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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

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

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

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

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