We often get asked how to submit music to blogs. Which are the best music blogs to submit music as an independent music artist? You have just uploaded many music tracks to online music streaming services through your favorite digital music distribution websites. Now it’s time to let more people know about your music. Besides online video marketing, submitting your music or press releases about your music to music blogs is one of the many ways to market your music.
It’s critical to find music blogs that like and promote your music and write to their editors asking them to write about your music. You need to identify which music blogs are relevant to your music. We have curated a list of music blogs to submit your music to.
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You can submit music to blogs that accept music across most of the genres below.
Abduction Radiation is a curated selection of music, from new releases to gems of the past. You can submit your music via SubmitHub here.
AllMusic is a comprehensive and in-depth resource for finding out more about the albums, bands, musicians, and songs. You can submit your music by email through their data provider, TiVo.
American Songwriter is an international WordPress music website, magazine, and podcast network for songwriters, musicians, and music enthusiasts for the latest music news, information, and coaching. AmericanSongwriter.com provides daily news, new album reviews, video interviews, in-office video recording sessions, live photos, livestream concerts, business insight, blogs and online exclusive content for aspiring or professional songwriters and serious music enthusiasts. They explore all genres of music. You can submit your music by completing a form.
A&R Factory is a respected music artist and repertoire (A&R) blog. Their readership includes record labels, publishers, management companies, radio stations, PR and sync companies from across the world who use their music blog to discover and sign acts. They have been nominated as one of the top ten blogs in the UK and top 100 worldwide. You can submit your music to their WordPress music blog here.
Audiotox is a WordPress music blog that focuses on new music and current acts. They focus on hip hop, electronic, pop, indie, rock, singer-songwriter, EDM, and alternative. They also include interviews. You can submit your music via SubmitHub here.
A.V.A. Live Radio is an indie music show that gives indie music artists a platform to showcase their new music from a music community of taste makers, playlist curators and music fans. Besides music submission, you can promote your music by paying for different promotion packages.
BIRP.fm is a monthly compilation of +100 tracks that are free to stream and download. They’re also available on Spotify, Soundcloud, Apple Music, YouTube, Deezer, etc. You can submit your music via SubmitHub here.
Consequence is a WordPress blog between mainstream pop culture and the underground with regards to music, television, and film. You can submit your music by email.
Cougar Microbes is a WordPress.com music blog featuring videos, live shows, and interviews. They take music submissions via MusoSoup which is a paid service.
Country Fried Rock is a superlative music podcast powered by WordPress. You can submit your music for their podcast but make sure you check out their archives before you submit.
Digital Tour Bus is an online platform with multiple web video series, news content, contests, and guest blogs featuring their favorite artists. They accept pop, singer-songwriter, rock, and EDM music submissions via SubmitHub. If submission is accepted, they will ask you to do a guest blog with music and video streams.
Fact is an audio-visual channel powered by WordPress premiering original long and short form films and documentaries, covering A/V experiences, the creative processes of their favorite artists and emerging advances at the intersection of art, music and technology. You can submit your music for review by email.
Glide Magazine, powered by WordPress.com, brings music news and reviews, curate the latest must-hear releases, deliver intimate interviews with artists and share their photos. Submit your Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Alternative Rock and Bedroom / Lo-fi Pop music via SubmitHub but they don’t take autotune or covers.
HighClouds is a hype machine-listed WordPress music blog for all genres by a team of music lovers. They maintain a few Spotify and Apple Music playlists. You can submit your music track or video via SubmitHub or Groover and an EP or album via HumanHuman. Here is their music submission page.
Hullabaloo is a WordPress music blog with tunes, albums, shows, and conversations. They cover all genres and all artists but heavily prioritize non-straight / cis / white / male artists. They post music alongside poetry, prose, essays, visual arts, activism, mental health, amusing anecdotes and/or profound self-deprecation, community, and feminism. If you think your music fits, you can submit your music by email.
Indie Music Filter is a WordPress music blog showcasing new indie music with track features, videos, reviews and streaming playlists. Before submission by email, review their music to see if your music sounds like those posted on IMF.
Indie Music Spin creates a space where music fans and artists can come to explore and discover unique new music. Their newsletters deliver new music, videos, and news to subscribers. They have joined A.V.A Live Radio to offer radio airplay along with a feature story so you will submit your music via AVA Live Radio here. This is a WordPress music blog.
Indie88 (CIND-FM), as Canada’s first indie music station, provides a platform for emerging artists. It is also a WordPress music blog for news, local lifestyle, and pop-culture content focused on unique and engaging stories. You can submit your music by email.
