PWR BTTM – “Answer My Text” Video

PWR BTTM is gearing up to release their sophomore album, Pageant, in May. They have already impressed us here at Blocland with the barn burning lead single, "Big Beautiful Day". Now they've shared with the us the...

Fuck Spotify

Does anyone want to switch to Apple Music with me? How about Amazon Music Unlimited? Google Play? Maybe I'll just steal anything not on bandcamp and buy the rest? My account just got hacked into tonight. They...

Warshed Out – “Feel It All Around” a/k/a Chilwave’s Most Chil Track

https://youtu.be/X-ebZt_plw0   Pretty much explains it all doesn't it? No need for me to add anything when the template is spelled out in pure color. Water. Lots of it. In a pinch, your friend's swimming pool would do the...

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...
Thom Wasluck

The Gloomiest Website In the World Interviews Planning For Burial

  The music of Thom Wasluck is difficult to explain. To put it as simply as possible, the Planning For Burial mastermind specializes in a kind of blackened slowcore that incorporates a healthy dose of shoegaze. But explaining...

Livejasmine Presents: Radiohead’s OK Computer – A Blocland Retrospective

  The tale of OK Computer is a complex one. Until I started working at Blocland and talking to the rest of the staff, who are all considerably younger and sharper than myself, I had no idea of...

Tribulation – “The Lament” Video

Tribulation impressed a whole hell of a lot of people with their 2015 death metal ripper The Children of the Night. Today, the band has shared the first single and video for the followup Down Below. The track is called...

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...

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...

Rest In Peace, Prodigy of the Infamous Mobb Deep.

Prodigy of Mobb Deep tragically passed away yesterday, leaving behind a legacy full of hard, unforgettable rhymes and verses that have, and will continue to, stand the test of time.  Here's to the H.N.I.C., may he...