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Music Geek Track Of The Week: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”

OF COURSE I’M GOING TO POST THE NEW DAFT PUNK. DUH DOY!!! (1) It’s incredible. (2) It’s amazing. (3) It’s timelessly funky. Get Lucky is everything I love about Daft… more

Saturday is Record Store Day

Saturday is April 20th, and it’s a special day because… no, I’m not talking about it being 4/20 (although that WILL be a topic in a separate post). No,… 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

Sifl and Olly Sing “Omega” (UPDATE: And “Oh Yeah,” Too!)

You heard the stirring ballad “Omega” by Sifl and Olly in the “Calls from Gamers” episode of Sifl and Olly Video Game Reviews on the Nerdist Channel, and you wondered,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #129: Twilight Games

For Episode 129, Brent and Rob focus only on titles which were released the last year their respective consoles released licensed games, exploring the way composers approached working with old… more

Jonah Raydio #26: Houdinisode

We have a great episode for you this week!  Howard Kremer, a/k/a Dragon Boy Suede, joins us.  Sporting his Steven “Summah” Seagal ponytail, Howard discuses his days living… more

Pickstarter: Dr. Demento Documentary (!!!!)

It may be the case that I don’t have to say anything more than a single phrase to send you to support this Kickstarter. This: Dr Demento documentary. But I… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: The National – “Don’t Swallow The Cap”

Over the course of their past three albums, The National have become experts in the pace and gait of weighty emotions. Ever conscious of the glacial inertia of loss, sorrow,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #128: Launch Games

For Episode 128, Brent and Rob focus only on titles which were released the same year their respective consoles were released, exploring the way composers approached working with new hardware. … more

Jonah Raydio #25: Hitler Bad, Episode Good

On Jonah Raydio this week we have America’s Matt Berry, Dave Hill!  Dave teaches us that you can’t stop rocking, but you can rock a little less sometimes. … more

5 Lesser-Known Bands Worth Seeing at Coachella

There are always those tiny little bands on music festival posters, the ones you don’t even want to waste your time checking out because you’re gearing up for Kanye (who… more

Nerdist Podcast: Divine Fits

The amazing Divine Fits sits down with Chris to talk about a controversial show of theirs, how SXSW affects the music scene, and how they came from multiple separate bands (… more

Another Preview of “The Nerdist”: Let’s Form a Band

The folks at BBC America and the Nerdist Channel are giving us another preview of next week’s episode of The Nerdist, which will feature guests Jon Hamm and Betsy Brandt,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #127: Taito 2

Taito, famous for Space Invaders, Arkanoid, Bubble Bobble, and the Darius series, is the focus of Episode 127.  This is The Legacy Music Hour’s second pass at Taito titles (the… more

Jonah Raydio #24: We Were Dead Before the Episode Even Sank

This week we have Kali Fontecchio, aka Kali Kazoo!  On this episode, you’ll hear how Kali’s dad got to see Jimi Hendrix perform on three separate occasions!!  In… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Tyler, The Creator – “IFHY”

[youtube] Tyler, the Creator is back, and he’s dressed like a doll…a very serial murder-y looking… more

The Legacy Music Hour #126: Town Music

Episode 126 is sort of another RPG focus, although there are definitely some non-RPG games out there that have non-level town areas in them (The Lone Ranger, Castlevania II, etc.). … more

Jonah Raydio #23: On The Episode

This week on Jonah Raydio, we have Zac Carper, lead singer and guitarist of Fidlar.  Topics discussed include how both Zac and Jonah got messed with by Samoans while growing… more

“Cosplay Piano” Meets “The Walking Dead”

The good folks at Stan Lee’s World of Heroes have debuted a new series today, Cosplay Piano, and the first one’s a bravura performance by Sonya Belousova of the theme… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Jarle Bernhoft’s “C’mon Talk”

What’s something everyone could use a little more of in their lives? How about really cool Norwegian multi-instrumentalists? Yes? Okay, then I have the perfect gentleman for you! Jarle Bernhoft…. more

Youngblood Hawke at 2013 SXSW Social Underground Presented By Samsung Galaxy

Assembled in one place for you, it’s a pair of live music videos by Youngblood Hawke from the 2013 SXSW Social Underground presented by Samsung Galaxy in Austin, courtesy of… more

Ra Ra Riot at 2013 SXSW Social Underground Presented By Samsung Galaxy

Herewith, for your musical convenience, courtesy of the Nerdist Channel and our friends at Samsung Galaxy, we have three live music videos by Ra Ra Riot from the 2013 SXSW… more

Jonah Raydio #22: Every Good Episode Deserves Fudge

On this week’s episode we have the funny and talented Sean Tillmann, a/k/a Har Mar Superstar.  As usual, everyone drinks, Neil gets a call from his mom… more

The Legacy Music Hour #125: Gundam Games

Gundam is a huge toy/anime franchise in Japan about giant battle robots.  And because it’s so big (the franchise), there were tons of Gundam-based video games.  Episode 125 focuses… more