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...

The Scary One At The End Of The Street

What has become of Witch House? Where is it going? Where did it come from?

Evolution of the Shrimp: An Arthropod’s Tail

Here at Blocland, crustaceans are a commodity. Our salary doesn't only consist of shrimp, we also bribe and bargain with these delicious little arthropods. But what exactly is it that make these creatures so unique? PANTSUIT, the...

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...

Why Don’t We Learn About Our Boys?

"In fair Los Angeles, where we lay our scene. From ancient boy band break up to new badboy bandery. Where chill looks makes sick vibes sicker. From forth the fatal loins of Logan Paul, a quintet of fresh...

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...

Why Don’t We Go On The Today Show

9 February 1964. The Beatles perform live on national television for the first time, and change the course of history. 25 July 1965. Newport Folk Festival. Dylan goes electric. Big deal. 18 June 1967. Monterey Pop Festival. Woodstock,...

Why Don’t We Have a Why Don’t We Week At Blocland?

Welcome to Why Don't We (WDW) week at Blocland. Over the next week, we will shine our shrimplight on the hottest new teen sensation, WDW. We'll introduce you to the boys. Rank them. Discover their place...

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...