“indie-rock” Posts

New music for Netlabel Day 2020!

We’re psyched to continue our tradition of celebrating netlabel culture by releasing music on Netlabel Day! For our fifth year we’ve got three great releases for you to enjoy. Vietnam II return with new album “Suspect Citizen” Barely four months after the release of I Wouldn’t Want To Disappoint You… Read more

New Release: Vietnam II arrive with their debut album for blocSonic!

Vietnam II is a post-surf band from Columbus, Ohio. Originally created by Eddie Palmer in 2004 with guitarist Jamarr Mays joining in 2006, the group went on indefinite hiatus in the early 2000s while the members explored other projects. Palmer went on to helm an experimental sci-fi outfit called The… 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: Goodbye 2010, Hello 2011. Ladies & gents… netBloc Vol. 31!

2010 has been an incredible year for blocSonic. We’ve had Boots Riley on ETHX’ “Boom to Bloom” and Chuck D on Just Plain Ant’s “Rumble, Young Man, Rumble”. We’ve released our first indie and pop albums with Friends or Whatever’s self-titled debut, Garmisch’s self-titled blocSonic debut and Liam Stewart’s “Sixteen… Read more

New release: Friends or Whatever… a new single and more exclusive goodies!

We’re closing out this year’s Friends or Whatever releases with the 2nd and final single for the self-titled debut album which we released a couple weeks ago on May 25th. Once again… we’ve gotten some friends to deliver a tasty set of exclusive remixes that take the FoW sound into… Read more

Album release: Friends or Whatever has arrived!

blocSonic is quite proud to present to you the self-titled debut by Richmond, Virginia artist Friends or Whatever. With its fusion of shimmering electronica and a raw rock vibe, FoW proves to be a very engaging listen. At times quiet and contemplative… at other times beat-driven and laced with distorted… Read more

Introducing “netBloc Vol. 19: Doctorin’ Ur Tastz”

Here’s another fresh netBloc release for you to soak in. As always… it was a challenge to pull together and it underwent a serious overhaul when it became clear that an artist and a label weren’t as serious about the release as I was. Finally, when all is said and… Read more

Presenting netBloc Volume 4: Soundtrack for the Coming Revolution

Once again, we've got a terrific collection of 10 tracks culled from the wide world of net audio. In this one we feature one from ccMixter, a couple from Jamendo and others from various netlabels. Hip-Hop, Trip-Hop, Unplugged Electronica, Post-Rock, Indie Rock, Drum & Bass are all represented. So download… Read more