When not rocking the mic as one part of The Impossebulls or as half of Twenty-One: Twenty-Four, Pennsylvania based EMCEE Mported Flows delivers his own blend of boom bap hip-hop. At times personal at others, raw and still other times light-hearted… however you slice it, his music is 100% dope.… Read more
Fans of that classic BOOM BAP HIP-HOP sound will be happy to know that we’ve got more of it for you to enjoy this month!
During the whole month of September we’ll have releases by Mported Flows… an Impossebull… also one half of Twenty-One: Twenty Four, the dope 24 hour… Read more
BADLUCK returns with the second dope single, “Master Don”, from his fresh new album, “Johnny Cool”. Along with the B-Side, “NY Don’t Sleep”, we’ve got incredible new remixes by the great C-Doc and Tha Silent Partner!
Thanks to C-Doc and TSP for coming through on such short notice to deliver… Read more
With rappers claiming the ridiculous claim of “King of NY” over incredibly weak beats and with talent that’s merely luke warm, it’s refreshing to hear a Brooklyn MC who IS actually nice on the mic. Partnered with a group of producers who manage to compliment his lyrical delivery, BADLUCK brings… Read more
I’d like to present to you the return of BADLUCK to blocSonic. He comes to you straight outta the Bed-Stuy Do Or Die, Brooklyn, New York. A proponent of bringing together that classic BOOM-BAP and modern hip-hop, Luck and his producers do just that… delivering a sound that’s uniquely BADLUCK.… Read more
Here we are with volume 44 of the extensive netBloc compilation series that I first launched in 2007. Back then, the majority of the Creative Commons licensed music I found was via netlabels. Today, things are shifting.
Although netlabels still play a major roll, there’s an uptick in artists releasing… Read more
Boy, do we have a great release for you today! “I Was Awake”, the final single from Stewart & Scarfe’s “Outer Circular”. The original album version, incredible in its own right, finds itself in good company with a truly special trilogy by Public Enemy producer, C-Doc, a gorgeous remix by… Read more
With “Outer Circular”, Lyndon Scarfe reworks selections from Liam Stewart’s solo body of work. A thoroughly enjoyable and inventive collection that easily stands on its own as a significant release in itself. Sequenced, phased, vocoded, synthed, reverbed, echoed… it’s now time for these Liam Stewart songs to also be rediscovered.… Read more
In 2012, we released Liam Stewart’s great new album “Losing The Tortoise Race”. Since then he hasn’t been resting on his laurels. He’s been recently collaborating with fellow Black Lamps bandmate Lyndon Scarfe on reworkings of some of his solo work. Next week we have the release of Stewart &… Read more
It’s been years since Shawn Franklin & I first discussed me remixing a couple tracks from The Scallions’ “Agony Through Ceremony”. I intended to, but I think the fact that I felt my remixing chops still weren’t up to par caused me to put it on the back burner and… Read more