Fresh Blood

Regular listeners of the Nerdtastica Eclectic Hour will recognise the name but if you haven’t already checked them out, Royal Blood are a must-listen.  Currently on tour with Foo Fighters (who, in a stroke of genius, recently rickrolled the Westboro Read More …

All Hail Queen B!

Photo credit: Tim Cadiente. Maynard James Keenan’s (A Perfect Circle, Tapeworm, Tool) experimental electro-rock side project Puscifer have unveiled a brand-new single called ‘Grand Canyon’.  Their third album, Money Shot, is to be released on October 30th 2015.  Click here Read More …

Contributed by: DJ Alaska. Artist: Lindy Vision. Album: Luck + Life. Release Date: July 25, 2015. Connoisseurs of electro-punk rejoice!  Lindy Vision are back in full force with début LP, Luck + Life.  Their sound, as with all unique bands, Read More …

Contributed by: Zach “Dusty Brooks” Goldstein. Artist: Bad Suns. Album: Language & Perspective. Release Date: June 24, 2014. The alt-rock rookies known as Bad Suns bursted out of the gates and into the limelight with Language & Perspective this past Read More …

Contributed by: John Feerick. Artist: Open Mike Eagle. Album: Dark Comedy. Release Date: June 10, 2014. Open Mike Eagle, part of the oddball West Coast hip-hop outfit Hellfyre Club, raised the bar for underground releases in 2014. Having already released Read More …

Contributed by: Jimmy “JCNickelz” Corra. Artist: David Guetta. Album: Nothing But The Beat 2.0. Release Date: September 7, 2012. David Guetta, a French DJ and producer, has been playing music since the age of 18 (just a couple of years ago in the Read More …

Contributed by: Grace Trimper. Artist: Sufjan Stevens. Album: Carrie & Lowell. Release Date: March 31, 2015. For the first time in five years (not including his Christmas albums), singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens has graced us with brand-spanking new tunes. Though not Read More …

Contributed by: Jared Harsanyi. Artist: The Knife. Album: Shaking the Habitual. Release Date: April 5, 2013. When the Knife announced their disbandment in 2014, members Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer had left a substantial legacy behind them culminating in Read More …

Contributed by: Zach “Dusty Brooks” Goldstein. Artist: Weezer. Album: Everything Will Be Alright in the End. Release Date: October 7, 2014. After four long years, Weezer has finally released their ninth studio album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End.  Read More …

Contributed by: Vivian ‘Skye’ Huang. Artist: Common. Album: Nobody’s Smiling. Release Date: July 22, 2014. When Common announced that he was working on his tenth studio album, aptly titled Nobody’s Smiling, many were happy to hear the MC-turned-actor would finally be Read More …

Contributed by: Jakeem Daniel. Artist: Sir Michael Rocks. Album: Banco. Release Date: July 29, 2014. Since his introduction into the rap world as one-half of the Cool Kids alongside groupmate Chuck Inglish, Sir Michael Rocks a.k.a. Mikey Rocks, has been Read More …