It wouldn’t really be fair to compare the sound of Blockhead to that of DJ Shadow’s Endtroducing every time we review one of his records. However that is the frame of reference that most people can identify with, so in the interest of turning more people on to his music, just imagine that DJ Shadow [cont.]
Oh hey, here’s a new Blockhead LP, released via Bandcamp. Word. 1. Kaput! 06:55 2. On The Back Of A Golden Dolphin 05:43 3. You’ll Get Over It 06:31 4. Beach Blanket Blood Bath 04:42 5. The Everything Song 05:40 6. Hallways 05:47 7. Planes And Trains 05:48 8. Sacrificial Santa 04:59 9. The Fakest [cont.]
Philly emcee MarQ Spekt and NY producer Blockhead grab Aesop Rock and Open Mike Eagle for an assist on the chill, laid back sounds of “Air Pegasus (Le Cadeau)”. Unfortunately this dope track did not make it in time for the release of their new album JustPlayWitIt, which is available now.
Philly rhymesayer MarQ Spekt and New York beatsmith Blockhead treat us to some visuals for their single “SumOfItsParts” off their new album JustPlayWitIt, available now on HiPNOTT Records. Representing a certain aggression that is lacking in today’s culture, JustPlayWitIt showcases MarQ Spekt’s bizzarly verbose wordplay over Blockhead’s dirty yet sophisticated production. MarQ Spekt throws a [cont.]
With just three weeks until the release of their new album JustPlayWitIt, MarQ Spekt & Blockhead drop the bass heavy single “Grilchy 808″ on us. JustPlayWitIt will be available July 29th on HiPNOTT Records. About the album: Hot off his 2011 collaboration album with Cunninlynguist producer Kno (“Machetevision”), Philly emcee MarQ Spekt teams up with [cont.]
Hot off his 2011 collaboration album with Cunninlynguist producer Kno (“Machetevision”), Philly emcee MarQ Spekt teams up with New York producer Blockhead (Aesop Rock, Illogic, Murs, Atmosphere) for one of the grilchiest Hip Hop albums of 2014; JustPlayWitIt. Representing a certain aggression that is lacking in today’s culture, JustPlayWitIt showcases MarQ Spekt’s bizzarly verbose wordplay [cont.]
This is the final installment of Illogc and Blockhead’s Capture the Sun series. The project is available now at www.illogic.bandcamp.com in digital or physical copies, including bonus tracks on the CD release.
Illogic and Blockhead are releasing the final EP in their four part Capture series called After Capture on 12/17/13. The EP is available for pre-order at www.illogic.bandcamp.com.
The first song off of After Capture, the last installment of the work Blockhead and Illogic have done. Release date 12/17/13.
“Cuito Cuanavale” is taken from Billy Woods’ upcoming collaboration with producer Blockhead, Dour Candy. Concise, audacious and unsettling, in many ways the track is reflective of their album, rich with material that rewards repeated listening. The video was directed by billy woods, shot and edited by Phantom Power. With features from Aesop Rock, Moka Only, [cont.]
Producer Blockhead is best known for his series of instrumental albums released on Ninja Tune, as well as beats for several of Aesop Rock’s critically acclaimed Def Jux LP’s. Illogic is sort of a best kept secret emcee from Ohio, who regularly keeps the company of fellow forward thinking artists like Blueprint, Slug, and Abstract [cont.]
Man Bites Dog Records is Proud to Present “Atlantis Depth” Music Video from Illogic & Blockhead “Capture the Sun” which is now available on Itunes & all fine retailers everywhere. Video directed & Edited by Erik Anello. Shot by Laura Green.
Illogic and Blockhead have come together to record the Capture The Sun LP for Man Bites Dog Records, and today, they serve up a stream of the full album, as well as the third episode in their “Journey To Capture The Sun” documentary series, directed by Blueprint.
Next week, Illogic & Blockhead will release their first collaborative full-length album, Capture The Sun. The album, which includes features from Slug, Blueprint, Abstract Rude, and more, will be released on TK via Man Bites Dog Records, and today, Illogic & Blockhead are debuting a non-album exclusive remix of album track “Live From the Horizon.” [cont.]
Man Bites Dog Records are proud to present Illogic & Blockhead-Behind the Album “Capture the Sun” Episode 2 produced & directed by Blueprint. In this Episode both artists further explain their origins musically and also their influences. Illogic & Blockhead are releasing their album Capture the Sun on 4-16-13 via Man Bites Dog Records.
Man Bites Dog Records is proud to present the new music video “Neva Heard” off of Illogic & Blockhead’s new album Capture the Sun. The video is directed by Eric Anello and was shot by Laura Green. Capture the Sun will be released on Man Bites Dog Records on 4-16-2013.
Man Bites Dog Records are proud to present Illogic & Blockhead-Behind the Album Capture the Sun Episode 1 produced & directed by Blueprint. In this Episode both artists explain their origins musically. Illogic & Blockhead are releasing their album “Capture the Sun” on 4-16-13 via Man Bites Dog Records.
Man Bites Dog Records is proud to present Illogic & Blockhead’s “Capture the Sun” music video featuring Slug from Atmosphere. Video directed by H. Rockwell. Be sure to look for the new album “Capture the Sun” from Illogic & Blockhead on Man Bites Dog Records 4-19-13.
Blockhead writes: Aesop and I figured it would be cool to start the new year out with a gift for all you fine people who like our music. Here’s a song we made around 2000 that didn’t make the cut on Labor Days. Until right now, you’ve never heard this song. So, in a way, [cont.]
Blockhead tells us: Touring isn’t all parties and cocaine. In fact, it’s never either of those things for me. In most cases, it’s hanging in a hotel room , trolling people on the internet. In the case of my recent european tour, it was me, jet lagged out of my skull , awake at stupid [cont.]
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