It is hard to get the music you make to be heard. Making sure that your music reaches the targeted people is harder than that. It is hard to choose the right option when there are many journalists and blogs. There are also big industrial names who receive emails from new bands. To help new artists, important, influential blogs, and sites who accept and welcome new music is listed here.
It is important to note that sending a group mail is not advisable. It might seem easy and time conserving, but it is always better to analyze each site and to know what type of music a particular site or blog prefers. Before contacting a blog, it is important to read its articles to know better about them.
This site accepts music from solo artists and unsigned bands from all across the world.
This is a blog that features reviews, interviews, sessions and mp3 samples. All kinds of submission are accepted on this site including covers, folk, country, psych, soul, funk, and everything.
This is a blog, which is also a playlist aggregator. This site is especially for the ones that love music, and to talk and share music on common ground.
Consequence Of Sound
This is a Chicago-based music publication that accepts submission from a wide variety of artists and bands.
Drowned in Sound
This site is up to date with music news, community posts and reviews about 15 albums a week.
Emerging Indie Bands
This site showcases upcoming independent musicians. They also review and promote numerous unsigned artists.
Gorilla vs. Bear
This blog writes about artists, and it does not focus on a particular genre.
This blog specializes in indie music which has a fanbase that supports new and upcoming artists.
Indie Music Filter
This music blog is a Toronto-based and focuses on indie bands.
This site supports unsigned artists and accepts music from any genre
This site focuses on metal videos.
Musicians can make a profile on this site, and their content will be reviewed.
The Line of Best Fit
This website was awarded the most influential blog 2014 in the UK.