This Weeks Fierce and Nerdy Playlist!

Greetings nerds.  Tom here, with a special playlist delivery for you. New music from Beck, Jay Z, Lorde, Mavis Staples, and more. Tasty goodness for your ears.  Enjoy! THIS WEEKS Fierce and Nerdy Playlist!!! Rock over London.  Rock on Chicago. Image Credit:...

SHAWN CARTER OF MARS [Procrastinate on This]

I still haven’t seen JOHN CARTER, but I don’t have to see it to declare this Jay-Zified trailer hilarious. My favorite line: “It’s your boy!” ~via Topless...

Rock to Your Favorite Radio Station – Any Time, Any Where!  [Kicking Back with Jersey Joe] Sep23

Rock to Your Favorite Radio Station – Any Time, Any Where! [Kicking Back with Jersey Joe]...

Last year, I was far from Pittsburgh on vacation and wanted to hear the local broadcast of a live Steelers game. I had no internet access and was just chilling in my hotel room when I found the perfect solution that allows me to listen to radio stations from far away – the Iheartradio app! The free app was a simple download into my Android smart phone.  Within seconds I clicked on Pittsburgh and had the local broadcast, which was, thankfully, broadcasting the game.  Unlike satellite radio or television sports packages, you are getting the actual live broadcast, commercials and all.  The best part – it’s FREE! The Iheartradio app was created by Clear Channel Radio to allow more interactivity between their radio stations.  The app is most used on Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Windows 7 phones.  You can also listen for free and check out all the features on iheart.com. The app delivers instant access to over 800 local radio stations from across the US, exclusive digital-only channels, and rebroadcasts of popular national morning radio shows.  The app also allows for sharing of photos, video, and interacting with DJ’s. Downloading and using the app is quite easy, but it does count against your phone’s data usage plan.   Those on an unlimited plan will have no problem.  But, as phone carriers get cheap and begin to charge for excess bandwidth, you should monitor your data usage rate.  You will be able to listen for a good while without consuming too much data, but be forewarned – those overage fees can be painful! Iheartradio began as Iheartmusic.com and the website first launched in April 2008 giving listeners access to 750 Clear Channel Stations. In October of that year, the app was first released...