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Music Geek Track of the Week: Mazzy Star – “California”

Today I find myself back in Los Angeles, a place whose biggest assets — according to the city’s most astute cultural appraiser — are “Women, Weed, and Weather.” It is… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Cuushe – Sort of Light

I really… 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: Mons Montis – “Swept”

I knew right away I was going to like this Swedish synth-pop trio: 1. Their name is a third declension Latin noun that reminds me that I was once a… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Chris Malinchak – So Into You

I was really torn about the track of the week this week because so much good music came out all at once and I have been playing catch-up with my… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Neko Case – Night Still Comes

The first post I ever wrote for the Nerdist was about the lovely and talented Neko Case. My tastes have evolved and, occasionally, devolved since then, but when I heard “… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Week: HAIM – “The Wire”

Whenever I hear a new HAIM song, I usually imagine myself and the three L.A.-based sisters in the scene of a critically dismissed but publicly adored teen rom-com…. more

Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 Photo Recap

Photography by Beau Garrett I thought too much happened this weekend in Chicago at Pitchfork Music Festival to remember all of it super well. But today I discovered that I… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Yuno – “Frequency”

[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/12368801" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Beach Jams 101: Be from Florida, have shimmery guitar guitar chords, sing about ice cream,… more
 

A Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 Preview

So I was originally going to call this post “Pitchfork’s Small Print Bands” before I realized that was completely redundant and that “lesser-known” is their entire modus operandi… well, that… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Twin Peaks, “Stand in the Sand”

Okay, first thing: No, not that Twin Peaks, but here is a link to the Angelo Badalamenti title song just in case you are fixin’ for a flashback. This Twin… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Quadron’s “LFT”

From that first smooth thrust of brass (bass trumpet?) until Coco O’s urgent “come on, girls!,” I knew I was hearing one of my favorite tracks of the year. Looking… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Week: Vic Mensa’s “Orange Soda”

There is so much good hip-hop coming out of Chicago right now it is unreal. And if 2012 was the year of Chief Keef, then 2013 is the year of… more

Music Geek Track of The Week: Boards of Canada’s “Reach For The Dead”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jTg-q6Drt0&w=615&h=346] A former editor once gave me some good advice that comparing the vibe of a song… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Gita’s “Hood Rich”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcKj6iZABIY?rel=0&w=615&h=346] All right, so this week’s track is sort of a slept-on/overlooked jam from 2012 that… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Week: The National – “Don’t Swallow The Cap”

Over the course of their past three albums, The National have become experts in the pace and gait of weighty emotions. Ever conscious of the glacial inertia of loss, sorrow,… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Tyler, The Creator – “IFHY”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lDqMx4rmFU&w=615&h=346] Tyler, the Creator is back, and he’s dressed like a doll…a very serial murder-y looking… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: IYES’ “Glow”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6j3E-gLK3KI&w=615&h=346] IYES are a Brighton-based electro pop outfit comprised of Josh Christopher and Melisa Soyaslanova, who make… more
 

Music Geek Track of the Week: The Men’s “I Saw Her Face”

Have you ever wanted to get up from your workweek cubicle and HULK SMASH the nearest furniture or office supplies just to see how great it would feel/how weird… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Charlie Sheen and Katheryn Winnick. Really

[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/75413682" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] This month Charlie Sheen will be making his first big box office appearance since things… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week – Youth Lagoon’s “Dropla”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1XpNwKPTA8?rel=0&w=615&h=346] If you’ve followed me on the Nerdist throughout the past couple of years, you know… more
 

A Music Geek’s Top Albums of 2012

I connected a lot of dots in 2012. Well, it was more like I colored by numbers and filled in a lot of gaps that way. I have been in… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Fresh Eyes”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRIlyWPtU-Q?rel=0&w=615&h=346] By all accounts, I am not a morning person. According to my friends from high school,… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Always”

“The meal is not over when I am full; the meal is over when I hate myself.” – Louis C.K. Hey nerds. I am so full right now that… more