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Twin Peaks Remixed

1990 was a good year: I had just been born, the Pistons won the NBA Finals, The Hubble Telescope was put into orbit, and a little show called Twin Peaks… more

A Word with Little Scream

A few weeks ago, Becca and I caught up with Laurel Sprengelmeyer –aka Little Scream –at the MusicNow festival to discuss the creative process behind her outstanding debut album and… 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

New Bon Iver: Calgary

The beginning of your work week is about to suck way less hard: Bon Iver has just released the new song “Calgary” from their upcoming self-titled release. It’s a… more

Musicians You Should Hear Now: Owen Pallett and Little Scream

Eat your heart out, Coachella: This upcoming weekend, the MusicNow Festival will return to Cincinnati for its sixth year, proving that the Midwest has more to offer than Dairy Queen… more

The 10 Worst People at Concerts

As one of your resident music nerds, I have taken the onus upon myself to frequent concerts in order to maintain my street cred. Now, I know what you’re… more

Farewell, No No Knots

Last night I saw my first and final No No Knots show when they played their farewell concert at the Cincinnati Zoo. The first thing I noticed after grabbing a… more

Panda Bear’s “Tomboy” Streaming Now!

Due out next week, Tomboy is currently streaming over at NPR. What we can all learn from this is that NPR kills with kindness. “Hey want to defund us? Suck… more

The Worst Thing That Ever Happened To Friday

It’s not a good sign when I have to introduce a post with an apology, but I am sorry. This song ruined my weekend, and I guess I didn’… more

Losing Track Of Time With Yuck

Yuck frontman Daniel Blumberg has gone through the motions before – hype, groupies, even a Glastonbury timeslot. And though much has been made of the fact the he has only just… more

A Music Nerd’s Dream Week

If that VH1 show Best Week Ever came out of cancellation for just one spectacular week, it would be totally warranted for this 7-day stretch in the world of music…. more

The Strokes Are Back!

If news of the White Stripes dissolution has got you bummed, then here is some early-2000s karma to cheer you up: The Strokes have returned. Their new single, “Under Cover… more

The Huge Douche Playlist

Have you ever walked down the pier in just a penny after some serious reps and tried to mack on blonde bitties? Ya, me neither. If you answered “yeah, brah”,… more

My Top Ten Albums That Got Me Through 2010

December is a month for making lists. Shopping lists, guest invitations, New Years resolutions, and so on. It seems pretty natural to list things you need or want to accomplish… more

New Iron & Wine Single!

If Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam shaved his beard would he still look like Zach Galifianakis? If he released a new song without sleepy guitar and hardly audible whispers… more

Andrew Bird Gets Back to Basics, Ditches Words.

Andrew Bird must be so anal. But if you were a classically trained multi-instrumentalist capable of producing a symphony with your own hands, you probably would be too. And if… more


This week, Yeezy showed us what happens when just one man has all that power –he releases a self-written, directed, and scored short film with a budget as big as… more

Puttin’ the “Ill” in Philanthropy

Having hoes in different area codes can teach you a lot of useful things: time management and responsibility allocation, to name a couple. Although this may be a very chauvinistic… more

MGMT Is Cooler Than You and They Have No Idea Why

It was exactly three years ago Saturday that a couple of hippies from Brooklyn stole our hearts, expanded our minds, and transfixed our souls with their debut album Oracular Spectacular…. more

Daft Punk’d

It was only a matter of time before Daft Punk scored the sequel to a 1982 sci-fi flick about computer hacking, video games, and futuristic robot suits. So the stars… more

Dude, get on my Case

Hey there Nerdist community! My name is Matt, and I make up the other half of the Sound Advice with my fellow music nerd, Becca. For the past couple of… more