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Nerd In Me

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Nerd In Me

Allan and Jonathan

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Join Allan and Jonathan as they discuss all things geek from the 80s to today. Hear their thoughts on the music, movies, cartoons, toys and shows that made them the Nerds they are today. Relive memories of your childhood as they tap into the nerd in you!
 
"Every album: ranked." The Chartographers is your go-to pop music podcast. Founded by Evan Sawdey & Taran O'Reilly, The Chartographers invites guests to come by and rank an artists' entire album discography from worst to best. We debate, we joke, and have those music-nerd discussions you've always wanted to have, now streaming on demand. So with its Season Five now premiering, keep on listenin' -- 'cos you know that we'll be!
 
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The BackPack

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The BackPack

BackPack Gang,G.Lee Da Beast, Aye Sharp, No1youknow, Specs

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'The Backpack Podcast' is a platform where we discuss various topics surrounding Sports, Music, Comics and other nerdy subjects. Our discussions reveal that we live in a world where everyone has nerdy nature & tendencies, just in different ways. Why do we call ourselves 'The Backpack Podcast'? From elementary to college,we've all had to carry backpacks that have held our books, homework, personal items...things that made us who we are today. Some of us still carry backpacks to work and for l ...
 
Brutally honest, hilarious, and not afraid to keep it real, WorkTape is THE ULTIMATE music podcast for artists and nerds (made BY artists AND nerds)! Produced by Isaac Grover and co-hosted by Mitchell Palmer, join them and the rest of the JWYL team weekly as they discuss both the freshest and classic sounds, teach you valuable songwriting techniques, review guests, and more! From alternative to pop, we cover all things music in the most unorthodox ways. This is the perfect show to nerd out o ...
 
Music industry stalwarts Emma van Duyts, Haaris Ali and Matt Hayday team up to bring you the latest Movie News, Reviews and musings. Join in on our Movie Club, where our hosts choose a classic flick to watch and discuss in depth along with listener's questions and reviews from special guests from the world of rock and metal.
 
Choir lovers, rejoice! Join International Orange Chorale Director Zane Fiala and SF Chorister Giacomo DiGrigoli as they interview notable choral composers, conductors, and singers, review new and notable performances, chat about the Bay Area choral scene, and cover some of the larger questions, issues, and topics of interest affecting all of us in the choral community. More at https://www.inunisonpodcast.com
 
The Nerd Culture podcast that takes all the things we love to love and creates definitive lists of our favorites. Each week myself (Gage Seber) along with 1-3 friends gather to hammer out our upper echelon of all things pop culture. From indie-rock albums, to best burritos, to best ex-girlfriends (just kidding we didn't do that one), Gage's Top5 Podcasts covers it all! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This podcast is brought ...
 
Guitar Smarts is a podcast for guitarists and working musicians from the everyday walk of life, pro and amateur alike. Matt and Kiran are self professed 'non-professional' guitarists. With years of gigging experience behind them as function/session guitarists and on the pub and club blues circuit in the UK, join Kiran and Matt as they discuss everything guitar and music related, nerd out on gear talk, have a laugh about their experiences playing live and lament on the fact that they will nev ...
 
Radio Mike is an indecisive over-thinker who gave himself the nickname 'Radio Mike,' and obsesses over minute details and obscure popular culture. A bundle of neuroticism and anxiety, Radio Mike is a loveable geek who shamelessly talks about the many blunders of his life working in radio and podcasting, navigating young adult life as a millennial, exploring the complexities of his mental health and celebrating nerd culture. -------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
 
Beyond the Paint with Bernadine, is a show that amplifies the voices of female artists, exposing the astonishing beauty of women's lives, and empowers the female perspective defined through works of art. . Whether you are an art-lover, feminist, history-nerd, or lifelong learner, female imagery by women can shape you to see and experience the visual world in new and meaningful ways. . Join Bernadine in a growing community of art enthusiasts in a shared passion and curiosity for women artists ...
 
