14 Best Music Business Podcasts to Listen to in 2023

Long-story-short, here are my top 14 music business podcasts to listen to this year: For the details, keep reading. I’ve always been an avid reader of both music business books and articles. I simply love the medium: the way you can be mesmerised by the passion and expertise of the author and completely switch off […]

The Top 25 Music Blogs in 2023

Here’s our quick list of the best music blogs in 2023: In an industry governed by AIs, why should I spend time reading articles and reviews on a music blog? When Spotify creates a daily playlist carefully curated by its all-knowing algorithm, why look for the latest releases on a webzine run by humans? The […]

13 Best Music Review Sites To Submit To (Or Read!)

Thousands of musicians play in bars each night just waiting to be discovered by the right person. They hope and pray for their fairy godmother (or dream talent agent) to waltz in and see just how stellar they are. With so many musicians in that in-between stage — producing quality music but not quite making […]

Indie Bible Review: Worth It? (2023)

Let me cut to the chase with the big-picture takeaway of this review: Yes, I do think the Indie Bible is legit, and if you’re committed to doing your own promotion / outreach, it’s likely worth the investment. There’s nuance here. I don’t think the Indie Bible is for everyone, necessarily, and I’m going to […]

20 Best Indie Music Blogs to Submit to in 2024

Are you an artist looking to submit/promote music? Or perhaps you are a music fan? We’ve compiled the ultimate list of the best indie blogs of 2024! 1. Santa Rosa Records Santa Rosa records is a Texas-based indie label, publishing company, recording studio, and curator of obscure music from around the globe and across all […]

An Interview with James Moore of Independent Music Promotions

Independent Music Promotions (IMP) was one of the first PR firms I found as I was getting into the music marketing space. And to this day, I think they have my favorite slogan / mission statement: “Worldwide promotion and PR for music with depth.” That “music with depth” part jumped off the page for me; […]

Why Should You Submit to Music Blogs?

Let’s start with the bad news: You should not submit to music blogs if your primary goal is to get new fans. (And you should definitely not submit to organizations that try to scam you with paid placements.) I run the site you’re reading right now. It’s a mid-level-ish music blog that’s decently respected in […]

What is an EPK? (And How to Make One)

If you’re an indie artist, chances are you’ve tried to pitch your music to blogs (like this one), playlists (like this one), radio stations (we don’t have one of those yet), and maybe even labels (don’t have that either). As an artist, I’ve pitched myself to all of those things. Speaking from experience, it can […]

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