I’ve Heard It: Hell – Machitikos

August, that time of year synonymous with sun, sea, warm evenings, relaxed attitudes, cold beer, barbecues, holidays, happiness, and DOOM!!! Hell have kindly obliged us on the last point and are about to drop a new...

Blocland Presents: A Track by Track Review of The War on Drug’s “A Deeper...

Blocland's writing staff takes a deep look into The War on Drug's "A Deeper Understanding" to give you a deeper understanding of the album.

I’ve Heard It: Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister – Planetarium

Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister explore the voyage to the great attractor with their thought-provoking album Planetarium, A seventeen track collaborative project of intergalactic candor that even PBS Space Time should consider...

I’ve Heard It: Young Thug & Carnage – Young Martha

Young Thug is my favorite rapper alive, hands down. He has the most dynamic and thrilling voice in hip-hop, which is hard to argue even if you can't stomach the guy. And I know a lot...

I’ve Heard It: Future – s/t (The Pee-Gold Album)

He'll probably release another self-titled album, right? Maybe even this year! So let me be the first to call the pee-gold album The Pee-Gold Album. I mean... Seriously tho, what else does that cover make y'all think except... Maybe without the...

Tove reaches a new Lo

My beloved Tove Lo just released a song called "Disco Tits." Okay, if Ke$ha circa-2010 released a song called "Disco Tits," it would be a stupid musical glitter-bomb with ridiculous lyrics, but at least it'd be playful...

I’ve Heard It: Converge – The Dusk In Us

When you put out one of the most beloved pieces of art of the 21st century, you deserve a free pass. In an ideal world, you’d be allowed to fuck around. You’d be allowed to get...

I’ve Heard It: Calvin Harris – Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1

At a posh L.A. mansion -- one of those with giant-ass windows, tacky celebrity memorabilia, and a shit-load of fountains -- Calvin Harris invited a posse of A-listers for a lazy weekend of weed and light...

I’ve Heard It: Botanist – The Shape of He to Come

Verdant black/green metal artist Otrebor returns on the 1st September with a new Botanist album, the curiously titled "The Shape of He to Come". On the evidence of its title track the album will once again...

I’ve Heard It: Everything Everything – A Fever Dream

For a band with the political and satirical edge of Everything Everything, the last two years have given the band a lot of juicy material to work with. But hell, it's almost been too much. I...