The World’s Ramblingest Website Interviews Bask

Asheville, North Carolina's Bask is criminally underappreciated. Their new album, Ramble Beyond, is an exhilarating journey through stoner metal, southern rock, country, Americana, psychedelia, and post-rock. But none of that matters when you hit play. These...

Interview: Jefre Cantu-Ledesma talks about his stunning shoegaze-ish new album On The Echoing Green

Cantu-Ledesma details his new album with Blocland folkie Saul Wright.

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 already been around since the nineties, playing with various acts and under different aliases, before embracing his given name and releasing...

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 and opposing ideas and aesthetics that'll lead you down infinite amounts of bandcamp wormholes. Metal is saturated with so many subgenres...

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 Water.  Find Blocland's full album review here: http://blocland.com/news/ive-heard-shannon-lay-queen-mother-sunflowers-living-water "I am here as a channel for something bigger than myself and the more I acknowledge...

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 bedrock was based around fierce individualism and the idea that society was a corrupting force toward man. The major theme running...

Interview: Nap Eyes on Naps and Much More

  Nap Eyes’ Thought Rock Fish Scale was one of my favorite albums of 2016. I wrote about its “simple and easygoing but meticulously constructed” songs, the “top-notch treatises on family, friends, loneliness and the modern ennui,” and...

The World’s Crunchiest Website Interviews Jake Xerxes Fussell

Jake Xerxes Fussell is a classic storyteller. His pleasant, emotive and just-slightly-gruff voice is perfectly suited to the passing-along of old stories and his mellow, melodic picking style accentuates that warm and charming feeling. Fussell grew up...

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 and demands you to get off your ass and take action in a personal sense and in regards to the world...

The World’s Thirstiest Website Interviews Art Of Burning Water

AOBW (l-r): Mike, Kunal, Grief Art Of Burning Water is bad ass. Their latest album, 2016's Between Life And Nowhere is a masterstroke of "PhD-beat inspired heartcore of the worst kind". The UK trio has been caving...