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Music Geek Track of The Week: Boards of Canada’s “Reach For The Dead”

[youtube] 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

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

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

Pickstarter: Help Make the New Anamanaguchi Album Into Something More

Our favorite hyper pop punk chiptune band Anamanaguchi released its latest 22 track album on Earwolf yesterday, and it’s all the glitchy goodness that you need to keep the… more

Nerdist Podcast: Fitz and the Tantrums

The musically talented Fitz from Fitz and the Tantrums hangs out with Chris and Matt! They talk about how Fitz and the Tantrums got their unique style of music, what… more

Answers to Pop Songs’ Rhetorical Questions

[youtube] For some unexplainable reason, pop songs like to ask questions and then never answer them. I have no… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: She & Him, “Never Wanted Your Love”

I woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. I missed my dog (don’t worry, he’s at my parent’s house in Cincinnati, alive). So as I sat… more

The Legacy Music Hour #132: Motoaki Takenouchi

Motoaki Takenouchi, best known for his work with the Shining Force series, is an amazing composer.  Through very sophisticated, progressive compositions, he really takes video game music to the next… more

Jonah Raydio #28: Mahoneyaydio

This week it’s the long anticipated second episode of Mahoneyaydio.  On this week’s HamoneyReardayo they talk about nutrition, anti-hair loss techniques, and other fun stuff.  Hanging in the studio with… more

“Between Two Ferns,” The Lonely Island, Spring Break… Uh Huh

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis plus The Lonely Island doing a new song plus James Franco? Yes plz. That’s a hell of a way to kick off #WACKWEDNESDAYS, promoting… more

The Collection: Quark and Hot Tooth, Doctor Who Cooks, and Conan Rocks

Hey, got some more stuff from The Collection here, including videos from some friends and a peek at the new Star Trek unlike any other. So… You’ll remember Gabriel Diani… more

The Collection: PBS Avengers, LEGO Breaking Bad, and a Downton Abbey Musical

Overdue for more from The Collection, we are, so here are a buncha videos to amuse and entertain all y’all: First, some of public television’s legends band together Avengers-style to… more

Shroom Trip Opera

Herewith, comic/performance artist/opera singer Joseph Keckler’s Shroom Trip Opera. The video, directed by Sifl and Olly’s Liam Lynch, takes Keckler’s musical account of a bad trip, part of… more

The Legacy Music Hour #131: Elevator Music 3

Solid, solid episode.  Seriously, the music is soooo good this week.  Every track is great.  The focus is “elevator” music, which means music that’s sort of jazzy, sort of synthy,… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Gita’s “Hood Rich”

[youtube] All right, so this week’s track is sort of a slept-on/overlooked jam from 2012 that… more

The Collection: New “Red 2″ Trailer, Lando’s Campaign, and Die Antwoord in the Movies

Let’s close out the week with one more dip into The Collection, okay? This time, it’s a bunch of familar faces, some Star Wars-related stuff, and Die Antwoord and Neill… more

The Legacy Music Hour #130: Free Play 13

Another free play to celebrate 130 episodes.  Brent and Rob play a lot of “feel good” tracks as well as some relaxing ones, but more importantly, they share a lot… more

Jonah Raydio #27: Rated E(pisode)

This week on Jonah Raydio we have Ryan Kattner from Man Man!  On this episode you’ll hear stories about seeing dead bodies, and Neil tells us about the dark… more