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?

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...

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...

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...

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...

Veni Vidi Vicious Vs Is This It? (THIS IS HAPPENING)

Oh hi. Thanks for stopping by. This week has seen a massive firestorm on the various Blocland chat sites. One of the more virtuous writers for the site opined that The Hives album Veni Vidi Vicious...

Under Wires & Searchlights – Underrated bands: 2. Front 242

If you haven’t seen Martin McDonagh’s fantastic film In Bruges I strongly recommend you mend the error of your ways. In fact stop reading this and go and watch it now.  Go on. No? Well, for...

Looking Back: Alcest’s Souvenirs d’un autre monde at 10

Souvenirs d'un autre monde opens with "Printemps émeraude". Cymbols are struck with the intensity of wind chimes on your neighbor's porch, post rock guitars soar with small scale intimacy. Blast beats enter the mix and hit with...

Blocland is Proud to Announce the 1st Annual BlocFest!

  This is it, Blocland faithful. We are just pleased as peaches to announce the inaugural BlocFest 2017, proudly sponsored by , this November on the magnificent shores of Lake Koocanusa. Which is less than a two...