First and foremost, I’d like to send out an extra special thank you to all artists and netlabels who, over the years, have been part of our story through the netBloc series. When I first had the idea to begin this series in 2006, I really had no idea if… Read more
Almost nine years since we launched the series and closing in on fifty volumes, our netBloc series remains a unique listening experience in the world of music. As it is, the #ccmusic / #netlabel community is one in which music’s primary purpose remains music itself… fame and wealth remain secondary… Read more
That’s right, the series returns with “netBloc Vol. 48: Still…”! Can you believe it?
Last week I was listening to a podcast interview at the FMA and heard the interviewee mention blocSonic and how she used to love our netBloc series and it was too bad that we weren’t releasing… Read more
If you haven’t already heard, today is the first annual Netlabel Day, a spirited endeavor being spearheaded by M.I.S.T. Records’Manuel Silva. As part of ND, blocSonic is one of a total of 82 netlabels releasing music today under a Creative Commons license. For our part, we’ve got a total of… Read more
I’m very happy to present to you Plastic Houses, the terrific new EP by Daily Khaos delivery. The Valencia, Spain based DKd delivers a unique sound that merges classic pop/rock sensibilities with a fresh modern electronic aesthetic. I suspect that after you hear this, you’ll also be eager to hear… Read more
Today we’ve got the latest in our fortyFive series, for you to enjoy. This time what we have is the first release by Nic Falcon, an American artist based in Italy who previously released music independently and for Aaahh Records, before they began focusing on their annual music festival in… Read more
Back in 1995, Orie Weeks, Alex Remlinger, Dez Burke & Shawn Franklin (who you may know from The Scallions) formed Action Will Be Taken in response to the subdivisions and cliques that were then forming in the hardcore punk scene. They exploded onto their local scene, not caring about photos… Read more
As is the usual with our netBloc series, netBloc Vol. 47: Grooves For The Sentient is packed with incredible music from around the globe that’s been released under a Creative Commons (CC) license. There’s little chance that you won’t find something on it that completely grabs you.
With this series,… Read more
I’m very happy to be able to present you this great new fortyFive by Buffalo, NY singer/songwriter Pete Lund. Pete returns with the driving “Gypsy Cab”, an up tempo rocker recorded along with Sound Garrison’s Mark Garrison. The “B-Side” is the completely remastered re-release of his excellent 2012 song, “Last… Read more
After a shocking nine months since the last netBloc release, I’m very happy to say that we return today with Volume 46 of the series with “#returnofthenetlboc”! The reasons for such a lengthy delay are many… among which are… busy release schedule… difficulty locking down all tracks, causing a record… Read more