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
Another fantastic track that was featured on netBloc Vol. 17 was After The Ice's "Thursday Morning Waking". Here's some insight for you to digest.
01 Why free music? We offer free music because it’s a great way of reaching out to the fans. In a world where you can potentially… Read more
This is something I've wanted to do for a while though wasn't exactly sure how to approach it. Did I want to extensive reviews of one album at a time or smaller reviews in groups? Well, I decided on bite-size reviews in groups of 3 at a time. I hope… Read more
Here we are again, another week and a whole slew of new releases. From here on out I'm doing things a bit differently from what I've done in the past. I'm merging what used to be a Sunday posting of net audio news with the Thursday posting of net audio… Read more
What do you get when you mix joyriding with DJing and various net audio tracks? You get DJ Pelle's new Bedroom-Projects video. Featuring the music of a few artists you know from previous blocSonic netBlocs — Zengineers, Schaua and Lucrecia, among others. Watch while Pelle takes a joyride in his… Read more
In the world of net audio, much is going on. New netlabels pop up every day. ccMixter's contests draw more and more remixers into their fray. Jamendo continually boasts new CC'd albums. New netlabels/releases are are frequently being added to Internet Archive. I think that it's safe to… Read more
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
Yesterday Martin at DRM Alternatives asked a few good questions regarding blocSonic. A couple of them were answered in a comment, the remaining one I'd like to expound on today.
First, I'd like to clarify what I mean when I describe the included compilation tracks as the 'best'. Of course… Read more
I first heard about Jamendo when their interface was only available in French. It was still a bit underdeveloped and as such didn't hold my interest all that much. Recently I began to hear wonderful tracks available there being regularly featured at Black Sweater, White Cat. I just had to… Read more