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The Legacy Music Hour #87: Kazuo Hanzawa

The work of composer Kazuo Hanzawa, aka Norio Hanzawa, is the focus of Episode 87.  Originally a Konami employee, Kazuo moved on to work for the company Treasure.  With an… more

The Indoor Kids #51: Keith Apicary/Nathan Barnatt

First The Indoor Kids talk with Keith Apicary, video game fan boy, whose overzealous demeanor has gotten him kicked out of video game events and conventions from coast to coast…. 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: “Turn On The Sunshine”

First off, let me just say how sorry I am for how much Matt and I have sucked at posting music lately. I would like to blame the economy, because… more

Magic. Music. Meltdown.

The theme for the Nerdist Channel’s Justin Willman’s Magic Meltdown this week is music, and Justin has some guests along for the ride, namely George Watsky (of “Pale Kid Raps… more

The Legacy Music Hour #86: Outer Space

Brent and Rob go where no man has gone before: outer space.  That is, they focus on space related games and space levels for Episode 86.  And truth be told,… more

A Primer On 8-Bit Art

Last week, PBS’ “Off Book” series of online reports did a piece on 8-bit art. It looks at the evolution of the form from video games to its present state…. more

Look: Chris Hardwick, the ORIGINAL Stacee Jaxx In “Rock Of Ages”

Chris Hardwick singing “Wanted Dead or Alive” in a white cowboy hat and wig? Why, yes. And an explanation: Back in 2005-06, there was a little musical here in L…. more

The Legacy Music Hour #85: Ending Music 2

Brent and Rob say goodbye in this episode, many times, in fact, because Episode 85 is all about Ending Music – and their second time with this topic at that (… more

GZA and Neil deGrasse Tyson Are Going to Drop Some Knowledge

A founding member of Wu-Tang Clan, GZA has been dropping beats and knowledge on the masses for a long time. Recently though, he decided to start dropping some book learning… more

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

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