I’ve Heard It: Young Thug & Carnage – Young Martha

Young Thug is my favorite rapper alive, hands down. He has the most dynamic and thrilling voice in hip-hop, which is hard to argue even if you can't stomach the guy. And I know a lot...

I’ve Heard It: Shannon Lay- Queen Mother of Sunflowers-Living Water

Shannon Lay is a pollinator of intellectual blossoms. She carries granules from flowers to fields with her new album Living Water. Released on the Autumnal Equinox, Lay’s music balances light and dark as she connects the...

I’ve Heard It: Yellow Eyes – Immersion Trench Reverie

US black metal roars once again as October the 20th sees Will and Sam Skarstad return under the banner of their most well known project, Yellow Eyes. This time it's with a new album, the strangely...

Tove reaches a new Lo

My beloved Tove Lo just released a song called "Disco Tits." Okay, if Ke$ha circa-2010 released a song called "Disco Tits," it would be a stupid musical glitter-bomb with ridiculous lyrics, but at least it'd be playful...

I’ve Heard It: Everything Everything – A Fever Dream

For a band with the political and satirical edge of Everything Everything, the last two years have given the band a lot of juicy material to work with. But hell, it's almost been too much. I...

Blocland Presents: A Track by Track Review of The War on Drug’s “A Deeper...

Blocland's writing staff takes a deep look into The War on Drug's "A Deeper Understanding" to give you a deeper understanding of the album.

I’ve Heard It: Angelo De Augustine- Swim Inside the Moon

  Angelo De Augustine is for Insomniacs:Recently my circadian clock went out of whack resulting in restless nights where I lie awake from gloam until dawn. During these weary hours of solitude, when an anabolic state seems...

I’ve Heard It: Botanist – The Shape of He to Come

Verdant black/green metal artist Otrebor returns on the 1st September with a new Botanist album, the curiously titled "The Shape of He to Come". On the evidence of its title track the album will once again...

I’ve Not Heard It: Bell Witch – Mirror Reaper

Stentorian Seattle Doom titans Bell Witch return this October with their 3rd album Mirror Reaper, via the ever reliable Profound Lore records. Now, normally at this point I'd attempt to convey my enthusiasm for this impending...

I’ve Heard It: Destroyer – Sky’s Grey

  Welp. This one came out of nowhere. A bit of background: I cherish all Destroyer. Sky's Grey isn't going to change that. It's basically an instant classic. In some ways this feels like a perfect distillation...