Spirit Adrift – “Starless Age (Enshrined)”

The Phoenix, Arizona planet pounders Spirit Adrift will be returning next month with their sophomore album, Curse of Conception. We've already heard the album's prog-ed out title track and now the band is sharing the equally essential second...

Bell Witch – “Mirror Reaper” Excerpt

Today, the Seattle, Washington funeral doom behemoths Bell Witch have shared a ten minute excerpt of their hotly anticipated 86 minute track, "Mirror Reaper". The song is the followup to 2015's gargantuan Four Phantoms. Judging from the excerpt,...

Alice Glass – “Without Love” is Pop for the Dark Days of Autumn

Okay, so-called "summer music," you've had your moment in the sun -- but time to pack away the cheer and make room for the kings and queens of autumn. Exhibit A: Alice Glass, who thankfully has...

Listen to Monarch’s Ominous Maximalist “Of Night, With Knives”

Ambient French funeral doomers, Monarch! are gearing up to release their new album Never Forever next month. For the record's second single, they have shared the hefty opening track. Clocking in at just over fifteen minutes, "Of Night,...

Don’t Hear It: The War on Drugs – “Up All Night”

Above is the track list for The War on Drugs' hotly anticipated new album A Deeper Understanding (In Stores August 25, 2017) From that list, The War on Drugs' new big label owners Columbia thought it would...

“The Moon’s Detriment”- Shannon Lay

Today, August 14th, marks the beginning of Kevin Morby’s highly significant summer tour. Why is this important? Why should Blocland readers care? Because, within 15 months of Singing Saw’s release in 2016, Morby has put out...

Meat’s Picks: TGI-TY Edition

It's Friday, which means it's time for another edition of Meat's Picks.  Today's selections are a shout out to our nation's most prolific garage rocker, Ty Segall. Much like my own, Mr. Segall's musical palette is diverse...

Everything Everything – “Desire”

Have you listened to Get To Heaven, the 2015 album from U.K. art-rock band Everything Everything? It's one of the best albums of the '10s, and that ain't hyperbole. So if you've missed out, stop whatever...

EMA – “Blood and Chalk”

EMA is set to release her politically-charged, alt-rock experiment, Exile In the Outer Ring, later this month. Today she has shared the album's new and fourth single, "Blood and Chalk". The track is a much quieter affair compared...

Hey Charli, I was busy thinking about PEOPLE!

Charli XCX's new song "Boys" is a hotbed of controversy. Coupled with its music video objectifying popular male artists (JUSTICE FOR CHARLIE THE TRUTH PUTH!) Charli has hit a massive low when she should be sailing...