The Best Albums of 2018, according to Saul Wright

Ladies and germs, it's that time again. As we put another year in the trash heap of history and start anew, looking forward with hope and fear, let...

Blocland 2018: Our Favorite Albums of the Year

We are Blocland, and these are our impressions of the best albums of 2018 20 - Soccer Mommy - Clean

The Blocland 2018 Gift Guide!

The Holidays are here! And ten bucks says you're stressing about finding the perfect gift for your loved ones. We understand, it's a lot of pressure to express your love through an appropriately budgeted well-thought-out gift....

Stream Krukh – Безглуздість!

There’s a lot to cover when we talk about Blut aus Nord. The long-running French black metal project made it’s debut with Ultima Thulée in 1995 and has been steadily transforming since. With each release, Vinsdval,...

New Sharon Van Etten Via Baby Monitor!

  Look, I'm excited for new Sharon Van Etten. A couple of recent tweets show what appear to be recording sessions, in turn recorded over a baby monitor. They're sparse previews, but both appear to be from the...

Blocland Writers Pick their Song of the Summer™ 2018

Well, looks like summer is about over. Folks are thinking about cardigans and leaves and witch house. National coffee chains are gearing up for the annual poisoning of American millennials. But hold on there, folks. Don't drink that...

Interview: Messa on Scarlet Doom and Feast For Water

There’s no cinematic art form as distinctly American as the Western. When we think of America, we think of the cowboy. We think of the strong jawed, sun tanned, loner riding into a dust covered Nevada...

Great Electronic Albums of 2018 (Part One)

Congratulations, humans of the world, you have reached the halfway point of 2018. As we await a loaded fall release calendar, your friends and droids at Blocland are reflecting on this year's best electronic albums so...

The OFFICIAL Summertime ’18 Blocland Bangerz Playlist

Summer memories. Cookin' shrimp-on-a-stick over an illegal campfire with your dad and his friends. Drinkin' martinis on the patio while listening to scratchy old Mel Tormé records with your dad and his friends. Cruisin' the Main...

Why Don’t We Re-evaluate “Humbug”?

I remember revving up Humbug back in 2009 and expecting another “Brianstorm” or "View From the Afternoon" to obliterate the speakers of my '92 Accord. But rather than the delicious banger I craved, I got the awkward,...