Nerdcore Rising

Overview

Born out of the internet, nerdcore hip-hop is a genre of music created by computer-obsessed geeks. In this documentary, filmmaker Negin Farsad explores the musical phenomenon in which rappers boast not about money and cars, but Magic: The Gathering and internet porn addiction. With appearances by such nerdcore mainstays as MC Frontalot and MC Chris, this film offers an entertaining look at a rapidly expanding musical subculture.
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Overview

Born out of the internet, nerdcore hip-hop is a genre of music created by computer-obsessed geeks. In this documentary, filmmaker Negin Farsad explores the musical phenomenon in which rappers boast not about money and cars, but Magic: The Gathering and internet porn addiction. With appearances by such nerdcore mainstays as MC Frontalot and MC Chris, this film offers an entertaining look at a rapidly expanding musical subculture.
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Special Features

Deleted scenes; Filmmaker interview with Negin Farsad, MC Frontalot & G Minor 7; Extended interviews with Weird Al Yankovic & Brian Posehn; Exclusive 2 short films: Murder Van & Iraning on Empty; Additional live performances ; Trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/15/2009
  • UPC: 829567062128
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Rating:

  • Source: Arts Alliance Amer
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 1:22:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 75,739

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gaby Alter Participant
Beefy Participant
Jello Biafra Participant
MC Chris Participant
MC Frontalot Participant
Gabe Participant
Damian Hess Participant
MC Lars Participant
J. Live Participant
Brian Posehn Participant
Paul Prince Participant
Tycho Participant
"Weird Al" Yankovic Participant
Technical Credits
Negin Farsad Director, Executive Producer, Producer
Marcelo Duarte Cinematographer
MC Frontalot Score Composer
Kimmy Gatewood Producer
Brendan Kennedy Cinematographer
Andrew Mendelson Editor, Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Nerdcore Rising
1. Chapter 1 [19:41]
2. Chapter 2 [18:05]
3. Chapter 3 [10:41]
4. Chapter 4 [16:20]
5. Chapter 5 [15:32]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Nerdcore Rising
   Scene Selection
   Bonus Features
      Trailer
      Weird Al Yankovic Deconstructs Nerddom
      Brian Posehn Explains It All
      MC Frontalot Live At Pax
      Interview: Reliving the Documentary Experience
      Short Film: Murder Van
      Short Film: Iraning on Empty
      Deleted Scenes
         Play All
         The Traffic Report
         Favorite Descriptions of Nerdcore
         Random Van Scenes
         The Romanticism of Touring
         At the Hotel in Johnson City
         Blak Lotus Expresses Himself
         We Can't Enough of This
         The Final Deleted Scene
   Play
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