Foreign music fans have never had so much choice when it comes to keeping up with the latest music news and releases. But, as always with so much choice, it’s difficult to know which sites are worth reading, and which aren’t.

That’s why we’ve compiled this list of the best music blogs, online music magazines and music discovery sites.

Whether you’re into Indie Rock, Pop, EDM, or Hip Hop you can find your new favourite music blog here.

We’ve selected a variety of blogs, from industry leaders to smaller more niche publications, and we’ve done our best to group them by genre to make it easier to find what you’re looking for.

General Foreign music Blogs

Rolling Stone

A name that will be familiar to any music fan, Rolling Stone has been going since 1967, and has strayed away from its rock roots, now reporting on all popular genres as well as TV, movies and culture.


Pitchfork is one of the biggest music magazines in the world, this Condé Nast owned publication has a blog that is a trusted source of music reviews as well as features on current artists and events.

Consequence of sound

Consequence of Sound is one of the best American songs blogs to hear about the latest music news and rumours for festivals worldwide, they also have news editorials and reviews of music, film and TV. Strangely enough they even have a news category dedicated to musical instrument news.

All Music

All Music is not only a great place to get music information and recommendations, but their blog has interviews with some of the greatest musicians of all time.



Stereofox has a focus on sharing interesting, diverse and new music. Their blog is filled with daily content including interviews, album reviews, as well as editorial features on the latest new acts.



Elevator covers rap and Latest hip hop songs – with features, music reviews and interviews with some of the most talked about artists. It also posts some general music industry observations and accepts song submissions.

The Playground

the playground music blog

The Playground is a UK based music blog which covers most genres including indie, edm, house, ambient and singer songwriter. The blog also writes about some of the latest developments in the music industry as a whole.



Billboard needs no introduction, and this might be stretching the definition of blog for the purposes of this article. However, if you want to keep up with the latest news and gossip for the hottest artists and labels this is the place to look.


Earmilk is an online music magazine with contributors from across the globe. It publishes content on a variety of music genres and they have a mission statement that focuses on the discovery of underground talent.

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