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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

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

“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

“Animeme Rap Battles”: Slender Man vs. Unwanted House Guest (NSFW)

Hey, it’s another round of Animeme Rap Battles from Animeme and the Nerdist Channel! This time around in the series of throwdowns between fictional characters from the fevered imaginations of… more

Jonah Raydio #33: Redefining Episode

On this episode of Jonah Raydio we have good friends Sean O’Connor (Comedy Central Half Hour, Sports Show with Norm MacDonald) and Sam Brown (Whitest Kids U Know).  Plenty of… more

Meet The Pride of Erie PA, Featuring Mike Phirman

You know Mike Phirman, Chris Hardwick’s partner-in-music in Hard ‘n Phirm and the one-man-house-band on BBC America’s The Nerdist. But did you know he’s in a band? And that the… more

The Legacy Music Hour #140: Free Play 14

For the first time in LMH history, Rob is absent!  Can Brent handle the show on his own?  Listen and find out.  In this Free Play, Brent is joined by… more

Nerdist Podcast: Josh Groban

The extremely delightful and hilarious Josh Groban sits down with the guys to talk about how he realized he was a talented singer and finding himself onstage with Celine Dion,… more

The Mutant Season #87: Nick Thorburn

Musician Nick Thorburn comes on the show to talk about how he got into music, how singing can be scary sometimes, and having interesting animals as pets! Follow @nickfromislands on… more

Fresh: The Appleseed Cast’s “Great Lake Derelict” Music Video

The new music video for The Appleseed Cast’s song “Great Lake Derelict” is a silly and heartwarming short film now available for your viewing pleasure above. Director Chris Good and… more

Internet Things Bust Rhymes in “Animeme Rap Battles”

If there’s one thing that’s certain in this world, it’s that people want to know which of any pair of fictional characters would win were the two of them to… more