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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 vehicle for netlabels…… Read “The evolution of blocSonic continues with “Songs About Something XE””

Netwaves’ blocSonic special

This is just a quick reminder to check out the blocSonic special on netwaves. You can download it directly from archive.org or you can catch it on the podcast via iTunes.… Read “Netwaves’ blocSonic special”

Introducing ETHX “Boom To Bloom”

This fantastic release has been in the works since ETHX first contacted blocSonic back in May. In it you’ll find a few high-profile peeps he’s managed to connect with – folks like Boots Riley who you may know from The Coup, Zumbi from Zion-I and Myron Glasper who’s sung background vocals for every…… Read “Introducing ETHX “Boom To Bloom””

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 year that we began planning the good things to come…… Read “Enjoy netBloc Vol. 26: N.E.T.A.U.D.I.O.”

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, pea…… Read “Introducing “netBloc Volume 25: From Darkness Cometh The Light”!”

A testament to the importance of Creative Commons licensing

It all started back in March when Marco Kalnenek first posted about a track he’d been working on called “Life On Ceres”. I fell in love with it instantly and requested to include it on a then upcoming netBloc release. That developed into making it the title track of said netBloc release and also inc…… Read “A testament to the importance of Creative Commons licensing”