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Deafheaven – “Canary Yellow”

One of my favorite introductions to an album ever is the first minute of "Printemps émeraude" on Alcest's Souvenirs d'un autre monde. Bells clang together, the...

The OFFICIAL Summertime ’18 Blocland Bangerz Playlist

Summer memories. Cookin' shrimp-on-a-stick over an illegal campfire with your dad and his friends. Drinkin' martinis on the patio while listening to scratchy old...

Doris Ranks Bon Iver Songs

Doris ranks Bon Iver songs for Caleb

Bloc Metal II

  In this installment of Bloc Metal, we take a look at Sleep's long awaited comeback and Wreckmeister Harmonies' latest full-length. ***   On The Sciences, Sleep are...

Why Don’t We Re-evaluate “Humbug”?

I remember revving up Humbug back in 2009 and expecting another “Brianstorm” or "View From the Afternoon" to obliterate the speakers of my '92...

Features

Why Don’t We Re-evaluate “Humbug”?

I remember revving up Humbug back in 2009 and expecting another “Brianstorm” or "View From...

Kisses from the Editor

A poem from the editor to the staff

Bloc Metal I

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

Interview: Nap Eyes on Naps and Much More

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

Colin’s Hip-Hop Bops: MIA Rappers + Classic Corner (feat. Raptor Jesus)

Okay everyone, settle down, I'm back with your favorite semi-regular hip-hop column. Featuring yours truly,...

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...

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!

Deafheaven – “Canary Yellow”

One of my favorite introductions to an album ever is the first minute of "Printemps...

Bloc Metal II

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

I’ve Heard It: Panopticon – The Scars of Man On the Once Nameless Wilderness (Parts I & II)

I think Ansel Adams would've been a black metal fan. He definitely would've been a...

Wayfarer – “Animal Crown”

The Denver black metal act Wayfarer are set to release their third album World's Blood at the...

Ghost – “Rats”

Hear that? Those are the agonized groans of the Blocland metal establishment over this post....

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...

The OFFICIAL Summertime ’18 Blocland Bangerz Playlist

Summer memories. Cookin' shrimp-on-a-stick over an illegal campfire with your dad and his friends. Drinkin'...

Dor Picks #22

This playlist was inspired by Blochead4real and his love for all music. Namaste.     

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....