Music Blogs

Getting press is one of the best ways to get attention. Here is an alphabetical list of music bloggers, music webzines and music publications. Most write about new music and will allow you to submit your songs for review.

Abduction Radio – Various music styles.

Acid Stag – Electronic, dance, disco, house, electro-R&B/Hip-Hop.

Acid Ted Blog – Dance, techno, house and ambient.

Adobe & Teardrops – Anything with guitars, bass, and drums.

ADSR Collective – Underground electronic music.

Aipate – Various music styles.

Alfitude – Music with mainstream appeal.

A&R factory – Music industry blog featuring new independent music artists from around the world. 

All Music – Resource for information on albums, bands, musicians and songs.

All That Shreds Magazine – Heavy metal, Instrumental, Classic rock, Hard Rock and Melodic Metal.

American Pancake – Alternative, Folk, Indie Rock, Psychedelic Rock and Shoegaze, Dream Pop.

Americana Highways – Americana, Singer Songwriter, Americana / Bluegrass, Country, Folk and Indie Rock.

AnalogTrash – Indie Electronic, Electro Pop, Alternative, Indie Pop and Indie Rock.

anotherwhiskyformisterbukowski – Alternative, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Psychedelic Rock.

Aquarium Drunkard – Journal focused on psych, jazz, avant-garde, folk, garage, funk and beyond. 

Archive Mea – Hard Rock, Melodic Metal, Metalcore, Punk and Screamo / Post-Hardcore.

Ars Media Arts Group – Contemporary R&B, Hip-Hop, and Rap.

Asian Dan – Electronic, Techno, Experimental, Indie Electro and Indie Pop.

At Cost Magazine – Electro Pop, Singer Songwriter, Indie Electro, Indie Pop and Contemporary R&B.

Attack Magazine – Dedicated to dance music production and culture.

Atwood Magazine – Independent music journal.

Austin Town Hall – Lo-fi Pop, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Lo-fi Rock, and Shoegaze, and Dream Pop.

B-Sides & Badlands – Singer Songwriter, Americana / Bluegrass, Folk and Indie Pop.

BangerOfTheDay – Autotune, Contemporary R&B, Hip-Hop / Conscious Hip-Hop and Rap.

BarryGruff – Alternative, Indie Rock, Psychedelic Rock, and Shoegaze.

Beatradar – House and Techno.

Beatspeak Music – EDM, House, and Electro.

Beautiful Song Of The Week – Electronic, Experimental, Instrumental, and Indie Pop.

BirdCityView – R&B, Hip-Hop and Rap.

Birp.Fm – Monthly compilation of +100 tracks that are free to stream and download.

BlackPlastic.co.uk – Indie Rock, Alternative, and Shoegaze.

Blisspop – Ambient, Disco, Techo and Experimental.

Bong Mines Entertainment – Electro Pop, Singer Songwriter, Indie Pop and Contemporary R&B.

Borm Music Online – Electro Pop, Alternative, Indie Rock and Contemporary R&B.

Brooklyn Vegan – NYC-centric, multi-genre, international music news, album and live show reviews.

buffaBLOG – Electro, Alternative, Lo-Fi and Indie Pop.

buzzbands.la – Scouting emerging artists. Interviews and perspective.

California Rocker – Entertainment and pop culture website.

Casablanca Sunset – Disco, Indie, and Electronic.

Central Sauce – R&B, Hip Hop, and Soul.

Caesar Live N Loud – Singer Songwriter, Indie Rock and R&B.

Cheers To The Vikings – Pop, Singer Songwriter, Alternative and Folk.

Chillfiltr – Pop, Singer Songwriter, and Indie Rock.

comeherefloyd – Alternative and Indie Rock.

Consequence of Sound – Pop culture for the mainstream and underground.

Conversations About Her – Pop, Singer Songwriter, and Contemporary R&B.

Cougar Microbes – Pop, Singer Songwriter, and Indie Rock.

Crack in the Road – Pop, Singer Songwriter, Indie Pop and Contemporary R&B

CULTR – EDM, Future Bass, Future House, Progressive House and Electro Pop.

Country Fried Rock – Americana music.

Dance Charts – EDM, House, and Pop.

Dance Rebels – House, and EDM.

Dansende Beren – Indie, Pop, and Alternative.

