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Stream Krukh – Безглуздість!

There’s a lot to cover when we talk about Blut aus Nord. The long-running French black metal project made it’s debut with Ultima Thulée...

I’ve Heard It: High On Fire – Electric Messiah

Matt Pike would like it if you stopped comparing him to Lemmy. The High On Fire guitarist and frontman wants to distance himself from...

Selections From Saul Vol. IV

The moment you've been waiting for is here - Saul Wright is back with a sweet selection of the freshest tunes, melodies, jams and...

New Sharon Van Etten Via Baby Monitor!

  Look, I'm excited for new Sharon Van Etten. A couple of recent tweets show what appear to be recording sessions, in turn recorded over a...

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...

Features

Selections From Saul Vol. IV

The moment you've been waiting for is here - Saul Wright is back with a...

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: 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...

I’ve Heard It: High On Fire – Electric Messiah

Matt Pike would like it if you stopped comparing him to Lemmy. The High On...

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...

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....