There Will Be Blood. Well, I Hope Not. But It’s Possible

Good friday to you all!!! While we sit here on a pretty slow new release friday and twiddle our collective thumbs and pretend everything is A-OK a storm is brewing. We here at Blocland think of...

ShitKid – “Sugar Town”

Some hero placed this track on the Raptor Jesus weekly Stereogum Weekend Party playlist. Prior to that I had never heard of ShitKid. A quick Bandcamp perusal yields the following data..... ShitKid is the project of 24-year-old...

Song Of The Year – Time To Start “The Short List”

Here we be, peeps. That bloodthirstiest of months, August. The take no prisoners motherFUCKER of a month. It's 114 in FarNorCal today and it feels like it's 162, minimum. So it seems weird to start talking...

I’ve Heard It: Couch Slut – Contempt

Yikes bikes. I hadn't heard the first album from noise-rock beasts Couch Slut so this second album, Contempt, caught me a wee bit-off guard. Lead singer Megan Osztrosits is a terror who is able to cut...

Bring Your Own Dinner – WTF Is This Nonsense?

Ever been invited to a Bring Your Own Dinner event? Not potluck. Some fucking thing where apparently everybody shows up at a prescribed time and brings their own dinner? And from what I gather you don't...

It’s Not You, It’s Me or Shut It Down. SHUT IT ALL DOWN

*UPDATE: Spider picture removed. Readers found it unnerving. *UPDATE II: Apparently scorpions are verboten as well. Enjoy the new image. When was the last time you shut down on a band? ...

Oneohtrix Point Never (Featuring Iggy Pop) – “The Pure And The Damned”

So genius Oneohtrix Point Never cut a track with rock God to end all rock Gods Iggy Pop and the Earth didn't stop spinning, the Sun didn't explode, and my heart still beats. I don't understand shit. https://open.spotify.com/track/29CQl42Yv6jBUrVgbq35jr

Joe Goddard – “Electric Lines”

Joe Goddard of Hot Chip fame has a new solo album that came out in April. How this slipped by my radar is beyond me. Thanks to my internet pal Jorge for wising me...

Daphni – “Face To Face”

Beloved Canadian Dan Snaith, more commonly known as Caribou, is reviving his side project moniker Daphni. Snaith does some adroit fade in and fade out flourishes on this one. As is par for...

Todd Terje -“Jungelknugen – Four Tet Remix”

Is Todd Terje one of the most interesting people in music? The answer is an unqualified "yes" Does Four Tet rule the known universe? Again, so much "yes" Here's the latter remixing...