I Just Wanna Have Something To Do – The Ramones

Howdy Bloclanders!!! since I was just a wee cube of a lad I've claimed this is the greatest rock song ever made. I've seen nothing in the past 40 years to change that opinion. This...

Mikko Joensuu – “There Used To Be A Darkness”

Hello Bloclanders!!! So the past few weeks have found your ol pal Bloc infatuated with Finnish artist Mikko Joensuu. Mikko has a trilogy of albums called Amen - volumes I, II, and III. Each is...

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,...

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...

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...

Heavy Metal Is Confounding

So let's talk about metal. And maybe keep it really simple. As I personally think one of the biggest hindrances to people actually trying to get into metal is how knotty the music and the history...

Playlists – Are There Rules? Well There F’ing Should Be

Playlists are fun. The bastard son of the mixtape the modern playlist is a big part of most of our listening lives. Making mixtapes was a fun nightmare. Forwarding...

Vanbot – “On The Fly – Omsk”

Vanbot, born Ester Ideskog,is an interesting electronic music artist from Sweden. Her last album, Perfect Storm, was a very nice collection of Swedish electronic pop. Very well produced and performed if not a little...

“Vintage Blessings” – A Playlist For All Time !!!!!! (ok, maybe just today)

Another new music friday is upon us. It's like these things happen, I dunno, every fucking week or sumpin'. And as usual wading through the muck and mire to find the good stuff is...

Tweesville – Population: Wes Anderson

Morning Bloclanders! Let's talk about Wes Anderson for a minute. We all love his movies, right? From Bottle Rocket to The Grand Budapest Hotel and everything in between the guy has a unique and wonderful...