28, The National will make their cinematic debut with their documentary, Mistaken For Strangers. The film, which shares its name with the first single from their 2007… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Childs Play’ by SZA, Featuring Chance The Rapper

Two of our favorite new artists of 2013–SZA and Chance The Rapper–have joined forces for the latest, extra-dreamy cut from SZA’s upcoming Z release, slated to drop on April 8th… more

Stream The Black Keys’ New Song, “Fever”

Ever since Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney let Danger Mouse into their lives on Attack & Release, The Black Keys have become undeniably funkier. The guitar riffs have become slinkier… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Boom’ by Le1f

Alright, everyone, it’s Friday and I think we all need a seriously bumpin’ hip-hop track to cleanse us of these past five days and prepare us for the various ratchet/… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Body Butter’ by Kevin Drew of Broken Social Scene

Broken Social Scene bandleader/architect Kevin Drew is back with his brand new album Darlings, a followup to 2007′s excellent Spirit If, which is full of sexually frank scenarios and… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: Tame Impala Covers Michael Jackson’s ‘Stranger In Moscow’

Tame Impala, the beloved Australian psych-rockers who made our best albums list in 2012, have thrown us a really awesome curveball with a cover of Michael Jackson’s HIStory-era ballad, “Stranger… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Water Fountain’ by tUnE-yArDs

Merrill Garbus — a/k/a tUnE-yArDs a/k/a seriously, still with the alternating caps? — is back with a  groovy jam today as a preview of her upcoming… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘U Don’t Understand’ by Wildarms

Music Geek track of the whaaa? Yup, that’s correct — starting right now, Music Geek Track of the Week has officially animorphed into a daily feature so that we can… more

FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 Gets An HD Reboot for PS3 and Playstation Vita

My personal favorites of Final Fantasy series, Final Fantasy X and X-2  are getting a full-fledged HD reboot on March 18th for Playstation 3 and Playstation Vita. This is huge… more

Check Out Sockweb, The World’s First Father-Daughter Grindcore Band. They Rule.

Sockweb are a self-described “brutorable” father-daughter grindcore duo comprised of multi-instrumentalist Adam Young and his 8-year-old daughter, Joanie, who is the chief lyricist. And guess what? They are about to… more