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Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Body Butter’ by Kevin Drew of Broken Social Scene

Broken Social Scene bandleader/architect Kevin Drew is back with his brand new album Darlings, a followup to 2007′s excellent Spirit If, which is full of sexually frank scenarios and… more

Nerdist Interviews Josh Groban at the MUPPETS MOST WANTED Premiere

Josh Groban is best known for his epic power ballads but if you’re like me, you know the singer from places like Jimmy Kimmel Live’s “I’m F****** Ben Affleck” as… 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
 

Bret McKenzie on Writing Music for MUPPETS MOST WANTED

Flight of the Conchords star Bret McKenzie won an Oscar for his work on The Muppets back in 2011, and we caught up with the music man on the red… more

Ravens from the Realm: Sigur Rós, Bastards, and More GAME OF THRONES News

Hear ye, hear ye, citizens of Westeros, Essos, and beyond: did you know there’s a new season of Game of Thrones on the horizon? (Of course you did.) The HBO… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: Tame Impala Covers Michael Jackson’s ‘Stranger In Moscow’

Tame Impala, the beloved Australian psych-rockers who made our best albums list in 2012, have thrown us a really awesome curveball with a cover of Michael Jackson’s HIStory-era ballad, “Stranger… more
 

Please Enjoy The Dulcet Tones of Tom Hiddleston Singing as Captain Hook

We thought you might enjoy this little video of Tom Hiddleston as the voice of Captain Hook in the upcoming DVD release of The Pirate Fairy singing “The Frigate That… more

Monty Python to Record 5 New Tracks for MONTY PYTHON SINGS Reissue

With their live reunion shows that sold out in mere seconds looming this Summer, Monty Python are making the most of teaming up again by reissuing their musical comedy album… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Water Fountain’ by tUnE-yArDs

Merrill Garbus — a/k/a tUnE-yArDs a/k/a seriously, still with the alternating caps? — is back with a  groovy jam today as a preview of her upcoming… more
 

The Disney Onslaught Continues with 2 More FROZEN Song Parodies

Listen. It’s been everywhere — from babies to weathermen and beyond — but it seems as though every day, people across the Internet are finding new and unconventional ways to put their… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘U Don’t Understand’ by Wildarms

Music Geek track of the whaaa? Yup, that’s correct — starting right now, Music Geek Track of the Week has officially animorphed into a daily feature so that we can… more

Madonna Rocks Some GAME OF THRONES Inspired Cosplay

Madonna says she almost never allows her children to watch television, but someone in the Ciccone household has clearly been gobbling up some Game of Thrones lately, judging from pics… more
 

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Daft Punk featuring Jay-Z’s “Computerized”

Rappers rap about a lot of things: boats, hos, shoes, money, etc. Jay-Z decided to get a little nerdy with our favorite super-human-robots, Daft Punk, and rap about… you guessed… more

Happy Pi Day 2014

Are we gonna do it again? OF COURSE WE ARE. As a wise man once said, it’s Nerd Christmas, after all. Here you go: Can’t break the tradition as long… more

Check Out Sockweb, The World’s First Father-Daughter Grindcore Band. They Rule.

Sockweb are a self-described “brutorable” father-daughter grindcore duo comprised of multi-instrumentalist Adam Young and his 8-year-old daughter, Joanie, who is the chief lyricist. And guess what? They are about to… more
 
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Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy,’ STAR WARS Edition

You guys. It turns out that Tusken Raiders aren’t being menacing – they’re just raising the roof! Courtesy fan group Star Wars Tunisia, this version of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” with… more

Listen to the TRUE DETECTIVE Theme Song’s 8-Bit Makeover

We’re closing in on 12 hours since HBO’s True Detective sailed head-first into Carcosa, and naturally, people are dying to discuss it at length. Sometimes, even, ad nauseum. Whether your… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Nick Waterhouse’s ‘Dead Room’

Nick Waterhouse’s “Dead Room” is the type of retro, soul-inflected ballroom jam that makes you understand why people used to buy dancing shoes. This week, the L.A.-based crooner… more
 

Stream GAME OF THRONES’ Mixtape CATCH THE THRONE Right Here, Right Now

As was to be expected, HBO has been pulling out all the stops in the build-up to Game of Thrones’ fourth season premiere. From endless teasers, to special featurettes, and… more

SXSW: The 13 Movies/TV Shows We Want to See Most

South By Southwest, the festival that is still cool and covers movies, music, comedy and technology, is upon us, and we have your movie preview (listed in alphabetical order) of… more

Jonah Raydio #53: The Bed is in the Episode

Kyle Clark is our guest.  Check out season 2 of Nerd Terns with Kyle Clark!   Featured Songs “Get the Show on the Road” by Canadian Winter “Bad Moves” by… more
 

Nerdist News: THE LAST OF US Movie, GAME OF THRONES Rap, WATCH DOGS Release Date, and Facebook Drones!

It’s Thirsty Thursday, y’all! You’re only allowed to watch today’s episode of Nerdist News if you’re parched! Just kidding. We have literally no way of tracking that. Today’s episode is… more

Bear McCreary on KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM, Heavy Metal, and ANIMAL HOUSE

When it came to scoring his latest project, the funny and charming Knights of Badassdom, composer Bear McCreary took the earnest approach. In a film marked by succubi, magic enchantments… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Nothing’s ‘Get Well’

Nothing’s band history is one of those stories you know will be oft-repeated when their debut album, Guilty of Everything, makes year-end lists at the conclusion of 2014. The fact… more