Kraken Not Stirred is a musical act which spans various genres,
writing songs about all manner of nerdy pursuits.
If you grok songs about science fiction, fantasy, computers,
conventions, and general weirdness, you've come to the right place.

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December 15th, 2017

And now... the final chapter of Robots vs Monsters!

December 7th, 2017

In part 5 of Robots vs Monsters, the Monsters get salty.

November 30th, 2017

In part 4 of Robots vs Monsters, the Monsters sing their theme song.

Also, if you're in the Toronto area, drop by Bakka Phoenix Books for their holiday party and the launch ofKari Maaren's new novel, "Weave A Circle Round." My minion will be performing in the basement sometime between 2pm and 6pm.

November 23rd, 2017

Part 3 of Robots vs Monsters is "Robots are Superior."

November 20th, 2017

My minion will be performing live on Twitch tomorrow at 8pm, EST.

November 13th, 2017

Did you miss the "Robots vs Monsters" CD release party? You can watch the whole thing right here!

November 10th, 2017

My minion will be performing an acoustic concert live via Twitch on Wednesday, November 15th, at 8pm Eastern time. There will be an ongoing Q&A between songs.

November 9th, 2017

Song 2 from Robots vs Monsters is...
Make Way For The Singularity

November 3rd, 2017

The first song from Robots vs Monsters is...
Robot Invasion of Earth

October 24th, 2017

New Song!

With only one week left until Hallowe'en, please enjoy this sad, sensitive little ditty about the end of summer... "No More Campers"

September 29th, 2017


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"Robots vs Monsters" is a 6-song EP featuring three songs about Robots, and three songs about Monsters.

It has action! Adventure! Robot/Monster Rap Battles! General awesomeness! Plus there may, perhaps, be an appearance by a certain giant, subaquatic, tentacled megalomaniac!

"Robots vs Monsters" is available as a download or compact disc! Plus, there is an awesome matching T-shirt or Three-Button set!

Or, if you want things to get really wacky, you can get The Robots vs Monsters World Domination Pack, featuring the digital download, the CD, a shirt, and the three-button set, ALL FOR ONE LOW, LOW, DEATH-DEALING PRICE!


September 22nd, 2017


Better get a toque.

September 18th, 2017

New song!

"Dragons Are Cool"

Smaug, Tiamat, Trogdor, Khaleesi's little guys, Petes... The list goes on.

What's your favourite dragon?

August 7th, 2017

New song!

Have you ever intended to look up something on the Internet, only to emerge from your laptop hours later, bleary-eyed and exhausted, with a head full of interesting but useless knowledge?

Yeah. Me, too.

July 9th, 2017


Today marks the 35th anniversary of the movie Tron!

In honour of that, five nerd bands have each created a song about Tron.

You can download the EP for free right here!

Click the links below for info on the bands involved.
Kraken Not Stirred
Bedford Level Experiment
Regdar and the Fighters
Hardcore Pong

July 7th, 2017

Day 5 of Tron Week features Hardcore Pong with their song "Excitebyte."

The full EP will be available for free download right here on Sunday, the 35th anniversary of Tron!

July 6th, 2017

The 35th Anniversary of Tron is coming up this Sunday! In anticipation of that, this week is officially Tron Week. Five Tron songs by five bands. Day 4 of Tron Week features Regdar and the Fighters.

Check it out before it's derezed.

July 5th, 2017

It's Tron Week! Five Tron-related songs by five bands over five days, culminating in a free download of all five songs on July 9th, which happens to be Tron's 35th anniversary.

Day Three is "Bit Pair" by Bedford Level Experiment

July 4th, 2017

The second release for Tron Week is by CTRL-ALT-ESC. Check it out...

July 3rd, 2017

In honour of the upcoming 35th anniversary of the movie Tron, five nerd bands have teamed up to create a Tronpilation EP.

Over the next five days, five songs will be released, followed by a free download of the Tronpilation on July 9th.

Here is the first song:

For the next week, look for additional songs by CTRL-ALT-ESC, Bedford Level Experiment, Regdar and the Fighters, and Hardcore Pong.

June 25th, 2017

The Thunder Geeks interviewed me for their latest show. You can listen to it on iTunes.

June 13th, 2017

Check out my interview on the inaugural edition of JR Talks To People

June 12th, 2017

New Song!
Next month is the 20th anniversary of the film
Contact, starring Jodie Foster, directed by Robert Zemekis, and based on the novel by Carl Sagan.

It's awesome and you should watch it if you haven't.

And then, after you've watched it, you should watch this:

And then you should back my Kickstarter!

May 29th, 2017

Humans! I have launched a Kickstarter campaign for a 6-song green vinyl EP called "Robots vs Monsters."

$1 gets your name in the record, $30 gets you the record, and $5500 gets you the actual guitar my minion used to record it! Plus there are many other awesome rewards.

Click here to check it out.

May 4th, 2017

Happy Star Wars Day!

April 3rd, 2017

Here's a little something about a classic moment from Star Trek The Next Generation

March 8th, 2017

Happy International Women's Day! On this day, try strapping on this song about Deadpool...

February 24th, 2017

This one is about a weird, hard-to-follow show called "The News." The writers recently added a new bad guy who seems to be some sort of tiny-handed Cheeto-man or something. It's ridiculous and completely unbelievable.

Please enjoy these Alternative Facts...

February 6th, 2017

New song! This one details the amazing thing that happens when a sea monster decides to write a song! This will shock you!

February 1st, 2017

My minion will be at Genrecon in Guelph this weekend.

Find him in the dealer's room at booth 7 to tell him how much he sucks.
Here is a handy map to avoid awkward encounters with other, less sucky humans...

January 24th, 2017

Two more convention appearances!

My minion will be at Genrecon in Guelph, Ontario, February 3rd - 5th.

And on March 17th - 19th, he will be at Toronto Comicon!

If you see him at either of these events, be sure to point at him and say, "YOU STINK, MINION!"

January 14th, 2017

My pathetic human minion will be spreading the word of my immortal moistness at Frostcon 2017 in Burlington, next weekend. (January 22nd and 23rd.)

He will be at booth A2 which, I am sad to say, is not marked with an X on the below map.

January 9th, 2017

New year, new song!

My pathetic minion has created another new song at my behest. This one is about what not to do when you find yourself stuck in a movie or TV show.

Behold... "Don't Blink, Don't Panic, Don't Feed Them After Midnight!"

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