“hip-hop” Posts

The Hydra Gwaii takeover!

Hydra Gwaii release their debut album! Who doesn’t love a good Kaiju film? Go ahead google it, if you don’t know. Anyway, the three-headed Hydra Gwaii has taken over blocSonic for the day and we’re not sure if we’ll ever be the same! Who is this Hydra Gwaii you ask?… 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

Introducing KLSHNKV's Wall Of Sound!

Today we’ve got “Wall Of Sound”, the phenomenal debut album by Kalashnikov and The Supreme Violence of The Time Describers, better known as KLSHNKV, a producer and rapper from Manila, Philippines. The highly charged album addresses themes of fascism, corruption, state terrorism, indigenous peoples’ rights, economic disparity and free market… Read more

M.V.A is back From The Land!

Back in June of 2020, M.V.A delivered “Temperature’s Rising” his sonic ode to the turbulent times. Today we’re happy to present to you “From The Land”, which contains that previously released song and five more gems mostly inspired by the rhythms of Africa. Here’s more about the release by M.V.A… Read more

CM aka Creative returns with Old Man Lugo EP!

It’s been over a year and a half since we were last able to enjoy new music by CM aka Creative, so we’re happy to present to you “Old Man Lugo EP”! Meant to be a taste of what’s to come with his forthcoming LP of the same name, the… Read more

C da 76er brings us The Vibes and Tha Bloc Report's 2020 Heat of the Year Episode arrives!

C da 76er’s “The Vibes” Almost two years after he dropped his debut instrumental album Out of Necessity, C da 76er (production alter-ego of CM aka Creative) is back with another slammin’ selection of instrumentals! With “The Vibes” CM brings us a selection of 26 songs exploring a whole range… Read more

New Release: Say Goodbye to 2020 with netBloc Volume 54!

As promised, we return our netBloc series to a regular release schedule. From now on we’ll be releasing one netBloc a quarter. As always, this time around this volume features a terrific and eclectic selection of Creative Commons licensed music from all over the world. Ten songs, to be exact.… Read more

Cheese N Pot-C return with Muldoonsday Device!

On December 31st, last year, Cheese N Pot-C delivered their Down To The Wire EP to celebrate the new year. Little did we know at the time that they were also cooking up a long player, which didn’t happen on time. Since then they’ve continued refining that albulation, bringing in… Read more

New release: CM & TSP deliver another banger!

For those of you who know what’s up, CM & Tha Silent Partner are back with another slammin’ joint. Enough said. For any of you who have yet to hear them, don’t sleep. This is HIP-HOP at its finest! It’s been a minute since they’ve released their debut EP “bloc… Read more

New Release: The netBloc series returns with Volume 53!

Today we at blocSonic are thrilled to present to you the latest in our long running netBloc compilation series! Back in 2006 when founder Mike Gregoire first conceived of the idea, he would have never imagined that about fourteen years later he’d still be delivering his specially crafted series celebrating… Read more