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By Kent Ward, April 21, 2016 0 Article

Ongaku Overdrive is proud to spotlight a fantastic Orlando-based nerdy musician. Today, we feature one of the members of a well-known local nerdcore group who’s getting ready to make his own mark, Quartz Relic! If you have been to a nerd music show… Read More »

By Kent Ward, April 19, 2016 0 Article

Onagku Overdrive is proud to spotlight a fantastic Orlando-based nerdy musician. Today, we feature one of the most iconic figures in Orlando music, the incredibly talented Marc with a C! When you talk about nerd music acts in Orlando, there are a… Read More »

By Kent Ward, April 15, 2016 0 Article

Onagku Overdrive is proud to spotlight a fantastic Orlando-based nerd music act. Today, we feature one of the first-ever video game bands to ever exist, legends we are most excited to have, The NESkimos! I can’t even begin to tell you how… Read More »

By Go-Go Dai Gaijin Boy, April 15, 2016 0 Article

Image Banner Credit: spotatourist.com Tourism: It’s great for our local economy, but I can’t be the only one who gets a little bit frustrated during ‘high season’ here in Florida. And if you live in a town that is a… Read More »

By Kent Ward, April 12, 2016 0 Article

Onagku Overdrive is proud to spotlight a fantastic Orlando-based nerdy musician. Today, we feature one of the fastest rising artists in nerdcore hip hop: EyeQ! Let me preface this by saying Orlando Overdrive would not be happening without EyeQ. Last December, on… Read More »

By Go-Go Dai Gaijin Boy, April 8, 2016 0 Article

Banner image credit: “Virtual Reality Demonstrations” (CC BY 2.0) by  UTKnightCenter  Gamers are living in a hugely exciting era, where recent advancements in technology have made things that ten years ago people could only dream about actually possible. Virtual reality is about to… Read More »

By Kent Ward, April 7, 2016 0 Article

Onagku Overdrive is proud to spotlight a fantastic Orlando-based nerd music band. Today, we feature cover one of the most popular video game rock bands going today:  Random Encounter! Whenever I have created a survey to see who people want to see… Read More »

By Kent Ward, April 5, 2016 0 Article

Onagku Overdrive is proud to spotlight a fantastic Orlando-based nerdy musician. Today, we feature one of the east coast’s best chiptune artists: Boy Without Batteries! One of my favorite acts to see live is Boy Without Batteries, a chiptune artist who has… Read More »

By Go-Go Dai Gaijin Boy, April 1, 2016 0 Article

From George Romero’s _Night of the Living Dead_ (1968), which made $30 million at the box office to AMC’s _The Walking Dead_ (2010) which attracted 20 million viewers during its 5th season, zombies have managed to stagger into our lives… Read More »

By Kent Ward, March 31, 2016 0 Article

Onagku Overdrive is proud to spotlight a fantastic Orlando-based nerd music act. Today, we feature Orlando Weekly’s 3-time Best Metal Band and the Heralds of Geek Rock: Sci-Fried! I’m coming up on six years of being involved in the nerd music… Read More »

By Kent Ward, March 30, 2016 0 Article

Wrestling fans, it is that time of the year again. This Sunday, April 3rd, WWE presents the biggest wrestling show of the year and perhaps the largest Wrestlemania of all time, live from AT&T Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, Texas. You… Read More »

By Kent Ward, March 29, 2016 0 Article

Onagku Overdrive is proud to spotlight a fantastic Orlando-based nerdy musician. Today, we feature video game remixer, composer, producer, and DJ extraordinaire: Benjamin Briggs! If you’ve been to any nerd music festival here in Florida or The Geek Easy, you know who Benjamin… Read More »

By Kent Ward, March 14, 2016 0 Article

Funimation Films has been busy this past year with getting anime and Japanese live-action films into movie theaters. So far, they have brought us the new Ghost in the Shell movie, Attack on Titan, and The Boy and The Beast…. Read More »

By Kent Ward, March 1, 2016 0 Article

Welcome to the February edition of Nerd Music Releases! This past month had a whopper amount of releases, especially if you love video game music. You think something big happened in February. Well that is true, because the legendary MAGFest… Read More »

By Go-Go Dai Gaijin Boy, February 15, 2016 0 Article

These days, the term “geek” doesn’t carry the negative connotation it did say thirty years ago. In fact, the geek subculture has created a near cult-like following. This massive following is one of the biggest catalysts behind the huge number… Read More »

By Kent Ward, February 11, 2016 0 Article

Do you like video game cover bands, remixers, nerdcore hip hop, or chiptunes? Fantastic! Ongaku Overdrive hosts shows throughout the year in Orlando that features all those genres of music that is sometimes known collectively as “nerd music.” Word has it… Read More »

By Kent Ward, February 1, 2016 0 Article

Welcome to this month’s edition of nerd music releases. I hope you all had a great start to the new year. Things slowed down a little bit in nerd music as a lot of big albums came out during the… Read More »