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Nerdist Goes To The MTV Movie Awards


Nerdist Podcast: Live from L.A.!

It’s the fun-filled live show from Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles! Andy Richter tells some funny stories, Dave Hill shreds on his guitar, and The Duke Spirit play a… more

On the Road with Nerdist: Sing Along With Matt ‘n’ Jonah

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on the road with Chris, Jonah, and Matt on the road with the Nerdist Podcast? Here’s some video Chris… 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

The Legacy Music Hour #84: Capcom

Popular game company Capcom is the focus of Episode 84.  So many games, so much music, where does one start?  Founded relatively late in the video game world (1983), Capcom… more

The Mutant Season #32: Tony Thaxton of Motion City Soundtrack

The drummer of Motion City Soundtrack, Tony Thaxton, hangs out with Gil to talk about how he became a drummer, where his band has traveled, and The Country Bear Jamboree!… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Kaw-Liga”

I can almost definitely assure you that this is the first ‘track of the week’ that can fall in the dreaded genre of country music. GASP. I know, I’m just… more

The Legacy Music Hour #83: Product Placement

Product Placement is the topic of Episode 83.  Brent and Rob look at music from either games that contain product placement or branded games, that is, games based on products. … more

The Dan Band to Welcome Course of the Force to San Diego 7/11

You’d hope that when the lightsaber arrives in San Diego at the end of Course of the Force on July 11th, it’ll arrive in style, and it will indeed get… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Treten”

[youtube] Summer is almost upon us, and I have been getting in the spirit by skipping class,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #82: Puzzle Games 2

Brent and Rob have some “fun in the sun” on Episode 82 as they revisit a hot topic they covered back in Episode 17: Puzzle Games.  NOTE: Rob accidentally played… more

Lightning in a Bottle – A Music Nerd’s Dreamland

There’s a weekend of bliss ahead of us, Nerds. For those of you residing in Southern California and love loving things, I recommend you jog on over to Lightning in… more

8-Bit Radiohead, Because Why Not

Our friend Frasier McAlpine over at BBC America caught this, and, well, yeah: Radiohead’s “OK Computer,” redone in 8-bit style. The entire album. Seriously. Here: That’s the work of YouTube… more

The Todd Glass Show #45: Rory Scovel and Fake Problems (part 2)

The wait is over! It’s part two of Rory and Fake Problems! And guess what, there’s more songs and bits! Follow @roryscovel on Twitter and check out Fake Problems! Like… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “At Least It Was Here” 8-Bit Style

Today’s TOTW is a record-breaking one. The :28 second track (though stemming from a much longer version) is considered the shortest song in TOTW history. Don’t let the length fool… more

The Legacy Music Hour #81: Secret of Mana

Secret of Mana is the focus of Episode 81.  Brent and Rob have focused on genres, composers, and franchises, but never before have they focused on a single game.  Composed… more

A Music Geek’s Album Of The Month: Beach House’s “Bloom”

Beach House, the Baltimore duo whose sound has been relegated by indie media to the subgenre “dream-pop” for their entire existence, have nevertheless had their occasional dalliances with the mainstream…. more

Dalek Rap on “Britain’s Got Talent”

Martyn Croft busts his Dalek hip hop lyrics on Britain’s Got Talent with a rhinestone covered saucepan, and backup Dalek dancers. Unfortunately, Simon Cowell was not impressed, and buzzed Martyn… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Krokodil”

This week’s track goes out to one of Nerdist’s favorites, St. Vincent (a.k.a. Annie Clark) one of our biggest nerd crushes. After first hearing this song live at… more

The Legacy Music Hour #80: Free Play 8

Brent and Rob play whatever they want to close out Season 8.  The unintentional theme of this Free Play episode: Boys.  TurboGrafx-16, Genesis, Super Nintendo, Nintendo – they’re all here… more

On the Couch with Eric Wareheim at the Los Angeles Music Video Festival

This past Friday, I spent my night enjoying the second-ever Los Angeles Music Video Festival at the Downtown Independent Theater. The name says it all — the evnt celebrated the… more

Ben Folds Five Asks You To Pledge Your Loyalty (And A Little Money)

Ben Folds Five is about to release their first album together in 12 years, but this time, they are going to be marketing and distributing this album in a new… more

Weekend Soundtrack: For MCA

I’m not going to be able to add anything more than everyone else said about the passing of Adam Yauch, MCA of the Beastie Boys, or, at least, I can… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: Daughn Gibson, “In The Beginning”

Dear College, I know we haven’t always had the best rapport (card), what with all the Monday nights spent at the bars instead of the library and all the… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “The Kids in the Hall”: Daves I Know

This week’s Kids in the Hall classic clip on the Nerdist Channel is Bruce McCulloch’s song “Daves I Know,” which is, of course, about the Daves he knows. And after… more