Meat’s Picks

Wow, is it already Friday again?  I'm on vacation so let's keep this short and sweet.  I'm changing up the vibe a little bit today (what can I say, I have extremely diverse, expansive, multi-cultural tastes)...

The Entire Concept of Sub-Genres Is Jacked Up

Man, I thought metal was confounding. But as I look at lo-fi, noise pop, emo, slowcore, post-rock, math rock, chillwave, witch-house, vapourwave, and SO many more sub-genres of indie rock I just get absolutely bogged down...

Did someone order another playlist?

We're keeping listeners contented this week with another curated selection of satisfying tunes. This time around, we're serving up the best in lady six string slingers. Think of it as "coffee house singer songwriter" but the...

Converge / Neurosis @ Warsaw, Brooklyn

Your boy D Frye and I had an amazing fucking night last Friday. We got to see two of the best metal bands of all time, Converge and Neurosis, play together on the same bill. The...

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...

And the hits keep coming – Jingle Jangle Jamboree playlist

Day 2 of Content Week, and we're still going strong with another Yachtmaster special, featuring assists from Blochead and your boy Padfoot. A little jangle never hurt no one. https://open.spotify.com/user/mc_nyberg/playlist/78xFJxxUQQkvJygc7e8p9p  

It’s A Dead Man’s Party [Contractual Content Week Post]

I'm only here so I don't get fined.   https://open.spotify.com/user/mc_nyberg/playlist/6nxiCG8KT6oP3R405TsmZS

“Handsome Wolf, Divine Operator” – All Hail Dan Boeckner

In honor of content week here at Blocland, and in honor of me not getting fined and sent to Canada, and in honor of the new Wolf Parade album coming out on October 6th, I figured...

Summer Song – A Playlist by Doris and Saul: A Companion Piece to Spring...

  Hiss Golden Messenger recently released a great playlist by the name of "Spring Song" featuring soul and singer-songwriter folk music that is so beloved by Saul and I. We loved it so much that we thought...

Make Summer Bang Again with the “Summertime ’17 Blocland Bangerz” Playlist

So, you've recently been driving with a friend and he/she has been like, "Hey, you got any good hip-hop bangerz?" but all you've got in the car is a scratched copy of Monkey Business and a...