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SET LIST: The Sklar Brothers

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Jimmy Fallon’s “We Are The World Of Warcraft,” Featuring Chris Hardwick and Felicia Day

It’s Video Game Week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and that made it totally appropriate for Jimmy and friends to sing the stirring anthem “We Are the World of… 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

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
 

“Get Lucky” Through the Ages

In case you haven’t seen PV Nova’s epic reimagining of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” in the styles of every decade since the 1920s, you should listen to it now. I’m… more

The Legacy Music Hour #137: Asiatic Music 2

Asiatic sounding video game music tracks are all the rage of Episode 137 (also see Episode 74).  Good music here, with lots of pentatonic action.  Brent and Rob try to… 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
 

“Cosplay Piano” Meets “Game of Thrones”

Cosplay Piano’s back at the Stan Lee’s World of Heroes YouTube channel, and it’s the Game of Thrones theme this time, performed by Sonya Belousova joined by a cast of…… more

Jonah Raydio #30: Episode for a New Tomorrow

This week we have Scott Aukerman!  Returning to Jonah Raydio also is music news and the Twitter game.  Don’t forget to check out the first season of Scott’s… more

The Legacy Music Hour #136: 1998

The year 1998 is the topic of Episode 136.  The Game Boy was going real strong during this time, the only console that was significantly active during the 16-bit era (… more
 

Nerdist Podcast: Josh Homme

Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age talks about knowing where all the best restaurants are, his numerous run-ins with Steve Perry, and his favorite Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes! Queens… more

Grape Soda’s New Video, and Artist Lauren Gregg Tells All

Here’s the brand spankin’ new video for the synthy, minimalistic art-pop duo Grape Soda’s new song Obvious Signs, brought to life by artist Lauren Gregg and Craig Sheldon of their… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Lorde’s “Royals (Magnifik Remix)”

I had no idea what to post for this week’s track. Some pretty great albums have been dropping recently. You know, Daft Punk, The National, Disclosure, Vampire Weekend, all fantastic,… more
 

Jonah Raydio #29: Flyin’ the Episode

Jonah Raydio is back!  This week we have Bobcat Goldthwait!  Not only is he one of the sweetest, nicest people, he had a ton of awesome stories to tell.  One… more

The Legacy Music Hour #135: Flying and Shooting 3

Flying scrolling shoot ‘em up games is the focus of Episode 135.  Jams.  Straight up jams.  Twinbee 3.  Can’t beat it.  The best.  This whole episode is jammed out though. … more

The Collection: Capture Creatures, Skyrim Commercials, and Lots Of “Get Lucky”

Hey, it’s Memorial Day and I’m way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, WAY overdue to post some more stuff that didn’t fit anyplace else… more
 

More Answers to Pop Songs’ Rhetorical Questions

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPgGELDc1bE&w=615&h=461] A couple of weeks ago, I took it upon myself to answer rhetorical questions posed by… 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

The Legacy Music Hour #134: Castle Areas

The music from castle areas in video games is the topic of Episode 134.  Sometimes the music sounds majestic and royal, and sometimes it doesn’t.  Brent and Rob also talk… more
 

Super Rad! A Talk with Christian Jacobs About “The Aquabats! Super Show!”

Orange County ska rock superheroes The Aquabats were founded in 1994 and almost since their inception, front man Christian Jacobs (aka MC Bat Commander) has been attempting to bring the… more

Nerdist Podcast: Band of Horses

Chris got to sit down with Ben and Ryan of Band of Horses while in Austin to talk about the early days of their music career, the art of covering… more

EXCLUSIVE: Pimp Sugarfree’s “Poppin’ Corks”

As previewed earlier today on the Nerdist Channel, here’s the debut of Pimp Sugarfree, a/k/a Nerdist’s Dan Casey, in the music video for “Poppon’ Corks,” the result of… more
 

Learn How To Be A Rap Star the French Montana Way

So, I was talking to our team at Nerdist about our plans for YouTube Comedy Week, and we were going over our schedule and I came upon this: French Montana:… more

SNL Recap: Ben Affleck, Kanye West, and a Farewell to Stefon

Saturday Night Live closed up shop for the season with one last episode Saturday night, hosted by Ben Affleck with musical guest Kanye West. Hulu has the highlights, as we… more

The Legacy Music Hour #133: Racing Games 3

Racing Games, the Legacy Music Hour’s third installment.  Brent and Rob go Bahamas on this episode with some good selections from motorized vehicle racing games.  Brent goes especially Bahamas when… more