Hailing from the Northwest, Beefy is a massive presence in the nerdcore hip-hop scene. Since 2005, Beefy has been pushing his positive, pop culture influenced message worldwide, beginning with his debut The Whitesican EP.
There are two artists known as Dr. Awkward. 1) Dr. Awkward (Josh Watson) has been a Southern California recording artist since 2009. Doc was born and raised in San Diego, and because of this, much of his music is influenced by mainstream and underground West Coast Hip Hop.
The Grammar Club is a Nerdcore Hip Hop/ Rap rock band. Its members each live in different parts of North America and had, for the band's early existence, never met. By swapping unfinished segments of songs–something we digital recording artists refer to as project files–The Grammar Club is able to collaborate via the Internet, each member contributing his own elements to a given piece.
MC Hawking is a fictional nerdcore artist who gained some popularity in the early 2000s, largely due to the availability of his music on the Internet. It may actually be a stretch to consider the music rap, as the lyrics are not spoken, but rather synthesized by a commercial text-to-speech program.
KIRBY KRACKLE is a Nerd Rock band from Seattle, WA - a collaboration between two life-long pop-culture junkies Jim Demonakos and Kyle Stevens who have crafted an entire album of songs dedicated to comic books, video games, zombies, girls and much more.
Paul and Storm is an Arlington, Virginia-based comedic musical duo consisting of Paul Sabourin and Greg "Storm" DiCostanzo. They had formerly been half of the a cappella group Da Vinci’s Notebook. When that group went on their "Moxy Früvous-style hiatus" the two struck out on their own, with Paul playing keyboard and penny whistle and Storm on the guitar.
Jonathan Coulton is a geek rock / folk rock musician active since 2003 from Brooklyn, known for his songs about geek culture. He is best known for such compositions as "Still Alive" and "Code Monkey", as well as his cover of Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back". He is the Contributing Troubadour for Popular Science magazine and the musical director for John Hodgman's Little Gray Book Lectures.