“rock” Posts

The winds of change are blowing... it smells like a revolution!

Volume 16 has arrived! Another terrific collection of 10 netaudio gems from the world over. Now that it’s arrived, I can fill you in on behind-the-scenes type stuff. In between netBloc related tasks, I’ve been busy seeking out the best PHP framework to utilize in the development of the next… Read more

Introducing the Sweet Sixteen to the world... netBloc Vol. 16!

Here you have it, a fresh release for your aural enjoyment. Pop, Hip-Hop, Rock, Dance, Indie, Electronic, Trip-Hop... United States, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina, Mexico, Italy, Belgium, France... Diversity? You bet. Part of the enjoyment of netaudio/netlabels comes from the fact that FINALLY, you can easily enjoy music from all… Read more

'netBloc Vol. 15: this album won't eat your gas money' available now!

That's right… fresh off the ftp internets… your copy of netBloc Vol. 15 is reserved. What we have for you this time around is 10 more tracks featuring Brazilian pop, Italian ska, German electronica, Portuguese pop with a twist of German electronica, American hip-hop and pop/rock, International instrumental hip-hop and… Read more

Long overdue status update

This is just a quick update to keep you folks in the loop as to what's going on here at blocSonic. The site is currently being ported to PHP and that has been taking up a good portion of my time. The public areas of the site are now completely… Read more

News from the outer reaches: Just tryin' 'ta be a clinical, 8-bit, mellow weirdo

What’s going on in the world of net audio? There are a few sites out there that will help you get your dose of news from the outer reaches of the music world, but the net audio world is big place. Surely there’s room for another person to shine the… Read more

netBloc Vol. 10: Postmodernism is dead. Postmillennialism killed it... sorry Andy :(

Thanks once again for checking out our latest installment in the netBloc series. 10 more net audio gems for you to groove to. Here we present to you hip-hop, trip-hop, jazz, electro-pop and rock from Germany, France, Spain, Bulgaria and Canada. I'm sure you'll be curious what the title means,… Read more

netBloc Vol. 9: Lo-Fi Adventures on Planet Rheton!

Hello again everyone. After a month off, I was eager to unleash volume 9 to the world. As the title suggests, it's focused on "lo-fi" offerings that the world of net audio has to offer. Lo-fi as a description for music is kind of vague and can include many genres.… Read more

WARNING: Listen to Highly Addictive "netBloc Vol. 8: I Copyleft!" at Your Own Risk

As some of you may or may not know, I run a freelance graphic design business at nvzion.com. When I'm not working full-time at my "day job" or finding the best new net audio for you, I'm designing albums for Public Enemy and Chuck D's Slamjamz music label. This past… Read more

Black Sweater, White Cat and BlocSonic presents - netBloc Vol. 7: 10 From 200 plus one

Well it's finally here! I've been trying to get it released for the past two weeks, but complications occurred that made it impossible to do. Regardless, this is a terrific collection none-the-less. It's a bit different in that it's co-presented with Black Sweater, White Cat (BSWC), a terrific blog that… Read more

Introducing netBloc Vol 6: Maniacally toying with your listening habits

Finally! A couple weeks behind schedule but netBloc Volume 6 is now available! This great collection features rock, pop, trip-hop and electronica from all over world — Basque, Canada, Italy, France, United Kingdom and the United States. Go ahead... check it out! Let me know what you think. Peace Mike… Read more