Dancing Astronaut – Media website built for the global dance music community.

Depth Magazine – Alternative and heavy music; including metal, rock, punk and other related genres. 

Destroy//Exist – Alternative, Rock, and Shoegaze.

Digital Tour Bus – Singer songwriter, Alternative, and Indie Rock.

Drowned in Sound – Features reviews, news, interviews, and discussion forums.

EarToTheGround Music – Singer Songwriter, Americana / Bluegrass, Folk, and Indie Rock.

EDM Reviewer – Dubstep, EDM, House and Trap.

Electric Mode Magazine – Electronic music and news.

Elicit Magazine – Dedicated to telling the stories of up and coming musicians.

Emerging Indie Bands – New bands from around the world.

Fact Mag – Music and youth culture magazine.

Faeton Music Blog – Various music styles.

Fashionably- Early – Hip-hop and R&B.

Fake Shore Drive – Showcasing Chicago’s hip-hop, R&B and Urban scene.

Fluxblog – MP3 Blog. Music is offered for a limited time and is changed frequently. 

From The Strait – Alternative, Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, and Indie Rock.

Futuremag Music – Ambient, Trap, and Electronic.

Gas Mask Magazine – Singer Songwriter, Alternative, and Indie Rock.

Gems and Secrets – Singer Songwriter, Pop, and R&B.

Get Some Magazine – Alternative, Indie Rock, and Shoegaze

Give is a spin – Classical, Electro Pop, Indie Rock and Hip-Hop.

Global Media Blog – EDM, Indie Rock, Contemporary R&B, and Hip-Hop.

Grotesqualizer – Experimental, Alternative, Indie Pop, Indie Rock and Psychedelic Rock.

Hear*ya – Independant music enthusiasts.

Highclouds – Reviews new and established artists with a focus on up and coming artists.

HighSnobiety – Dedicated to fashion, sneakers, design, music, and entertainment.

Hillydilly – Pop, Singer Songwriter, Contemporary R&B and Soul.  

Hip Hop DX – Dedicated to Hip Hop music, news & all things Rap and Hip Hop.

Hip Hop Wired – Dedicated to Hip Hop music, politics, fashion, technology and more.

hoers.de – Pop, Singer Songwriter, Alternative, and Indie Pop and Rock.

Hot Lunch Music – Singer Songwriter, Alternative, and Indie Rock.

Hypebeast – Culturally relevant content such as music, art, design and lifestyle.

Hypebot – Music and technology.

IGGY Magazine – Pop, Contemporary R&B and Soul.

Independent Music Reviews – Singer Songwriter, Alternative, Folk, Indie Pop and Indie Rock.

Indie is not a genre – Pop, Rock and Post-Punk

Indie Midlands – Alternative, Pop, Rock, and Shoegaze.

Indie Music Filter – Music blog showcasing the best new indie music.

Indie Obsessive – Alternative, Folk, Indie Rock, and Psychedelic Rock.

Indie Shuffle – Indie rock, hip hop, electronic, and everything in between

Indiepulse Music Magazine – Journalistic and news focused on the indie music.

Inverted Audio – London/Berlin-based online magazine spotlighting electronic music and the visual arts in a fashion.

Its Not Records – Indie Rock.

King of A&R – Music website featuring the latest emerging artists.

Knox Road – “Music fix, and sometimes more.”

Le Visiteur Online – House, Disco, Lo-fi, and Tech.

Lefuturewave – Pop, Singer SOngwriter, Indie Pop, and R&B.

Largehearted Boy – literature and music website that explores where the two arts overlap.

Loud Women – Singer Songwriter, Alternative, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Punk.

Magnetic Magazine – All things music from album reviews to full length artist interviews.

Metal Injection – Dedicated to Metal music, news, and band tour dates.

Mercurial Tones – House, Electronic, and Techno.

Metalhead Community Magazine – Alternative, Hard Rock, Indie Rock, Metalcore, and Progressive Rock.

Mind Noise Network – Alternative, Hard Rock, Indie Rock, Metalcore, and Pop Punk.

MishkaDj – House, EDM, Future Bass, Techno, and Indie Electro.

Mix It All Up – Ambient, Alternative, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Shoegaze.

mp3hugger – Singer Songwriter, Alternative, Folk, Indie Pop, and Indie Rock.

