Blocland Acquires Condé Nast

In a surprising and admittedly very alpha move, it was announced Monday morning that upstart independent music site Blocland has acquired New York based mass media company Condé Nast. This marks a historic day for the site,...

Slowdive – “Falling Ashes”

Shoegaze greats Slowdive make their triumphant return today. And there's something about this band reuniting that simply works. This album feels absolutely 1993 and 2017 at the same time. ...

Diamonds in the Turd: Sum 41 – We’re All To Blame

The world is crazy, man - like the time Sum 41 got caught up in some gunfire in the Congo. Sum 41 achieved massive success in their home nation of Canada. Let me go in too deep on...

Under Wires & Searchlights – Underrated bands: 1. The God Machine

Legend has it that the members of The God Machine, Robin Proper-Sheppard: guitar and vocals, Jimmy Fernandez: bass and Ron Austin: percussion, came to England in the early 90s with only £50 between them. What is...

Teen Time w/ Uncle Don: Good Charlotte Were Lit

Brothers: bodies bound by blood. Blessed boys. These words start with the letter "B." But don't get it twisted fam - there was nothing Grade "B" about Hot Topic teen sensations, Good Charlotte. They were Grade...

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...

The Bug, Earth – “Snakes Vs Rats”

Apparently today's theme is Dark Ambient bullshit. Check out this latest collaboration between experimental ambient genius Kevin Martin, AKA The Bug and heavy-metal/drone beasts Earth. This is a follow up to the EP Boa/Cold the two...

Baba Stiltz – “Can’t Help It”: 2017 Keeps Bringin’ the Slick, Sensual Electronic Goods

My summers are usually soundtracked by that silky smooth, sexy electronic music made by a talented cadre of dudes (think Hot Chip for disco, Chromeo for that funk fix, etc.). Summer 2017 should be no exception,...

Mike Scheidt (Yob) Needs Your Help

A couple of us bloclanders were pumped up for Yob this Friday but that's not important right now. Mike Scheidt, Yob mainman, all-around great guy, and shamanic bringer of cosmic doom, had emergency surgery for diverticulitis...

Blocland Proudly Presents: Introducing the Blocland Theme Song Competition!

Blocland needs a theme song. More importantly Blocland needs a free theme song. Finances are still tight due to our lack of Corporate Sponsors (cough Corona cough). The Blocland Board of Directors decided the best way to...