As promised, we return our netBloc series to a regular release schedule. From now on we’ll be releasing one netBloc a quarter. As always, this time around this volume features a terrific and eclectic selection of Creative Commons licensed music from all over the world. Ten songs, to be exact.… Read more
Whenever I begin the process of listening for a netBloc release, I have to wade through such a large amount of not so awesome music. While doing so, when I do find gems, it immediately changes my mood and makes the task of finding more great music, that much easier.… Read more
That’s right, the series returns with “netBloc Vol. 48: Still…”! Can you believe it?
Last week I was listening to a podcast interview at the FMA and heard the interviewee mention blocSonic and how she used to love our netBloc series and it was too bad that we weren’t releasing… Read more
If you haven’t already heard, today is the first annual Netlabel Day, a spirited endeavor being spearheaded by M.I.S.T. Records’Manuel Silva. As part of ND, blocSonic is one of a total of 82 netlabels releasing music today under a Creative Commons license. For our part, we’ve got a total of… Read more
Back in 1995, Orie Weeks, Alex Remlinger, Dez Burke & Shawn Franklin (who you may know from The Scallions) formed Action Will Be Taken in response to the subdivisions and cliques that were then forming in the hardcore punk scene. They exploded onto their local scene, not caring about photos… Read more
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
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
I want to first send out a heartfelt Happy New Year to you all! May 2010 be a year in which we all set the wheels in motion for a positive and happy decade.
For blocSonic, our first year featuring original releases was a good one and it was the… Read more
Of course we didn’t invent the compilation! Duh! No really! We didn’t… seriously! Why do you doubt me? Even though we didn’t invent them it doesn’t mean we didn’t perfect them… so here’s another perfect compilation for your soul to absorb via your ear canals. A collection of 11 tracks… Read more
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