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Trock U Like a Time Vortex

There’s an underground movement of indie rock entitled “Trock,” or “Time Lord Rock,” which, as you might guess, is rock music about Doctor Who. It’s pretty awesome. The pioneering Trock band is Chameleon Circuit out of the UK. Here are a couple of their hits (videos made by users.) Enjoy the shit out of them.

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  1. Nedopak says:

    You’re such a nerd Chris! Alas, we love it.

  2. AAA says:

    WHOA! Popular YouTubers on Nerdist! Awesome!

  3. Wurm says:

    I agree with Wafa. Where’s our Harry and the Potters post? Or a post about the Annual Yule Ball held at the Middle East in Boston every year since 2005? There are so many wrock bands out there, you’d be surprised.

  4. Rose says:

    One word:

  5. happentobeshort says:

    wooh!! chameleon circuit are AMAZING.
    they might be coming out with a new album soon, alex day and charlie mcdonnell – the original men of the movement – have created two new songs that are on their youtube accounts: nerimon and charlieissocoollike. :]

  6. Emma says:

    Loving the Trock love! Charlie and Alex, the founders of Trock, are two totally awesome guys!!

  7. Rosie says:

    I cant even think of something witty and fabulous. I cant explain with words how happy this makes me…

  8. dragoncores says:

    at least they used the sexy doctor in the second one. the first video. its alright. *blinks* O SHIT NOOOOOOO i missed some of the video.

  9. Weudel says:

    I second John’s tip… Check out Z’s comp at

  10. Alli says:

    Whoa! I’m really glad I’ve know about Chameleon Circuit and Trock for a while now. Each member amazing, and they’re all Nerdfighters.

  11. Vince says:

    Dr. Who is in my head!! I watched blink for the first time about 2 minutes ago and i’m watching the blink video now. Trippy

  12. PHil. says:

    Sounds good, but I doubt they’ll have the success of the Timelords with Doctorin’ the Tardis, despite a lot more originality in the work. (They probably weren’t working from The Manual). Dr. Who as an inspiration for music doesn’t start with being inspired by Wrock.

  13. John Anealio says:

    Check out this compilation of awesome Dr. Who inspired music over at Hipster Please!

  14. TSAshlock says:

    Charlie from Chameleon Circuit does an acoustic ukelele version
    of Exterminate Regenerate that’s amazing. His channel is charlieissocoollike‬‎. Highly recommended!

  15. mRuss says:

    I look forward to the new movement of Prock, where all the songs are about male genitalia. I just don’t want to think about what the band names will be. Wait.. actually, yes I do.

  16. Wafa says:

    OMG!! I am so super excited b/c of this post. I remember when Alex (from Chameleon Circuit) first vlogged about Trock. I think you need to post about Wrock (wizard rock= Harry Potter) next b/c that is where Alex got the idea for Trock.

  17. Stephen P. says:

    I hope you discovered this via our conversation on Node and you are grateful. 😀

  18. Phil Defibaugh says:

    Makes me want to re-watch blink. One of the best Tennant era episodes 🙂

  19. Cass says:

    I love Doctor Who……this just made my fucking life…….

  20. Wow, awesome. So glad you posted this! Already enjoying their tracks, hoping my girlfriend will love it just as much!

  21. Joshua_M1001 says:

    Great post and thanks for the reminder about Chameleon Circuit, so fun and great expression of love for Doctor Who. You should get a person from Doctor Who to be on your podcast, that would be “fantastic!”

  22. Kronos says:

    Oh, the memories. Will those robotic Nazis ever truly die? David you will be missed (tear drop).