“trip-hop” Posts

New release: #returnofthenetbloc!

After a shocking nine months since the last netBloc release, I’m very happy to say that we return today with Volume 46 of the series with “#returnofthenetlboc”! The reasons for such a lengthy delay are many… among which are… busy release schedule… difficulty locking down all tracks, causing a record… Read more

New release: Zengineers' blocSonic premier!

It’s been a long time that I’ve been a fan of Zengineers. They were featured on our second netBloc release and their remixes can also be found on three of our maxBloc singles. I’m very happy to present to you this special release, “Bitter Lemon EP”. It may be a… Read more

New release: Goodbye 2010, Hello 2011. Ladies & gents… netBloc Vol. 31!

2010 has been an incredible year for blocSonic. We’ve had Boots Riley on ETHX’ “Boom to Bloom” and Chuck D on Just Plain Ant’s “Rumble, Young Man, Rumble”. We’ve released our first indie and pop albums with Friends or Whatever’s self-titled debut, Garmisch’s self-titled blocSonic debut and Liam Stewart’s “Sixteen… 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

The evolution of blocSonic continues with “Songs About Something XE”

We set things off in 2007 with our premiere release, “netBloc Vol. 1: The Opening Salvo”. Even at that early stage, I knew that I wanted blocSonic to be a bit more than your standard “netlabel”. I didn’t want blocSonic to be completely self-serving… it was to be a promotional… Read more

Enjoy netBloc Vol. 26: N.E.T.A.U.D.I.O.

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

Introducing “netBloc Volume 25: From Darkness Cometh The Light”!

According to Chinese philosophy two opposing forces, the yin and the yang, co-exist interdependently to make up universal existence. You cannot have one without the other. So it seems in many aspects of life that you cannot have the good without the bad and vice-versa. Life, death, love, hate, peace,… Read more

Givin’ the instrumental and experimental world some love, introducing netBloc Vol. 22

It all started sometime last year with a friend of mine, Rob Pitt, saying that he’d love it if there were a “minimal” netBloc release. However, with the netBloc series being about variety, I felt that I couldn’t release something so narrowly focused on one sub-genre. If I were to… Read more