IndiePulse Music is an online journalistic and music news magazine with news, interviews, reviews, videos, radios, and podcasts about Indie Music artists. You can submit your music and news about your music for review here. This is a WordPress music blog.
Kings of A&R is a well-known WordPress music blog having profiled artists including The Killers, The Fray, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Gotye, One Republic, Capital Cities, The Neighborhood, and Twenty One Pilots. They also spot up-and-coming artists. You can submit your music and stories about your music for review by email.
Mugatunes is a platform where 500+ music enthusiasts curate new music by posting new songs, creating Spotify playlists and SoundCloud playlists, and writing articles. They focus on electronic, hip-hop and indie music, but will consider any genre. You can submit your music by paying guaranteed listen and feedback fees.
Music Bloggers Network, as a WordPress music blog, is a collaborative community of Music Bloggers, Music Curators and Music Influencers who listen, write, promote and critique music across all genres. You can use their online form to submit your music. You can also register your music blog with them if you have one by simply filling out an online form. They run several Spotify playlists.
Obscure Sound, built with WordPress, is an indie music site that provides music fans with the latest and greatest emerging music. Other content includes interviews, contests, and compilations. They run several Spotify playlists. You can submit your music track link, a photo, and some background via Fluence, SubmitHub, HumanHuman, or email.
Pitchfork is an indie music blog across all genres. You can send them a press release about your music by email.
PopMatters is an international magazine of cultural criticism and analysis. They provide reviews, interviews, and essays in music, TV, films, books, video games, sports, theater, etc. You can submit your music via SubmitHub here and articles about your music via Submittable. You can find their Spotify playlists here.
RGM is a WordPress music blog featuring news, interview, festivals, and podcasts. They maintain the RGM Spotify playlist for which they add artists free of charge on all submission options. They can review your singles, EPs, albums for a fee.
RockDafuqOut.com, powered by WordPress.com, discovers and shares new music from around the globe. They welcome music submissions of all genres for consideration. They run both Spotify and SoundCloud playlists.
Stereogum is an independently owned and operated music blog with reviews, interviews, and news. Contact them if you can submit your music for review to their Spotify playlists.
The Alternative publishes music reviews, interviews, Spotify playlists, podcasts, and yearly awards. Submit your music by email.
The Revue is a WordPress music blog covering music reviews, festivals, and interviews indie artists. You can submit your music via SubmitHub here or by email.
When The Horn Blows is a music website with a global list of PR, musician and label contacts. They focus on live gig reviews, Q&A interviews, and EP & single reviews. They mostly feature indie, folk, singer-songwriter, rock and electronic pop music. Submit your music via SubmitHub here.
Wolf in a Suit is a WordPress music blog where you will see interviews, articles, reviews, recommendations, and videos. They run several SoundCloud playlists. Submit your music on SubmitHub and HumanHuman.
Xune Mag is a WordPress music blog featuring music reviews, interviews, news, live shows, and videos from independent and emerging artists from across the world. Submit your music here for the Xune Mag Spotify Playlist.
Your Music Radar selects great unsigned artists, bands and DJs and tunes streaming online and playing independent radio. They include remixes, reviews, live shows, interviews and more. They run a few Spotify playlists. Submit your music tracks and interview requests. Visit their submission page.
You can submit music to blogs that prefer dance, electronic, hop-hop, and similar music.
24Hip-Hop, built with WordPress, is an online platform that delivers hip-hop/contemporary music, entertainment gist, videos, and music content daily by exposing remarkable artists and their materials from the HipHop Music industry around the world. You can submit your music for review.
Acid Stag, powered by WordPress.com, is one of Australia’s leading independent music news platforms. They mainly support electronic focused music such as electro, house, dance, disco, indietronica, vapor-soul, and alt-R&B/Soul. They have their own playlists on Spotify and SoundCloud. If your music is electronic focused, submit your music by email or via SubmitHub.
Cut The Pause, built with WordPress, features new alternative, rock, hip-hop, electronic and pop music and artists. You can submit your music to The Discover List Spotify playlist.
EARMILK, powered by WordPress.com, is an online music publication based out of the United States and Canada. They have an international appeal including New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, London, Sydney, Chicago, Calgary, Paris, Vancouver, and San Francisco. Their contributors bring curated music news, events, apparel, and art. They focus on dance, hip-hop, indie, electronic, and pop artists. They exclusively accept music submissions through SubmitHub.
ELEVATOR is an online hip-hop music magazine featuring music reviews, videos, and interviews. They have a few SoundCloud playlists. You can pay them to submit your music, videos, written articles, and photo sets.
