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New Releases: Timezone LaFontaine and BIT both arrive at blocSonic!

Timezone LaFontaine’s blocSonic debut single! If you’ve been keeping up with blocSonic over the past year or so, you might have seen the name Timezone LaFontaine pop up as a guest and/or remixer. You might have even wondered if he’s going to drop his own releases. Well, let me set… Read more

New Release: Lofiuser makes his blocSonic debut with a terrific new EP!

Back in December of 2012 we released our 40th netBloc compilation and on that compilation we featured a great track called District 65 by Lofiuser. Today I have the pleasure of presenting to you Radiant Jaguar, his debut for this humble label… a great new EP containing what he likes… Read more

New Release: netBloc Volume 49 arrives!

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

New release: Nic Bommarito returns with his new single, Apace!

At this point I hope that you’ve been able to listen to and enjoy Nic’s latest album, A Quiet Age, and the first single Elle va au Japon. If you haven’t, be sure and do so once you’ve checked out this great new single that’s packed with previously unreleased goodies,… Read more

New release: Nic Bommarito's new album available now!

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been six years since the release of Nic Bommarito’s great full-length album, “Harp Fragments”. When Nic contacted me about releasing a new album at blocSonic, I had only recently visited his website to see if he had released anything new, only to be… Read more

New release: Nic Bommarito makes his blocSonic debut!

Back in 2007, the very talented Nic Bommarito made his first blocSonic appearance on volume 3 of our netBloc series. Today I’m exceedingly pleased to present to you his debut release for this humble label, Elle va au Japon, the first single from his magnificent forthcoming album A Quiet Age… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more