My Old Kentucky Blog – Music related blog.

Mugatunes – House, EDM, Future Bass, and Electro Pop.

Music For The Misfits – Singer Songwriter, Alternative, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Pop Rock.

Music Emissions – Journalistic and critique focused on the indie music.

Music Injection – Singer Songwriter, Alternative, Indie Pop, and Indie Rock.

Music Is My Life – EDM, Electro Pop, Singer Songwriter, Indie Pop, and Contemporary R&B.

Music Row – Nashville’s music industry trade publication.

Muzique Magazine – Source for all music genres and their ever changing world of music and its surrounding lifestyle.

No Fear of Pop – Website about “whatever genre and of whatever origin that seeks to transcend the habitual preconceptions about the modern in contemporary popular culture.”

No Treble – Website dedicated to bass players that also has music reviews.

No Nací en Manchester – Disco.

NoisyRoad – Acoustic, Alternative, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Shoegaze.

Nordic Music Review – Singer Songwriter, Alternative, Folk, Indie Pop, and Indie Rock.

Nordik Simit – Pop, Alternative, Indie Electro, Indie Pop, and Indie Rock.

NPR – National Public Radio’s music section.

NTRSLY – Contemporary R&B, Hip-Hop, and R&B.

nu – Pop, Indie Pop, Contemporary R&B, and Soul.

Never Radio – EDM, Remix / Mashup, Electro Pop, Contemporary R&B, and Hip-Hop.

Niche Music – Lo-fi Pop, Indie Electro, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Shoegaze.

Obscure Sound – Pop, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Lo-fi Rock, and Shoegaze.

Paige Backstage – Alternative, Hard Rock, Indie Rock, and Screamo / Post-Hardcore.

Phonograph Me – Disco, Indie Electro, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and New wave.

Pickymagazine – Singer Songwriter, Lo-fi, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Shoegaze.

Pigeons & Planes – Complex.com’s section about music discovery and new artists.

Pitchfork – Online magazine that concentrates on new music.

Plastic Mag – Electro Pop, Indie Electro, Indie Pop, and Indie Rock.

Popjustice – Seeks to celebrate popular music with humor, user interaction, and contacts within the music industry.

Podcart – Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Contemporary R&B, and Soul.

Popmuzik – EDM, Indie Electronic, Electro Pop, and Indie Pop.

Post To Wire – Acoustic, Americana / Bluegrass, Blues, Country and Folk.

Potholes in my Blog – Music blog with news and album reviews.

Precision Select – EDM, House, Electro Pop, and Indie Pop.

Purple Melon Music – Singer Songwriter, Indie Pop, and Contemporary R&B.

Queen City Sounds and Art – Experimental, Alternative, Lo-fi, Indie Pop, and Indie Rock.

Rap Radar – Rap video lists.

Resident Advisor – Supporting the electronic music industry worldwide. 

Relix Music Magazine – Their stated mission it to seek out exciting, innovative performers and foster the live music community.

Riptide Mag – Disco, Indie Electronic, Electro Pop, and Indie Electro.

Rock Sound – Brings you the latest rock, metal, pop-punk and metalcore music news and reviews.

Rock The Pigeon Music Blog – Singer Songwriter, Alternative, Folk, Indie Pop and Indie Rock.

RockDafuqOut – EDM, Pop, Singer Songwriter and Contemporary R&B.

Rocktails – Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Contemporary R&B, Hip-Hop, and Rap.

Run The Trap – Dedicated to underground trap music and other related genres.

Rural Sounds – Ambient & Drone, Downtempo, Indie Electronic, and Instrumental.

Savage Thrills – Electronic, Alternative, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Psychedelic Rock.

Sensei – Electro Pop, Contemporary R&B, Hip-Hop / Conscious Hip-Hop, and Rap.

Sleepy Songs – Classical.

Sodwee – Indie Electronic, Electro Pop, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Contemporary R&B.

Somewhere Soul – Instrumental, Jazz, Contemporary R&B, Funk, and Soul.

Staccatofy – Singer Songwriter, Americana / Bluegrass, Country, and Indie Rock.

Stereofpx – Electronic, Instrumental, Contemporary R&B, Lo-fi Hip-Hop, and Soul.

Stereogum – Music related website

Submit Hub – Submit your songs directly to blogs, playlists and labels.