EQ Music Blog is an independent WordPress music blog. It supports new electronic pop artists alongside its music reviews, features, interviews, and video previews. The blog featured Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, Hurts, Erasure, Robyn, Scissor Sisters, Mika, Dido, Sia, NKOTB, Backstreet Boys, Imogen Heap, Steps, The Wanted, Róisín Muphy, Sam Sparro, Martin Solveig and BT. They run a few Spotify playlists. You can submit your music by email.
Framed Network Music (FNM) is an accessible electronic dance music blog powered by WordPress with reviews, news and articles. It includes deep house, electronic pop, dance, future house, groove, disco/nu disco/, progressive house, electro house, and tech house. Accessible music means cheerful, positive vibes, danceable, uplifting, feel-good, harmonizing, and fine vocals. You can submit your Spotify music tracks by email for FNM Spotify playlists. You can send them an email to promote your music.
FUXWITHIT is a WordPress music blog dedicated to finding new music with a hip-hop heart and a strong electronic music focus. They cover Rap, Trap, Future Bass, House, Jersey Club and more. The blog also provides in-depth reviews, exclusive interviews, guest mixes and more. They have their own playlists on Spotify and SoundCloud. You can contact them by email if you want to write about your music in a post or submit your music.
Hammarica is a music public relations company for artists and brands. It also manages a dance music blog, The Hammarica Network built with WordPress. The blog consists of more than 40 dance music websites. They promote dance music related news on their network for free. You can submit an article about your dance music. Besides, you can get your dance music on their blogs both for free and for a fee.
Hip Hop Indie Music is an online platform supporting new hip-hop indie artists. You can submit your music and posts about your music for review here. Besides, you can also buy packages to get featured on their platform.
Indie Shuffle consists of a team of international writers to bring you the best music especially indie rock, hip hop, electronic, and similar genres. You can submit your music using SubmitHub. This is a WordPress music blog.
Indie Shuffle has international writers to bring their audience indie rock, hip hop, and electronic music. They run a few Spotify playlists. Submit your indie rock and downtempo/house music via SubmitHub but no classic rock, commercial pop, soul, R&B or songs.
Sidekick Music is a WordPress music blog and electronic music dedicated record label with a penchant for Indie & Nu Disco. They are looking for new music to update their Spotify Playlists. You can submit to their Spotify Playlists.
Stoney Roads is Australia’s leading electronic music blog by dance music enthusiasts, producers and DJs. You can submit a song for blog and Spotify playlist consideration. This is a WordPress music blog.
ThisSongIsSick.com, a WordPress music blog, works with musicians and record labels from all over the world to showcase a variety of the freshest electronic, hip-hop, indie, and alternative music to a global following that is comprised of millions of music lovers in over 110 countries. You can submit your music here.
Xttrawave is a WordPress music blog for Rap & Hip Hop, Electronic & Dance (EDM, Reggae, Dancehall), Pop, R&B, Rock and Experimental. You can pay them to feature your music in a press release or interview on their blog.
You can submit music to blogs that prefer folk, country, roots, and similar music as follows.
EarToTheGround Music features emerging artists primarily in the folk, indie rock, and roots music scenes. It has album reviews, artist interviews, and artist spotlights featuring lesser-known musicians. It helps artists find an audience and music fans find music. Submit your music via SubmitHub here.
Folk Radio UK (FRUK), built with WordPress, is an independent Folk, Roots and Alternative Music Journal featuring reviews, news, and interviews. They run complementary shows and mixes via Mixcloud and playlists on Spotify. You can submit your EPs and albums (no singles) for review by email.
Twangville is a WordPress music blog featuring alt-country, Americana, indie, rock, folk & blues. They maintain Twangville’s Weekly Playlist on Spotify and Apple Music. You can submit your music tracks for review by email.
You can submit music to blogs that prefer underground music below.
RIDE Music is an alternative hip-hop and underground music hub for new artists that break boundaries, reject the norm, and push underground culture forward. If you want your music featured on their platform, contact them for YouTube placements, reviews, interviews, event coverage, photoshoots, etc. The site is powered by WordPress.com.
Urban Vault UK is a WordPress music blog for multi-genre underground music, news, events, apparel, and interviews from around the world. If you want them to promote your music, contact them by email.
As you can see, there are tons of music blogs to submit your music to. Find out what music genres the music blogs accept or prefer. Regardless, make sure your music is of high quality and unreleased. Only submit music to blogs if your music sounds professional.
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