As children Spencer and Zach built a robot made of junk. A magic bolt of lightning brought it to life. In 2020, the robot was attacked and destroyed. Before all was lost, they uploaded its consciousness to the nearest thing they could find; their variety entertainment podcast program. The podcast is alive. The podcast is SAZETU. What does this really mean? Two nerds who are old friends and also musicians and record producers have a variety show wherein they to about what ever they fee like, ...
 
Guests pick their three favourite tracks, from niche B-sides to the most ubiquitous chart hits, and discuss every beat in intricate detail, as well as their general love of music. This a chance for music-loving guests to give their friends a break from endless monologues about the importance of vinyl, and have an outlet to get as in-depth and nerdy as they want with host, comedian and resident music obsessive Gabriel Ebulue. Music and stings used under CC Attribution License: 1984 by Punk Ro ...
 
End your week on a high note with the Coda, a brand new music podcast from Brian Hastie and Rob Kristoffersen. Each bi-weekly episode will touch on music news and rumours, an in-depth look at a specific topic, as well as recommendations to fill your earholes with after each episode is done. We'll be discussing artists ranging from Aaron Carter to Frank Zappa, and you can count on Brian waxing poetic for his love of nu-metal. The Coda, available every second Friday on every platform where pod ...
 
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New release recommendations from Seattle-based blues rock guitarist Ayron Jones. And Cleveland Ohio punk rock group Cloud Nothings deliver one of their most consistent albums to date. Plus a new segment featuring listener picks we’re calling Stray Cats. Today’s show features a record selection from listener Don – Joy Divisions’ 1979 album Unknown P…
 
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Matthew Hahn used to burgle houses in the San Francisco Bay Area to pay for a drug habit. One fateful night in 2005 he stole a safe from someone’s home, hoping that its contents would fund his next high. But he was horrified to discover that the safe contained evidence of a very young girl being sexually abused. Matthew felt he had to do something …
 
Getting good live sound at your gigs can be a challenge. Taking a simple approach is often the taken path for most bands, opting to use a PA to amplify vocals only and rely on backline for everything else. But taking that extra step to invest in some equipment, and more importantly, some knowledge and skills to improve your experience won’t just im…
 
Today on In Unison we’re chatting with composer and friend Nathan Hall about his choral works, and how he weaves themes of nature, sexuality, and intimacy (among others) into his work. We’ll also share three movements of Nathan’s piece, “Go Ahead,” recently recorded by IOCSF, as well as discussing his latest premiere: “Unbound,” a kink opera. Episo…
 
Basetsana Kumalo is easily one of South Africa’s most recognisable celebrity figures. She shot to fame as Miss South Africa in 1994, just months after Nelson Mandela was elected president. Basetsana was the first black contestant to win the contest in the country's new "freedom era" and, by default, became the face of South Africa’s new democracy. …
 
Victoria Cantons is a contemporary painter and photographer. In my exploration and conversation with the artist, we explore her expressive works, figural paintings, motifs of flowers and photographs of friends. Canton engages us through the visual expression her lived experiences as a LGBTQ artist. . Resources for this episode are listed on my webs…
 
This week Nick welcomes his friend and artist Ari Graves to the podcast to talk about Cults. Ari goes into some of the most notorious cults of all time include the recent exposure of the NXIVM cult, the inner works of Scientology, the most notorious cult in American history, the People's Temple, and why all this madness means so much to them. Credi…
 
This week we hung out with Izza! We talk music, “needing to get away,” how music has helped her mentally, her love for Mario Kart, what she’s binging on Netflix, and the importance of “self check-ins,” Music featured in this episode: “LAX to JFK” “Crying in Silver Lake” Our host is now on Twitch! Make sure to follow him! AwkwardHugger1…
 
In 1970, The Beach Boys' Sunflower LP got great reviews but stalled at #151 on the US charts. The next year, the group's Surf's Up album got great reviews and made it to a better #29. Fifty years later the box set Feel Flows: The Sunflower & Surf's Up Sessions - 1969-1971 debuted all the way at #9. The Beach Boys, it seems, were made for these time…
 
