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Nerdist News: Possible STAR TREK 3 Director, DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION Trailer, and Wooly Mammoths!

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Mike Phirman Sings “W00tstock,” Featuring Chris Hardwick and Paul and Storm

Mike Phirman. “W00tstock,” a parody (like you wouldn’t be able to figure this out yourself) of Joni Mitchell’s song (or, more precisely, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young’s cover of Joni… more

Microphone Check 1, 2, What Is This!?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbCT6_HAOmM?rel=0] …The five-foot assassin with the roughneck business! Last weekend I saw Michael Rappaport’s A Tribe Called Quest documentary,… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more
 

This Happened: Conan Sings ‘Creep’ With Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Conan O’Brien singing Radiohead’s “Creep” with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros? Why, yes, right here: Sort of Thom Yorke meets Anthony Newley, which is the same thing as Thom… more

Can I Haz Lollapalooza Plz?

Yup! We live in the 21st century now, and that means genetically enhanced diets, GPSes equipped with Darth Vader’s voice, and the bank-saving advent of live-streaming. So if you missed… more

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “Two Cousins”

Week two of this fantastically fantastic feature! “Two Cousins,” the new Slow Club single caught both of my eyes this week. This adorable indie-pop duo is comprised of Charles Watson… more
 

The Music Geek Track of the Week: “How Can You Luv Me?”

Yo, Nerds, as a result of Becca’s and my constant desire to disseminate good music throughout the nerdosphere, we thought it might be a solid idea to start posting… more

Childish Camp-bino

If excitement’s physical form was water, I’d be drowning. Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover, aka Troy Barnes of Community has unveiled the much anticipated (on my end) album art and… more

Owen Pallett Covers The Strokes, Recalls Nerdy Childhood

On Tuesday, Stereogum released its original tribute to the Strokes’ debut, called Stroked: A Tribute to Is This It, which hosts a bunch of indie acts playing tracks from the… more
 

Another OK Go Video Extravaganza

OK Go… well, they’ve done it again. First came the treadmills, then the Rube Goldberg thing, and now they’ve done an interactive video for “All is Not Lost” that kinda… more

Nyan Cat Meets Rebecca Black, Sort Of

Say, did you want to hear the Nyan Cat theme and a medley of Rebecca Black’s “Friday” and “My Moment” played on the piano at the same time? Well, you’re… more

This One Goes Out to All the Ladies

The Isley Brothers posed a very poignant question in 1973 when they contemplated, “Who’s that lady (who’s that lady)?” Taken literally, this question has several straightforward solutions –… more
 

Beastie Boys + Spike Jonze + Action Figures = Win

It’s been a long time for Jonze and the Beasties, but here’s an 11-minute (yes, eleven minutes) video with inspiration ranging from Thunderbirds to Inception to zombie movies, called “Don’t… more

Revamping the “Music Nerd”

How dare they replace “arrogant-hipster-douchebag” with “nerd!” When stumbling online, webpages incorporating both “music” and “nerd” normally excite, enthrall, empower, and maybe even engulf me a little bit. However, the… more

Is Rock Music Truly Dead?

Heady stuff at The Atlantic today — a handful of rock critics are noting that “rock is dead,” for a variety of reasons, notably this: Only one ‘rock’ song cracked… more
 

“Game of Thrones” Theme: The Violin Cover

Sit back and bask in this effort from Jason Yang, as he acoustically and vibrantly goes to town on the Game of Thrones theme song via the violin: Head-to-head query… more

Weird Al Sings “Conan”

How could we pass up last night’s Conan with Weird Al singing “the lyrics” to Conan’s theme song? WE CAN’T:… more

Twin Peaks Remixed

1990 was a good year: I had just been born, the Pistons won the NBA Finals, The Hubble Telescope was put into orbit, and a little show called Twin Peaks… more
 

Your Tau Day Serenade

You know how some people, with varying degrees of seriousness, think Pi is “wrong” and Tau (double Pi, or 6.283185307179586…) should be the circle constant? I’m no mathematician, but… more

Follow The Mellow Brick Road

This is just… well, watch it and be amazed: The soundtrack is entirely made up of sounds lifted from the actual Wizard of Oz soundtrack. Pogo created the music, and… more

35 Covers Of “Paranoid Android” In One Video

Making like a virus on the Internets… hey, there should be a term for that… anyway, someone took 35 homemade cover videos of Radiohead’s “Paranoid Android” and made them into… more
 

Herewith, The Video For Weird Al’s ‘Perform This Way’

Weird Al’s Lady Gaga parody finally has a video. And it’s here: HT: New York Magazine’s Vulture… more

Last Week, A Band Lived With Me

Walk The Moon, an up-and-coming indie-pop quartet is rising the ranks in the music biz. Last week, their tour opening for GROUPLOVE debuted in Los Angeles, selling out The Satellite… more

A Word with Little Scream

A few weeks ago, Becca and I caught up with Laurel Sprengelmeyer –aka Little Scream –at the MusicNow festival to discuss the creative process behind her outstanding debut album and… more