“indie” Posts

New release: The new album by Mr. & Mrs. Smith is here!

I first heard the unique country-soaked folk sounds of Hollis Smith aka Mr. & Mrs Smith back in 2013 via WFMU’s Free Music Archive. Immediately I was drawn to the directness and integrity of the music. While I’m not usually a country fan, there are artists who exude an honesty… Read more

New release: Mr. & Mrs. Smith arrives at blocSonic!

About a year ago we introduced you to the contemporary folk sounds of Hollis Smith aka Mr. & Mrs. Smith via our INTRO compilation series. Today, I’m happy to say that we’ve got new music for you! “Taxidermy” is the first single from Mr. & Mrs. Smith’s debut blocSonic album… Read more

New release: Dr. Mindflip closes out his 2014 EP trilogy!

Today I’m very happy to be able to present to you, In a Garden of Fools, the third and final EP of Dr. Mindflip’s 2014 EP series! Dr. Mindflip, along with the help of Aidan Guilfoyle, Séan Kenny, Tommy Wiseau & Stephen Spies, has once again put together a memorable… Read more

New release: Volume 47 of our netBloc series has arrived!

As is the usual with our netBloc series, netBloc Vol. 47: Grooves For The Sentient is packed with incredible music from around the globe that’s been released under a Creative Commons (CC) license. There’s little chance that you won’t find something on it that completely grabs you. With this series,… Read more

New release: Dr. Mindflip returns with blocSonic's 200th release!

Today we’ve got a release for you that’s special for a couple reasons. It’s the first Dr. Mindflip EP to feature a complete band line-up… and it’s our 200th release! With Every Waking Moment, Dr. Mindflip brings his brand of sinister, hallucinogenic pop, but the band lends a depth not… Read more

fortyFive Friday: Pete Lund returns with Gypsy Cab!

I’m very happy to be able to present you this great new fortyFive by Buffalo, NY singer/songwriter Pete Lund. Pete returns with the driving “Gypsy Cab”, an up tempo rocker recorded along with Sound Garrison’s Mark Garrison. The “B-Side” is the completely remastered re-release of his excellent 2012 song, “Last… Read more

New release: #returnofthenetbloc!

After a shocking nine months since the last netBloc release, I’m very happy to say that we return today with Volume 46 of the series with “#returnofthenetlboc”! The reasons for such a lengthy delay are many… among which are… busy release schedule… difficulty locking down all tracks, causing a record… Read more

New release: The return of Garmisch!

It’s now over two years since we’ve last been treated by new music by Swedish indie-pop group Garmisch. Well, the wait is now over with this, the first single from the forthcoming album, “Fishes”. “They Seem To Be Intelligent” is an incredibly catchy track featuring the Garmisch signature sound and… Read more

New release: blocSonic welcomes The Scallions on board with the release of "Agony Through Ceremony XE"!

A little over ten years ago, in 2002, I began working for SLAMjamz, the label run by Public Enemy’s Chuck D. I began by designing cover art for their digital single series. Among those digital singles were seven designed for Connecticut avante-garde power pop group, The Scallions, consisting of members… Read more

New release: Get Moody with Liam Stewart

To close things out for Liam Stewart’s terrific “Losing The Tortoise Race” is the second single from the album, “Moody New Star”. MNS can be best described as moody, addictive & rockin’. Along with the album version are three remixes… two of which by the great C-Doc and one by… Read more