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Big Pop Fun #51: Bruce Carroll

Bruce Carroll is a Grammy award winning songwriter, singer, and music producer. We talk about his Dad, the vaudeville tapdancer from Waxahachie, TX, and also about music and his wife… more

Jonah Raydio #3: The Most Recent Episode

Matt Dwyer visits Jonah Raydio to talk about Tom Waits, Farts (not a band name), and his awesome podcast Conversations with Matt Dwyer. Also, music by The Pop He Fakes,… 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 #105: Castlevania

Just in time for Halloween, Brent and Rob focus on the Castlevania series.  Spanning about 13 games through the 8-bit and 16-bit era, Brent and Rob seem to concentrate more… more

Eric Idle on “Galaxy Song,” the New Biological Version

So it’s the last night of What About Dick? at the Orpheum Theater in May, and after each of the four shows, the cast goes to the bar to… more

The Indoor Kids #69: Grownup Scary with Motion City Soundtrack

This week, Kumail and Emily are joined by Justin Pierre and Tony Thaxton of the band Motion City Soundtrack to talk about things that scare us in life, in video… more

Jonah Raydio #2: The Next Episode

Steve Agee comes to hang out at Jonah Raydio to talk about Desert Rock, getting into comedy to meet your music idols, and his musical feud with Matt Berry. Also,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #104: Best Of Year In Review 2

Brent and Rob countdown their TOP TEN favorite video game music tracks from Episodes 53 through 103, bringing The Legacy Music Hour into its third year.  The tracks selected could… more

Ten Topical, Pop-Inspired Halloween Costumes To Annoy Your Friends And Neighbors

Boo! Nerds! It’s that time of year again where I admit to all of you that I am not in a place to give you any sort of Halloween advice…. more

The Mobile Baba Booey

Gary Dell’abate takes a look at the Samsung Galaxy S III on this week’s edition of the Nerdist Channel’s They Call Me Baba Booey. It’s thin, it has a big… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Ode To Viceroy”

[youtube] Before ever reading an interview with Mac DeMarco, I was absolutely-100-percent sure this… more

Jonah Raydio #1- Episode 2

In the “first” episode of Jonah Raydio, Jonah talks to current comedy writer and former musician/music journalist Greg Heller ( @dongattack). Also: music news, submitted songs, “Internet Music”, and a… more

The Legacy Music Hour #103: Free Play 10.3

More great music on The Legacy Music Hour. This is Brent and Rob’s final free play before the Best Of-Year In Review episode, which is next week. Brent and Rob… more

Kickin’ It Mary Lynn Style #14: Lisa Loeb

Mary Lynn writes: This week I get to sit down with singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb. I get to ask her about being a musician, a mom, and the creative process,… more

Turning the Town Blue with a Crocheted Quadropus

This music video for the song “Time to Go” by Wax Tailor (featuring Aloe Blacc) is a very cool stop motion animation piece with a crocheted quadropus (an octopus with… more

The Legacy Music Hour: Bonus: F. Switch Dance Mix Dos

The Legacy Music Hour presents Rob F. Switch’s second installment of continuous dance party music comprised of only 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music. No remixes, no covers, no… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Your Ex-Lover Is Dead”

This Friday, I feel like throwin’ it back a few years. Fall is a time for reflection. The leaves are changing again – if you live in a place that… more

A My Little Pony Version of Hard ‘n Phirm’s “Not Illegal”

Take the Hard ‘n Phirm song “Not Illegal.” Add a Brony perspective. Here you go, YouTube user TheSkullivan12′s video of the song, My Little Pony-ized. Hard to say which is… more

The Legacy Music Hour #102: Free Play 10.2

Brent and Rob present great 8-bit and 16-bit era music without any topic restrictions.  They also talk about their fun-filled trip to Seattle and what Brent legitimately accomplished there. Game… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Losing You”

[youtube] If you’ve ever been to a jazz funeral in New Orleans like I… more

The Legacy Music Hour: Bonus- Brent Weinbach VGM Dance Mix Vol. 2

The Legacy Music Hour presents Brent Weinbach’s second installment of continuous dance party music comprised of only 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music.  No remixes, no covers, no adaptations… more

The Legacy Music Hour #101: Free Play 10.1

Brent and Rob do three more free plays to lead up to the New Year’s count down for Episode 104.  Good music, good friends, good listeners, good nick names.  Full… more

“Frankenweenie,” Remixed

Just in time for the movie, here’s Symphony of Science creator John D. Boswell’s remix of the Frankenweenie trailer. It will burrow into your consciousness for the rest of the… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Endless Shore”

Without any context you might easily intuit that Melody Prochet’s new psych album, Melody’s Echo Chamber, was informed by collision and movement rather than stasis. The soundscape is… more