A Downloadable List of Links to Music Blogs, Publications and Reviews
(Please let us know if any of the links no longer work)
BIRP! A USA-based blog, (also playlist curation) about everything associated with Indie and Alt Rock.
Brooklyn Vegan: A USA-based online journal that is set out like a magazine with news, reviews, interviews and articles covering a range of mostly current music.
Consequence of Sound: An online music publication updated daily with music news, MP3s, tour dates, album reviews, festival lineups, and more.
Drowned in Sound: Long-established UK-based online journal that is set out like a magazine with news, reviews, interviews and articles covering a range of mostly current music.
EDM.com: is an industry-respected blog that has interviews with well-known artists, free downloads, news and reviews including stuff about the industry.
Indie Obsessive: San Francisco-based blog with reviews and news about most areas of indie and alternative rock.
Indie Music Women is a blog and website supporting women in music
Joyzine: A blog set up to review live music in the UK which has diversified and now includes reviews of new releases with a number of volunteer reviews writers on the team.
My Old Kentucky Blog: Blog covering an eclectic range of styles.
Pigeons and Planes: Run by COMPLEX, a blog covering a range of genres from indie and pop to urban and dance music.
Pitchfork: Long-established US-based online journal that is set out like a magazine with news, reviews, interviews and articles covering a range of mostly current music.
Run the Trap: A blog for anything to do with Trap.
The Alternative Mixtapes: A music blog recommending songs and curating playlists for the following genres: Alternative Rock, Indie/Folk Rock, Punk-Rock, Indie Pop, Chill-Out, Electronic and Relaxing music.
Tobisonic: A useful blog and resources for mixing and mastering.
Trust the Doc: Amongst other things, Trust the Doc is a monthly blog focusing on new music across the widest imaginable spectrum of genres from Contemporary Classical, Jazz & Experimental through Folk, Country, World, Pop, Alt Rock & Indie, Urban, EDM & Singer-Songwriters to Cinematic, Ambient & Electronic music. Written by composer, promoter & radio host Neil March so majority of artists are UK-based but there is a substantial international element too.
WorkHardPlaylistHard (WHPH ): This web site focuses on music streaming and helping independent artists. Their web site offers a number of resources including a blog.
Your EDM: Slick EDM-focused online journal covering a wide range of club-orientated styles and scenes.