Music

Insomniac’s Beyond Wonderland transported me into another realm filled with EDM

Upon walking into Insomniac’s Beyond Wonderland 2017 in Southern California, I was instantly transported into a different and gorgeous world filled with infectious EDM music. There were thousands of beautiful

ANiUTa, the new music streaming service for anime fans

Spotify has made life convenient for me and millions of music lovers all around the world, but the one area it’s lacking in is Japanese music. Why is that? That’s

Chime Sharp review: Return to the music puzzle game

Chime Sharp is the sequel to Chime, the puzzle game that is enhanced with interactive music. When I heard that a sequel was coming, I knew I just had to

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses 2017 worldwide tour dates announced

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses returns with new dates across 46 different cities. The concert celebrates the 30-year history of The Legend of Zelda franchise including a reimagined

Lindsey Stirling shines as Belle in Beauty and the Beast video

Time flies. Lindsey Stirling, a failed America’s Got Talent contestant in 2010, is now a star thanks to the power of YouTube and other social media. Her brand of violin

Steve Aoki remixes Ghost in the Shell theme, and fans are split

Fans of Steve Aoki and Ghost in the Shell may find his new remix, “Utai IV Reawakening,” for the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie interesting. However, if you are

Superbeat: Xonic coming to PlayStation 4 with bonus soundtrack

  Superbeat Xonic will be making its way to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June. Originally released on the PlayStation Vita in 2015, the rhythm game will also come pre-loaded with 10

Final Fantasy XV soundtrack 4-disc set coming March 24

Sony Classical has announced that it will be releasing the Final Fantasy XV (Original Video Game Soundtrack) 4-disc CD set on March 24, 2017. It will feature music by Yoko

Battle Chasers: Nightwar brings Assassin’s Creed composer Jesper Kyd

The world of Joe Madureira’s Battle Chasers will be resurrected in the form of a video game called Battle Chasers: Nightwar. Jesper Kyd, who has composed music for the Assassin’s

Steven Spielberg and John Williams to release movie score box set

Steven Spielberg and John Williams are one of the most famous creative partners in movie history, collaborating on dozens of iconic films. When you think about motion picture scores, there’s

Hamilton heads to Segerstrom Center (Orange County) in 2018

Hamilton has been a huge hit on Broadway, and it will be coming to Orange County, CA, at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. You’ll have to way an extra

For the North! Game of Thrones: The Musical will have heads rolling!

Do you love musicals? Do you love HBO’s Game of Thrones? Have you ever watched Game of Thrones and thought ‘This is pretty f*cked up stuff?’ If you said yes

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Auli’i Cravalho to perform at Oscars

Fans of Moana will have another reason to tune in beyond seeing if 2016’s smash animated hit wins Oscars for Best Animated Film and Best Original Song. Lin-Manuel Miranda and

Nerd Reactor is now on Spotify!

Reactorites, are you ready to jam with us? In honor of the Grammys this year, your favorite, go-to nerdy site is now on Spotify, so be sure to give us

DVBBS tears the roof off at The Novo

This past Saturday night we got the opportunity to see one of EDM’s biggest rising artists blow the doors off The Novo in Downtown LA. The Canadian duo DVBBS (pronounced

Ghost in the Shell Super Bowl spot teases classic anime theme song

Fans of Kenji Kawai’s score in the Ghost in the Shell movies can get excited about the Ghost in the Shell Super Bowl spot. Check out the 30-second spot below

House of Blues shows off bigger and flashier venue in Anaheim

House of Blues has closed up its Sunset and Downtown Disney venues and is opening up in a new Southern California flagship location at the Anaheim GardenWalk. Nerd Reactor had the

Beyond Wonderland debuts new theme for 2017

EDM and music festivals in general have definitely come a long way from what they were in the past before. Over the years, festivals like EDC, Nocturnal and Tomorrowland have

James Gunn gives first listen to the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ score

We’re well into post-production on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and, as promised, James Gunn has given us a first listen into Tyler Bates’ Guardians Vol. 2 score on Facebook Live today.

Ariana Grande to be a Final Fantasy character

Ariana Grande is being turned into a Final Fantasy character. For those of you wondering, it’s for the mobile game, Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius, that was released in 2015. The singer