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dogshit whisperer №4

Oh hi. I didn't see you there. Here is a link to the archived version of last week's playlist, dogshit whisperer №3. Now, onto this week's...

dogshit whisperer №3

Okay, sorry, this post is almost a full week late. The new dogshit whisperer will go up on Monday. Here is a link to...

dogshit whisperer №2

Listen up, you lucky little so-and-so's! I'm kicking off a new weekly Spotify playlist called dogshit whisperer, a repository for "interesting" (i.e. less indie-blog-friendly)...

Evoken – “Valorous Consternation”

Today, the legendary New Jersey funeral doom band Evoken are sharing the lead single off their highly anticipated new album Hypnagogia. The band doesn't stick to...

Blocland Writers Pick their Song of the Summer™ 2018

Well, looks like summer is about over. Folks are thinking about cardigans and leaves and witch house. National coffee chains are gearing up for the...

Features

Blocland Writers Pick their Song of the Summer™ 2018

Well, looks like summer is about over. Folks are thinking about cardigans and leaves and witch...

Interview: Messa on Scarlet Doom and Feast For Water

There’s no cinematic art form as distinctly American as the Western. When we think of...

Great Electronic Albums of 2018 (Part One)

Congratulations, humans of the world, you have reached the halfway point of 2018. As we...

Blocland’s 296 Greatest Albums: 296-129

Blocland is releasing its list of the Best 296 Albums of All Time. It is...

Interview: Svalbard’s Serena Cherry on It’s Hard to Have Hope

  We listen to hardcore for the urgency. It’s the kind of physical music that inspires...

Interview: Messa on Scarlet Doom and Feast For Water

There’s no cinematic art form as distinctly American as the Western. When we think of...

Interview: Svalbard’s Serena Cherry on It’s Hard to Have Hope

  We listen to hardcore for the urgency. It’s the kind of physical music that inspires...

Interview: Nap Eyes on Naps and Much More

  Nap Eyes’ Thought Rock Fish Scale was one of my favorite albums of 2016. I wrote...

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...

Evoken – “Valorous Consternation”

Today, the legendary New Jersey funeral doom band Evoken are sharing the lead single off...

Interview: Messa on Scarlet Doom and Feast For Water

There’s no cinematic art form as distinctly American as the Western. When we think of...

Great Metal Albums of 2018 (So Far…)

We're over halfway through 2018. Which means it's time to cut the sleeves off that...

Horrendous – “Soothsayer”

Where do you go after releasing a masterpiece? Where do you go after releasing a...

Rebel Wizard – “The Poor and Ridiculous Alchemy of Christ and Lucifer and Us All”

After releasing the excellent Great Addictions to Blindingly Dark, Worldly Life EP back in February, Rebel Wizard...

Op-Ed

Bloc Metal II

  In this installment of Bloc Metal, we take a look at Sleep's long awaited comeback...

Darkness On The Edge Of Margaritaville

Recently, it was announced that Jimmy Buffett will at long last realize his dream of...

Bloc Metal I

  Hey, hey! New column alert! 'Bloc Metal' will be Blocland's recurring column covering the happenings...

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...

dogshit whisperer №4

Oh hi. I didn't see you there. Here is a link to the archived version of...

dogshit whisperer №3

Okay, sorry, this post is almost a full week late. The new dogshit whisperer will...

dogshit whisperer №2

Listen up, you lucky little so-and-so's! I'm kicking off a new weekly Spotify playlist called...

July Fourth Playlist ’18

One if by land, and two, if by sea, and I on the opposite shore...

Lifevests & Helmets 3: Don’t Fucking Drown

On February 17, 2018, I received an email from scruffy entitled: "L&H 3?" My reply: "Yes....