The Blocland Special: Special Playlist for a Special Sandwich Day

by Cooolin, LeMonjello, & Lobsterman In honor of #NationalSandwichDay, we here at Blocland have created our own Dagwood-worthy stacked playlist. Meats and cheeses and some little surprises, sandwiched between sturdy indie-rock bread. Open your ears, open wide. So...

Colin’s Hip-Hop Bops: Dissecting “Emo Rap” + The Classic Corner (feat. Saul Wright)

Welp, no one asked for it, but we've got ourselves a new semi-regular feature. Featuring yours truly, talkin' about hip-hop, from the bops to the flops. Meanwhile, groovy guests will stop by to talk about some...

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: 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: 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...

Teen Time w/ Uncle Don: Good Charlotte Were Lit

Brothers: bodies bound by blood. Blessed boys. These words start with the letter "B." But don't get it twisted fam - there was nothing Grade "B" about Hot Topic teen sensations, Good Charlotte. They were Grade...

Presenting the Official BlocFest 2017 Lineup!

This is is, Blocland faithful. Your official BlocFest 2017 lineup. Tickets are selling like hot shrimp stew, so get your pass today and make slippery memories with us this November. Stay tuned for more exciting details in...

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...

Blocland is Proud to Announce the 1st Annual BlocFest!

  This is it, Blocland faithful. We are just pleased as peaches to announce the inaugural BlocFest 2017, proudly sponsored by , this November on the magnificent shores of Lake Koocanusa. Which is less than a two...

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.