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A Downloadable List of Links to Music Blogs, Publications and Reviews

(Please let us know if any of the links no longer work)

 

A & R Factory: As its name suggests, a blog about discovering new talent.

Audiotox: Very accommodating and eclectic blog that tries to review most submitted tracks if accompanied by good EPKs.

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.

Clash Magazine:  A quarterly blog that covers both well known artists and new & emerging ones. Used to be a glossy magazine but has now gone on-line as a free resource.

Consequence of Sound: An online music publication updated daily with music news, MP3s, tour dates, album reviews, festival lineups, and more.

Curious For Music: A music blog covering a range of new music.

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:  an industry-respected blog that has interviews with well-known artists, free downloads, news and reviews including stuff about the industry.

Echo Hotel’s list of Blogs, reviewers etc. for the Scottish music scene

Fifty3 Musings on Music is a blog written by Tony Harding who is a judge for Glastonbury Festival’s Emerging Talent Competition.

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.

Louder Than War: A popular blog mainly covering Punk, Post-Punk, Garage Rock and Alternative music genres.

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.

Platinum Mind: Blog, interviews and playlists from Delowusu

Rockdafuqout: A music blog covering a range of new music.

Rock on the Rise: a blog/reviews/internet radio station based in Denver for signed and unsigned hard rock and metal.  ROTRsubmissions@gmail.com https://twitter.com/RockOnTheRise

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.

The Line of Best Fit: A blog about new and current 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.

UKF: A blog about Dubstep, Drum’n’Bass and related genres.

We Plug GOOD Music : A blog claiming to support new and emerging talent from across the globe.

Your EDM: Slick EDM-focused online journal covering a wide range of club-orientated styles and scenes.