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Today blocSonic celebrates the 7th Annual Netlabel Day with a bunch of new music and CDs from Liam Stewart!

Every year we at blocSonic love to participate in Netlabel Day to big-up netlabel culture. Though the number of active netlabels that exist today have dwindled compared to when we launched in 2007, there are still a significant number of us representing. Props go out to everyone who plays a… Read more

New Release: netBloc Volume 55 maintains the Cultural Constant!

Over 14 years ago, well before we became a netlabel / record label in our own right, we launched blocSonic specifically as a home for our netBloc series of compilations. netBlocs have always been about shining a spotlight on quality netlabels, netaudio artists & open or Creative Commons licensed music.… Read more

BLKJK stops by to give Pot-C the scoop on what lead him to blocSonic and what's to come

We’re psyched to have BLKJK stop by for this November 2020 episode of Tha Bloc Report! In the interview Pot-C finds out a little about his musical path to blocSonic and what may be in the works for the future. As always Pot-C spins new and hot blocSonic tunes, including… Read more

Pot-C returns with More Music for the Soul on this month’s Tha Bloc Report!

Over the past couple months we’ve dropped a huge amount of new music on you. So, with this June 2020 episode of Tha Bloc Report, Pot-C wanted to spotlight music from all those releases. Considering all that’s been going on in the world, it seems like a good plan to… 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

Announcing #projectEqualize

Imagine a social-networking site that caters, specifically, to the Creative Commons community. One which only allows you to share Creative Commons licensed content… books, images, videos, audio, games… free or commercial. A centralized location for creators to share with like-minded individuals. All social networks contain a certain amount of noise… Read more

New release: Garmisch are back with a re-release of their first two EPs and much more!

Before Garmisch released their debut album via blocSonic.com in 2010, they released two great EPs via the now defunct netlabel “Go! Jukebox”, “Black Paint EP” and “The Münich EP”. What you’ll find in this great Xtended Edition release are those two EPs, for the first time available in a lossless… Read more

New release: Enter The Honorable Sleaze!

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… Richmond, VA has an incredibly vibrant independent hip-hop scene. Our latest artist, The Honorable Sleaze is more proof of that. You may have heard him as a guest on previous releases, but I guarantee that you haven’t heard anything yet! Let… Read more

blocSonic’s sibling coming soon!

Since launching blocSonic, I’ve been noticing connections between my graphic design freelance work and my personal projects (eg. blocSonic). Without initially realizing it, everything has turned out to have a common thread… music. I guess it’s only natural that all that I do is somehow music related or has gone… Read more

Call for remixers: Remix Jeremy Macachor’s forthcoming single!

Hey producers & remixers, as you may or may not know, with each of our singles we strive for an eclectic mix of sounds as a way to explore each of our artist’s music in new ways. On March 29th we’re releasing the new Jeremy Machachor single, “Onwards” and we’d… Read more