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...

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 Accord. But rather than the delicious banger I craved, I got the awkward,...

Bloc Metal I

  Hey, hey! New column alert! 'Bloc Metal' will be Blocland's recurring column covering the happenings in extreme music and rounding up all of the releases we believe to be worth your time and admiration. We'll be...

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...

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, talkin’ about hip-hop, from the bops to the flops. Meanwhile, groovy guest Raptor Jesus (who I have met in the flesh...

Teen Corner: How Many Likes is My Life Worth?

Back with a fresh pack of cigs and premorbid COPD the chainsmokers ring in 2018 with a song that says they are lit, chill, and sick.

Blocland’s Most Anticipated Albums of 2018

Man, 2017 was rough, huh? Not a single good album. Literally every album sounded like a wet fart. We kept this mom-and-pop music blog alive by saying nice thingssomeone sponsor us, but really, it was all...

Blocland Presents: Blocland’s Best Metal Albums of 2017

I read an account on the 1970s CBGB scene, once. I’d credit it if I knew who wrote it or if I could find it again. For the most part, it was exactly what you’d expect...

Why Don’t We and Hate in 2017

In a year full of hate, perhaps the greatest hater of all was me. Halfway through 2017, I and the rest of the blocland fam, and the whole world tbh, fell in love with hot new...

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. People always say "I'm so glad this year is over" as if the turning of a calendar page has some sort...