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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

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

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

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

New Pixies Song: “Bagboy”

New Pixies song? New Pixies song: It’s been nine years since we’ve heard new Pixies music and longer since we got an album, but they’re back with a new track,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #139: Sports 3

Once again, Sports Games is the topic of the week for the Legacy Music Hour.  This time Brent and Rob are joined by Dan Bialek and Asterios Kokkinos from the … more

Jonah Raydio #32: Never Mind the Episode

This week we have comedian Chris Thayer joining us!  Not only did we get to hear some songs from Chris, but we got to hear him talk, too.  Adam is… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Lennon/McCartney Mashup “Imagine The Band”

Someone awesome named Mark Vidler did something awesome with two awesome songs written by two awesome people named John Lennon and Paul McCartney which is awesome. Like, woah. Earlier this… more

The TV “Batman” Theme, As Performed By Bats

The original Neal Hefti Batman theme recreated with the use of actual bat sounds? Why not, it’s Friday. Sándor Seuntjens of Brussels digitally reduced the otherwise-inaudible-to-humans sounds of bats… more