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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 a…… Read “netBloc Vol. 10: Postmodernism is dead. Postmillennialism killed it... sorry Andy :(”

Janet was right – it is all about "control"

(Updated version of netBloc Vol. 9's liner-notes essay) October proved to be quite the shake up for the bloated music industry. I've been saying all along that the industry is in bad shape, much thanks to it's narrow-minded greedy outlook on what place music has in this world. To them, the collecti…… Read “Janet was right – it is all about "control"”

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. Personally, I define lo-fi as any m…… Read “netBloc Vol. 9: Lo-Fi Adventures on Planet Rheton!”

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 week I've been wrapping up work o…… Read “WARNING: Listen to Highly Addictive "netBloc Vol. 8: I Copyleft!" at Your Own Risk”

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

Congratulations Black Sweater, White Cat!

I'd like to congratulate Black Sweater, White Cat on a job well done in introducing us to 200 selections from the world of net audio via their One-A-Day blog posts! I look forward to hearing the next 200! Now that Black Sweater, White Cat (BSWC) have reached this milestone, I'd like to announce tha…… Read “Congratulations Black Sweater, White Cat!”