Ditto Music Blog
At Ditto Music, we’re passionate about supporting independent music however and whenever possible. Our blog is regularly updated with useful tips and advice for musicians of all levels, to help them to create sustainable music careers, focussing on marketing, promotion, technology, opportunities and much more.
The Unsigned Guide
The Unsigned Guide is filled with useful info and articles for up-and-coming bands and artists. The site’s free-to-read blogs are filled with lots of great tips and opportunities, but you can also subscribe to view their wide-ranging directory and access the contact details of thousands of industry bods and companies, from labels and studios, to managers, publishers and more.
Pitchfork is one of the world’s most popular independent music blogs, updated every day with reviews, features, videos and events. More of a news than an advice blog, Pitchfork is the place to go to find out the latest happenings from across the world of indie music.
The CMU Insights blog is filled with expert articles on all facets of the music industry, offering a fantastic resource for up-and-coming musicians. If you’d like an even more in-depth understanding of music industry subjects, CMU also runs a number of seminars, conferences and masterclasses throughout the year.
Bob Baker’s The Buzz Factor
The Buzz Factor is a fascinating music industry blog from musician, author and ex-music mag editor Bob Baker, providing music marketing advice for musicians, songwriters and bands. Bob’s blog helps musicians learn ways to get exposure and connect with their audience and features articles, videos, courses, podcasts and more.
Hypebot posts daily content for indie musicians and record labels, including blogs about the music business, news and technology. Their posts are usually in-depth and well worth reading, but great tips can often be found in the comments section of their posts too, so remember to scroll down and you might find something interesting.