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Overlords of the Dance

I’ve been away for much too long and for that, dear peoples, you have my profoundest apologies. But like any truant lover worth their neglectful salt, I have returned flourishing… more

Sondre’s Back!!!

What more can I say? I’ve been anxiously waiting for his next album since the release of Heartbeat Radio in 2009. It’s impossible for me to picture Sondre doing anything… 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

Rocky v. ED-209 v. Peter Serafinowicz

Regardless of Directive 4, THIS VIDEO WILL SLAY YOU. In case you have that debilitating disease that prevents you from hearing choruses (Chorysthria), the song is called “Open Your Eyes”… more

Weird Al’s Lady Gaga Parody

What did Weird Al do to deserve this? The long version is at his blog. The short version: He wanted to do a parody of Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”… more

Farewell, No No Knots

Last night I saw my first and final No No Knots show when they played their farewell concert at the Cincinnati Zoo. The first thing I noticed after grabbing a… more

Try THIS With Your 3DS

There’s 8-bit music, and then there’s Game Boy music. This video’s been making the rounds in the last few days; the music here isn’t 8-bit, it’s percussion, with button clicks… more

Fans Sing “Friday” To Doctor Who Cast

The Doctor Who cast. That song. Put the two together and you have Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Arthur Darvill being serenaded by fans singing Rebecca Black’s “Friday” at their… more

Colin Stetson: Saxophone Player, Nerd, Coolest. Guy. Ever.

Colin Stetson, the indie rock king of the saxophone, has finally released his new album, History of Warfare Vol. 2: Judges and it’s indescribably good. I realize that it’s my… more

Mutant Musicals, DIY Movies, and the Record Collection From Hell: What We Learned At Nerdist This Week

That item I posted the other day about the guys who are laser-cutting vinyl records to make puzzles reminded me about all the vinyl I still have, so I wasted…… more

From Music To Monster

I’m not sure whether this is cool or a desecration. I’m leaning towards cool, but I could go either way. What is it? Simple: These guys are trying to raise… more

Go: Anamanaguchi At Nerdist Theater @ Meltdown Saturday

Anamanaguchi, the 8-bit band whose song “Jetpack Blues, Sunset Hues” happens to be the theme to the Nerdist Podcast, is playing a show in Los Angeles on Saturday night. And… more

My Mom Sent Me a Folk Rendition of The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air Theme Song

If there’s a stereotype about white girls, it’s that they can’t rap. As much as this bums me out since I love rapping, my lack of rhythm and general swag… more

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

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