Surviving the Golden Age – Indie Electro, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Hip-Hop.

Swede + Sour – Indie Electronic, Electro Pop, Singer Songwriter, Indie Pop and Shoegaze.

The Dutch Guy – Contemporary R&B, Funk, Neo-Soul, and Retro Soul.

The Gate – Electro Pop, Singer Songwriter, Acoustic, and Indie Pop.

The Groove Cartel – House, EDM, Future House, Progressive House, and Tech House.

THAT Mag – Dedicated to showcasing local Philadelphia talent.

The 405 – Music and culture magazine.

The Line of Best Fit – Website dedicated to new music discovery.

The Music Ninja – New music featured daily.

The Score Magazine – India’s national music magazine.

The Sound Sniffer –  Electronic, Electro Pop, Singer Songwriter, Lo-fi Pop, and Indie Pop.

The Quietus – British online music and pop culture magazine.

The Wild Honey Pie – Dedicated to the discovery of emerging bands.

The Word Is Bond – Instrumental, Contemporary R&B, Hip-Hop / Conscious Hip-Hop, Soul, and Rap.

Tiny Mix Tapes – Publishes news, reviews, and features on every single style of music in existence.

Tome to the Weather Machine – Ambient & Drone, Electronic, Experimental, Instrumental, and Shoegaze.

Tonic Grain – Alternative, Americana / Bluegrass, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Lo-fi Hip-Hop.

Two Story Melody – Singer Songwriter, Acoustic, Folk, Indie Pop, and Indie Rock.

UK HipHop Talk – Hip-Hop, R&B, Hip-Hop, and Rap.

underrated – Electro Pop, Alternative, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Shoegaze, Dream Pop

Unheard Gems – Indie Electronic, Electro Pop, Indie Pop, and Contemporary R&B

Unrecorded – Electro Pop, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Contemporary R&B

Under The radar – Indie music magazine that prints four issues a year and is distributed across North America and internationally.

Uranium Waves – EDM, Electro Pop, Singer Songwriter, and Contemporary R&B

Urban Soul – R&B

URB Magazine – Monthly American magazine devoted to electronic music, hip hop and urban lifestyle and culture.

Various Small Flames – Lo-fi Pop, Folk, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Shoegaze / Dream Pop

Velvety – Alternative, Folk, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Punk.

VidesLink Radio – World Music, Autotune, Gangsta Rap, Hip-Hop / Conscious Hip-Hop and Rap

Visual Atelier 8 – Downtempo / Minimal Electronic, Indie Electronic, Electro Pop, and Indie Pop.

We All Want Someone To Shout For – Alternative, Folk, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Shoegaze / Dream Pop

We Love Lo-fi Music – Alternative, Lo-fi Pop, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Lo-fi Rock.

we love that / sound – Alternative, Folk, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, and Shoegaze / Dream Pop.

We Rave You – Primarily covers the electronic dance music industry.

Wee World – Alternative, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Post Rock, and Shoegaze / Dream Pop.

What Happened to your Band? – Alternative, Pop Punk, and Punk

When The Horn Blows – Electro Pop, Singer Songwriter, Indie, Alternative.

Were the Music Meets Magazine – Indie music.

Wild Patterns – Ambient & Drone, Synthwave / Vaporwave, Alternative, Bedroom / Lo-fi Pop, and Shoegaze / Dream Pop.

Wolf in a Suit – Electro Pop, Singer Songwriter, Alternative, Indie Pop, and Indie Rock.

Wonderland Magazine – About new and established talent across popular culture: fashion, film, music and art.

XKIRA – Electronic music.

Xune Mag – Webzine about independent & emerging artists from across the world

YB Music – Electro Pop, Singer Songwriter, Folk, and Indie Pop.

yes/no – Downtempo / Minimal Electronic, Experimental, Instrumental, Alternative and Contemporary R&B

Yack Magazine – Music blog focusing on all things indie, and alternative. 

York Calling – Singer Songwriter, Alternative, Folk, and Indie Rock.

Your EDM – Source for Electronic Dance Music, Interviews, Music Reviews & EDM news. 

12XU – Punk, Noise, Post, Garage, and Indie Rock.

2 Dope Boyz – Hip hop music review, news and critique. 

Zero Music Sound – Alternative music.

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters

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