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Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more

Slash Talks Making Horror Movies

He’s been a rock & roll god for the better part of three decades, but it turns out Slash is just a big ol’ geek. In honor of YouTube’s Geek Week,… 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

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

Jonah Raydio #35: Hostless FM #2

This week on Jonah Raydio Hostless FM, we have Dave Kloc and Ed Salazar.  We got to hear some great tour stories from Dave, while Ed enjoys his salad.  Follow… more

The Legacy Music Hour #144: Battle Music

Battle Music is the focus of Episode 144; that is, music that occurs when there is a confrontation or fight in a game, and that music is markedly different from… more

John Williams Back To Score “Star Wars Episode VII”

Well, this is welcome news indeed: John Williams has signed on to score Star Wars Episode VII. That’s the word from Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy at Star Wars Celebration Europe II… 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

Big Pop Fun #85: Tom Solos Music!

Tom takes a solo on the tuba, the guitar, and the eyepatch. Enjoy!… 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

Jonah Raydio #34: Hostless FM #1

Back by unpopular demand is Mahoneyaydio, which has been re-branded Jonah Raydio Hostless FM.  With your help, we’ve made it better.  Sorry about the second one, but this is… more

The Legacy Music Hour #143: Matt Furniss

The work of composer Matt Furniss is the focus of Episode 143, with very special in-studio guest, Matt Furniss himself.  Originally from England, Matt started composing music for computer and… more

“Animeme Rap Battles”: Psy vs. Kim Jong-un

It’s Gangnam Style vs. Pyongyang Style in another episode of Animeme Rap Battles. Yes, Psy and Kim Jong-un take each other on in the latest throwdown between fictional characters –… more

Comic-Con: Tom Cruise and Chris Hardwick Duet

Hey, you’ve heard by now that Tom Cruise dropped by the Comic-Con panel for his next movie Edge of Tomorrow, surprising moderator Chris Hardwick. And you’ve heard that they ended… more

The Stars Sing “Ice Ice Baby”

Apropos of absolutely nothing, and because after Comic-Con, and I’ll put this mildly, we’re all a little tired and punchy, here’s a supercut that uses movie dialogue to have a… more

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

[soundcloud url="" 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

Zombie Boy Band Reunion Tonight!

David Wain and Scott Aukerman as a zombie boy band? Yep, two of your comedy favorites will be performing in the long-awaited reunion of dead boy band Hungry4U tonight (Friday,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #142: Leading Women

Female protagonist video games is the topic of Episode 142.  That is, games in which a female character is the main character and does not share the primary spotlight with… more

Wolverine, the Puppet Musical

What better way to head off to Comic-Con than with a little traveling music? Well, I’m hitting the road to San Diego, so, from Glove and Boots comes Wolverine -… more

Meet Nick and Gary of Sneaky Zebra

The newest member of Nerdist’s ever-growing Nerdist Alliance, a collective of creative people making content on the internet, is Sneaky Zebra, a YouTube channel which makes quality geek programming, parody… 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 + Tech = Queens of the Stone Age on a USB Flash Drive

Do Stuff Corporation, a subsidiary of Queens of the Stone Age, is offering the merger of music and technology with QOTSA’s recently-released album “Like Clockwork” being reissued on an 8GB… more

Sesame Street Gets Lucky

Wanna go viral? Easy – take a hit song, take video of a beloved pop cultural touchstone, and edit, edit, edit. Take this: Well, yes, the Sesame Street Muppets, led… more

The Legacy Music Hour #141: Manga 2

Manga-based video games are the topic of Episode 141 (as they were for Episode 97).  Once again, Rob is absent, and this time, there isn’t even a guest, so, Brent… more