“indie” Posts

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

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

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

Dallas Kincaid and His 5 For Insight

Ok, I know… I know… you didn’t download netBloc Vol. 18’s 42 page liner-note booklet… pfft… now I’m just rubbing it in your face that you’re missing out by not downloading netBloc PDF booklets. Raw dog rockabilly style… here’s a mini-interview with Dallas Kincaid. 01 - Why free music? I… Read more

The Mysterious Christine and her 5 For Insight

Ok, I'm beginning to accept the fact that you didn't download netBloc Vol. 18’s 42 page liner-note booklet… though it really doesn't make me happy. More proof that you're missing out by not downloading netBloc PDF booklets follows. Ladies… Gentleman… Christine. 01 - Why free music? We make music, not… Read more

Here are 5 For Insight From Monk Turner

Ok, so you didn't download netBloc Vol. 18’s 42 page liner-note booklet… I know that now, but I can’t accept it. Just to reinforce the fact that you're missing out by not downloading netBloc PDF booklets, here’s yet another mini-interview, this one with featured artist Monk Turner. 01 - Why… Read more

Josh Woodward Hits Us With 5 For Insight

So you seriously didn't download netBloc Vol. 18’s 42 page liner-note booklet?!? Yesterday I thought you were kidding… well here’s another mini-interview, this time with featured artist Josh Woodward. 01 - Why free music? When I was first starting to move my music out of the figurative bedroom, I stumbled… Read more

Brad Sucks' 5 For Insight

Did you not download netBloc Vol. 18’s 42 page liner-note booklet?? Tisk… tisk… tisk. Well here’s a mini-interview with featured artist Brad Sucks. 01 - Why free music? Because technology is making all the constraints on music distribution irrelevant. And trying to enforce artificial constraints a) doesn’t work and b)… Read more

Paper Tiger's Temy and Chris give us 5 for insight

Paper Tiger's special brand of indie-pop was featured on netBloc Vol. 17. Here are a few details about them. 01 Why free music? Temy: Because it’s a good and fast way to spread music all over the globe. A lot of people who dig our type of music are downloaders… Read more

netBloc Vol. 17: Refined Excursions For The Discriminating Listener available now!

Once again… back is the incredible! Here we have another excellent netBloc release for you. It’s always a pleasure to bring you this monthly collection. This month we’ve got music from Basque, US, France, Russian Federation, Netherlands, Poland, UK and Canada. The music included is as always quite varied... trip-hop,… Read more