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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

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: “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

The Legacy Music Hour #79: Slap Bass

Slap bass is the focus of Episode 79.  Brent and Rob only pick tracks with a heavily (or not so heavily) featured slap bass.  Also, Rob tries his best to… more

The Nerdist Channel Presents “All Star Celebrity Bowling” #5: Music ‘n’ Comedy!

What goes better with bowling than music? Well, okay, maybe beer. And shoe deodorizer. But we have a team of comedian/musicians taking on even more comedian/musicians on Team… more
 

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 4/29

Welcome to the first edition of Nerdist’s weekly round up of cool projects looking for funding through the likes of Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Pledge Music and more. Nerdist loves to see… more

The Legacy Music Hour #78: Beyond 16-Bit 2

It seems like once a year, Brent and Rob take a brief departure from the 8-bit and 16-bit era to look at music from eras 32-bit and up.  Episode 78… more

New Bad Veins Album Released – Get A Track For Free

Our friends Bad Veins, that very excellent band from Cincinnati in whose video for the song “Dancing on TV” one Chris Hardwick appeared (you remember that, right? Here’s the original… more
 

Music Geek Track Of The Week: “The Look”

Man, it’s been a crazy week in music. I say this mainly because we have now learned how to bring deceased artists back from the dead to perform live at… more

Anthrax’s Scott Ian Spilling “Fangoria’s Blood & Guts” On His New Nerdist Channel Show

As one of the bands who were key to popularizing the name and concept of the mosh pit, Anthrax have arguably contributed to their fair share of blood and guts… more

The Legacy Music Hour #77: Sunsoft

Excellent, excellent music on this episode’s company focus: Sunsoft.  Sunsoft put out video games with awesome soundtracks, games like Blaster Master, Gimmick!, and Journey to Silius.  Plus, Bucky from www…. more
 

Nerdist Podcast: Tenacious D

Jack Black & Kyle Gass join Chris & Jonah at Swinghouse Studios in Los Angeles for a chitty chat about country music, making fun of other bands, and how to… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Chew”

I have had a pretty dull week of eating (despising) Matzoh, so on a very personal level, I thought “Chew” by Yuck was the most appropriate track of the for… more

The Legacy Music Hour #76: Sports 2

Get your cleats on for another Sports episode as Brent and Rob re-visit the topic and pitch some awesome, raunchy, and “uplifting” tracks from the 8-bit and 16-bit era.  You’re… more
 

If You’re Going to Coachella: A Nerd’s Guide to Bands and Fun Times

It’s that time of year, Nerds! Music festivals are a flutter and you might be noticing a heightened use of a certain three-syllable word, Coach-el-la. This Friday marks the opening… more

Garfunkel, Oates, and Cats, Lots Of Cats

Garfunkel and Oates, a/k/a the Nerdist Podcast network’s Making It host Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci, have a new video out this week for their song “My Apartment’s… more

It’s Tom Lehrer’s Birthday

Tom Lehrer turns 84 today. You’ve heard Chris talk on the podcast about how much of a fan he is of the legendary musical satirist, and how influential he was… more