After graduating from university, Suleika Jaouad had moved to Paris, found love and was starting to pursue her dream of becoming a foreign correspondent. But a leukaemia diagnosis at 22 put an end to all of this. She returned to the US and began life-saving treatment that would take an enormous toll. Determined to try and regain some sense of contr…
 
This week we’re discussing every album by Green River. Credited as the first ever grunge band, Green River walked so bands like Nirvana, Melvins, Mudhoney, and Pearl Jam could run. Singer Mark Arm and guitarist Steve Turner went on to form Mudhoney, while bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard went on to form Pearl Jam with Eddie Vedder. On…
 
Emmanuel Taban spent his childhood as a witness to the violent civil war in Sudan. He grew up in what is now South Sudan but, by the time he was a teenager, he'd spent time in prison – falsely accused of being a rebel spy – and had then left his home. He ended up travelling across Africa, mainly on foot, sleeping on the streets and relying on the k…
 
Celebrating the reopening of the M. David & Co. Gallery in Brooklyn, NY and the exhibition "Once in the Lifetime." . Visit (show is open until October 3, 2021) * https://www.mdavidandco.com/ * IG @mdavidco . Artists highlighted in this episode include: * Kathryn Hart: IG @kathrynhartart * Judy Pfaff: IG @judy.pfaff * Deborah Dancy: IG @deborahdancy…
 
Streamer Spotlight: Avatarthelastlightbender and LoveAugust22 We talk about streaming as a couple and how they grow together, Flow Art, difficulty levels in games, scary movies/anime picks, and maintaining your mental health as a streamer. Follow them on Twitch! AvatartheLastLightBender LoveAugust22 And catch our host Dan, too! AwkwardHugger1…
 
GET YOUR MIKE'D GRILL'D TEE & BURGER TOTE BAG AT https://www.radiomike.com.au/merch BUY MY SOUL: https://ebay.us/8mwJt4?cmpnId=5338273189 Microphone Mess Up Trivia Question of the Week Listener Messages Scomo’s Father’s Day Mysterious White Powder Selling My Soul Diverse Duck Tatas What’s the best sitcom? The Plug ME ON OTHER PEOPLE'S PODCASTS: htt…
 
For decades, no one knew who ‘Tent Girl’ was – a female corpse found in the woods, wrapped in a tent canvas. That was until Todd Matthews, whose father in law discovered the body, became consumed by the mystery. By day he was a factory worker, and by night he became an amateur detective – using the internet to find the unidentified woman’s family. …
 
Once again, Matt has rebuilt his entire pedal board which means that this year, every gig he has played has had a different rig. Does Matt have a problem? You decide... Rate and Review the Guitar Smarts podcast here: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/guitar-smarts-1580199 (On the right hand side, press the button that says 'Rate this Podcast') htt…
 
Today’s episode of In Unison is all about a recently released choral album: America Will Be! by Tonality, with Alexander L. Blake. This is going to be something we do from time to time when a choir we are fans of releases something new. We hope this episode—and others like it—serve as a resource for all you choir nerds out there to find out what’s …
 
Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 has long been an anthem for working women around the world. She wrote it on the set of a movie - the hit 80s comedy 9 to 5 starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and of course Dolly Parton. It's a film about three secretaries who decide to take revenge on their misogynist boss. The film was inspired by the stories of real secretarie…
 
Visual artist Deborah Wasserman merges the female figure with the landscape in her paintings, collage and performative works. This episode includes a conversation with the artist--an engaging deep dive into her works, practice and personal history of migration. . Resources: "Wander, Woman" exhibition catalog (2018) Visit Wasserman: www.deborahwasse…
 
This week Nick welcomes his friend and teacher Jon Hall to the podcast to discuss the art of Typography. Jon goes into what Typography is, a bit of the history of it, the power the design of words can have on us, and why it means so much to him. Credits: Modern Mythos Network intro and outro written and performed by Sean McNeilly Geeky Nerd Theme M…
 
