We’re back with another roundup of some of the best music blogs the internet has to offer. Some of these also offer great mailing lists that highlight their more popular posts- we’d recommend signing up to a few to get a flavour of each then unsubscribing from those that don’t hit the mark. Enjoy!
GET CLUED UP AS A SONGWRITER
https://www.awal.com/blog – Though on the recording industry side there’s tons of useful tit-bits in here for songwriters too from Kobalt’s label offering. Check out the ‘Building Your Dream Team’ series in particular
https://blog.songtrust.com – Tons and tons of content for songwriters and publishers. Modern developments in publishing alongside articles covering the basics and in-depth features on specific areas of the industry. Also practical tools for songwriting, not just about the business side. Lots to dig into!
https://sentricmusic.com/blog/2017/october/17/wtf-is-music-publishing/ – Fantastic 6 part guide through all the basics of music publishing. An absolute must for any songwriter, wether you’re looking for a general introductory overview or some more in-depth detail on a specific part of the industry
WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE MUSIC WORLD
http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/category/blog/ – Similar to Music Week but friendlier in tone. Another macro view of the global industry, with excellent features on how that affects grass roots artists and a great weekly newsletter
FIND NEW MUSIC
http://www.goldflakepaint.co.uk – looking for a contestant stream of fresh and captivating indie music you might not have come across before? Look no further.
http://drownedinsound.com – covering indie and more mainstream offerings, detailed reviews of albums and festivals, tour diaries and interviews. A wealth of content for the discerning music fan to delve into