“Electropop” (Used 8 times)
ange on 02/15/2013 at 09:30AM
This debut EP by the Glasgow four-piece Machines In Heaven declares war in its title, begins with a national athem, and goes on to invade borders between Pop, Post-Rock, Electronic and Hip-Hop. This is a new collaboration between Graham Crossan (previously The Great I Am) and producer Magic Daddy (Optimo, Stuff, Oscarr), who took Crossen's lo-fi aestetic and transformed it into a multilatered production. While all three tracks are well worth a download, the Glasgow reviewer RaveChild describes the closing track as "the band at their most ambitious, encompassing everything from skittering RnB rhythms to a widescreen Killers-esque guitar line." Watch out for their debut album in March out on Black Lantern Music.
blocsonic on 02/16/2012 at 12:00AM
Back in the early 2000s, I began discovering the incredibly diverse world of netlabels/netaudio. At first, my exploration was hindered due to my lack of commitment to the need of listening to such a large array of music only to discover a very few gems that appealed to my tastes. By 2006 I had come to realize that there wasn’t any easy button to discovering music I love. I also decided that I’d take it upon myself to create that easy button for others to discover the vibrant music scene more easily than I was able to. That easy button became blocSonic.com and was launched in January of 2007.
For the first two years, I concentrated on the series of releases for which blocSonic was created, the netBloc series. A series of releases that collects 10-12 personal netaudio favorites into a fully realized compilation album that comes with complete album art, a PDF booklet with extensive liner-notes and is available in multiple audio formats, including lossless FLAC. In those first two years, 26 volumes were released that shined the spotlight on a widely eclectic range of netaudio from all over the world. The netBloc series quickly generated interest among music listeners, netaudio artists and netlabels alike.
Then in 2009 came the natural next step… releasing blocSonic original albums alongside the netBloc series. That year saw the release of the first four blocSonic originals… Just Plain Ant’s “Dig Deep”, Formula’s “The Catastrophic Connection”, Luck & Ripps’ “The Catastrophic Connection” and CM aka Creative’s “Classic Material Vol. 3: UI Radio”.
Along with new netBloc and original releases, 2010 came with it’s own additions to the blocSonic release line-up… maxi-singles and EPs known as maxBlocs and blocSonic’s own brand of deluxe edition re-releases called Xtended Editions.
2011 was a year of refining the blocSonic release schedule and planning for more growth this year.
Since launching, blocSonic’s audience has only grown and continues to do so now even as I plan future additions to the release line-up, a new site design and other exciting changes. The future is bright for netaudio and for blocSonic. I can’t wait to let you in on what I’ve got cooking!
For now, get to know blocSonic or simply catch up… with this selection of 50 highlights from the 2007-2012 archives.
milchofsource on 12/23/2011 at 11:55AM
EeL released new original Christmas song at EeL X'mas special site.(until December 31)
Message from EeL
Thank you very much for your support.
I tried various things in this year....release of new album & digital only single,,,remix work,my release party,,,etc.
I will do my best for meeting everyone at various places.
This track is X'mas gift for you from EeL.
Merry X'mas & Happy New Year!!!