Chad (aka Darth Aqueous, Dark Lord of the Fish) is a geeky high school English teacher. He primarily writes about geek music, with a focus on the fandom-y (it’s totally a word!) elements of the lyrics. He also produces a weekly podcast with interviews of geeky musicians. He currently lives in Gainesville, FL, with his wife and three cats, Parker (named after the character on Leverage), Anya (from Buffy), and Zoe (from Firefly).
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk to Shael Riley. In the interview, we talked about video game music remixes, a future Kickstarter, being clever, not finishing stuff, String Theory (the game, not the theory of the universe), Read More
Beyond the Horizon radio needs our help. They’ve been struggling financially for several months now, but Bluestreak (from The Show with BS) just recently lost his job. So in addition to the financial woes of the Internet radio station itself, he Read More
For this year, I’ve decided to include some geeky videos that aren’t necessarily musical. But don’t worry, there are plenty of new tunes to add to your Christmas playlist. So let’s get to it, then, shall we? Read More
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk to several artists about Christmas music. This one was a little more deliberately planned than last year’s, which is why it’s an “official” episode. Also be sure to check out my new list of Read More
Well, geez, it turns out that trying to write reviews, create a podcast (the next two of which will be just me talking about Christmas music and a year end round-up), and also somehow grade all of my students’ semester work isn’t nearly as easy to Read More
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk to Primordial Emcee. In the interview, we talked about coming to hip-hop later in life, working solo vs. working with a group, Tron concept albums, The Matrix, and manga / anime / comic books Read More
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk again to More or Les. In the interview, we talked about how much 2016 sucked, why certain rap / hip-hop is not for everybody, figuring out how to participate in political discussions, making Read More
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk to Thomas Quinlan of Hand’Solo records. In the interview, we talked about starting a record label, writing, French puns, memorable album releases, sex raps, physical media, the recent US Read More
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk to The PDX Broadsides. In the interview, we talked about drinking and pirates, ex-boyfriends in videos, Nathan Fillion’s butt, lesser known scientists, RuPaul, and Portlandia (seriously, how Read More
This month, we get two part ones from two returning artists as well as a brand new artist. We’re also celebrating twenty years of Hand’Solo Records with a monster compilation. Suck it, Trebek, nerdcore is awesome! Read More
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