Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.


Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more

Nintendo for Piano

Don’t wanna step on the Legacy Music Hour’s toes, but, sorry, Brent and Rob, I will anyway to bring you Martin Leung, Video Game Pianist, playing the Luigi’s Mansion theme… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Jake Bugg’s “Two Fingers”

[youtube] Jake Bugg Jake Bugg Jake Bugg Jake Bugg oh my god it’s Jake Bugg. This man,… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

Jonah Raydio #14: (the blue episode)

Tonight on Jonah Raydio we are joined by good ol’ buddy Ed Salazar (who drinks an entire pint of whiskey in the course of the podcast). We have music news,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #117: 1990

The year is 1990.  Wilson Phillips is on top, Full House is booming, and the president is getting saved by bad dudes.  Brent and Rob, along with guests Jerry Rocha… more

Bronies, Explained In Music, Sung By John DeLancie. Because.

[youtube] Still baffled by the Brony phenomenon? From the documentary Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of… more

A Minor Alteration To “Losing My Religion”

Nothing gets people more worked up than when their favorite songs get covered, altered, edited, and/or screwed with. Herewith, to that end, is a musical reworking by Major Scaled… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week – Youth Lagoon’s “Dropla”

[youtube] If you’ve followed me on the Nerdist throughout the past couple of years, you know… more

Copy That: Did “Glee” Pilfer Jonathan Coulton’s “Baby Got Back”?

There are your garden variety deja vu moments, and then there are the You. Have. Got. To. Be. Kidding. Me. moments when you experience something and it seems too familiar,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #116: Boss Music 2

Boss Music is the focus of Episode 116, as it was for Episode 42.  Konami kind of dominates this episode, and Brent hums along to the music with his fingers. … more

Poppin’ Some Tags With a Violin Cover of “Thrift Shop”

Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” covered by a guy on a violin? Why not?: [youtube] Well, it IS grandpa’s… more

Comic Book Club: This Good Robot

Musical guest This Good Robot hits the stage for the first show of 2013! The Stack: Invincible #99, Hellboy in Hell #2, Adventure Time w/ Fiona and Cake #1, Amazing… more

Jonah Raydio #13: Timisode

Tonight on the show it’s comic/metal master BRENDAN SMALL from adult swim’s METALOCALYPSE. We dive in to his history in comedy and metal with special assistance from the boys… more

The Legacy Music Hour Episode 115: Mountain Areas

This music in Episode 115 is all from mountain themed areas in games.   Brent and Rob also share their experiences with mountains, Rob talks about advice his father gave him… more

Music From “The Hobbit,” A Cappella-ized

[youtube] Here’s a little music for you Tolkein fans to get through the day: Peter Hollens and… more

Jonah Raydio #12: Episode and I

Tonight’s Jonah Raydio has musician and animator Myke Chillian joining the boys with songs from his band The Manx, and selections from Anxiety Machine Records ( ) such as… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: DJ Earworm’s “United State Of Pop”

[youtube] Happy New Year, Nerds!!! Let’s take a moment to remember all of the spectacularly catchy and… more

Iamus in the Morning: Catching Up With the Composing Computer

Okay, so, how’s that Iamus thing coming, the computer they were teaching to compose totally original musical compositions? It’s been a little more than two years since the first fragment… more

The Legacy Music Hour Episode 114: Neo Geo

Neo Geo is the focus of Episode 114.  Neo Geo, the infamous video game console which sold for $1000 with games at $200 a piece.  This is the first time… more

Paul F. Tompkins Sings “Skyfall”

[youtube] For no particular reason other than that it’s Paul F. Tompkins singing the theme from Skyfall,… more

Nerdist Podcast: Tom Morello

Tom Morello invites Chris and Jonah into his home studio to talk about how he became the guitarist of Rage Against The Machine, baby music classes, and just how nerdy… more

A Music Geek’s Top Albums of 2012

I connected a lot of dots in 2012. Well, it was more like I colored by numbers and filled in a lot of gaps that way. I have been in… more

Higgs, the Musical

[youtube] Why not close out 2012 with John Boswell of Symphony of Science fame and his latest… more

Jonah Raydio #11: Die Die My Episode

Jonah Raydio gets a bit sloppy as Ben Goetting (lead designer for Vagrant Records and an old pal of Jonah’s) joins us for a late night last minute recording. Sponsored… more