Morrissey – “Spent The Day In Bed”

Howdy Bloclanders!!! Your favorite curmudgeon is back with a new track!!! Yes, beloved Morrissey has returned with "Spent The Day In Bed." Which is as Moz I think Moz could Moz in 2017. But can we...

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...

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...

Veni Vidi Vicious Vs Is This It? (THIS IS HAPPENING)

Oh hi. Thanks for stopping by. This week has seen a massive firestorm on the various Blocland chat sites. One of the more virtuous writers for the site opined that The Hives album Veni Vidi Vicious...

I’ve Heard It: First Hate – The One

A couple months back we published our best of the first half of 2017 list, http://blocland.com/music/best-albums-2017, and Copenhagen duo First Hate led that list off at #20. Several of the Blocland staff adore that album...

Hot Chip – “Burning Up”

We here at Blocland were fairly recently advised that the sub-genre "Slinky White Boy Disco" is NOT the preferred nomenclature for what Hot Chip do. Nor is it the correct term for Junior Boys, Cut Copy,...

Jlin – “Black Origami”

Check out the new track from Gary, Indiana's queen of footwork, Jerrilynn Patton, AKA Jlin. Black Origami is her latest and best to date. Absolutely frenetic and laced with violence footwork is not...

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...

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...

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...