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Stream Closer – All This Will Be

There’s a scene in Mike Mills’ 2011 film Beginners where Mary Page Keller explains primal scream therapy to her son. She puts him in...

Blocland Presents: The Cause for the Koz

Good day to you, Dear Reader!  You might have some ideas about Mark Kozelek, frontman for Red House Painters, Sun Kil Moon, and solo...

Blocland’s Most Anticipated Albums of 2018

Man, 2017 was rough, huh? Not a single good album. Literally every album sounded like a wet fart. We kept this mom-and-pop music blog...

Blocland Presents: Blocland’s Best Metal Albums of 2017

I read an account on the 1970s CBGB scene, once. I’d credit it if I knew who wrote it or if I could find...

Sound In Theory – Guitar 101

When it comes to instruments, recording techniques, and music theory, other music blogs pretend they know what they're talking about–but not us. They focus on...

Features

Blocland’s Most Anticipated Albums of 2018

Man, 2017 was rough, huh? Not a single good album. Literally every album sounded like...

Blocland Presents: Blocland’s Best Metal Albums of 2017

I read an account on the 1970s CBGB scene, once. I’d credit it if I...

Blocland Presents: Blocland’s Honorable Mentions Part 3 of ?

We made it to Part 3. Congrats team. Will there be a Part 4?My guess is...

Blocland Presents: Blocland’s Honorable Mentions Part 2 of ?

You all asked for it. Heres part two of our Wildly Successful Honorable Mention series.Jesus....

Why Don’t We and Hate in 2017

In a year full of hate, perhaps the greatest hater of all was me. Halfway...

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...

Blocland Presents: Blocland’s Best Metal Albums of 2017

I read an account on the 1970s CBGB scene, once. I’d credit it if I...

Primal Rite – “Immutable Law”

My 2018 musical prediction is: it's about to be a banner year for thrash metal....

Insect Ark – “In the Nest”

The multi instrumentalist duo, Insect Ark, comprised of Dana Schechter and Ashley Spungin are set...

Harakiri For The Sky – “You Are the Scars”

The Austrian black metal duo Harakiri For The Sky will be returning in February with...

I’ve Heard It: Converge – The Dusk In Us

When you put out one of the most beloved pieces of art of the 21st...

Op-Ed

I Like Drawings of Fish

Illustrations of fish bring me great joy. I also like artistic depictions of birds and...

Fairytale Logic – Revisiting the Ending of “Pan’s Labyrinth”

Last night, Guillermo Del Toro’s latest film, The Shape of Water, took home Golden Globe...

Have we gone TOO FAR?

Dear citizens... Have we gone TOO FAR? How long have we all been drinking the TOO FAR...

The Blocland Promise: We Will Not Sell Out Unless We Get Paid

Dear Readers, The internet has become an insufferable experience. This is nothing new but it seems...

Cut To The Meaning: Dissecting the Jepsen Theory

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

Blocland Presents: The Cause for the Koz

Good day to you, Dear Reader!  You might have some ideas about Mark Kozelek, frontman...

The Mist: A Playlist

I live in a deep valley that often gets swamped with thick fog and mist...

Saul Wright’s 50 BEST ALBUMS OF 2017

  Blocland Presents LISTENTODELION’s 50 BEST ALBUMS OF 2017 A Saul Wright Production It's been a hell of a year....

Dor Picks #15: Ambient Leanings

Hey fuck that Meat guy stealing all the Picks shine. Here is the 15th edition of...

Meat’s Picks – Daylight Savings Edition

I know.  I've been slacking lately.  Doris has threatened to fire me.  The seasons are...