Feb 24th, 9:01am

New release: A little surprise by Mr. & Mrs. Smith and Friends!

Wanting to prepare something special to go along with the release of Taxidermy: Brought Back To Life, Mr. & Mrs. Smith got a few friends involved in the creation of a bonus album. Trophies is a gem of a release that features a great selection of new songs, an alternate version, a few covers and a remix. Definitely a must hear for fans!

A very special thank you to everyone involved with Trophies! Thanks also to Hollis Smith for a terrific February packed with great Read more …

Feb 17th, 9:41am

New release: "Dark Country Road" the new single by Mr. & Mrs. Smith!

It’s great to be able to share with you, Dark Country Road, the second single from the new Mr. & Mrs. Smith album, Taxidermy: Brought Back To Life.

As is the blocSonic usual, this single is packed with terrific non-album exclusives; remixes, alternate versions and even a great rock cover by Norval & Alix.

Once again, thanks goes out to Hollis Smith and everyone involved with the single!

Of course, thanks once again to you for downloading & listening. We always Read more …

Feb 10th, 9:56am

New release: The new album by Mr. & Mrs. Smith is here!

I first heard the unique country-soaked folk sounds of Hollis Smith aka Mr. & Mrs Smith back in 2013 via WFMU’s Free Music Archive. Immediately I was drawn to the directness and integrity of the music. While I’m not usually a country fan, there are artists who exude an honesty in their music that gives their sound a more universal quality. For me, Johnny Cash was one of those artists and Mr. & Mrs. Smith is also.

Long time blocSonic listeners may already be familiar with the Read more …

Feb 3rd, 8:50am

New release: Mr. & Mrs. Smith arrives at blocSonic!

About a year ago we introduced you to the contemporary folk sounds of Hollis Smith aka Mr. & Mrs. Smith via our INTRO compilation series. Today, I’m happy to say that we’ve got new music for you!

“Taxidermy” is the first single from Mr. & Mrs. Smith’s debut blocSonic album Taxidermy: Brought Back To Life, which is set for release next Tuesday, February 10th. Hollis has gotten together with a few collaborators to make this first single something quite special! We hope you enjoy Read more …

Jan 23rd, 8:18am

fortyFive Friday: New music by Marco Mestichella!

Things have been rather quiet here at blocSonic over the past couple months. I decided to hunker down and get on with trying to wrap up work on the new website. However, to tide you over, here’s a new fortyFive by by Marco Mestichella, for you to enjoy!

Thanks to Marco, Joe Rodwell and Claudia Heidegger for the great new music!

Of course, thanks once again to you for downloading & listening. We always strive to deliver the music you’ll love. Please spread the word about Read more …