ShitKid – “Sugar Town”

Some hero placed this track on the Raptor Jesus weekly Stereogum Weekend Party playlist. Prior to that I had never heard of ShitKid. A quick Bandcamp perusal yields the following data..... ShitKid is the project of 24-year-old...

Todd Terje -“Jungelknugen – Four Tet Remix”

Is Todd Terje one of the most interesting people in music? The answer is an unqualified "yes" Does Four Tet rule the known universe? Again, so much "yes" Here's the latter remixing...

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...

Jay Som – After Dark: Selfie-Interview with Melina Duterte

I had the pleasure of seeing Jay Som this evening at Salt Lake's own Kilby Court, a charming shed-in-an-alley venue downtown. Jay Som's music comes at you in waves. Grooves and melodies that ebb and flow,...

Playlists – Are There Rules? Well There F’ing Should Be

Playlists are fun. The bastard son of the mixtape the modern playlist is a big part of most of our listening lives. Making mixtapes was a fun nightmare. Forwarding...

“Vintage Blessings” – A Playlist For All Time !!!!!! (ok, maybe just today)

Another new music friday is upon us. It's like these things happen, I dunno, every fucking week or sumpin'. And as usual wading through the muck and mire to find the good stuff is...

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...

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...

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...

Meat’s Picks – Shitty Day Edition

I know, ok. I know. My picks have been a bit all over the place lately. But it's not my fault! I can't helpĀ the fact that my taste is as diverse as a bus full of...