Rated NA 247: Hannah Telle

  Hosts: Scott, Ash, and Matt: We welcome Hannah Telle back to the show to talk about her new full-length album, Hollow Glow ! We get into music as an outlet and also talk a little Life is Strange. Featuring fan questions from the LiS community, thank you! Or download this episode to listen offline! Listen to and… Continue reading Rated NA 247: Hannah Telle

My 1st GeekGirlCon Wrap-Up by Missmayyoke

Hey! Melissa here recapping what was an empowering female convention for us female nerds – GEEKGIRLCON 2013!

I attended with Ash’s wife/my sister, Christina. It was her first time in Seattle and my first trip back in over ten years so we trampled around a bit and caused some mischief of our own.

Big Giant Circles: The Glory Days – Support Great Music and Get Great Stuff

Jimmy Hinson, also known as Big Giant Circles, has made some incredible music for video games (Mass Effect 2’s Normandy Reborn guys… wow). Jimmy’s latest album, The Glory Days, is 20 tracks of delicious chip tune-style goodness currently being funded through a brand-new kickstarter campaign. Unlike a number of other campaigns, the challenging work on the… Continue reading Big Giant Circles: The Glory Days – Support Great Music and Get Great Stuff

New Anamanaguchi Album Out Now

Our old friends in Anamanaguchi haven’t been lounging around while not doing interviews with us. No not in the least, instead they’ve been releasing new music. I know because I’ve heard it and it’s awesome. The new album’s production value has gone way up. The sounds are cleaner and bigger without losing that classic NES… Continue reading New Anamanaguchi Album Out Now

Tuneage: Form and Shape Sends us on an Auditory Galactic Journey

very once in a while we encounter a new band that we can’t help but talk about. Form and Shape’s album My Conquest is the Sea of Stars sends listeners on an auditory journey through deep space with ominous beats in all the right places. If you’ve ever imagined what sort of music people might listen to while traveling at light speed on a starship, the answer is Form and Shape.

Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse: Allison Goertz Sings the Milhouse Blues

We’ve been following the musical adventures of Allison “Cossby Sweater” Goertz ever since she first regaled us with her super-catchy D&D anthem Tonight. With songs about everything from dungeon crawling to tragically cancelled Judd Apatow projects, Allison seems to fully understand the stuff we really love. On May 4th Allison’s indiegogo funded studio album will be… Continue reading Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse: Allison Goertz Sings the Milhouse Blues

A Moog on the Goog’

Today marks the late Bob Moogs 78th birthday, founder of Moog synths and keyboards, and godfather of all prog-rock keyboardists everywhere. In honor of the late Mr. Moog today’s google doodle is a full-fledged working synth!!

Allie ‘CossbySweater’ Goertz Sings a Tale of Middle Earth

We’ve been following the adventures of Allie ‘CossbySweater’ Goertz since we first became smitten with her incredibly catchy love letter to Dungeons and Dragons (tonight). In the months since we first featured “Tonight”, you may have heard Allie’s work several times on our podcast Rated NA.  Being huge fans of fantasy, wizards, unicorns, and hobbits we’re elated to share Allie’s latest opus with you all. Enjoy The Hobbit Song, hairy feet and all.

The Pauses release new video…in Mario Paint?

We’ve written about our friends The Pauses before. They were the ones who made it into Rock Band 3 and then proceeded to dominate the world with their brand of 90s influenced indie rock. And while we don’t necessarily pimp our friends out all the time, when they do something extraordinarily nerd appropriate, we like… Continue reading The Pauses release new video…in Mario Paint?