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18

Jul

BAND TO WATCH ALERT!

Currently Listening To:

BLOK - Jungle Dog Fang Hell
From the EP - BLOK

*Note: Brand new video from my cousins’ band BLOK. My only teencie weencie beef is there is no way this clip can showcase what amazing dancers and performers they are. So, you’ll just have to check out one of their legendary L.A./O.C. shows for that! After winning back to back awards and releasing an iTunes single, Lair of the White Worm, they are rapidly blowin’ up! I think the coolest thing is that critics are declaring that they may have created a new music genre. I would have to proudly agree. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for Damien B, Jesse St. John and Gianna Gianna. These mighty siblings are takin’ names and numbers like nobody’s business.

WATCH: 441 Magazine Interview with BLOK

Check out my previous BLOK posts:

Concert Review - The Sex
What You Want Video
Award Winning Hip Hop Group

FREE Download:

Nightmare Colors Mixtape

07

Aug

Click This: Download BLOK's new single on iTunes!

Highly recommended! .99 cents baby! Do it!

Download: BLOK on iTunes

CONCERT ALERT!

Who: BLOK (Damien B, Jesse St. John & Gianna Gianna)
Where: DTLA Pow Wow @ The Sex, Los Angeles, CA
When: July 24th, 2010

Similar Artists: M.I.A., Yeah Yeah Yeahs & Sleigh Bells

Listen up! I’m freshly back from a trip, and the BLOK show I attended is stuck on repeat in my solar plexus. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, BLOK is poised to take the world by storm. They are completely unique in their approach to music and performance. Attending their show is like watching a frenetic-kinetic piece of art eject fast lyrical rhymes set to throbbing funk and hip-hop beats. The wild performance entices and ensnares the audience into becoming part of the experience. It’s impossible not to dance and lose yourself in the beat. In fact, I found it challenging to steady my camera without grooving my limbs at the same time. I had to intermittently pause and hope I captured clear shots. These kids are fast and furious! I’m convinced they could power your city with the amount of collective energy generated on stage.

On August 3rd, BLOK debuted their first single Lair of the White Worm, on iTunes. You would be crazy not to download it for a whopping .99 cents!

Click this official iTunes link: Download Lair of the White Worm by BLOK on iTunes.

You can preview their new EP, scheduled for Fall release, on their MySpace page.

Click This Once: BLOK’s Official MySpace Page
Click This Twice: BLOK’s Official Facebook Page
Click This Thrice: BLOK’s Official YouTube Channel

*Note: View my previous BLOK posts from May: BLOK Award-Winning Hip-Hop Group & BLOK What You Want.

06

May

BAND TO WATCH ALERT!

Currently Listening To:

BLOK - What You Want
Listen to Them on BLOK’s Official MySpace Page
EP Available at Their Shows

Click This: BLOK, Award-Winning Hip-Hop Group

BLOK is the hottest, freshest, buzz-worthy Hip-Hop group out there, and they also happen to be my cousins. Visit their MySpace and Facebook pages and show them some LOVE!

They have recently been honored with 4 nominations and 1 win for Best Hip-Hop act at the 2010 Orange County Music Awards. OC Weekly also honored them as Best Hip-Hop Act for 2009. BLOK is a multi-faceted cutting edge act described as “avant-garde dance hip-hop.” They are known for engaging the audience with their unique show-stopping performances.

BLOK will be sharing the stage with The Raveonettes at the Rock The Runway show for The Art Institute of Orange County on May 8th. My heart is bursting with pride for them! Check them out!

*Note: BLOK is a trio consisting of Damien B, Gianna Gianna and Jesse St. John.