Ali Hussein Kadhim was a new Iraqi army recruit when the Islamic State group first emerged. As the militants approached, he and thousand of other unarmed cadets fled their base in Tikrit, but they were captured and taken for execution. Miraculously, Ali survived, but he was left stuck in enemy territory and needed help. Ali spoke to Outlook's Mobee…
 
Analiza Guevarra made the painful decision to leave her family behind in the Philippines in order to find work abroad. She felt she had little choice: the family was in debt, and despite working several jobs, she and her husband couldn't make ends meet. She believed she would work abroad for a couple of years, secure the family's future, and return…
 
This week we’re discussing every album by Shudder to Think. Led by Craig Wedren, Shudder to Think started out on Ian Mackaye’s Dischord Records before becoming one of the craziest (and most short-lived) major label acts. Proggy, heavy, punky, and fun as hell. Wedren went on to become an accomplished TV composer (Wet Hot American Summer, Reno 911!, …
 
Shannon Balenciaga was a fashion-obsessed teen who found herself in prison after cooking up a multi-million dollar fraud scheme. Living behind bars at such a young age, she thought her life was over. But then she discovered ballroom, an underground scene that first emerged in New York City when gay and trans people of colour, fed up of being margin…
 
Trivia Question of the Week Pat's New Initiative 3 Hours of Exercise!? What the hell, Nadia Bartel? Exclusive Interview with Nadia Bartel Grill'd Submission 1800 GET FKD Submissions Boob Ducks The Plug ME ON OTHER PEOPLE'S PODCASTS: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2mw2udWexf4m69u8F4giOJ?si=L24cJowZRl-OVGRl1m76bA&dl_branch=1 SUPPORT ME ON PATREON …
 
Jody grew up with many anxieties, especially around death. His father and brother both died while he was still in his teens. Years later he started to have seizures. He was diagnosed with epilepsy and doctors decided the best course of action for him was brain surgery. It cured his seizures but had some other surprising side effects too. Jody's rel…
 
Streaming music is undoubtedly convenient and how we all consume music these days. However has this ability to listen to any track instantly or let Spotify choose your playlist actually resulted in the death of the “album experience”? Does anyone craft an album the way they used to or is the industry geared to just produce a collection of “singles …
 
Daniele Davoli was a DJ playing the clubs of Italy when he produced a song with his band Black Box that would define 1980s house music. Ride On Time became a smash hit in the UK, with its driving beat, catchy piano riff and powerful sample from American soul singer Loleatta Holloway. But that sample would land the band in a whole lot of trouble, es…
 
Welcome back to season 3 of The Geeky Nerd Podcast! For the season 3 premiere, Nick welcomes his friend Bryan Ghingold to talk about the Star Wars prequel movies! Bryan goes into why they are not as bad as everyone says they are, the mythic themes behind Lucas's contraction of the stories, and why they mean so much to him! Credits: Modern Mythos Ne…
 
Through "process" and industrial materials, American sculptor Eva Hesse responds to the rigidity of Minimalism with a radical, visual language imbued with emotion, personal history and unique beauty. . Image Credit: "Hang Up" (Art Institute of Chicago) Title Credit: New York Times Special thanks to sculptor Elly Buckley for inspiring this episode. …
 
Kon Karapanagiotidis has always felt like an outsider. Growing up as the child of poor Greek migrants in rural Australia, he was bullied and subjected to racist taunts that left deep scars. But as a teenager he discovered a book by Dr Martin Luther King that changed his life. Spurred by the words he read, he decided to try and help others to heal h…
 
Engineer Loay Elbasyouni was part of the team that created an innovative type of helicopter that flew over the surface of Mars in April 2021. The helicopter, named Ingenuity, performed the first ever controlled flight by an aircraft on another planet. But Loay grew up a long way from NASA and the US. He is from the Gaza Strip, part of the Palestini…
 
This week we discuss Blind Faith’s one and only album. Formed by Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton joined Blind Faith after the demise of Cream. Much to his horror, Cream’s madman drummer, Ginger Baker, crashed their rehearsal and joined the band. Incredible lineup, but Mike and Alex disagree quite a bit about the album itself. We dive into everything ab…
 
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