internet The Best Indie Music Blogs  

755 votes 117 voters 13k views 61 items Follow Embed

List Rules Blogs that predominately cover music that is released on indie labels

List of the top indie music blogs on the Internet, based on traffic as well as influence over the subject online. Bloggers have been discussing indie bands in detail online for years, and these blogs and websites are where much of the online conversation about indie rock bands is centered. Because of the ease of editing and updating blogs quickly as news happens, many of these blogs and websites cover indie music news and contemporary goings on. However, numerous bloggers have used the format over the years to explore indie rock news in a more in-depth and nuanced fashion, posting longer pieces and competing with niche magazines and newspapers to provide a diverse collection of original writing and reporting on the subject.

In the early days of blogging, users would traditionally find blogs about indie bands, album releases, live streaming, and related subjects using blog search engines, including Technorati, Icerocket, Google Blog Search and others. Since the explosion of social media services such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and others, search has become less and less significant as a traffic draw. Now, getting a particular blog post or article to go "viral" on Facebook will have far greater significance than optimizing visibility in search engines. Add in the volume of links submitted to aggregation sites and services like Reddit and StumbleUpon and it's easier than ever to find blogs and blog posts on any imaginable topic, no matter how niche.

These blogs are focused on issues in the indie rock blog community. Be sure to vote for your favorites to move them up the list.

1
+ - 11 0
The Music Site (www.themusicsi... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
The Music Site (www.themusicsite.com)

The 20 Greatest Misheard Lyrics Music Videos on the Internet The Best Wedding Registry Websites

2
+ - 26 11
Daytrotter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Daytrotter daytrotter.com

3
+ - 19 12
Jungleindierock.com is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Jungleindierock.com Jungleindierock.com

4
+ - 19 13
Tiny Mix Tapes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs

5
+ - 15 10
ThisIsFakeDIY.co.uk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
ThisIsFakeDIY.co.uk ThisIsFakeDIY.co.uk

6
+ - 22 17
Stereogum is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Stereogum stereogum.com

7
+ - 11 7
thebluewalrus.com is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
thebluewalrus.com thebluewalrus.com

8
+ - 2 0
allmusic.com is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
allmusic.com allmusic.com

9
+ - 2 1
Indiepedia.de is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Indiepedia.de Indiepedia.de

10
+ - 2 1
Rateyourmusic.com is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Rateyourmusic.com Rateyourmusic.com

11
+ - 1 0
Albumoftheyear.org is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Albumoftheyear.org Albumoftheyear.org

12
+ - 1 0
Besteveralbums.com is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Besteveralbums.com Besteveralbums.com

13
+ - 1 0
Yearendlists.com is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Yearendlists.com Yearendlists.com

14
+ - 1 0
Tastebuds.fm is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Tastebuds.fm

15
+ - 1 0
Poplist.de is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Poplist.de Poplist.de

The Best Movies About Music The Best Websites to Waste Your Time On

16
+ - 1 0
Plattentests.de is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Plattentests.de plattentests.de

17
+ - 1 0
NME.com is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
NME.com nme.com

18
+ - 1 0
Laut.de is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Laut.de laut.de

19
+ - 1 0
Consequenceofsound.net is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Consequenceofsound.net consequenceofsound.net

20
+ - 1 0
Drowned In Sound is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Drowned In Sound drownedinsound.com

21
+ - 1 0
Discogs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Discogs discogs.com

22
+ - 13 13
indieWIRE is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
indieWIRE indiewire.com

23
+ - 9 9
Under the Radar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs

24
+ - 8 8
consequenceofsound.com is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
consequenceofsound.com consequenceofsound.com

25
+ - 6 6
indieshuffle.com is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
indieshuffle.com indieshuffle.com

26
+ - 16 17
Pitchfork Media is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Pitchfork Media pitchforkmedia.com

27
+ - 12 13
IndieFlix is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
IndieFlix indieflix.com

28
+ - 1 1
Indie-rock-blog.de is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Indie-rock-blog.de Indie-rock-blog.de

29
+ - 10 11
CokeMachineGlow.com is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
CokeMachineGlow.com CokeMachineGlow.com

The Best Genres of Music The Most Relaxing Ways to Get Drunk

30
+ - 7 9
indiepages.com is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
indiepages.com indiepages.com

31
+ - 5 7
indierockcafe.com is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
indierockcafe.com indierockcafe.com

32
+ - 4 6
amusicblogyea.com is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
amusicblogyea.com amusicblogyea.com

33
+ - 2 4
All Unsigned® Digital Maga... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
All Unsigned® Digital Magazine http://allunsigned.com/ - Digital Magazine & Blog About Unsigned & Indie Music Artists.

34
+ - 1 3
thebaybridged.com is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
thebaybridged.com thebaybridged.com

35
+ - 6 9
Pigeons & Planes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs

36
+ - 5 8
pluginmusic.com is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
pluginmusic.com pluginmusic.com

37
+ - 5 8
indieforbunnies.com is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
indieforbunnies.com indieforbunnies.com

38
+ - 4 7
newdust.com is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
newdust.com newdust.com

39
+ - 3 6
Indie Music Filter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
Indie Music Filter http://www.indiemusicfilter.com

40
+ - 2 5
soundsxp.com is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
soundsxp.com soundsxp.com

41
+ - 3 7
In.die Meute is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
In.die Meute www.indiemeute.de

42
+ - 2 6
scrumptunes.blogspot.com is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
scrumptunes.blogspot.com scrumptunes.blogspot.com

43
+ - 2 6
rocklistmusic.com is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
rocklistmusic.com rocklistmusic.com

The Best Songs About Music The Most Confusing Movies Ever Made

44
+ - 7 12
Dusted Magazine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs

45
+ - 6 11
madeloud.com is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
madeloud.com madeloud.com

46
+ - 4 9
Magnet Magazine is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs

47
+ - 4 9
Hear Ya is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs

48
+ - 2 7
ilikemusic.com is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
ilikemusic.com ilikemusic.com

49
+ - 2 7
stateshirt.com is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
stateshirt.com stateshirt.com

50
+ - 2 7
snobsmusic.com is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Indie Music Blogs
snobsmusic.com snobsmusic.com