Julie Byrne’s “Not Even Happiness” is fantastic.

All the tracks on Julie Byrne's Not Even Happiness are great but "Sleepwalker" is best.    I lived my life alone before you And with those that I'd never succeeded to love And I grew so accustomed to that kind of solitude I...

Xiu Xiu – “Get Up” Video

Xiu Xiu are releasing their new album, Forget, later this month. Today they have released the third single, "Get Up" accompanied by a music video. It appears that after covering the Twin Peaks soundtrack the group has taken...

Important Steely Dan Update

The girl from the song "Hey Nineteen" will be turning 56 sometime this year, unless she has already done so. The times, oh how they fly. The editorial staff at Blocland would like to extend many...

I Love Makonnen Comes Out

A few weeks ago, new wave Atlanta R&B warbler I Love Makonnen made a brave announcement to the world. "I've always been different, and I'm not ashamed," says the rapper of his brave revelation to his many...

Is Stuff Sexy Enough? Far Too Often The Answer Is “No, It Is...

Well thank the Lord that's not the case with this track. I could lie to you and tell you about my really serious knowledge of the people involved in this song. But...

Celebs, Celebs, Celebs!

Going to the "Big Game" means brushing shoulders with big shots!  With that in mind, I'm proud to present to you, the world famous rap star T.I., tailgating in the NRG Stadium parking lot in Houston before...

Witty Repartee

I suppose the concept is cool. The appeal is kinda lost on me tho. Here's a Lakker song that doesn't say a gott damn thing. Which I do like.

Blocland Interviews White Reaper: Worlds Greatest American Website Interviews Americas Greatest Band on Earth

EDITOR'S NOTE: Unlike most of the content on this site, this is actually a real interview conducted between the Blocland staff and Tony Esposito of White Reaper. We know, we can't believe it either. We could show...

All Music Is Shoegaze If You Try Hard Enough

Really makes you think, huh? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmwDxdM1RKU

Break Out Your Black Lights and Listen to Kairon; IRSE

Today Kieron; IRSE! release their progressive shoegaze freakout, Ruination, onto an unsuspecting world. The album was produced by Juho Vanhasen of the Blocland approved psychedelic black metal band, Oranssi Pazuzu. Much like Oranssi Pazuzu. Kieron; IRSE!...