Creative Commons

Say hello to Friends or Whatever… the newest member of the blocSonic family!

Since deciding on releasing original albums, the primary objective has been about releasing high-quality music… period. blocSonic is not a label that only releases hip-hop. With this Friends or Whatever single blocSonic has taken another step towards this objective. FoW’s brand of indie-pop explores both the analog and the digital,… Read more

netBloc Vol. 28 is here! Why You Get A Record Deal?

Since 2007 we’ve been giving you these fantastic collections of netaudio in hopes that it introduces you to a new world of music that’s available on the web. This time around is no different… except in one way. It’s quite literally the first time that the final line-up is the… Read more

Introducing our second maxBloc, Tha Silent Partner’s “Starksy”

With this final maxBloc single for “Tha Complete Platters Sessions XE” we’ve got another stack of bonus gems for you — more unreleased tracks from the Platters sessions and a fantastic remix by Minneapolis electropunk artist Mach FoX. Check it! When you’re done with Starksy, if you haven’t already done… Read more

Tha Complete Platters Sessions XE brings oodles of funky gems

Here we are with the second in our Xtended Edition series. XE releases are meant to give albums, that were originally released on defunct labels or independently, a second chance at getting much deserved shine. Each XE release is packed with the original album, features fresh art and contains at… Read more

dig.ccmixter “You already have permission…”

Hi all… some of you may or may not know that I also run a freelance design business called nvzion. Since my most recent web design/development project is related to the world of Creative Commons licensed audio, I feel it deserves a word or two here at blocSonic. I've recently… Read more

Welcome Tha Silent Partner to blocSonic and say hi to maxBloc

Tha Silent Partner made his first blocSonic appearance back in 2007 on “netBloc Vol. 11: The Raw And The Cooked” with the spaghetti-western flavored “No Mas”. He then re-appeared, along with Unknown aka Formula as MUTE, on “netBloc Vol. 15: this album won’t eat your gas money” with the powerful… Read more

It’s here! netBloc Vol. 27: Straight Outta The FMA

As of the time of this writing, not even a year after it’s launch, WFMU’s Free Music Archive already boasts nearly 18,000 free music tracks from a wide array of genres. It’s an interesting collection in that it not only features music that comes from the world of netaudio/netlabels, but… Read more

A preview of netBloc Vol. 27: Straight Outta The FMA

Boy do we have a treat for you this Tuesday! We’ve got a special netBloc release focusing on Creative Commons licensed gems from the vast WFMU Free Music Archive. After spending a few months listening to thousands of tracks, 11 tracks were finally selected. Let me tell you it was… Read more

Congratulations Carlton & Marco!

You may recall back in June of 2009, netBloc Vol. 22: Life On Ceres featured two versions of the track “Life On Ceres” by WM Recording’s own Marco Kalnenek. Then later we featured “Never Be Another Day” by Pearl Taylor’s Grandbaby, a project by Carlton Mackay, on netBloc Vol. 25:… Read more

Producers... 'beat' music magazine remix contest

The German music magazine beat is hosting a remix contest of ZOE.LEELA’s track “Destroy She Says” from the rec72 release “Queendom Come”. Visit rec72 for more details. Read more