Evolution of the Shrimp: An Arthropod’s Tail

Here at Blocland, crustaceans are a commodity. Our salary doesn't only consist of shrimp, we also bribe and bargain with these delicious little arthropods. But...

Meat’s Picks

Greetings from my high school reunion! is what I would have been saying, if my high school reunion was actually tonight like I thought...

Colin’s Hip-Hop Bops: Dissecting “Emo Rap” + The Classic Corner (feat. Saul Wright)

Welp, no one asked for it, but we've got ourselves a new semi-regular feature. Featuring yours truly, talkin' about hip-hop, from the bops to...

Prurient – “Naturecum”

Noise king Dominick Fernow is getting ready to release his new album under the Prurient moniker, Rainbow Mirrror. The album will be the followup to his...

Handbook for the Recently Deceased: A Blocland Gothtober Playlist

  OMG, we're over a week into October! Who’s out sipping on that pumpkin-spiced latte while enjoying themselves a fall color tour?   -NOT YOU-   No Blocland devotee,...

Features

I’ve Heard It: Young Thug & Carnage – Young Martha

Young Thug is my favorite rapper alive, hands down. He has the most dynamic and thrilling voice in hip-hop, which is hard to argue even if you can't stomach the guy. And I know a lot...

I’ve Heard It: Shannon Lay- Queen Mother of Sunflowers-Living Water

Shannon Lay is a pollinator of intellectual blossoms. She carries granules from flowers to fields with her new album Living Water. Released on the Autumnal Equinox, Lay’s music balances light and dark as she connects the...

I’ve Heard It: Yellow Eyes – Immersion Trench Reverie

US black metal roars once again as October the 20th sees Will and Sam Skarstad return under the banner of their most well known project, Yellow Eyes. This time it's with a new album, the strangely...

Tove reaches a new Lo

My beloved Tove Lo just released a song called "Disco Tits." Okay, if Ke$ha circa-2010 released a song called "Disco Tits," it would be a stupid musical glitter-bomb with ridiculous lyrics, but at least it'd be playful...

I’ve Heard It: Everything Everything – A Fever Dream

For a band with the political and satirical edge of Everything Everything, the last two years have given the band a lot of juicy material to work with. But hell, it's almost been too much. I...

Interview: Wolves In the Throne Room’s Aaron Weaver on Justice and Thrice Woven

During the early 1820s to 1830s, American philosophy took a turn toward Transcendentalism. The movement's...

Interview: Shannon Lay and her Love Letter to Planet Earth

  Shannon Lay wrote a Love Letter to Planet Earth in the form of her album Living...

Interview: Nate Garrett On Spirit Adrift’s Curse of Conception

As an esteemed colleague pointed out, metal is confounding. It's a confusing mass of intertwining...

Blocland Tweeterviews Megan from Couch Slut

Blocland uses the power of twitter to talk with Megan about shapes and land shrimp in an interview you can't afford to miss!

Interview: Chuck Johnson and His Otherworldly Pedal Steel Guitar

Chuck Johnson isn’t new to this. But his new album is nothing like you’d expect. He’d...

Prurient – “Naturecum”

Noise king Dominick Fernow is getting ready to release his new album under the Prurient...

Interview: Wolves In the Throne Room’s Aaron Weaver on Justice and Thrice Woven

During the early 1820s to 1830s, American philosophy took a turn toward Transcendentalism. The movement's...

Blut aus Nord – “Apostasis”

The mysterious French black metal entity Blut aus Nord is gearing up to release its...

Interview: Nate Garrett On Spirit Adrift’s Curse of Conception

As an esteemed colleague pointed out, metal is confounding. It's a confusing mass of intertwining...

I’ve Heard It: Yellow Eyes – Immersion Trench Reverie

US black metal roars once again as October the 20th sees Will and Sam Skarstad...

Op-Ed

Cut To The Meaning: Dissecting the Jepsen Theory

Over four billion years ago, as the chaos that unfolded during the Big Bang began...

John Mayer Needs to Shred Hard and Frequently

Damn it, John. We know you can shred. Every so often you open up that door,...

Tweesville – Population: Wes Anderson

Morning Bloclanders! Let's talk about Wes Anderson for a minute. We all love his movies,...

Veni Vidi Vicious Vs Is This It? (THIS IS HAPPENING)

Oh hi. Thanks for stopping by. This week has seen a massive firestorm on the...

Don’t Hear It: The War on Drugs – “Up All Night”

Above is the track list for The War on Drugs' hotly anticipated new album A...

Meat’s Picks

Greetings from my high school reunion! is what I would have been saying, if my...

Handbook for the Recently Deceased: A Blocland Gothtober Playlist

  OMG, we're over a week into October! Who’s out sipping on that pumpkin-spiced latte while...

Meat’s Picks – Wind Down Time

I'm so hungover, I'm skipping the National show tonight at Forest Hills.  It will probably...

Meat’s Picks

First, the bad news - I've been craaaaazy busy at work this week, so I...

Meat’s Picks – Total Request Weekend

Hey everybody. Gonna switch things up a bit right now. Today's picks are a shout...