Music / Kirby Krackle Music
KIRBY KRACKLE is a nerd rock duo comprised of two life-long pop-culture junkies, Jim Demonakos and Kyle Stevens, who create songs dedicated to the nerdiest aspects that self-same culture and have performed their unique style of pop rock around the world.
The band has released a number of albums: their self-titled debut in 2009, their sophomore album E For Everyone in 2010 and their third album, Super Powered Love, in 2011, plus a Live E.P. recorded in Australia appropriately titled Acoustic in Australia, was also released in 2011. (This was quoted from their website
where you can listen to their music, buy their albums and other merchandise.)
Their YouTube channel
also includes animated and live-action music videos for some of their songs.
Their name is a reference to an alternate name for Kirby Dots
Tropes and Shout Outs in their songs include:
- Big Hero 6: "Are you satisfied with your care."
- Dating Catwoman: "Then Again, Maybe Not"
- Every Body Hates Mathematics: Inverted with "Booty Do Math", which is about love of mathematics.
- Fan Convention: "Going Home."
It's like Mecca for Geeks,
In a star filled sky,
Where you can meet all you heroes,
And none of them fly.
- Fallout: "Vault 101" (from E for Everyone)
- Game of Thrones: "North of the Wall"
- Green Lantern: "Ring Capacity"
- I Do Not Like Green Eggs and Ham: "Great Lakes Avengers"
- I'm a Humanitarian: "Up, Up, Down Down"
- Magical Girlfriend: "Superpowered Love"
- Mega Man (Classic): "Take It From Me" (from E for Everyone)
- The Mighty Thor: "Rainbow Bridge"
- Iron Man: "Tony Stark" (hidden track on Kirby Krackle)
- Spider-Man: Their 2012 single, "Web Slinger/Hope Bringer"
- Stuffy Old Songs About the Buttocks: "Booty Do Math" is a parody of this trope (it's more about the "math" than the "booty").
- Super Mario Bros.: "In Another Castle"
- Transformers: "Hunt 'Em All Down" (from Super Powered Love)
- Villain Song: Seemingly subverted with "Villain Song", which, rather than being a villain gloating about how he'll rule the world, is about how the villain is so tired of being defeated over and over by the hero, so he's now retired. Until the end of the last verse, that is.
- Wolverine: "On and On" (from E for Everyone)
- Year X: The first line of "Take It From Me" references the use of the trope throughout the Mega Man setting.
- Punch-Clock Villain: "Henchmen"
- X-Men: "The Day my Powers Arrived" from MUTATE, BABY! album.