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“trip-hop” Posts

New Release: Viktor Van River arrives triumphantly with blocSonic debut!

Today we welcome a great new addition to our humble little label… Viktor Van River. Fans of the terrific Bulgarian label Dusted Wax Kingdom will likely know the name and are probably already fans. With his debut full-length album, Viktor wanted to expand his sound a bit beyond the sound… Read more

New Release: Cutside returns with ferocious new album!

In March of 2016, we were all introduced to a formidable trip-hop producer hailing from Crimea and going by the name of Cutside. His blocSonic debut EP Paramnesia made a lasting impression with his sophisticated and powerful sound. Today he returns with a long player that’ll knock your teeth out… Read more

New release: Cutside makes his blocSonic debut with his new EP!

Having listened to Hip-Hop since as long as he can remember, Crimean producer Cutside began living HIP-HOP as a graffiti artist. In 2009 he moved on to making music and of course beats became integral to his sound. Influenced by artists such as DJ Krush, Gang Starr and Looptroop, his… Read more

New release: Our netBloc series reaches its 50th volume!

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

New release: The netBloc series returns to it’s regular schedule!

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

Happy Netlabel Day, we’ve got new releases galore!

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

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… Read more

fortyFive Friday: We kick off 2015 with another one by Marco Mestichella!

I want to start off by wishing a very Happy New Year to each and every one of you! 2014 was a hell of a year here at blocSonic, packed with great music… and we’ve got more where that came from. A new website is on the way, hopefully within… Read more

fortyFive Friday: Today we introduce you to Marco Mestichella!

Today we’re very happy to present to you the music of Marco Mestichella! Originally from Italy and now based out of London, Marco brings you his ‘Ill-Pop’ sound along with co-producer, Bristolian arranger/composer Joe Rodwell. Ill-Pop can best be described as a blend of trip-hop, soft-rock, retro-pop and cinematic soundtracks.… Read more

New release: The blocSonic debut of Moki McFly!

Today I’m thrilled to present to you the blocSonic debut of Philippines artist, Moki McFly! Moki brings his own brand of sound that floats in the realm of downtempo and trip-hop. His first release for us is his intriguing new EP Osirus III: Autochron Thitarodes. Thanks to Moki for coming… Read more