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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

The Legacy Music Hour #100: Free Play 10 (Live)

Brent and Rob celebrate the 100th episode of The Legacy Music Hour video game music podcast with a special live recording.  It’s basically just another free play episode, but with… 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

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Call Me On Broken Glass (Rostam Remix)”

Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy, but I’m a nerd, so lets hang out and watch Doctor Who maybe? Okay, bad joke, but that was me warning… more

The Legacy Music Hour #99: Air and Sky

In Episode 99, Brent and Rob focus on music from levels and parts of video games related to air, clouds, and the sky.  And if you run in to any… more

Behind the Scenes of the Ben Folds Five/Fraggles Video

How did the Nerdist Channel pull off the Fragglelicious Ben Folds Five video for “Do It Anyway,” anyway? This behind-the-scenes video tells the story, with Chris and the folks at… more

EXCLUSIVE!: Ben Folds Five and the Fraggles Sing “Do It Anyway”

We have an exclusive at the Nerdist Channel today, a HUGE one, and here it is, the world premiere of the new Ben Folds Five video for “Do It Anyway,”… more

Big Tease For a Big Thing on Monday

So, on Sunday, Chris Hardwick tweeted the above picture and this text: So…something AMAZING is happening @NerdistChannel tomorrow…Right @BenFolds @hensoncompany? #hints #tease Hmm… hints…… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Trails and Ways’ Cover of “Animal”

When indie folk bands cover dance music in new and exciting ways, I’m filled to the brim with emotion. The art of turning a synthesizer into something man-made is an… more

Catching Up With Dan Deacon

To put it lightly, Dan Deacon is fucking busy. In addition to releasing his latest LP America, the excellent, expansive follow-up to 2009’s Bromst that explores the possibilities of… more

The Legacy Music Hour #98: Shorties 2

In this episode, Brent and Rob focus on video game music tracks which are absolutely no longer than 15 seconds.  Ironically, this ends up being one of the Legacy Music… more

Nerdist Podcast: Henry Rollins

Musician, writer, spoken word artist, activist and all around AMAZING guy, Henry Rollins is on the show! He sits down with Chris, Jonah, and Nerdtern Kyle Clark to talk about… more

Bad Dovahkiins – “COPS: Skyrim” Theme (full)

Hey Podcastinauts! “COPS: Skyrim” is a show on the Nerdist YouTube channel that I am thrilled we are putting out, having been obsessed with Skyrim since it came out last… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Cali in a Cup”

[youtube] It appears that Brooklyn outfit Woods have relocated to the opposite coast for their… more

The Legacy Music Hour #97: Manga

Manga is the focus of Episode 97.  That is, 8-bit and 16-bit era video games based on manga (Japanese comics).  Wow, what a ton of unheard titles the boys discovered… more

RickRolling “Mad Men”

Every time I promise myself to lay off the videos where clips of a show or movie or every movie ever are used to “sing” a song, I have to… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: New Flight of the Conchords

It has been three long years since Flight of the Conchords graced our television sets on Sunday nights with oblivious, self-deprecating pop songs, but now Brett and Jemaine have finally… more

The Legacy Music Hour #96: World Music

Brent and Rob travel the globe, discovering world music tracks from 8-bit and 16-bit era video games.  The music heard on Episode 96 resembles the kind of music one might… more

Nerdist Podcast: Steve Jones

The amazing Steve Jones sits down with Chris, Jonah and Matt to talk Sex Pistols, Jonesy’s Jukebox, and what punk rock is all about. Also, find out who Jonesy has… more

Big Pop Fun #41: Ethan Luck, Rock Star

Ethan Luck plays drums for the band Relient K, and has played guitar and bass in many other bands. He’s calm demeanor belies his aggressive approach to rhythm when the… more

The Legacy Music Hour #95: Title Screen Music 2

Title screen music is the focus of Episode 95, as it was on Episode 29.  But this time, Brent and Rob play a Populous composer guessing game and another game… more

A Cat “Sings” the “Game of Thrones” Theme, Because Why Not

The Game of Thrones theme “sung,” via edited meowing, by a cat. There are no words, other than that my cat can’t do that. Mad Men, sure, but not Game… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “You Are Why I Am Invisible”

Earlier this week, XXYYXX, the 16-year-old production phenom from Orlando, uploaded “You Are Why I Am Invisible” to his SoundCloud and reached the download limit in what must have been… more

Stream Bloc Party’s “Four”

[youtube] It has been seven turbulent years since Bloc Party emerged with Silent Alarm and… more