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SET LIST: The Sklar Brothers

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The National Gets The Documentary Treatment in MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS

Tomorrow, on March 28, The National will make their cinematic debut with their documentary, Mistaken For Strangers. The film, which shares its name with the first single from their 2007… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Stay With Me’ by Sam Smith

In honor of his upcoming SNL performance, I thought it was my duty to post this beautiful track Sam Smith dropped yesterday. He’s been called the Adele of 2014, and… 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 Day: ‘Childs Play’ by SZA, Featuring Chance The Rapper

Two of our favorite new artists of 2013–SZA and Chance The Rapper–have joined forces for the latest, extra-dreamy cut from SZA’s upcoming Z release, slated to drop on April 8th… more

Stream The Black Keys’ New Song, “Fever”

Ever since Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney let Danger Mouse into their lives on Attack & Release, The Black Keys have become undeniably funkier. The guitar riffs have become slinkier… more

Music Geek Track Of The Day: ‘Say You’ll Be There (Cover)’ by Mø

There is a gimmicky element musicians face when covering any ’90s girl-or-boy “band.” It can be seen as an attempt to go viral, which in any indie-rock case, goes against… more
 

Ravens from the Realm: Run, Mance Rayder, Run! Plus More GAME OF THRONES News

TWO WEEKS TO GO! That’s it, you guys — a mere fourteen days remain between you and the season four premiere of Game of Thrones. Are you ready? Can you hardly… more

Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Boom’ by Le1f

Alright, everyone, it’s Friday and I think we all need a seriously bumpin’ hip-hop track to cleanse us of these past five days and prepare us for the various ratchet/… more

Nerdist News WTFridays: Hobbit/Michael Jackson Mash-Up

TGIWTFridays, friends! We’ve got everything your weird little hearts desire on today’s weird little episode, so let’s take a look, shall we? Get ready for giant cats, dancing cats, a… more
 

Jonah Raydio #54: Say Yes to the Episode

Adam ain’t here this week. BUT! Jeff Davis from Harmontown and Matt Gourley from Superego and James Bonding are! Also, Paul Bonanno shows up with his signature catchphrase and Neil… more

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
 

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