Blocland Presents: Blocland’s Best Albums of 2017 (10-06)

  We have made it to Part 3 of Blocland Present's Blocland's Albums of the Year. What a fuckin ride. We are all still recovering from Lemon's brutal takedown of Alex Cameron.We received hate mail and death threats...

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...

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.

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: 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...

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,...

Diamonds in the Turd: Sleigh Bells – I Can Only Stare

Derek Miller made the last Sleigh Bells album (Jessica Rabbit) by slamming a bunch of song fragments together into "songs," making the album feel like a perpetual 5-second skip forward, and robbing any momentum. But there's a diamond in...

In Memoriam: Blocland Employees Who Died in 2017

We take the time to show our respect to those who parished this year.

Meat’s Picks: Volume 1

Everyone agrees that diversity is the spice of life, and since it's long been established that my musical tastes are the most diverse of all the Blocland staffers (and honestly, maybe the most diverse of anyone...

The Blocland Buzz: 5 Hot Topics Our Writers Can’t Stop Buzzing About!

  Introducing The Blocland Buzz! A new Feature on your favorite web blog Blocland.com. Every time I feel like doing this post I'll ask a few of our writers what the buzz is. They know that's code...