Shael Riley and the Double Ice Backfire is an NES-rock band from nowhere in particular.
Devo Spice is a nerdcore and comedy rapper from New Jersey who has been called “the red-headed stepson of Weird Al Yankovic and Eminem.” His demented brand of hip-hop has made him one of the most popular artists on the nationally-syndicated Dr. Demento show.
The original mastermind of Nerdcore Hip-Hop and still its Final Boss, MC Frontalot (nee Damian Hess) takes great pleasure in identifying himself as a professional rapper in polite conversation. His singing remains amateurish and juvenile. (Photo credit: Sabelo Narasimhan)
Tom Milsom is a musician, performer, poet, and artist based in London. He writes, plays, and records all of his own music; has released two CD albums and lots of individual tracks; and has a large following on YouTube.
Marian Call delivers whimsical Alaskan folk funk for the Coffee Counter-Culture. She sounds a little like Joni Mitchell and Regina Spektor raising the child of Jason Mraz and Erin McKeown. Marian toured all 50 states in 2010 and hopes to play for you soon. (Photo credit: Brian Adams)
Molly Lewis rocks the ukulele so hard it gets her kicked out of venues. You’ve either seen her on YouTube, Twitter, w00tstock, m0llystock, or onstage at Harvard asking Stephen Fry to let her have his baby.
Brent Black, also known as “brentalfloss,” is a comedian, musician, and gamer. He is best known on the internet as the creator of the “With Lyrics” series, where he adds satirical lyrics to video game tunes and uses them to create music videos.
Known for his quirky yet addictive piano rock tunes, Mike makes use of Creative Commons to allow his fans to collaborate and create new things with his music. This approach has garnered him over half a million YouTube video views.
Jonathan Mann is best known as the “song a day guy.” He’s been writing, recording, producing and posting a song and video a day since January 1st 2009. Previously, he was known as the creator and producer of The Mario Opera and of the online character GameJew, who was best known for singing to Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto.
Randy Garcia is a modern electronic composer, producer, and multi-instrumental performer. Currently based in Atlanta, Garcia heads the seminal Nophi Recordings, as well as the annual Nophest Summer Music Festival. He also tours in the art-rock band Nerd Parade.
Blue puts up a new song each week at Hello, The Future! Past song topics have included webcomics, robots, Roth IRAs, Mathnet, more robots, and the TI-99. Blue is also Mink Car Cover’s project manager. She practices GTD.