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There are multiple artists artists using the name Blockhead

1) A trip-hop artist from New York City https://twitter.com/BlockheadNYC

2) A Swiss darkwave band

3) A Japanese punk band

4) A hardcore punk band from Washington, DC

1) Blockhead grew up in downtown New York City. The son of an artist, early on he found his passion was for music. A fan of a whole range of sounds, especially , Blockhead steadily built a tremendous collection of tapes and later CDs from innumerable artists. After a brief stint as a rapper, he realized his calling was behind the boards and not on the mic, and from there he began to produce beats. Since making that decision, he’s been one of the busiest producers out there, producing 9 tracks on Aesop Rock’s critically acclaimed album Labor Days, and the majority of the tracks on his followup albums Dayllight EP, Fast Cars, Danger, Fire and Knives, and None Shall Pass. Blockhead has also been working with other giants such as SLuG of Atmosphere, Murs, Mike Ladd and Sa Smash. He also found time to complete a break beat album entitled Blockhead’s Broke Beats, with 10 hard hitting tracks, which was released on Mush Records, the US home of cLOUDDEAD. Showing his artistic variety from only art-rap, Blockhead produced 2 tracks on the newly crowned Skribble Jam Battle Champ, maclethal’s full-length album. He does too. He is a member of the Party Fun Action Committee whose hip-hop/comedy debut album was recently released on the legendary Def Jux.

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  • PVNDV

    Beach Blanket Blood Bath -.-

    8 Jan 7:55am Reply
  • hlynur83

    mistrz, przybądź do polski i zbaw ten nieszczęśliwy naród już...

    31 Dec 2014 Reply
  • spikefuzz

    Bells and Whistle is a bomb. High quality work.

    26 Dec 2014 Reply
  • WugWugs

    New one is high quality stuff as always

    17 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Hyperthyroidism

    Bells and Whistles is pretty dank, one of the best albums I've ever heard.

    16 Dec 2014 Reply
  • hashtagbluejay

    How did I not find out about this sooner?

    24 Nov 2014 Reply
  • spikefuzz

    New album is ohhyeah!

    20 Nov 2014 Reply
  • lilusia12

    Hallways <3

    19 Nov 2014 Reply
  • zerosleep

    New release is so sick!

    18 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Johnnyhawk

    I am ready for some Bells and Whistles!!

    18 Nov 2014 Reply
  • shaolin86

    Bells and Whistles is here!!

    18 Nov 2014 Reply
  • sgosney

    DUDE when is bells and whistles coming out. dying from anticipation!

    4 Jul 2014 Reply
  • sgosney

    Nah dude. All of his albums are equally special in their own way

    16 May 2014 Reply
  • Horadado

    "Music by Cavelight" and "The Music Scene" are his best without any doubt. This two LPs are nothing but a reference in instrumental greatness. Mi más sincera enhorabuena, Tony. Muy agradecido por tales regalos.

    11 May 2014 Reply
  • Mariablia

    The Strain всё-таки

    23 Feb 2014 Reply
  • Zizkovian

    The king of instrumental! New album por favor!

    16 Feb 2014 Reply
  • WugWugs

    Around midnight time, Blockheads´s time. Makes my life better.

    12 Jan 2014 Reply
  • ironarmatom

    he just shared a /FREE 20 track collection of remixes.;;;;; so far so gooooood

    2 Jan 2014 Reply
  • Rauffle

    First listen and I think I've found a new top artist.

    3 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Deato

    My rating: 10/10 i DIG what this guy does.

    27 Nov 2013 Reply
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