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Music Geek Track Of The Week: Pharrell Williams’ 24 Hours of Happy

For the first time in Nerdist history, I’m not going to urge you to watch/listen to this entire TOTW. If you were to do that, 24 hours of your… more

Ron Burgundy Sings Loverboy For Rob Ford On CONAN

Legendary anchorman Ron Burgundy singing “Working For the Weekend” in honor of his dear friend, Toronto’s notorious Mayor Rob Ford? Yep, and we’re Lovin’ Every Minute Of It. (Sorry) From… 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
 

Llamas’ Asses to Go Unwhipped as Winamp Shuts Down

For many PC users, the pre-iTunes era was a terrifying, lawless place that made managing your music library and playlists a challenge. One program in particular stood out as a… more

Just Two Dudes Playin’ Their Instruments

This month has brought more joy to me than most… No, I’m not engaged. No, no promotion. No, I didn’t get to the showcase showdown on The Price Is Right…… more

Music Geek Track Of The Week: Grizzly Bear, ‘Listen and Wait’

It’s November. Halloween is over but it’s not yet Thanksgiving. There’s always this three-week period where you’ve gotten a little taste of the holidays but then the universe is like, “… more
 

Ska/Punk Is Back In 8-Bit Form

Pinhead Records, described on its Facebook page as “a new punk/ska/hardcore label based out of Tampa, FL and run by some douchebag named Dylan,” are the brains behind… more

Jonah Raydio #42: Crooked Episode, Crooked Episode

DISCLAIMER : In today’s episode of Jonah Raydio, co-host and lovable cut-up Neil “Nails” Mahoney refers to a collection of art zines by an artist by the name of Mike… more

Chewin’ It #36: John Popper

After an L.A. gig, singer, songwriter, harmonica virtuoso and Blues Traveler frontman John Popper joins Kevin and Steve for a late night, boozy convo by the pool at the… more
 

Music Geek Bonus Track: Levels, ‘Regret’

I always think the days after Halloween are the spookiest of all. People like to pretend that there is an abrupt mood shift into the holiday season’s goodwill and shitty… more

Nerdist Podcast: Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend

Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend hangs out with the guys to talk about the different types of people who come to their concerts, the science in making albums that their… more

Jonah Raydio #41: Exploded Episode

After a two week hiatus because of everyone being out of town at some point, Jonah Raydio is back!  This week, we have our good friend Dave Kloc with us! … more
 

The Legacy Music Hour #157: Final Episode Podcast In Review

Brent and Rob say goodbye on this final, special episode of The Legacy Music Hour.  Much less focused on the music, the boyz recall fun and funny moments from the… more

Listen to Smooth McGroove’s Epic A Cappella Video Game Theme Covers

Final Fantasy VII is a game that is very near and dear to my heart. Being an only child, I led a rich, inner life in my youth that was… more

NERDSWAG: Win Tickets to Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton

With Halloween rapidly approaching the events to celebrate this monster-filled month of October are coming at us fast. One event that every All Hallow’s Eve enthusiast is ready for are… more
 

13 Terrifying Songs To Traumatize – But Not Kill – Your Halloween Party

Good evening, all. I come with great sorrow to announce that, once again, I still suck at Halloween and my dear friend Abel Charrow has failed once again at making… more

The Alton Browncast #18: Bob Taylor

Join Alton Brown from the road in El Cajon, California, as he tours Taylor Guitars and interviews this legendary guitar maker’s founder…. more

Nominees and Performers Announced! Vote in YouTube’s First Ever Music Awards!

Curious as to which music videos made the most impact this year, or which current musicians broke out by getting hyped on the internet? Enter YouTube’s first ever Music Awards,… more
 

The Legacy Music Hour #156: Best Of Year In Review 3

Once again, Brent and Rob countdown their TOP TEN favorite video game music tracks of the year (Episodes 105 through 155).  This episode marks the completion of three whole years… more

After “The Fox”, Ylvis Goes to “Massachusetts” (NSFW)

Being from Massachusetts, I am part of a proud tradition of fierce arrogance, unwavering loyalty, and general loudmouthing when it comes to extolling the virtues of my home state. Our… more

Music Geek Track of the Week: Wet – “Don’t Wanna Be Your Girl”

Nerds, this week’s track is one that gave me all the feels. I always love when shimmery pop belies a really upsetting and dark message, because that is some of… more
 

Watkins Family Hour #11: Booker T!

This show was recorded January 25th, 2012, live at Largo at the Coronet Theater in Losand features special guests: Booker T, Blake Mills, and Willie Watson.  We were so honored… more

The Legacy Music Hour #155: Free Play 15.5

The final free play before next week’s Top Ten best of the year countdown.  Brent and Rob come up with some new words and phrases in this episode, but in… more

Spooky Tunes: A Murderous Jake Gyllenhaal in The Shoes’ ‘Time to Dance’

Despite the popularity of The Shoes’ upbeat and appropriately named 2012 track “Time to Dance”, the accompanying beautiful and macabre music video has a surprisingly low number of views, even… more