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My Band needs help!

Hey guys, just wanted to ask a favour of Nerdfighteria, the stoutest of people, the salt of the earth! My Band, Zia Regime, have entered the Red Bull Bedroom Jam competition in the UK.Among the…Continue

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My Band needs help!

Hey guys, just wanted to ask a favour of Nerdfighteria, the stoutest of people, the salt of the earth! My Band, Zia Regime, have entered the Red Bull Bedroom Jam competition in the UK.Among the prizes in this competition is the chance for us to play the European Festival circuit, the likes of Download and Sonisphere.All we're asking is that you check out our song http://redbullbedroomjam.com/band/videos/solitaire and give us some…See More
Jan 13, 2011
Ryan Keys replied to Dan's discussion I can haz criticism on moozic pleeze? in the group Musical Nerdfighters
"In that point, I'll have to sit and listen to the whole thing. And while I respect and appreciate the notion of not adhering to certain styles of songwriting, they're accepted for reasons.   I'll leave my final opinion til…"
Jan 3, 2011
Ryan Keys replied to Dan's discussion I can haz criticism on moozic pleeze? in the group Musical Nerdfighters
"Okay, so I listened to the first three tracks, and I'm going to try be polite, but this is your stuff and you might not welcome what I have to say, but I totally understand that and anything negative I'm going to say is geared towards you…"
Jan 1, 2011
Ryan Keys replied to Emisanerdfighter's discussion Nerdfighting musicians?
"1981 Analog Synth you say? ......call me a Jealousarous..."
Sep 21, 2010
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Sep 21, 2010
Ryan Keys replied to Emisanerdfighter's discussion Nerdfighting musicians?
"The third stanza of the first verse could use something extra in the backing but other than that it's really really really good."
Sep 17, 2010
Ryan Keys replied to Emisanerdfighter's discussion Nerdfighting musicians?
"Well, I don't really have a page for my own music... I do however have my band's YouTube. Which only has one music video on it (I'm currently editing the new one) http://www.youtube.com/user/ziaregime"
Sep 17, 2010
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Sep 17, 2010
Ryan Keys replied to Dan's discussion Shamelessy Promote Yourself!!!! in the group Musical Nerdfighters
"I'm in a Heavy Metal band called Zia Regime. Which you can find here http://www.myspace.com/ziaregime We're really influenced by the likes of Down, Mastodon, Metallica, et cetera. People seem to dig us, even though we're on Hiatus…"
Sep 17, 2010
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Harry Potter and the Skeptical Viewer (taken from my Sci-Fi blog)

So I was sitting in the cinema, waiting for... The Sorcerer's apprenticeI think (a film so unremarkable the only thing I'm going to say aboutit is that it was horribly paced) and the trailer for Harry Potter andthe Deathly Hallows came on.And I thought, wow, that actually looks pretty bad-ass.NowI've never been one to jump on the Harry Potter bandwagon, I triedreading the Philosopher's Stone, and gave up after 5 chapters, and whilethe first two films weren't terrible, I've seen them so many…See More
Sep 1, 2010
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May 18, 2010
Ryan Keys left a comment for Charlie Pidcock
"How'd this Nerdfighter Songwriting thing go or did it go anywhere? I started like a music editorial thing on my YouTube and the next episode I'm working on sort of deals with how to work as a songwriter. I thought it would be fitting."
May 18, 2010
Ryan Keys replied to Charlie Pidcock's discussion Songwriters of Nerdfighteria! A proposition for you... in the group Musical Nerdfighters
"I'd certainly be up for throwing my two cents in if you want."
Mar 25, 2010

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What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
The kind that weilds music and encyclopedic knowledge of popular music and Sci-fi to destroy the evils!
About Me:
I play music, in a band called Zia Regime, who are currently on Hiatus but we're still working on stuff. I also write my own stuff, and other than that am currently unemployed in a country that's in a Recession, cause that's always fun.

...also I don't get Harry Potter. I mean, I understand it, and I see that it's good, and it's well structured and everything about that but I'm not a fan.
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Music;
Bands: Disturbed, Tool, Dir en grey, Dream Theater, Pantera and then all structure falls flat.

Albums: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (Genesis), The Wall (Pink Floyd), Phantasmagoria (Nobuo Uematsu), Believe (Disturbed), Lateralus (Tool), currently listening to Scary Monsters(...and Super Creeps) by David Bowie and Puzzle by Biffy Clyro alot.

Books are mostly comics;
Watchmen, V for Vendetta, The Amazing Spider-man (JMS' run), Maus, The Hobbit, Soul Music, Reaper Man, Hogfather, The Colour of Magic, the Pythons by The Pythons

Films: Alien, Ring, The Matrix, Princess Mononoke, Dark Star, Star Wars, Star Trek II: the Wrath of Khan, Zach and Miri Make a Porno, Kevin Smith's New Jersey Trillogy, The Terminator, Demolition Man, Stargate, Independance Day, Evil Dead.

Tv-Shows: Babylon 5, 24, South Park, Star Trek, Stargate and others.
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
Beanie hats. or my "Chairman of the State" hat I got in Preston years ago.
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
My girlfriend.
Website:
http://www.myspace.com/dimbo_sama
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
2008
Make up your own DFTBA initialism!
Don't Funk That Beagle's Aptitude
What Be Your Nerd Type?
Your Result: Musician
 

Doo doo de doo waaaa doo de doo! (<-- That's you playing something.) Everyone appreciates the band/orchestra geeks and the pretty voices. Whether you sing in the choir, participate in a school/local band, or sit at home writing music, you contribute a joy to society that everyone can agree on. Yay! Welcome to actually doing something for poor, pathetic human souls. (Just kidding.)

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Are you: Punk, Goth, Emo, Scene, MetalHead, or Poser?
Your Result: MetalHead
 

You should have lived in the 70's-80's in the Ozzy years. Drugs are awesome EVIL! to you, and you probably love to play guitar and have longer hair than most girls.

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Harry Potter and the Skeptical Viewer (taken from my Sci-Fi blog)

So I was sitting in the cinema, waiting for... The Sorcerer's apprentice

I think (a film so unremarkable the only thing I'm going to say about

it is that it was horribly paced) and the trailer for Harry Potter and

the Deathly Hallows came on.



And I thought, wow, that actually looks pretty bad-ass.



Now I've never been one to jump on the Harry Potter bandwagon, I tried

reading the Philosopher's Stone, and gave up after 5 chapters, and while

the first two… Continue

Posted on September 1, 2010 at 4:39pm

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At 9:54am on September 22, 2009, Trick said…
It's all good! Love the Moomins :)
 
 
 

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