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Panda Bear’s “Tomboy” Streaming Now!

Due out next week, Tomboy is currently streaming over at NPR. What we can all learn from this is that NPR kills with kindness. “Hey want to defund us? Suck… more

New Fleet Foxes Video Will Hug Your Brain

I love this friggin band. Their lilt-y chord changes and harmonies make my soul horny. That’s not weird, right? Helplessness Blues comes out May 3rd…. 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

Donald Glover And A Guy Who Just Met Him Do “La Biblioteca” Live

So Donald Glover did a show at this guy’s college. The guy got to meet the Community star. And he asked if Donald would join him in doing the “La… more

Radiohead Support Group

This BBC Spout sketch has been out for a couple of weeks: it’s a Radiohead Support Group for people who have come to admit to themselves that they just don’t… more

Fighting The Big Bull

In the spirit of Rebecca Black, I wanted to find a band, someone OR ANYONE that embodies everything she does not – a musical soul, perhaps? It really didn’t take… more

Tickets On Sale for Two More Fun Shows at Nerdist Theater at Meltdown!

I’m back to drop a little more knowledge in your ear about some of the awesome shows we have coming up at Nerdist Theater at Meltdown in late April. If… more

Play It For Your Little Sister And See If Her Head Explodes

Once again because why the hell not, here’s Slipknot featuring Justin Bieber (and, of course, Ludacris) in a fairly credible mashup of “Baby” and “Psychosocial”: It’s a hit. HT: Daily What… more

Adam WarRock Live at Nerdist Theater at Meltdown

If you’ve never seen Adam WarRock, geek emcee, watch these two clips: Here he is performing his song “Ira Glass”: And here he is performing a song in which Nikola… more

FreddeGredde Sings The Simpsons

Fredrik “FreddeGredde” Larson, YouTube medley specialist, offers his latest here, a medley of songs from The Simpsons: In case you’re keeping score at home, that’s Michael Jackson’s “Happy Birthday, Lisa,”… more

Song Of The Day

It’s 3/14. That means… Can’t go wrong with the classics…. more

The Worst Thing That Ever Happened To Friday

It’s not a good sign when I have to introduce a post with an apology, but I am sorry. This song ruined my weekend, and I guess I didn’… more

You Are Listening To Los Angeles (Or New York)

What’s the soundtrack to Los Angeles? Please, PLEASE don’t say The Eagles. No, someone has tried to answer that question with a site called, and I’m wondering if… more

Nerd-Centric Musical Interlude: ‘She Don’t Like Firefly’

This song is… well, the title gives you the general idea. It’s Mikey Mason, “Comedy Rock Star” (at least, that’s what he calls himself on his website), with the Whedon-geek’s… more

The Return Of Childish Gambino

Since we’ve been on a roll with Community posts lately, here’s one more: In case you haven’t heard (or read the tweets), Childish Gambino is back. Donald Glover’s alter ego… more

Help Fight Leukemia and Lymphoma with a CONCERT!

Nerds of LA! Or, rich nerds that feel like buying a last minute plane ticket and coming to the Bootleg Theater this Wednesday- there’s a benefit concert to attend!… more

Losing Track Of Time With Yuck

Yuck frontman Daniel Blumberg has gone through the motions before – hype, groupies, even a Glastonbury timeslot. And though much has been made of the fact the he has only just… more

Carlin Step

THIS IS YOUR NEW MASTER. There’s no way Carlin wouldn’t have loved this. This goes in my “favorite video remix” book that I keep under my pillow, along with Symphony… more

Gettin’ Down With Thom Yorke and Rodeohead

Yesterday, Christopher Hardwick shared a wonderful Firefly/Rodeohead mashup with us all. Not to take away from it and get all elitist nerd on ya, but while I loved it,… more

Rodeohead Firefly

Wow! Mike Phirman and I made Rodeohead in 2004 but never had a video for it. I think mashing in thematically related Firefly footage to our Bluegrass medley of Radiohead… more

Better Late Than Never: Fleet Foxes Single!

Harmony and butter. Individually they’re two of my favorite things. However, when mixed, they sound like a bad stripper name. BUT, if one band deserved the stripper name “Harmony Butter,”… more

Boba Fett Plus Accordion Plus ‘Legend Of Zelda’ Equals This

Some things are just obvious Nerdist bait. Like a guy dressed as Boba Fett playing the Lost Woods “Saria’s Song” from “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time” on an… more


Recently I’ve been getting into foreign music and not just because I think it’s sexier, or more indie. And obviously it isn’t about the street cred I’ll… more

Murmurs of Middle-Earth

These things are fact: 1. POGO is a supremely talented Australian DJ whose remixes featuring sounds, scores and dialogue from a number of films and shows – most memorably, thus… more