“netaudio” Posts

blocSonic’s sibling coming soon!

Since launching blocSonic, I’ve been noticing connections between my graphic design freelance work and my personal projects (eg. blocSonic). Without initially realizing it, everything has turned out to have a common thread… music. I guess it’s only natural that all that I do is somehow music related or has gone… Read more

New release: netBloc Vol. 29: Fantastic! Incredible! Stupendous!

We’re back with another one for you… number 29 in our excellent, genre-busting netBloc series! For this one we pulled together netaudio from Canada, France, Hungary, Minneapolis, The Netherlands, New Jersey, Richmond, Sweden and the UK. What you’ll find is nothing less than back to back gems. As always, this… 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

Introducing ETHX “Boom To Bloom”

This fantastic release has been in the works since ETHX first contacted blocSonic back in May. In it you’ll find a few high-profile peeps he’s managed to connect with – folks like Boots Riley who you may know from The Coup, Zumbi from Zion-I and Myron Glasper who’s sung background… Read more

What are your favorite music magazines?

I just got finished reading Phlow Magazine’s excellent interview with the editor of German magazine Beat, Thomas Raukamp. It got me thinking about what I do to promote blocSonic releases. Thomas is quite correct when he states the following: …most people who run a netlabel forget that their work should… Read more

Introducing blocSonic’s fourth original release!

Hip-hop is an incredibly diverse musical genre that has a bad reputation no thanks to the American mainstream branch of it. People who write-off hip-hop as idiotic, materialistic, violent or misogynistic are only getting a small slice of what it’s about. Since hip-hop has become international there are a wide… Read more

A taste of tiuqottigeloot

On Tuesday, October 6th, we’re dropping netBloc Vol. 24. It’s a release which features yet another fantastic collection of netaudio gems that once again proves that some of the best music being released today is being released under a Creative Commons license. One of my favorites of this set is… Read more

Introducing the blocSonic netCast!

That’s right folks, there’s a new kid on the block when it comes to Creative Commons/Netaudio podcasts. It’s the “blocSonic netCast”, a podcast which will feature early previews of future blocSonic releases, alternate versions and remixes. So be sure to subscribe to keep up on all that’s coming and all… Read more

Continuation of a dialog

Originally published in the netBloc Vol. 23: We Invented The Compilation PDF Once upon a time… long, long ago… 2007 was the year and we released “netBloc Vol. 5: The threat at Goliath's feet...”. In that release’s PDF was an introduction entitled “An infrastructure for take-over” which was later published… Read more