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New release: blocSonic welcomes The Scallions on board with the release of "Agony Through Ceremony XE"!

A little over ten years ago, in 2002, I began working for SLAMjamz, the label run by Public Enemy’s Chuck D. I began by designing cover art for their digital single series. Among those digital singles were seven designed for Connecticut avante-garde power pop group, The Scallions, consisting of me…… Read “New release: blocSonic welcomes The Scallions on board with the release of "Agony Through Ceremony XE"!”

New release: netBloc Vol. 41: Brought to you by the numerals 4 and 1

With this being the 41st volume in our most excellent netBloc series, I felt it only fitting that I make plunderphonic artist Fortyone an integral part of it. So what you’ll find is his wacky and adventurous explorations in sampling both opening and closing this collection… making for a righteous…… Read “New release: netBloc Vol. 41: Brought to you by the numerals 4 and 1”

New release: Just Plain Ant continues the journey with "All Becomes Dust"

Back in 2008 I first came upon the music of an artist who, a year later would play a large role in blocSonic’s transition to a full-fledged netlabel with it’s own original releases along side it’s netBloc series. That artist, Just Plain Ant made his first appearance on “netBloc Vol. 17: Refined Ex…… Read “New release: Just Plain Ant continues the journey with "All Becomes Dust"”

New release: Just Plain Ant returns with the first single from "All Becomes Dust"

Just Plain Ant will always hold a special place here at blocSonic, since his was the first original album and the first Xtended Edition that we released. We now enter his fourth year here and he returns with another great new album of formula smashing downtempo, “All Becomes Dust”. “Love(d)” is…… Read “New release: Just Plain Ant returns with the first single from "All Becomes Dust"”

New release: The netBloc series returns with an AAIR Attack!

If you didn’t pick up on the not so subtle hint of repurposing the RIAA logo for the cover art and the title “AAIR Attack”, I still have something to say about the sad state of the music industry. It’s now going on 14 years since Napster was launched and the mainstream music industry is still str…… Read “New release: The netBloc series returns with an AAIR Attack!”

New release: Get Moody with Liam Stewart

To close things out for Liam Stewart’s terrific “Losing The Tortoise Race” is the second single from the album, “Moody New Star”. MNS can be best described as moody, addictive & rockin’. Along with the album version are three remixes… two of which by the great C-Doc and one by yours truly. In ad…… Read “New release: Get Moody with Liam Stewart”