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“virginia” Posts

New Release: Graphic Antics make blocSonic debut with great new album!

In 2016 Ant The Symbol combined forces with fellow Richmond, VA (now Portland, Maine based) artist Graphic Melee to record and release an album. With Ant in control on the beats and Melee rockin’ the mic… Graphic Antics was born. Their first album Uh Oh… provided them with a strong… Read more

New release: Ant The Symbol continues You Are Here EP series!

Back in September we released an amazing EP by Ant The Symbol called You Are Here: Downtown (if you haven’t checked it out yet, be sure you do). Well, it turns out that that EP was the first in a series and today we’ve got the second installment, You Are… Read more

New release: Ant The Symbol surprises fans with incredible new EP!

Back at the end of August, Ant The Symbol sent me a few new songs to check out. I downloaded them and listened… like, whoa! I instantly felt that the seven songs I was listening to were the most inspired that he’d created thus far, as The Symbol. Of course… Read more

New Release: Ant The Symbol and The Honorable Sleaze bring you The True Black

Today we have the second single for you from Ant The Symbol, the dope True Black (Featuring The Honorable Sleaze). Also included is the great new B-Side You Don’t See (Featuring RT & Reppa Ton)! Sincere thanks goes out to Ant The Symbol, The Honorable Sleaze, RT and Reppa Ton.… Read more

New Release: Ant The Symbol returns with our fiftieth original album release!

In 2009, Just Plain Ant made his album debut with our premiere original album release, so I think it’s quite fitting that Anthony Gillison with his new artistic identity, Ant The Symbol, brings blocSonic our fiftieth! With this new album, his artistic growth has allowed him to revisit his hip-hop… Read more

New release: Ant The Symbol kicks off December with the first single from “Tempus Fugit”!

Back in the Fall & Spring of 2013/2014 we were first introduced to Anthony Gillison’s new musical identity, Ant The Symbol, with a great trilogy of instrumental EPs. Since then, he released a number of releases independently, which you can find at bandcamp. However, it’s now been over a year… Read more

New release: The Honorable Sleaze's "Summer Fresh" receives the XE treatment!

Back in September of 2009, a label started by our own Just Plain Ant, Just Plain Sounds, released a tasty gem by The Honorable Sleaze… the release was named Summer Fresh and featured a personal favorite, “God Damn” among other fresh joints. Now, closing in on five years later, I… Read more

New release: Ant The Symbol rounds out his Isolation Trilogy with "Go It Alone"

Today we’ve got the final installment of Ant The Symbol’s, The Isolation Trilogy. Go It Alone serves as the perfect closing chapter in this outstanding sonic exploration that began with the release of I’m Not Them back in October of 2013. Once you’ve given this a good listen, I highly… Read more

New release: Ant The Symbol returns to Act Natural!

Back in October Ant The Symbol released the first installment of a trilogy of EPs. Today, he returns with the second inspired set of genre bending tunes! Thanks again to Ant for allowing blocSonic the pleasure of sharing your music with the world! Thank you for downloading and listening. I… Read more

New release: The arrival of Ant The Symbol!

Some say he’s able to create complete albums at the snap of his fingers. Others say that if he were to let loose all his sonic algorhythms, you’d surely go mad… so he holds back until humanity is ready. Still others say that he’s known as Just Plain Ant when… Read more