The Mist: A Playlist

I live in a deep valley that often gets swamped with thick fog and mist for days on end. This last week has been particularly bleak, the fluffy Christmas-time snow gone stale and now just a...

Titus Andronicus – “Number One (In New York)” Video

The Brooklyn barroom philosophers Titus Andronicus will be returning in March with their fifth full length A Productive Cough. The new album will be the followup to 2015's ridiculously sprawling The Most Lamentable Tragedy. Now the group has shared the...

Why Don’t We and Hate in 2017

In a year full of hate, perhaps the greatest hater of all was me. Halfway through 2017, I and the rest of the blocland fam, and the whole world tbh, fell in love with hot new...

Tribulation – “Lady Death”

Next month, the ghoulish Swedish death metal outfit Tribulation will be back with Down Below. The new album will be the followup to their 2015 opus The Children of the Night. We've already shared the record's hooky lead single "The...

Saul Wright’s 50 BEST ALBUMS OF 2017

  Blocland Presents LISTENTODELION’s 50 BEST ALBUMS OF 2017 A Saul Wright Production It's been a hell of a year. People always say "I'm so glad this year is over" as if the turning of a calendar page has some sort...

Have we gone TOO FAR?

Dear citizens... Have we gone TOO FAR? How long have we all been drinking the TOO FAR JUICE?! We've become worthless, pitiful SLOBS, glued to our DEVICES.. and INCAPABLE of RETALIATION! What have we done? Why are we letting them TAKE CONTROL?! We...

Procrastination Post: I Am Working on the Best Albums List

Hey Blocland Faithful! I am working on the best albums list and wanted to take a quick break to see how everyone's summer went. How did it go? Did you go on any trips? Did you...

Colin’s Hip-Hop Bops: The Best Bops Of 2017 + Classic Corner (feat. Lobster Man)

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...

From our Family to Yours: A Turkey Day ode to Sara Lee

Today while you slather gravy over pipping hot taters and gaze upon a turkey's carcass greased up like a WWE champion, know that we at Blocland are giving various thanks, and a big one is owed...

Selections From Saul: ECM Edition

Jazz fans have been waiting for ECM Records to come to streaming services since streaming services were invented. To say that ECM (Edition of Contemporary Music) is a well-respected label with decades of great albums doesn't begin...