Padz Bop: Post Malone – “Better Now”

Hey remember when I was gonna write a pop column every month? Me neither. That was too ambitious for me. But wanna know what’s more ambitious? I’m gonna do one every week! I’m calling it Padz Bop,...

Underworld – “Brilliant Yes That Would Be”

As long as Old Man Winter won't GTFO, I'll keep on subjecting myself to a soundtrack of long-winded, melancholy electronic music. And just in time, Underworld -- UK legends who were new to me until their...

Bloc Metal I

  Hey, hey! New column alert! 'Bloc Metal' will be Blocland's recurring column covering the happenings in extreme music and rounding up all of the releases we believe to be worth your time and admiration. We'll be...

Holy Shit! We Forgot to Cover Iceage

I'd like to take a moment to issue and apology on behalf of the blog. Readers, fans, lovers, and Matador, I'm sorry. It appears that in all the music pondering, we forgot to dedicate any posts...

I’ve Heard It: Hookworms – Microshift

Google "hookworms" and you're greeted with a barrage of information on a particularly nasty parasitic worm, which infects helpless humans through contact with "hookworm larvae found in dirt contaminated by feces." Ick! They're insidious little buggers....

Waking This Ol’ Girl Up

Hey girl. Wake on up. Winter is over. In some parts of the country. Lol. Don't even. Ya gotta get moving. Get those posts back up. Get those sponsorship's. Get that ad money. Post a fake interview....

P.C. Music Continues to Bring the Goods

While no one is looking, P.C. Music continues to steamroll through its pop contemporaries, long having transcended its tongue-in-cheek, ironic inception. Right now we are feverishly anticipating SOPHIE's new album, and the new single "Faceshopping" just ratchets...

Mount Eerie – “Tintin In Tibet”

Next month, Phil Elverum is following up his 2017 Mount Eerie album, A Crow Looked at Me, with the new full length Now Only. He's already shared the over ten minute "Distortion" and this week he's gifted us with...

Colin’s Hip-Hop Bops: MIA Rappers + Classic Corner (feat. Raptor Jesus)

Okay everyone, settle down, I'm back with your favorite semi-regular hip-hop column. Featuring yours truly, talkin’ about hip-hop, from the bops to the flops. Meanwhile, groovy guest Raptor Jesus (who I have met in the flesh...

Half Waif – “Keep It Out”

I apologize to my throngs of fansand our dear leader Doris, praise be for my relative silence lately. Life throws you curveballs. But not the hanging curveballs you can whack out of the park -- the...